Stephen Tobolowsky is one of the leading character actors in film today. USA Today listed Stephen as the ninth most frequently seen actor in movies. He has appeared over 200 movies and television shows. He is best known for playing Ned Ryerson in “Groundhog Day,” Sammy Jankis in “Memento,” Werner Brandes in “Sneakers,” Happy Chapman in “Garfield,” and Mr. Bates in “Freaky Friday.” On television, he has played Tor Ekland on “Seinfeld,” Hugo Jarry on “Deadwood,” Bob Bishop on “Heroes,” and was Sandy Ryerson on “Glee,” Stu Beggs on “Californication,” and has started work on “The Mindy Project,” premiering on Fox.
He wrote and performed “Stephen Tobolowsky’s Birthday Party” that premiered at the HBO Comedy Festival in Aspen. He wrote “True Stories” with David Byrne and Beth Henley.
His first book of stories, “The Dangerous Animals Club,” was published by Simon and Schuster in September 2012.
Fun Facts: He performed with Stevie Ray Vaughn when Stevie was 14 and cut the first songs Stevie every performed.