Known for movies

Short Info

Date Of BirthJanuary 8, 1976
FactWorking as a repertory player on MADtv (1995). [March 2004]


What happened to Josh Meyers? Wiki Bio

Joshua Dylan Meyers was born in Bedford, New Hampshire USA, on 8 January 1976 – his zodiac sign is Capricorn and he holds American nationality. Josh’s grandfather was Jewish, while he is also of Czech–Austrian, Croatian, Swedish, English and German ancestry. He is an actor and a comedian, best known for appearing in the “Mad TV” comedy sketch series, while he is also playing Randy Pearson in the eighth season of “That ‘70s Show” comedy TV series.

Early life and education

Joshua was raised in Bedford alongside his older brother Seth Adam Meyers (born on 28 December 1973) who is a comedian, writer, producer, actor, and a TV host, who became popular after he started hosting the “Late Night with Seth Meyer”, which airs on NBC.

The two boys were raised by their mother Hillary Claire (nee Olson) who is a French teacher, and their father Laurence Meyers Jr. who worked in the finance industry, and is now retired. Josh attended Manchester High School West in Manchester, New Hampshire, and after matriculation enrolled at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in 1998.

Career as an actor

Josh gained recognition after he was cast to perform in the eighth season of the “Mad TV” American comedy sketch television series inspired by the “Mad” magazine in 2002.

He was eventually chosen to fill in the spot of Spishak Spokesperson, and became popular thanks to his impersonations of celebrities such as Eminem, Owen Wilson, and Anna Nicole Smith’s son Daniel among others.

Josh made his debut film appearance in the “Down” Dutch science fiction horror movie in 2001, and in 2002 was cast to play Hooligan in the red light district in “Snapshots”. He appeared in “The Adventures of Big Handsome Guy and His Little Friend” short film in 2005, played Napoleon Dynamite/Owen Wilson look-alike in “Date Movie” in 2006, and in 2007 portrayed Josh in the “Wrangling Coach Rankin” short film.

In 2008, he appeared in “College Road Trip”, and in 2009 portrayed Kookus in “Bruno”. He was praised for his performance in the “How to Make Love to a Woman” comedy film shot in 2010, and then in 2013 appeared in four movies, some of which are “Inventing Adam” and “The Sidekick”. His most recent film appearance was in the “Going to America” black comedy film shot in 2014.

He made his debut TV series appearance in “Mad TV”, appearing in 47 episodes from 2002 to 2004, while he portrayed Big Fat Slim Jim in two episodes of the “Half & Half” sitcom in 2003.

In 2004 he appeared in an episode of “Life as We Know It”, and in 2005 and 2006 in 21 episodes of “That ‘70s Show”. In 2006, he portrayed Cal in a single episode of “Lovespring International”, and in 2009 appeared in two TV series – “Floored and Lifted” and “My Long Distance Relationship”. The year 2010 saw him lend his voice to the Clocky and Conky characters in “Pee-wee Gets an iPad!”, and appear in a single episode of the “Workshop” comedy web series in 2011. He went on to portray Dr. Carl Rosen in “Are You There, Chelsea?” and Abe Frohman in “Breaking In” in 2012 and in 2013 made appearances in three TV series two of which are “Newsreaders” and “The Mindy Project”.

Josh Meyers

His most recent role in TV series has been in “Red Oaks” in which he was playing Barry from 2014 to 2017.

Love life and wife

Josh was in a long-term relationship with Andrea Kay ‘Missi’ Pyle  – the two met on the set of a movie they were both cast to appear in. It is believed that the relationship lasted from 2012 to 2016 and that the two became engaged sometime in 2014. While there are rumors circulating the internet that Josh and Missi married in 2016, it is known that the two have split, and broken-off their engagement.

Missi is an American actress and a singer, best known for her roles in “The Artist”, “50 First Dates”, and “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”. She was born in Houston, Texas on 16 November 1972 to Linda and Frank Pyle, and has two older sisters named Debbie and Julie, and two older brothers called Sam and Paul. She attended North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in 1995. She was married two times before her relationship with Josh, to Antonio Sacre from 2000 until 2005, and then to Casey Anderson in 2008, but they divorced in 2012.

Hobbies and other interests

Josh has been interested in comedy since he was a teenager, and while working on his way up in the film industry, he was performing as a stand-up comedian in local bars and pubs in New Hampshire. His role models are Jim Carrey and Chris Rock, and enjoys watching their movies such as “Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls” and “Grown Ups”. Josh likes listening to music, and his favorite genre is old school rock, and bands such as Aerosmith and AC/DC – he has attended numerous concerts while in his teen years, but rarely attends musical events today.

He is a lover of animals, and is a philanthropist who has started several fundraising campaigns for a variety of purposes all of which have been successful. He enjoys travelling and has been all around the US, and to South America and Europe, visiting countries such as England, France and Switzerland.

Appearance and net worth

Josh is 44 years old. He has short brown hair and blue eyes, is 6ft 1ins (1.85m) tall, and weighs around 174lbs (79kgs). As of early 2020, his net worth is estimated by sources at over $2 million.

General Info

Full NameJosh Meyers
Date Of BirthJanuary 8, 1976
Height1.85 m
ProfessionScreenwriter, Comedian, Actor
EducationNorthwestern University, Manchester High School West
NationalityAmerican

Family

ParentsLawrence Meyers, Hillary Meyers
SiblingsSeth Meyers

Accomplishments

MoviesHow to Make Love to a Woman, Brüno, The Pee-Wee Herman Show on Broadway, College Road Trip, The Sidekick, Straight A's, Date Movie, Going to America, Snapshots, Inventing Adam, Peep Show, Elephant Feet, That Guy
TV ShowsThe Awesomes, That '70s Show

Social profile links

Facts

#Fact
1Josh's paternal grandfather, Lawrence Meyers, was of Austrian Jewish descent, while Josh's paternal grandmother, Barbara Marcheck, was from a family of Bohemian (Czech) and Croatian descent. Josh's mother has Swedish, English, and German ancestry.
2Brother-in-law of Alexi Ashe Meyers.
3Working as a repertory player on MADtv (1995). [March 2004]
4Now on the TV show, That '70s Show (1998). [November 2005]
5While his dad, Larry Meyers, works with GE Trade Finance, his mom, Hilary Meyers, is a legendary French teacher, at McKelvie Middle School in Bedford, NH, who is known almost universally throughout the town as Madame Meyers.
6Does an impression of Eminem, the hip-hop MC.
7Older brother, Seth Meyers, is a cast member on Saturday Night Live (1975) (March 2004).

Pictures

Movies

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kings of Con2016TV Mini-SeriesKent O'Grady
Kings of Conversation2016TV SeriesGuest Co-Host
Red Oaks2014-2016TV SeriesBarry
Angie Tribeca2016TV SeriesNed & Ted Doppleganger
Pee-wee's Big Holiday2016Sylvester
It's Gawd!2016Tawd
Lady Time2016TV Mini-Series
The Awesomes2013-2015TV SeriesPerfect Man / Thug 3
The McCarthys2015TV SeriesJason
Man Seeking Woman2015TV SeriesFrankenboyfriend
A to Z2014TV SeriesChad
Going to America2014Andy
Dark Prophet2014TV SeriesAgent Noah Parish
Charles, Your Hangover2014TV Mini-SeriesRickey the hangover
Cafe Attitude2013Short
The Sidekick2013/IIShortJimmy T
The Real Adventures of Superman2013ShortPerry White
Behind the Candelabra2013TV MovieLiberace's Attorney
The Mindy Project2013TV SeriesAdam
Newsreaders2013TV SeriesAndrew Clatter
Inventing Adam2013Adam
Straight A's2013Jason
Breaking In2012TV SeriesAbe Frohman
Are You There, Chelsea?2012TV SeriesDr. Carl Rosen
The Morning After2011TV Series short
Workshop2011TV SeriesApartment Leasing Agent
The Pee-Wee Herman Show on Broadway2011TV MovieFirefighter / Conky (voice) / Clocky (voice) / ...
How to Make Love to a Woman2010Andy Conners
Pee-Wee Gets an iPad!2010Video shortClocky Conky (voice)
Floored and Lifted2009TV Series shortMatthew
Brüno2009Kookus
My Long Distance Relationship2009TV MovieProfessor Barnes
Living with Abandon2008TV MovieStevie
College Road Trip2008Stuart
Up All Night2007TV Movie
Wrangling Coach Rankin2007ShortJosh
Lovespring International2006TV SeriesCal
That '70s Show2005-2006TV SeriesRandy Pearson
That '70s Show Special: The Final Goodbye2006TV SpecialRandy Pearson
Date Movie2006Napoleon Dynamite Owen Wilson - Look-Alike
That Guy2006TV Movie
Peep Show2005TV MovieJeremy
The Adventures of Big Handsome Guy and His Little Friend2005ShortBar Jerk
Life As We Know It2004TV SeriesSam Conner
MADtv2002-2004TV SeriesVarious
Half & Half2003TV SeriesBig Fat Slim Jim
Snapshots2002/IHooligan in red light district
The Shaft2001ESU Cop #5

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Awesomes2015TV Series 2 episodes
Pee-Wee Gets an iPad!2010Video short
MADtv2002-2004TV Series writer - 50 episodes

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Late Night with Seth Meyers2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
MADtv2004TV Series performer - 1 episode

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Late Night with Seth Meyers2014-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Auditioning Siblings / Himself - Guest Announcer / ...
The Getaway2013TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2009-2011TV SeriesHimself / Himself - 'DJ Josh'
2011 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys2011TV MovieHimself - Presenter
The Morning After2011TV Series shortHimself - Guest Host
Pet Star2005TV Series documentaryJudge

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
MADtv2007TV SeriesVarious

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia
Author

Benjy is currently a reporter for BiographyPedia based in Adelaide, Australia. Prior to joining BiographyPedia in July 2019, he was a Bizarre TV reporter and theatre critic at TheSun. Benjy has also written for DailyMail and TMZ. Benjy studied journalism at Goldsmiths University of London, graduating in 2009. You can contact him at [email protected]

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