Erik Weiner 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 latest play, 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 on Crackle.

Mr. Weiner has received three Emmy Award nominations over the course of eight seasons writing on Robot Chicken. He won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance By An Ensemble In A Drama Series, playing Agent Sebso on HBO's Boardwalk Empire, executive produced by Martin Scorsese. He is currently a writer on The Goldbergs on ABC. Mr. Weiner lives in Los Angeles with his wife and daughter.