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Nate Corddry

Nate Corddry
Born Nathan Corddry
(1977-09-08) September 8, 1977
Weymouth, Massachusetts, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2002–present
Relatives Rob Corddry (brother)

Nathan "Nate" Corddry (born September 8, 1977) is an American actor best known for his television roles on programs such as Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, The Daily Show, United States of Tara, 30 Rock, and Harry's Law. He played Private First Class Loudmouth in the HBO miniseries The Pacific. Most recently he has appeared on Fox's New Girl, and CBS's Mom.


  • Life and career 1
  • Filmography 2
    • Film 2.1
    • Television 2.2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Life and career

Corddry was born in Weymouth, Massachusetts to Robin (née Sullivan) and Steven Corddry, who was a Massachusetts Port Authority official.[1][2] After graduating from Weymouth High School in 1995,[3] he went to Colby-Sawyer College where he majored in Communications.

Corddry's older brother Rob has also worked as a well-known correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart since 2002. On October 4, 2005, Nate joined the show as a correspondent. Nate and Rob appeared together in various pieces on the show, including a segment called "Brother vs. Brother" on February 21, 2006. In this segment they formally debated each other on the issue of Big Brother, but their debate quickly turned into immature name-calling, cheap shots by Rob, and an inevitable breaking up of the fight by Jon Stewart.

Corddry also appeared on Guiding Light. In 2005, he appeared in a television commercial for Radio Shack. He has also done commercial work for Coors Brewing Company, Verizon Communications, Xbox, Dunkin' Donuts, and

Corddry trained at the Williamstown Theater Festival, and recently spent almost a year traveling on the road as an actor in the Broadway touring production of The Graduate.

In 2006, Corddry was cast in the Aaron Sorkin comedy-drama series Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip alongside Matthew Perry and Amanda Peet, which began airing in September 2006 and was canceled in May 2007. The show was a weekly drama set behind the scenes of a fictitious Saturday Night Live-esque television program called Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip. Corddry played a character named Tom Jeter who was a writer and performer for the show-within-a-show.

Corddry played the recurring role of Gene Stuart on the Showtime series The United States of Tara. He played the Chief of Staff in the live-action film version of Yogi Bear, released 17 December 2010. He co-starred in the legal comedy-drama series Harry's Law which was cancelled after its second season. Corddry voice-acted "Zed" in the Disney XD series Tron: Uprising.[4]

In February 2014, Nate Corddry and his brother were featured alongside Breaking Bad actor Matt L. Jones in the CollegeHumor-produced video for the Guided by Voices single, "Planet Score".



Year Title Role Notes
2006 Arthur and the Invisibles Seides
2006 Suburban Girl Jason
2007 The Nanny Diaries Calvin
2008 Morning Departure N/A Short film
2009 The Ugly Truth Josh
2009 The Invention of Lying News Reporter
2010 6 Souls Stephen Harding
2010 Yogi Bear Chief of Staff
2010 The Wonderful Maladys Neil Malady Television film
2012 Girl Most Likely Larry Feinstein
2013 In Lieu of Flowers Tony
2013 The Heat Michael Mullins
2014 St. Vincent Terry


Year Title Role Notes
2003 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Ricky Gergis Episode: "Probability"
2003 Guiding Light Computer Nerd Episode: "#1.14113"
2005–2006 The Daily Show Himself (correspondent) 9 episodes
2006–2007 Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip Tom Jeter 22 episodes
2008 Childrens Hospital Dr. Jason Mantzoukas 2 episodes
2008 Childrens Hospital Dr. Nate Corddry 2 episodes
2009 United States of Tara Gene Stuart 10 episodes
2009 30 Rock Brian Episode: "Sun Tea"
2010 The Pacific Pvt. 'Loudmouth' Episode: "Gloucester/Pavuvu/Banika"
2011–2012 Harry's Law Adam Branch 34 episodes
2012 Childrens Hospital Prosecuting Attorney Episode: "Childrens Lawspital"
2012–2013 Tron: Uprising Zed 14 episodes
2013 New Girl Edgar Episode: "Pepperwood"
2013–present Mom Gabriel 22 episodes
2015 Difficult People Brian Walsh 1 episode


  1. ^ Rogers, Paul (May 1, 2005). "A Bald Liar". The Boston Globe. 
  2. ^ UMass Magazine Online; accessed February 12, 2015.
  3. ^ Nate Corddry returns to where it all began
  4. ^ "Nate Corddry - IMDb". IMDb. Retrieved 6 July 2014. 

External links

  • Nate Corddry at the Internet Movie Database
  • Nathan Corddry at Colby-Sawyer College
  • The Daily Show Correspondents: Nate Corddry
  • PopGurls Interview: Nate Corddry
  • streaming episodes on theWBChildrens Hospital
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