Hometown: Rochester, Minnesota
Birthday: November 18
A former correspondent on “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart,” Dan Bakkedahl is an actor and a comedian who has starred in many feature films and television series.
In addition to LIFE IN PIECES, he appears in the comedy series “Veep” alongside Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Additional television credits include “Legit,” “The Goldbergs,” “Gotham,” “30 Rock,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “The Mindy Project,” “The United States of Tara” and “Community.”
His feature film credits include “The Heat,” “Get Hard,” “Agent 47,” “Observe and Report,” “This Is 40” and the independent period feature “Trumbo.”
An accomplished comedic actor and writer, Bakkedahl has performed regularly with numerous comedic companies throughout his career. He established himself in comedy through his work at Chicago’s iO theater, performing in the influential two-man improv show “ZUMPF.” He went on to appear in the Main Stage Company at Chicago’s legendary The Second City Theatre.
Born in Rochester, Minn., and raised in Florida, Bakkedahl attended St. Cloud State University before completing his studies at Florida State University School of Theatre. Currently, he resides in Los Angeles. His birthday is November 18. Follow him on Twitter @bakkedahl and Instagram @bakkedahl.