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Brian Huskey

Brian Huskey
Born September 8, 1968
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

Brian Huskey (born September 8, 1968) is an American actor and comedian. He is best known for his role as a correspondent on The Onion News Network and currently appears as Chet on the Adult Swim series Childrens Hospital and as Larry on the ABC sitcom Selfie.

Life and career

Huskey was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, and has been an improviser and sketch comedy performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater (UCBT) in New York and Los Angeles for many years. At UCBT he was a member of the sketch troupe "The Naked Babies" with comedians Rob Corddry, Seth Morris and John Ross Bowie. He currently has a recurring role in Corddry's Adult Swim series Childrens Hospital, playing "Chet" the creepy EMT worker, he was promoted from recurring to series regular in the fifth season. Huskey also currently appears as correspondent Duncan Birch on the IFC cable news satire The Onion News Network. Other past programs Huskey co-starred include the MTV prank show Damage Control and the VH1 comedy series Free Radio.

Early in his television career, Huskey frequently appeared in comedy sketches on Late Night with Conan O'Brien for many years and was regular panelist on VH1's Best Week Ever. Huskey has also made many guest appearances on comedy programs such as Community, Parks and Recreation, Nick Swardson's Pretend Time, Worst Week, Happy Endings, Animal Practice, The Inbetweeners, Workaholics, and Veep. He has also appeared in films such as Superbad, Step Brothers, Semi-Pro, and Meet Dave.

Huskey has appeared in a number of commercials including a series of commercials for Sonic Drive-In and Wendy's. In 2011, he appeared in "The Swagger Wagon" ad campaign for the Toyota Sienna.[1]

Huskey is currently recurring in the ABC sitcom Selfie.

Huskey also appears in CollegeHumor's series "If Google was a Guy".


Year Show/Film Character
2004–2005 Best Week Ever Panelist
2005 Damage Control Various
2007 Superbad Elementary Principal
2008 Step Brothers Interviewer
2008–2009 Free Radio James Reed
2008–present Childrens Hospital Chet
2008–2011 The Onion News Network Duncan Birch
2010–2011 Nick Swardson's Pretend Time Various Roles
2012 Animal Practice Nurse Howard
2012 The Inbetweeners Mr. Sutherland
2012–present Veep Leon West
2013 How I Met Your Mother Judiciary Council Man
2013 This is the End Headless Man
2013 Tarzan Smith
2013 Bob's Burgers Regular-Sized Rudy
2014 Premature Principal Hansen
2014 Neighbors Mac's Boss
2014–present Selfie Larry


  1. ^ Evans, Suzy (September 7, 2011). "Rachael Drummond and Bian Huskey Get Their Swagger On". Backstage. 

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