About Peter Grosz

Peter Grosz began his comedic training at iO Chicago in 1995, performing with the ensembles Preponderate, JTS Brown and 4 Square. He then wrote and performed in four reviews on The Second City’s ETC stage from 2002-2005. In 2007 Grosz moved to New York City to write for The Colbert Report, where he won two Emmys, two Writer’s Guild Awards and a Peabody. After a brief stint in LA he’s back in New York and was featured this summer starring alongside Carla Gugino in the world premiere of Daniel Pearle’s new play, A Kid Like Jake, directed by Evan Cabnet, at Lincoln Center’s Claire Tow Theatre. He has appeared in the feature films The Weatherman, The Promotion and Stranger Than Fiction and on TV in Key and Peele, Curb Your Enthusiasm and a recurring role on Veep. He can also be heard as a panelist and guest host on NPR’s Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me and has co-starred in a national commercial campaign for Sonic Drive-In since 2002.