A towering force in comedy, Erik Griffin is an American actor, comedian, writer, and podcaster. He is best known for his work as the mustachioed Montez Walker on the hit Comedy Central series WORKAHOLICS as well as his series regular role in Showtime’s I’M DYING UP HERE, executive produced by Jim Carrey. He recently filmed the ABC pilot BUCKTOWN opposite Nicole Richie and the feature film MR. RUSSO written and directed by Ray Romano.
Griffin was featured in the global Netflix film MURDER MYSTERY alongside Adam Sandler as well as THE SLEEPOVER for Netflix, Laurie Collyer’s FURLOUGH and the indie feature MAYFIELD’S GAME. Griffin can also be seen in the box office hit MIKE & DAVE NEED WEDDING DATES.
A veteran stand-up headliner, Griffin performs in venues across the world, but most often can be seen at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles, CA. Griffin’s comedy is immortalized on his debut comedy album, TECHNICAL FOUL: VOLUME ONE, his Comedy Central special THE HALF HOUR, in addition to his two hour-long comedy specials titled THE UGLY TRUTH, and AMERIKAN WARRIOR, which are available to stream NOW on Amazon and Showtime respectively.
He will next be seen in the Netflix feature THE SLEEPOVER as well as the independent feature films GUEST HOUSE with Mike Castle, Aimee Teegarden and Pauly Shore and MAYFIELD’S GAME. You can also catch your weekly dose of Griffin on his hit new podcast RIFFIN’ WITH GRIFFIN.