Sean Clements

Sean Clements (born August 4, 1981) is an American writer, comedian, television producer, and podcast host. He grew up in Connecticut[1] and is best known, along with Hayes Davenport, as one half of The Boys, the duo who hosts the Earwolf podcast Hollywood Handbook.[2][3] The podcast has been critically acclaimed as "the biggest and most consistent laughs in all of podcasting, as a duo and separately, in addition to famously also being nice, smart, fun, funny and cool."[4] The February 23, 2016 episode of Hollywood Handbook has been called one of the greatest individual comedy related podcasts of all time, and funnier than its source material.[5]

Sean Clements
Born (1981-08-04) August 4, 1981 (age 38)
  • Writer
  • actor
  • producer
  • comedian
  • podcast sidekick
Notable work
The Grinder
Allen Gregory
Parks and Recreation
Hollywood Handbook

He has written for Ash vs Evil Dead,[6] Stone Cold Fox,[6] Workaholics,[6] The Grinder,[6] Allen Gregory,[6] Making History,[6] and Murder Police[7] and was an executive producer on Ghosted.[6] He has appeared as an actor in Workaholics, Parks and Recreation, The Colbert Report, Love, Comedy Bang! Bang!, Alone Together, and Curb Your Enthusiasm. He has also notably appeared in a Super Bowl ad with Tim Tebow.[6]

In addition to Hollywood Handbook, Clements is known for the premium spin-off podcasts Hollywood Masterclass,[8] Hollywood Handbook: Pro Version,[9] and The Flagrant Ones. Clements also starred in the limited run podcast An Oral History of the 1993 Tappan Jr. High School Talent Show.[10]

Clements is a frequent performer of improv at UCB, currently performing weekly with Shitty Jobs at UCB Franklin in Los Angeles since 2009.[11][12] He previously performed on New York Harold teams from 2006-2009: Tantrum, The Fucking Kennedys, Bangs, and Badman.[13]


  1. ^ Westhoff, Ben (May 14, 2014). "HAYES DAVENPORT AND SEAN CLEMENTS: HOSTS OF THE HILARIOUS HOLLYWOOD HANDBOOK PODCAST". LA Weekly. Retrieved March 23, 2015.
  2. ^ Sorokach, Josh (January 28, 2014). "Talking to Hayes Davenport and Sean Clements About Their Podcast 'Hollywood Handbook'". Splitsider. Retrieved March 23, 2015.
  3. ^ Wright, Tolly (December 22, 2017). "The 10 Best Comedy Podcasts of 2017". Vulture. Retrieved May 7, 2018.
  4. ^ Rabin, Nathan. "With 'Hollywood Masterclass,' Sean Clements Goes Solo But Remains Irreverent and Hilarious". Vulture. Retrieved 2018-05-21.
  5. ^ "The 'Deadpool' Episode of 'Hollywood Handbook' Is Roughly a Million Times Funnier Than 'Deadpool'". Splitsider. 2017-06-19. Retrieved 2018-05-16.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h "Sean Clements". IMDb. Retrieved May 21, 2018.
  7. ^ "Sean Clements's schedule for SF Sketchfest 2017". Retrieved 2018-05-21.
  8. ^ Rabin, Nathan (September 11, 2017). "With 'Hollywood Masterclass,' Sean Clements Goes Solo But Remains Irreverent and Hilarious". Splitsider. Retrieved May 7, 2018.
  9. ^ Waite, Kelsey (March 10, 2018). "Listen Up: An elegiac album, a premium podcast, and some hefty headphones". AV Club. Retrieved May 7, 2018.
  10. ^ "An Oral History of the 1993 Tappan Jr. High School Talent Show". Retrieved 2019-02-06.
  11. ^ "UCB House Team Rosters (Los Angeles)". Improv Resource Center Wiki.
  12. ^ "Shitty Jobs". UCB Theatre.
  13. ^ "UCB Harold Night Rosters (New York)". Improv Resource Center Wiki.

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