Elisha Yaffe (born August 13, 1983) is a comedian, actor and writer. He has appeared in television shows including Better Call Saul, The Newsroom, Mad Men, Southland, Up All Night, The New Normal and CSI:NY and voiced the character of Jimmy Olsen and B'dg on DC Nation Shorts's Tales of Metropolis and Super-Pets..
|Born||Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S.|
|Occupation||Actor, writer, and producer|
|Education||Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter Public School, Emerson College|
|Alma mater||Emerson College|
He has co-created webseries, including Downers Grove, Minor Stars and Remember When. He has appeared in commercials for Mike's Hard Lemonade, Time Warner Cable, Samsung, Wendy's, McDonald's, Nintendo 3DS, Progressive and Hanes.
Life and careerEdit
Yaffe is from Amherst, Massachusetts, where he was a founding member of the Valley Arts Project, a non-profit dedicated to supporting the development of young artists. Yaffe organized the project's Valley Arts Festival, which featured performances by up and coming artists in the Pioneer Valley area, including a then-unknown Sonya Kitchell. He is a graduate of Emerson College.
After college, he formed Sorry, Dad Productions with Michael Blaiklock, Dave Horwitz, and Justin Becker. Together they produced the slacker comedy "Downers Grove" for Warner Brothers Studio 2.0. He was named to the Heeb 100 in 2010.
Film and televisionEdit
|Film and Television|
|2010||Downers Grove||Pudge||Web series, 9 episodes|
|Remember When||Elisha||Web series, 3 episodes|
|2011||Minor Stars||Dougie||Web series, 3 episodes|
|Roommate Meeting||Elisha||Web series, 3 episodes|
|2012||CSI:NY||Master Chief||2 episodes|
|Mad Men||Stewart||episode Christmas Waltz|
|Last Remnants||Richard Hill||Short film|
|Housemates of Horror||Theo||College Humor Original|
|Up All Night||Clerk||episode I Can't Quit You|
|Echo Chamber||Lead/Writer/Director||Short film|
|2013||The New Normal||Noel||episode Stay-At-Home-Dad|
|Southland||Jerry||episode Hats and Bats|
|Expecting (2013 film)||Barry|
|DC Nation Shorts||Various||4 episodes|
|2014||Decay (2014 film)||Aaron|
|Off the Grid||Elisha||Short Film|
|Mighty Med||Bob||episode Two Writers Don't Make a Wrong"|
|Time Travel Lover||Matt|
|The Newsroom||Eddie||episode Episode #3.1"|
|Comedy Bang! Bang!||Mr. Hunchy's P.A.||episode Josh Groban Wears a Pantsuit and Socks"|
|2015||Smosh: The Movie||High Driver||Movie|
|Contracted: Phase II||Mormon #2||Movie|
|Hey Dude, Hey Man (Short)||Dude||Short Film|
|Then The Letting Go (Short)||Elisha||Short Film|
|Frank & Lola||Will||Movie|
|Pop Music (Short)||Trevor||Short Film|
|Better Call Saul||Lance||3 episodes|
|Welcome Back||Director/Writer||1 episode|
|Disconnected (TV Series)||Executive Producer||14 Episodes|
|We are CVNT5||Showrunner / co-EP||8 episodes|
|Bobby Chew Sells a Car (TV series)||Executive Producer||1 episodes|
|Baid Aid (Feature Film)||Feature Film||Bartender|
- "The Boston Globe", November 12, 2006, Anupreeta Das, "Out of the Shadows"
- "Gigaom", June 15, 2010, Liz Shannon Miller, ["Downers Grove Waits Two Years for TheWB Premiere" "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-09-12. Retrieved 2011-10-25.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)]
- "The Daily Hampshire Gazette" August 21, 2004, Bonnie Wells "Arts Fest Shows Work of Young Artists" Archived 2016-03-03 at the Wayback Machine
- "Heeb Magazine", April 5, 2010, Jessie, "Heeb 100: Elisha Yaffe"
- "DCist", January 12, 2010, Josh Novikoff, "Six & | Showcases Local Heeb 100 Honorees" Archived 2010-03-16 at the Wayback Machine