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David Wain

Director, Writer & Performer; Co-Creator of The Netflix Original Series, "Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp"

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David Wain is a New York-based director, writer and performer.

His most recent movie, Universal Pictures' Role Models, starring Paul Rudd, Seann William Scott, Jane Lynch, Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Elizabeth Banks, was released November 7, 2008 and is now on DVD. It was a Critics Choice nominee for Best Comedy.

In 2007 David Wain directed, produced and co-wrote (with Ken Marino) the feature comedy THE TEN. Based on the Ten Commandments, this set of ten inter-related stories features Paul Rudd, Winona Ryder, Gretchen Mol, Rob Corddry, Famke Janssen, Jessica Alba, Liev Schreiber, Oliver Platt, Adam Brody, Ken Marino and Justin Theroux.

His first feature film (as director, co-writer and co-producer) was Wet Hot American Summer (2001), starring Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce, Paul Rudd and Molly Shannon. It still maintains a loyal and active following on DVD, college campuses and midnight screenings.

In 2005, David Wain was a co-star, executive producer, co-writer and director of the Comedy Central series Stella. Stella follows the "Modern Day Marx Brothers" adventures of him, Michael Showalter and Michael Ian Black. In addition to the TV series, the Stella live stage show plays to sold out audiences all across the country and aired on Comedy Central as a special. The twenty-six "Stella Shorts" are collected on a popular DVD. A new Stella "Live in Boston" DVD will be released in 2009.

In 1988 David Wain joined the comedy troupe THE STATE, and together they created an award winning and critically acclaimed MTV series. The State also did a special for CBS, a book for Hyperion Press, an album for Warner Brothers, toured the United States, and performed their sketch show Molt Off-Broadway. In addition to directing over eighty short films for The State, David Wain served as cast member, supervising producer, writer and editor. The State had a reunion show in San Fransisco in 2009 and plans to release the MTV series on DVD.

On television, David Wain has written, directed and/or performed on shows such as Mad TV, Cosby, You Wrote It You Watch It, Idiot Savants, Best Week Ever, Random Play, Retroflix Live, I Love the 70’s, Tim & Eric's Awesome Show, Sheep in the Big City, The Daily Show, Crank Yankers and Strangers With Candy. As an actor, David Wain appears in the feature films Bamboozled, Keeping the Faith, The Baxter, Delirious, The Guitar and I Love You, Man. David Wain is the voice of "The Warden" on the Adult Swim series SuperJail.

David Wain also created, writes, directs and stars in the Webby & Streamy Award winning internet series, WAINY DAYS.

Most recently, Wain holds the title of co-creator for the new Netflix original comedy, "Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp."

David Wain grew up in Shaker Heights Ohio and graduated from NYU film school. He lives in New York with his wife and son.

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David Wain

Director, Writer & Performer; Co-Creator of The Netflix Original Series, "Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp"

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David Wain Biography

David Wain is a New York-based director, writer and performer.

His most recent movie, Universal Pictures' Role Models, starring Paul Rudd, Seann William Scott, Jane Lynch, Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Elizabeth Banks, was released November 7, 2008 and is now on DVD. It was a Critics Choice nominee for Best Comedy.

In 2007 David Wain directed, produced and co-wrote (with Ken Marino) the feature comedy THE TEN. Based on the Ten Commandments, this set of ten inter-related stories features Paul Rudd, Winona Ryder, Gretchen Mol, Rob Corddry, Famke Janssen, Jessica Alba, Liev Schreiber, Oliver Platt, Adam Brody, Ken Marino and Justin Theroux.

His first feature film (as director, co-writer and co-producer) was Wet Hot American Summer (2001), starring Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce, Paul Rudd and Molly Shannon. It still maintains a loyal and active following on DVD, college campuses and midnight screenings.

In 2005, David Wain was a co-star, executive producer, co-writer and director of the Comedy Central series Stella. Stella follows the "Modern Day Marx Brothers" adventures of him, Michael Showalter and Michael Ian Black. In addition to the TV series, the Stella live stage show plays to sold out audiences all across the country and aired on Comedy Central as a special. The twenty-six "Stella Shorts" are collected on a popular DVD. A new Stella "Live in Boston" DVD will be released in 2009.

In 1988 David Wain joined the comedy troupe THE STATE, and together they created an award winning and critically acclaimed MTV series. The State also did a special for CBS, a book for Hyperion Press, an album for Warner Brothers, toured the United States, and performed their sketch show Molt Off-Broadway. In addition to directing over eighty short films for The State, David Wain served as cast member, supervising producer, writer and editor. The State had a reunion show in San Fransisco in 2009 and plans to release the MTV series on DVD.

On television, David Wain has written, directed and/or performed on shows such as Mad TV, Cosby, You Wrote It You Watch It, Idiot Savants, Best Week Ever, Random Play, Retroflix Live, I Love the 70’s, Tim & Eric's Awesome Show, Sheep in the Big City, The Daily Show, Crank Yankers and Strangers With Candy. As an actor, David Wain appears in the feature films Bamboozled, Keeping the Faith, The Baxter, Delirious, The Guitar and I Love You, Man. David Wain is the voice of "The Warden" on the Adult Swim series SuperJail.

David Wain also created, writes, directs and stars in the Webby & Streamy Award winning internet series, WAINY DAYS.

Most recently, Wain holds the title of co-creator for the new Netflix original comedy, "Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp."

David Wain grew up in Shaker Heights Ohio and graduated from NYU film school. He lives in New York with his wife and son.

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  • How to book David Wain?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like David Wain for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for David Wain, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for David Wain or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book David Wain?

    Booking fees for David Wain, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire David Wain, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for David Wain?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like David Wain for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book David Wain for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent David Wain or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for David Wain or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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