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Helping to "find the funny" this season on Last Comic Standing as a talent scout in Minneapolis is Brian Baumgartner from The Office.
Broadband Emmy winner Brian Baumgartner portrays Dunder Mifflin accountant "Kevin Malone" on NBC's critically acclaimed show "The Office," voted television's best comedic ensemble by the Screen Actors Guild in 2007. The series also earned the 2006 Emmy Award for best comedy and has been nominated for a consecutive award this year.
Baumgartner's television appearances include roles on "Jake in Progress," "Arrested Development" and "Everwood." He can also be seen in the latest Ken Kwapis film, "License to Wed."
Before moving to Los Angeles, Baumgartner served as Artistic Director of Hidden Theatre in Minneapolis, where he received multiple awards for artistic and acting excellence. In addition, Baumgartner performed regionally at the Guthrie Theater, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Children's Theater Company and Theatre de la Jeune Lune, which were all special Tony Award recipients.
Baumgartner was born in Atlanta, Georgia. He studied acting in college at the Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University.
Baumgartner happily resides in Los Angeles with his wife, daughter and three dogs, Truman, Otto and Merle.
Also, be sure to catch up with Oscar and the gang from The Office here.