Chris Hardwick is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer and television host born in Louisville, Kentucky on November 23, 1971. He is best known for hosting the after show Talking Dead on AMC. In the mid 90s he was a DJ on the Los Angeles Radio station KROQ-FM. In 1991 he made his debut on television in the show Thirtysomething and continued landing roles in shows like Married… with Children, Guys Like Us, Zoey 101, Attack of the Show!, Maron, Critical Role, and others. He has been a host on a number of shows like Trashed, Shipmates, Wired Science, Web Soup, Talking Dead, Talking Bad, and more. In 1996 he made his debut in film in the movie Beach House and has since had roles in the films House of 1000 Corpses, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, The Mother of Invention, Halloween II among others. He also does stand up comedy and performed with Mike Phirman in the music comedy duo Hard ’n Phirm. They released their comedy special in 2005 titled Horses and Grasses. In 2012 Hardwick released his first solo one hour comedy special titled Mandroid and followed it up in 2016 with the special Funcomfortable. Throughout his career he has been nominated for several awards and has won two Primetime Emmy Awards and a Spike Guys’ Choice Award.