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Jason Mantzoukas      

Actor, Comedian & Writer Know For His Roles in "The League" and "The Dictator"

Jason Mantzoukas is an actor, comedian, and writer. He is best known for his recurring role as Rafi in the FX comedy series "The League" and co-starring alongside Sacha Baron Cohen in The Dictator. Mantzoukas is also a co-host on the popular movie review podcast "How Did This Get Made?" alongside Paul Scheer and June Diane Raphael.

Mantzoukas has also appeared in the films Sleeping with Other People, They Came Together, and Conception. He has had recurring roles on the several TV shows created by Michael Schur, including "Parks and Recreation" as Dennis Feinstein; "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" as Adrian Pimento; and "The Good Place" as Derek Hoffstetler. He also voices the character Jay Bilzerian in the Netflix animated TV show "Big Mouth."

Mantzoukas is originally from Nahant, Massachusetts. He began performing improvisational comedy while attending Middlebury College in Vermont as a part of the Otter Nonsense Players. After college, Mantzoukas studied music and lived abroad for several years, traveling to North Africa and the Middle East.

After moving to New York in 1998, he began performing comedy regularly at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater (UCBT) where he was a member of the improv team Mother, one of the UCBT's earliest house teams. Mantzoukas went on to teach advanced improv classes at UCB.

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'Modern Family' Books 'The League's' Jason Mantzoukas

Modern Family is welcoming another member of The League to its ranks. Jason Mantzoukas has been tapped to guest star on the fourth season of the ABC ...

The League alum Jason Mantzoukas joins season 3 cast of Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Exclusive: The 'Parks and Rec' guest star will appear in a recurring role on the Fox comedy

Jason Mantzoukas on Being the Voice of Jay in 'Big Mouth' Season 3

Jason Mantzoukas took time to talk with Esquire about Jay's big season on Big Mouth season 3, what is coming in Season 4, and why he's happy about Jay ...

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