Lance Barber has the skills necessary to play a wide range of television characters, having appeared on numerous shows on the small screen since 2001. An alumnus of Chicago’s Second City, Lance played the role of Paulie G on HBO’s critically acclaimed “The Comeback,” which The New York Times described as “among the great villains of television comedy.”
Previously, Lance had recurring roles on “Black-ish,” “Faking It,” “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” “Californication” and “United States of Tara,” and he guest starred on “Dr. Ken,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Justified,” “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” “Harry’s Law” and “Masters of Sex.” In addition, he guest starred on “The Crazy Ones,” “How I Met Your Mother” and as Jimmy Speckerman on THE BIG BANG THEORY, all on the Network.
Recently, Lance appeared as Irwin in the feature film “Buster’s Mal Heart” opposite Rami Malek. His earlier film credits include “Gangster Squad,” “The Godfather of Greenbay,” “For Your Consideration” and “Leatherheads.”
Barber was born and raised in Battle Creek, Mich. He began acting with his Pennfield High School Drama Club and later joined the theater program at Kellogg Community College. His birthday is June 29. Follow him on Twitter @LanceBisPaulieG.