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Lucky Yates

Matt "Lucky" Yates (born October 18, 1967), is an American actor, voice actor, puppeteer, and comedian. He is known for his voice-over roles as Dr. Krieger on Archer and the Xtacles on Frisky Dingo.[1] He studied theater at Wayne State University and regularly performs at Dad's Garage in Atlanta, Georgia. He was also a recurring actor on the Food Network series Good Eats.[2][3]

From November 2000- November 2007, Yates hosted "The Lucky Yates Talk Show", a live on-stage weekly talk show in Atlanta, Georgia.[4]

In 2016, he was hired as a host for the new arthouse/independent/foreign/cult film streaming service from Turner Classic Movies and The Criterion Collection, FilmStruck.[5]




Year Title Role Notes
1999 The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland Additional Muppet Performer (voice) Credited as Matt Yates
2017 Axis Radio Host (voice)


Year Title Role Notes
2003–12 Good Eats Various Documentary
2006–07 Frisky Dingo The Xtacles (voices) 3 episodes
2010–present Archer Dr. Krieger (voice) 86 episodes
2016 Hidden America with Jonah Ray Cop Episode: "Atlanta: Past, Present, Living, and Dead"


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  3. ^ "Lucky Yates on Improv, Puppets, and 'Archer'". Retrieved 2016-12-08. 
  4. ^ "Lucky Yates". IMDb. Retrieved 2018-07-10. 
  5. ^ "FilmStruck To Launch Oct. 19" (Press release). Atlanta. Business Wire. October 6, 2016. Retrieved 2016-12-08. 

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