Inside the Laughter Studio
With HOST: JEF RAWLS
BEST KNOWN FOR: Toyota Commercials (50+ over 10 years)
Pat Finn is a talented, comedic actor who grew up in Wilmette, Illinois and is one of six children. He attended high school at Loyola Academy in Wilmette and graduated from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1987. After graduation, he moved to Chicago where he worked as a beer salesman until joining the Second City National Touring Company. During this time, he was also performing improvisation with the Improv Olympic in Chicago.
After writing and performing in two Second City resident shows, Pat landed the part of George Wendt’s younger brother in “The George Wendt Show” and moved to L.A. Pat Just finished a year in the role of Dad Bob on the Nickelodeon hit “Marvin Marvin” and he is currently re-occurring as Mike’s best friend, Bill Norwood on ABC’s “The Middle”. He has also had re-occurring roles on “Murphy Brown”, “Third Rock From The Sun”, “Ed” and “My Boys”. Some of his other television credits include “Friends”, “Seinfeld”, “The Drew Cary Show”, “That 70’s Show”, “Las Vegas”, “Wizards of Waverly Place” “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and “House”. Pat’s feature film credits include “Dude, Where’s My Car”, “I Love You, Beth Cooper”, “Space Buddies”, “Santa Pups 2” and “It’s Complicated” opposite Meryl Streep.
Pat has also had commercial success with campaigns for “Got Milk?”, DiGiorno Pizza”, “Bell South”, “Toyota” and dozens of others. Pat continues to perform improv every week at ImprovOlympic Hollywood with his Chicago buddies in the critically acclaimed and award winning ensemble show, “BeerSharkMice”. He currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife and three children.
Pat has worked with " Meryl Streep, Steve Martin, Kathy Bates, Jerry Seinfeld, Candace Bergin, Alec Baldwin, Steve Carell, Stephan Colbert, Tina Fey, Amy Poller"
Toyota Commercial #1: https://vimeo.com/105171744
Toyota Commercial #2: https://vimeo.com/105172068