is a four-time Emmy nominated, WGA Award nominated, and Peabody Award winning writer, as well as a SAG Award winning actor. He was born and raised in San Francisco and graduated from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Mr. Weiner began his career by co-creating and starring in The Bomb-itty of Errors
, an adaptation of Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors, blending hip-hop and Shakespeare. The show has been performed in New York (Off-Broadway), London (West End), and continues to play around the world.
Mr. Weiner co-created and starred in the MTV sketch comedy series, Scratch & Burn
. He made his feature film debut in Brown Sugar
as Ren and played the role of Dragon on HBO's Unscripted,
directed and executive produced by George Clooney.
His musical, Nerds
, written with Jordan Allen-Dutton and music by Hal Goldberg, won Barrymore Awards for Outstanding New Play and Outstanding Original Music.
Mr. Weiner won a Peabody Award for his writing on CNN Heroes
and was Head Writer for Supermansion
, an animated series produced by and starring Bryan Cranston.
Mr. Weiner has received three Emmy Award nominations over the course of eight seasons writing on Robot Chicken
. His online video "One Line on the Sopranos"
, about the one line he had on the Sopranos, caught the attention of Terrence Winter and Martin Scorcese who cast Mr. Weiner as Agent Sebso on HBO's Boardwalk Empire
where he went on to win a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance By An Ensemble In A Drama Series. Mr. Weiner is currently a writer/producer on The Goldbergs
on ABC. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two daughters.