Michael Herbert Schur (born c. 1975/1976) is an American television producer, writer, and character actor. He was a producer and writer for the comedy series The Office, and co-created Parks and Recreation with Office producer Greg Daniels. He created The Good Place, co-created the comedy series Brooklyn Nine-Nine and was a producer on the series Master of None. He also played Mose Schrute in The Office. In 2021, he co-created the comedy series Rutherford Falls. Schur's comedies typically include large, diverse casts and have created break-out stars. His shows feature optimistic characters who often find strong friendships and lasting love, through plots that showcase "good-hearted humanistic warmth." Schur has been nominated for 14 Primetime Emmy Awards, winning two for his work on Saturday Night Live (1997–2004) and The Office.