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Peter Gwinn

Peter Gwinn is a writer and actor, known for The Colbert Report (2005), The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear (2010) and Alpha House (2013). See full bio »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013 Alpha House (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Ruby Shoals (2013)
  The Colbert Report (TV Series) (1 episode, 2006) (writer - 425 episodes, 2005 - 2012)
- Gary Johnson (2012) ... (writer)
- Ameena Matthews (2012) ... (writer)
- Sean Kelly (2011) ... (writer)
- Manny Howard (2010) ... (writer)
- Arianna Huffington (2009) ... (writer)
 2008 UCB Comedy Originals (TV Series short) (1 episode)
 2006-2008 The Daily Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
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 2016-2019 Easy (TV Series)
- Private Eyes (2019) ... Andy
- Prodigal Daughter (2017) ... Andy
- Brewery Brothers (2016) ... Andy
 2018 Snugglr (Short)
 2018 Chicago Fire (TV Series)
Apartment Manager
- A Man's Legacy (2018) ... Apartment Manager
 2006-2011 The Colbert Report (TV Series)
Jimmy / Narrator (segment "Tek Jansen")
- Talib Kweli (2011) ... Jimmy (voice, uncredited)
- Amy Farrell (2011) ... Jimmy (voice, uncredited)
- George Lucas (2006) ... (voice)
- Will Power (2006) ... (voice)
- William Rhoden (2006) ... Narrator (segment "Tek Jansen") (voice)
 2005 The Stepfathers (TV Series)
Various (2005)
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 2013-2014 Alpha House (TV Series) (consulting producer - 8 episodes)
- Showgirls (2014) ... (consulting producer)
- The Rebuttal (2013) ... (consulting producer)
- Ruby Shoals (2013) ... (consulting producer)
- Prayer Brunch (2013) ... (consulting producer)
- Zingers (2013) ... (consulting producer)
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 1996 You Don't Know Jack! Movies (Video Game) (contributing writer)
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 2008 UCB Comedy Originals (TV Series short)
- Peter Gwinn: Office Supply Job (2008) ... Himself
 2008 The Colbert Report (TV Series)
- Richard Thompson Ford (2008) ... Himself
 2005 25 Years of Improv Comedy
 2002 The Delmonic Interviews (Documentary)

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Other Works:

(2015-2016 Season) Jody Shelton and his play, "The Story of a Story (The Untold Story)," was performed at the Underscore Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

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He and Jody Shelton's play, "The Story of a Story (The Untold Story," at the Underscore Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois was nominated for a 2016 Joseph Jefferson (Non-Equity) Award for New Work.

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