is a four-time Emmy nominated, WGA Award nominated, and Peabody Award winning writer, as well as a SAG Award winning actor. He was born and raised in San Francisco and graduated from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Mr. Weiner began his career by co-creating and starring in The Bomb-itty of Errors
, an adaptation of Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors, blending hip-hop and Shakespeare. The show has been performed in New York (Off-Broadway), London (West End), and continues to play around the world. Bomb-itty
won the Grand Jury Prize for Best Show at the HBO US Comedy Arts Festival as well as the Jeff Award in Chicago.
Mr. Weiner co-created and starred in the MTV sketch comedy series, Scratch & Burn
. He made his feature film debut in Brown Sugar
and played the role of Dragon on HBO's Unscripted,
directed and executive produced by George Clooney.
His latest play, Nerds
, written with Jordan Allen-Dutton and music by Hal Goldberg, won Barrymore Awards for Outstanding New Play and Outstanding Original Music.
Mr. Weiner won a Peabody Award for his writing on CNN Heroes
and was Head Writer for Supermansion
, an animated series produced by and starring Bryan Cranston on Crackle.
Mr. Weiner has received three Emmy Award nominations over the course of eight seasons writing on Robot Chicken
. He won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance By An Ensemble In A Drama Series, playing Agent Sebso on HBO's Boardwalk Empire
, executive produced by Martin Scorsese. He is currently a writer on The Goldbergs
on ABC. Mr. Weiner lives in Los Angeles with his wife and daughter.