Robert Anderson Huebel (born June 4, 1969) is an American actor, comedian and writer best known for his sketch comedy work on the MTV series Human Giant and for his role of Dr. Owen Maestro on the Adult Swim series Childrens Hospital. He currently stars as Len Novak on the Amazon series Transparent.
Huebel in July 2012
|Born||Robert Anderson Huebel
June 4, 1969
Alexandria, Virginia, U.S.
|Occupation||Actor, comedian, writer|
Huebel was born in Alexandria, Virginia, the son of Louisa and Jared Huebel. He attended Annandale High School in Annandale, Virginia before attending Clemson University in South Carolina where he studied Marketing in hopes of working in advertising. He later moved to New York and began studying improv comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater.
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His early work was as a sketch actor on shows such as Late Night with Conan O'Brien and Upright Citizens Brigade. He was nominated for an Emmy award for his work as a producer for Michael Moore's Bravo series The Awful Truth. He worked as a segment producer on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.
Huebel was a panelist on the VH1 series Best Week Ever, part of the NetZero "Candidate Zero" campaign during the 2004 election. He was known for the "Inconsiderate Cell Phone Man" character, shown at movie theatres before showtime. He also appeared on the HBO television series Curb Your Enthusiasm, as well as Fox's Arrested Development.
The comedy partner of Rob Riggle, the duo have worked with the improvisational comedy troupe Respecto Montalban and at the Upright Citizens Brigade. Huebel and Riggle performed a comedy bit in the documentary Super High Me. Among their best known work at UCB was their long-running two-man show Kung-Fu Grip, which was eventually showcased at the 2004 HBO Comedy Arts Festival. Huebel was in the movie Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Story, as Sam Brown with Corddry, Scheer, and Riggle.
Huebel and fellow comedians Aziz Ansari and Paul Scheer are writers, actors, and executive producers in the MTV sketch comedy show Human Giant. Some of Huebel's characters from the show include Samir from "The Shutterbugs" and T.C. Everwood from "Clell Tickle". He guest starred in the 30 Rock episode "MILF Island", and also as Holly's boyfriend A.J. in three episodes of The Office. He played the role of 'Tevin' in the 2009 comedy I Love You, Man. He also co-starred with Rob Corddry in Childrens Hospital.
Huebel continues to regularly perform at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles. He currently co-hosts the live sketch show "Crash Test" with Paul Scheer twice a month, as well as hosting "The Shit Show", in which he gathers comedian friends and other well-known performers to present the worst scenes in films, television and commercials that they have ever done.
Huebel has written and starred in various filmed sketches for the HBO sketch comedy program Funny or Die Presents. In November 2010, Huebel performed stand-up on The Benson Interruption on Comedy Central.
Huebel appeared in the films The Other Guys (2010), Life as We Know It, Little Fockers, Despicable Me, and The Descendants. In February 2011, Huebel was cast as a lead in the Fox sitcom pilot Family Album and in May he guest starred on ABC's sitcom, Modern Family as Glen Whipple in the episode "The One That Got Away". He also appeared as a semi-regular castmember on Amazon Studios's Transparent, playing Len Novak.
Huebel appears frequently on the comedy podcast Comedy Bang! Bang! along with starring in his own podcast series on the Earwolf network, Mike Detective. He later appeared in Horrible Bosses 2 (2014) and Barely Lethal (2015).
Huebel is married; his daughter was born in 2016.
|2002||Bowling for Columbine||Corporate Criminal||Uncredited|
|2004||Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Story||Sam Brown|
|2004||Terrorists||Town Council Member|
|2007||Norbit||Excited Man on TV|
|2007||7-10 Split||Jerry Lowry|
|2008||The Love Guru||Frat Guy|
|2009||I Love You, Man||Tevin Downey|
|2010||Despicable Me||Anchorman (voice)|
|2010||The Other Guys||Officer Watts|
|2010||Life as We Know It||Ted|
|2010||Orientation Day||Announcer (voice)||Short film|
|2010||Little Fockers||Sleazy Doctor|
|2011||The Descendants||Mark Mitchell|
|2012||Celeste & Jesse Forever||Business Man|
|2012||What To Expect When You're Expecting||Gabe|
|2012||Seeking a Friend for the End of the World||Jeremy|
|2012||It's Not You It's Me||Detective Archer||Short film|
|2013||Welcome To The Jungle||Phil|
|2014||Date and Switch||Pete|
|2014||Horrible Bosses 2||Pinkberry Executive|
|2014||A Better You||Coach|
|2015||Barely Lethal||Mr. Marcus|
|2016||Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie||Le Club Boss|
|2016||Cuddle Party||Drew||Short film|
|2017||Fun Mom Dinner||Andrew|
|2017||How to Be a Latin Lover||Nick|
|2017||Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town||Roger|
|2017||The House||Officer Chandler|
|1998–1999||Upright Citizens Brigade||Various characters||3 episodes|
|2000||The Awful Truth||Producer; 12 episodes|
|2000–2001||The Daily Show||Field producer; 4 episodes|
|2004||McEnroe||Various characters||22 episodes|
|2005||Arrested Development||Dave Williams||Episode: "Righteous Brothers"|
|2005||The Showbiz Show with David Spade||Correspondent|
|2005||Curb Your Enthusiasm||Dr. Mark||2 episodes|
|2007||Fat Guy Stuck In Internet||Morgan||2 episodes|
|2007–2008||Human Giant||Rob / Various characters||20 episodes; also creator, writer, and executive producer|
|2008||30 Rock||MILF Island Host||Episode: "MILF Island"|
|2008–2016||Childrens Hospital||Dr. Owen Maestro||79 episodes; also writer|
|2009||Reno 911!||HMO Advisor #1 / Resort Salesman #2 / Financial Advisor #1||3 episodes|
|2009||Michael & Michael Have Issues||Jeff||Episode: "Frogbox"|
|2009||Gary Unmarried||Howard Needleman||3 episodes|
|2009–2010||The Office||A.J.||3 episodes|
|2009–2015||The League||Russell / Dr. Deramo||10 episodes|
|2009–2016||American Dad!||Dylan (voice)||3 episodes|
|2010||Players||Todd||Episode: "Barb's Husband"|
|2010||Party Down||Mr. Dauntless||Episode: "Not on Your Wife Opening Night"|
|2010||Pretend Time||Bill||Episode: "Powdered Doughnuts Make Me Go Nuts"|
|2010||2010 MTV Movie Awards||Writer and segment producer|
|2010||CollegeHumor Originals||Brock||Episode: "Action Movie Pun Brainstorm"|
|2010–2011||Funny or Die Presents||Various characters||13 episodes; also writer and executive producer|
|2011||Traffic Light||Kev||4 episodes|
|2011||Happy Endings||Alan Fitzgerald||Episode: "You've Got Male"|
|2011||Modern Family||Glen Whipple||Episode: "The One That Got Away"|
|2012||The Life & Times of Tim||Matt (voice)||Episode: "The Smug Chiropractor/Corporate Disaster"|
|2012||How I Met Your Mother||Wade Flanagan||Episode: "The Magician's Code: Part 2"|
|2012||Up All Night||Jerry||2 episodes|
|2012||NTSF:SD:SUV::||Dragon Shumway||2 episodes; also writer|
|2012||17th Critics' Choice Awards||Co-host||Television special|
|2012||Key and Peele||Blue Falcon||Episode: "#2.9"|
|2012–2016||Bob's Burgers||Various characters (voice)||6 episodes|
|2013||Burning Love||Simon||20 episodes|
|2013||Kroll Show||Suicidal Rockstar||Episode: "Ice Dating"|
|2013||Hart of Dixie||Michael Burgess||Episode: "I'm Moving On"|
|2013||Super Fun Night||Peter Crane||Episode: "Three Men and a Boubier"|
|2013||The ArScheerio Paul Show||Ultimate Warrior||Episode: "Ultimate Warrior"|
|2013–2015||Axe Cop||Gray Diamond (voice)||16 episodes|
|2013–2015||Comedy Bang! Bang!||Dave Grigsby / Larry Jetski||2 episodes|
|2013–2015||Drunk History||Juan Francisco Treviño / Pat Garrett||2 episodes|
|2014||Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.||Lloyd Rathman||Episode: "The Magical Place"|
|2014||Parks and Recreation||Harvey Spielyorm||Episode: "Galentine's Day"|
|2014||Garfunkel and Oates||Boomer (voice)||Episode: "The Fadeaway"|
|2014||The Mindy Project||Andrew||2 episodes|
|2014||Newsreaders||Rob Huebel||Episode: "Motorboating Dads; the Negative $100,000 Question"|
|2014–2015||Marry Me||Wes||3 episodes|
|2014–2017||Transparent||Len Novak||27 episodes|
|2014–2017||The Goldbergs||John Calabasas||4 episodes|
|2015||Archer||Patrick (Crash) McCaren (voice)||Episode: "The Archer Sanction"|
|2015||Last Week Tonight with John Oliver||Dad||Episode: "The Internet"|
|2015||Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp||Brodfard Gilroy||Episode: "Auditions"|
|2015||Crash Test: With Rob Huebel and Paul Scheer||Rob||TV movie; also writer|
|2015||The Hotwives of Las Vegas||Gynecologist||Episode: "Vaca-Shunned"|
|2016||Fresh Off the Boat||Rick||Episode: "Year of the Rat"|
|2016||Workaholics||Sam||Episode: "The Nuttin' Professor"|
|2016||Family Guy||Business Meeting Leader (voice)||Episode: "Road to India"|
|2016||Blunt Talk||Dr. Rudy Kamper||2 episodes|
|2017||Drive Share||Various characters||6 episodes; also creator, writer, director, and executive producer|
|2017||Hawaii Five-0||Blake Stone||Episode: "Poniu I Ke Aloha"|
|2017||Angie Tribeca||Sperber Pennington||Episode: "This Sounds Unbelievable, but CSI: Miami Did It"|
|2017||Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later||Brodfard Gilroy||2 episodes|
|2017||The Chris Gethard Show||Phone Sex Chewbacca||Episode: "Technology Will Destroy Us All"|
|2017||Big Mouth||Mr. Lizer (voice)||2 episodes|
|2017||Do You Want To See a Dead Body?||Himself||15 episodes; also creator, writer, and executive producer|
|2017||Brooklyn Nine-Nine||Landon Lawson||Episode: "Return to Skyfire"|
|2017||Guest Grumps||Himself||Episode: "Scooby Doo Mystery Mayhem with Rob Huebel"|
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- "State: Search Results". nl.newsbank.com. Retrieved 7 July 2015.
- "Rob Huebel 5/23/06 Part 1". Improv Interviews. 15 November 2006. Archived from the original on 23 May 2007. Retrieved 16 June 2016.
- Rob Huebel's Upright Citizens Brigade Theater Profile
- "Rob Huebel on Earwolf". Retrieved 7 July 2015.
- "Mike Detective". Retrieved 7 July 2015.
- "Instagram post by Rob Huebel • Nov 17, 2016 at 8:39pm UTC". Instagram. Retrieved 2017-02-25.
- "Scooby Doo Mystery Mayhem with Rob Huebel - Guest Grumps". Game Grumps. 2017-11-15. Retrieved 2017-11-15.