DAVID WAIN BIO

David Wain is the co-creator, executive producer, co-writer and sole director of the upcoming Netflix series Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later, a sequel to his 2015 hit series Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp.  He also plays the swarthy, sexy Israeli counselor Yaron. 

He directed and co-wrote five feature films: Wet Hot American Summer, The Ten, Role Models, Wanderlust and They Came Together. He's currently completing his sixth feature, A Futile and Stupid Gesture, a biopic about National Lampoon founder Doug Kenney (starring Will Forte, Domhnall Gleeson & Emmy Rossum). It will be released later this year. 

On television, he served as executive producer, writer, director and frequent guest star of the Emmy award winning Childrens Hospital, Adult Swim’s hit series starring Rob Corddry, Megan Mullally, Henry Winkler and Malin Akerman. The show ran for seven seasons, winning four Emmy Awards . 

He also co-created and co-starred in two other TV series: The State on MTV and Stella on Comedy Central.

He has written, directed and/or acted in dozens of other movies and TV shows including Broad City, New Girl, Party Down, Drunk History, Younger, Superjail, Fresh Off the Boat and The Daily Show. He currently plays Courtney (Gene's necklace-sucking girlfriend) on Bob's Burgers, and Albert (Beatrice's gay husband) on the Comedy Central series Another Period which debuts its third season in February.  David and Paul Rudd cameo as marijuana shopkeepers in the movie Fun Mom Dinner coming August 4th. 

He was also an early web series pioneer with Stella Shorts, and later Wainy Days, a web series chronicling his (slightly) fictionalized romantic adventures. 

Wain grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio. At age 19, he was the drummer in the Rockin’ Knights of Summer, a band created for the purpose of touring summer camps. He then graduated from NYU film school, lived and worked in Manhattan for 26 years, and currently lives in Los Angeles with his two sons.

(updated 5.8.17)