Writer/director/actor Joel Murray is a veteran of more than 250 sit-com episodes. He has been a series regular on the comedies Grand, Pacific Station, Love and War, Dharma and Greg, and Still Standing. He has also recurred on the series Mike and Molly, My Boys, and Two and a Half Men. On the dramatic side, Murray played Freddy Rumsen on AMC’s Mad Men, as well as Eddie Jackson on Showtime’s Shameless.
Murray starred in Bobcat Goldthwait’s 2011 dark comedy, God Bless America. He can be heard playing Don Carlton in the Pixar prequel, Monsters University. He was also in 2011’s Best Picture winner, The Artist. He has been in numerous films including One Crazy Summer, Scrooged, Long Gone, Hatchet, Lay the Favorite, Sophie and the Rising Sun, Mr. Pig, Bloodsucking Bastards, Lamb, Seven Minutes, and The Last Word. He studied improvisation with Del Close, among others, was a founding member of Chicago's Improv Olympic, and enjoyed five years at The Second City in Chicago.