brad slaight-0109b


Acting - Writing - Comedy

Brad grew up in Cedar Springs, Michigan. He graduated from Central Michigan University with a teaching degree and taught high school speech and drama for two years before moving to Los Angeles to pursue a career in show business.

CURRENT PROJECTS: Brad recently completed a starring role on a pilot for a new series. He’s currently  starring in the critically acclaimed web series “The 1 Minute News Hour”. Brad filmed a Doritos commercial and played three different roles in it. He completed two short films and has been touring the comedy circuit. His latest stage play Third Class is NOW available from Samuel French.


Brad’s many television and film acting credits include: Parks and Recreation; two years costarring as Izzy Adams on The Young and The Restless; Freshman Dorm; Married...With Children; Dan Quayle, Just Kidding; Unsolved Mysteries; Love Chronicles; Out of Control; Second Cousin, Once Removed; Hellbent; The Playboy Comedy Hour; The New Gong Show (co-host); Beakman's World; Scream (Sony Pilot); Show Off (Host); many national commercials, including AT&T, HiFi.Com and McDonalds; Brad is also a critically acclaimed stage actor and has appeared in dozens of stage productions in Los Angeles and across the country.


Brad has been a contributing writer and producer for many television shows, including: Family Feud; Parental Control (MTV) The Sunday Comics (FOX); Comic Strip Live (FOX); Into The Night (ABC); Evening at the Improv (A&E); Haywire! (FOX); The Tonight Show (NBC); Just the Ten Of Us (ABC). Brad wrote special comedy material for National Lampoon and helped create a groundbreaking interactive television network for U.S. West and Time Warner. Brad is a world renowned playwright and has written many stage plays (published by the dramatic publishing giant Samuel French, Inc.) that have received hundreds of productions in the United States and all over the world: Class Action; Copies; Second Class; Third Class; Sightings; High Tide; The Road Taken; L.A. River Anthology; Dancing by Myself; Middle Class; and many others.


standup and group performer. Has appeared on numerous standup comedy television shows, including VH1 Spotlight; Comedy Tonite; Haywire!; Playboy Comedians; Comedy Stars USA; Standup Cafe; and NBC's Funny People. Founding member of the critically acclaimed Los Angeles based comedy teams Moving Violations, Shecky Brothers, and Carl and Buzz with over 25 years performing sketch and improv comedy at clubs, colleges, and niteries throughout the country including The Comedy Store and The IMPROV. Brad was voted "Comedian of the Year" by Playboy.