Garant, Ben 1970- (R. Ben Garant, Robert Ben Garant)

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Garant, Ben 1970- (R. Ben Garant, Robert Ben Garant)

PERSONAL

Born September 14, 1970, in Cookeville, TN; married Jennifer.

Addresses:

Agent—Creative Artists Agency, 2000 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, CA 90067. Manager—Principato/Young Management, 9465 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 880, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Career:

Actor, writer, director, and producer. Writing partner of Thomas Lennon; The State (comedy troupe), member; once toured as a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle.

Awards, Honors:

Emmy Award nomination (with Glen Roven), outstanding main title theme music, 1999, for Viva Variety.

CREDITS

Film Appearances:

Party attendee with Mohawk, I'm Your Man, 1992.

(As Robert Ben Garant) Commercial director, Herbie Fully Loaded, 2005.

Campus rent-a-cop, Bickford Shmeckler's Cool Ideas, 2006.

(As Robert Ben Garant) Deputy Travis Junior, Reno 911!: Miami (also known as "Reno 911!: Miami": The Movie), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2007.

Himself, The Ten, THINKFilm, 2007.

Himself, Living with Lew (documentary), 2007.

Film Work:

Director, producer, and executive producer, Reno 911!: Miami (also known as "Reno 911!: Miami": The Movie), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2007.

Director and producer, Balls of Fury, Rogue Pictures, 2007.

Television Appearances; Series:

Various characters, You Wrote It, You Watch It, MTV, 1992.

Various, The State, MTV, 1994-95.

Various characters, Viva Variety, Comedy Central, 1997.

(As Robert Ben Garant) Deputy Travis Junior, Reno 911!, Comedy Central, 2003—.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Various, The State's 43rd Annual All-Star Halloween Special, CBS, 1995.

(As R. Ben Garant) Host, Reel Comedy: "Taxi," Comedy Central, 2004.

Comedy Central's Bar Mitzvah Bash!, Comedy Central, 2004.

Spike TV's Video Game Awards 2006, Spike TV, 2006.

Reel Comedy: "Reno 911!: Miami," Comedy Central, 2007.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Deputy Travis Junior, Last Call with Carson Daly, NBC, 2007.

"Reno 911!: Miami," Making a Scene, 2007.

Television Work; Series:

Creator, The State, MTV, 1994.

Producer and supervising producer, Viva Variety, Comedy Central, 1997.

Executive producer, showrunner, and (uncredited) creator, Reno 911!, Comedy Central, 2003—.

Television Work; Specials:

Creator and producer, The State's 43rd Annual All-Star Halloween Special, CBS, 1995.

Television Work; Episodic:

Director, Reno 911!, Comedy Central, 2005.

WRITINGS

Screenplays:

I'm Your Man, Interfilm Technologies, 1992.

(As Robert Ben Garant) Taxi (also known as New York Taxi and Taxi 2004), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2004.

(As Robert Ben Garant; with Thomas Lennon) The Pacifier (also known as Gnome and Le pacificateur), Buena Vista, 2005.

(As Robert Ben Garant; with Lennon; and story) Herbie Fully Loaded, Buena Vista, 2005.

(As Robert Ben Garant) Let's Go to Prison, Universal, 2006.

(As Robert Ben Garant; and screen story) Night at the Museum, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2006.

(As Robert Ben Garant; with Lennon) Reno 911!: Miami (also known as "Reno 911!: Miami": The Movie), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2007.

(As Robert Ben Garant) Balls of Fury, Rogue Pictures, 2007.

Television Specials:

The State's 43rd Annual All-Star Halloween Special, CBS, 1995.

Television Episodes:

You Wrote It, You Watch It, MTV, 1992.

The State, MTV, 1994.

Viva Variety, Comedy Central, 1997.

Strangers with Candy, Comedy Central, 1999.

Reno 911!, Comedy Central, 2003—.