Hitchcock is currently a Co-Executive Producer and writer on the CW’s critically-acclaimed new comedy series “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.” He was recently a Co-Executive Producer and writer on the multi-award winning series “Glee.”

Hitchcock’s film acting credits include “Bridesmaids,” “Super 8,”  “Serenity,” “Wild Hogs,” “Smiley Face,” “Pretty Persuasion,”  “Happy, Texas,” “Heartbreakers, ” and featured roles in all five of Christopher Guest’s comedies, “Best in Show,”  “For Your Consideration,”  “A Mighty Wind,“Waiting for Guffman,” and Guest’s upcoming film for Netflix, “Mascots.”

“Best in Show” earned a Golden Globe nomination for “Best Comedy” and won “Funniest Motion Picture” by the American Comedy Awards and British Comedy Awards.   “A Mighty Wind” won a Grammy Award and an Oscar nomination for its spirited music, and Hitchcock and his co-actors from “A Mighty Wind” were awarded “Best Ensemble Cast” by the Florida Film Critics Circle and were also nominated for “Best Ensemble Acting” by the Phoenix Film Critics Society.  

Additional television credits include “Curb Your Enthusiasm,”  “Glee,”  Idiotsitter,” “Now We Know,” “The New Normal,”  “United States of Tara,” “Men of a Certain Age,” “Entourage,” “Party Down,” “Desperate Housewives,” “The League,” “Pushing Daisies,” and “Arrested Development.”  

Hitchcock’s additional writing credits include the acclaimed drama “Where the Day Takes You,” which was nominated for the “Critics Award” at the Deauville Film Festival and also marked the film acting debut of Will Smith.   Other writing credits include the MGM comedy “House Arrest” starring Jamie Lee Curtis and Disney’s “The Ultimate Christmas Present.”   Hitchcock also performed both writing and producing duties on the long-running Fox latenight comedy series “MAD TV.”    During his tenure at “MAD TV,” the show was nominated three times by the Writers Guild of America for “Outstanding Writing of a Comedy/Variety Series.”

Born in Defiance, Ohio, and later raised in Western Springs, Illinois, Hitchcock graduated from Lyons Township High School.  He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Northwestern University and a Master of Fine Arts Degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. In 2008 Hitchcock was inducted into the Lyons Township High School Hall of Fame.  He is also a proud alumnus of The Groundlings, Los Angeles’ premiere comedy and improvisational troupe

Hitchcock has performed comedy improvisation at several United States military bases in Iraq, Kuwait, and Africa with “Stars for Stripes,” a volunteer organization that brings entertainment to deployed troops.   He resides in Los Angeles.