Ed Helms as Nathan Rutherford on 'Rutherford Falls'
Ed Helms as Nathan Rutherford on ‘Rutherford Falls’ | Colleen Hayes/Peacock/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

Ed Helms is an American actor and comedian best known for playing Stuart Price in The Hangover movies. Fans might also remember him for his seven-year stint as paper salesman Andy Bernard on the hit TV show The Office. In addition, his dozens of acting credits include voice work for animated films such as The Lorax and Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie.

But his first big break came in 2002 on The Daily Show, where he was a field reporter for four years. Before that, Helms honed his improvisation skills in the famed comedy troupe Upright Citizens Brigade.

Recent acting credits include the Peacock series Rutherford Falls and the animated feature film Ron’s Gone Wrong.


  • Full name: Edward Parker Helms
  • Born: January 24, 1974
  • Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Height: 6’0″
  • Net worth: $25 million
  • Top movies: Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, The Hangover, The Hangover Part II, The Hangover Part III, The Lorax, Night at the Museum, Vacation
  • Top TV shows: Arrested Development, The Daily Show, The Mindy Project, The Office
  • Fun fact: Helms is married and has a child but never mentions either by name

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