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Thomas Middleditch    

Star of HBO's "Silicon Valley"

Thomas Middleditch is a Canadian actor, comedian, and television writer, known for his lead roles as Justin Frost in the 2009 romantic comedy Splinterheads and as Richard Hendricks in the HBO series Silicon Valley. He attended the University of Victoria on Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

He appeared in the 2009 romantic comedy Splinterheads as lead role of Justin Frost.On March 25, 2010, he joined a CBS pilot Hitched, written by Josh Schwartz and directed by Rob Greenberg.

On May 5, 2011 Middleditch made his first appearance in Jake and Amir, in the episode "Jake and Amir: Doobs". He has made several returns to the web series including on November 17, 2011 for "Jake and Amir: Doobs Part 2", on November 20, 2012 for "Jake and Amir: Doobs Part 3", on March 5, 2013 for "Jake and Amir: Movie Date", and on March 12, 2013 for "Jake and Amir: Movie Date Part 2".

On May 31, 2011, Middleditch joined the cast of the Paramount Pictures' comedy film Fun Size, directed by Josh Schwartz. On August 8, 2011, he joined Road to Nardo, a film that would have been Scot Armstrong's directorial debut. On December 12, 2011, he joined Jay Roach's The Campaign, starring Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis. In autumn of the same year, he pitched a cartoon called Worst Friends Forever to MTV, but it never made it to air.

On July 23, 2012, Middleditch joined the cast of the comedy film Someone Marry Barry, directed and written by Rob Pearlstein and produced by Barry Josephson. On August 23, 2012, he had a role on The Office 's final season episode "The Farm".

He worked in a 2013 comedy fantasy film The Brass Teapot, directed by Ramaa Mosley. He also worked in a 2013 CBS Films coming-of-age comedy Toy's House, later re-titled The Kings of Summer. On January 30, 2013, Middleditch joined the HBO's spirited comedy pilot Silicon Valley playing Richard Hendricks. On April 23, 2013, he was added to the cast of the comedy film Search Party, a directorial debut of Scot Armstrong.

Middleditch made a small cameo appearance in the 2013 film The Wolf of Wall Street.On The Pete Holmes Show, he has played Nightcrawler and Gambit from the X-Men and Vega and Ken from Street Fighter II.

Wednesday, October 16 saw the announcement of the Disney XD-produced animated series Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero, starring Middleditch as the titular multiverse-hopping hero. The series premiered in late 2014. On January 21, 2014, Middleditch was added to the cast of DreamWorks Animation's animated feature Captain Underpants, based on Dav Pilkey's book Captain Underpants. He is also stars in The Final Girls and The Bronze


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