Michael Hitchcock is currently an Executive Producer and writer on the critically-acclaimed comedy series Crazy Ex-Girlfriend starring Golden Globe winner Rachel Bloom, co-created by Bloom and Aline Brosh-McKenna. He was previously a Co-Executive Producer and writer on the multi-award winning series Glee.
As an actor, Hitchcock has appeared in several of Christopher Guest’s celebrated film comedies including Mascots, Best in Show, Waiting for Guffman, A Mighty Wind, and For Your Consideration.
Hitchcock’s other film acting credits include Bridesmaids, Super 8, Serenity, Wild Hogs, Smiley Face, Pretty Persuasion, Happy, Texas, and Heartbreakers.
Television acting credits include Veep, People of Earth, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Glee, Idiotsitter, 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, House Arrest, and Disney’s The Ultimate Christmas Present. Hitchcock also performed both writing and producing duties on the long-running 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.”
Michael is a proud alumnus of The Groundlings, Los Angeles’ premiere comedy and improvisational troupe and also tours with the improvisational troupe Theme Park. In addition, he has performed comedy improv for the U.S. troops at several military bases around the world including Kuwait, Iraq, Africa, Honduras, and Cuba.
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