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Rick Overton

As a 40 year comedy vet, Rick Overton has starred in numerous HBO and Showtime specials and has had countless TV standup appearances.   He currently recurs on HBO’s Veep and Showtime’s I’m Dying Up Here.  He recently recurred on ABC’s The Middle and Last Man Standing, Adult Swim’s Children’s Hospital, and TNT’s Leverage, and played The Drake on Seinfeld and Pam’s Dad on The Office.  Recent guest stars include Speechless, Drunk History, Grimm, Murder in the First, Blunt Talk, Bones, The League, Adam Ruins Everything, Kroll Show, Another Period, Comedy Bang Bang and Newsreaders, but he has also guested on classic TV series like Lost, E.R., Mad About You and Married with Children.  

On the big screen, Rick has worked with A-list directors like Ron Howard, Chris Columbus, Harold Ramis, Jay Roach, and Steven Soderbergh, with roles in films like The Informant, Bad Teacher, Dinner for Schmucks, Cloverfield, Groundhog Day, Mrs. Doubtfire and Willow.  He also earned an Emmy for writing on HBO’s Dennis Miller Live.   Rick is currently a semi-regular contributor to the Huffington Post and hosts a popular podcast called Overview that is available on iTunes.