Scheer is an actor, writer, and comedian who is quickly establishing himself as one of today’s go-to comic actors in film and television. Scheer is currently working on an action comedy series for Adult Swim called NTSF: SD: SUV . He will next be seen in the upcoming Dimension Horror Film, Piranha 3D opposite Elisabeth Shue and Jerry O’Connell.
Scheer is best known for his role on MTV’s hit sketch comedy series, Human Giant. The series is based around comedy sketches performed by Scheer, along with Aziz Ansari and Rob Huebel. In 2009, Scheer had quite a few memorable guest-starring roles on Parks and Recreation in which he played a charity prankster and also appeared on Party Down as a coked up sci-fi screenwriter, Children’s Hospital as a delinquent clown, and on The Sarah Silverman Program as a dimwitted producer. You can also see Scheer telling the Knock-Knock Joke of the Day alongside Jack McBrayer on the wildly popular kid’s series Yo Gabba Gabba. He also recurs on NBC’s 30 Rock, as “Donny,” the Head Page, and on the HBO series, Funny or Die Presents, in the short films Designated Driver and the upcoming Death Hunt, both of which he co-wrote and starred in. Additionally, Scheer’s appeared in scene stealing roles on the big screen in Bride Wars, Year One and School for Scoundrels.
LA Weekly named Scheer one of the most interesting people of 2010 and he has been on Variety’s “Comics to Watch” list as well as AP Magazine’s “Favorite Comedians” list.Scheer is married to actress and screenwriter June Diane Raphael and you can see him perform weekly at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theater in Los Angeles.
About FX’s The League:To be a fan of THE LEAGUE on FX, you don’t need to know much about fantasy football, or sports at all. You just need to have friends that you hate. FX’s ensemble comedy follows a group of old friends in a fantasy football league who care deeply about one another so deeply that they use every opportunity to make each other’s lives miserable.
THE LEAGUE features an ensemble cast of rising actors and comedians. Four of those comedians—man of a million grating-yet-hilarious characters Nick Kroll “Ruxin” fresh off his Comedy Central special “Thank You Very Cool”; Internet sensation Jon Lajoie “Taco”; Stand-up and Paul Blart: Mallcop star Stephen Rannazzisi “Kevin” and Paul Scheer “Andre” of Human Giant and 30 Rock fame. Catch THE LEAGUE’s upcoming third season Thursdays this fall at 10:30 PM ET/PT behind all-new episodes of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
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