Michael HitchcockJul 28, 1958, Defiance, Ohio, USA
Michael Hitchcock is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and television producer. Hitchcock is a writer and executive producer on season 3 of the CW television series Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. He also served as a writer and co-executive producer on seasons 1 and 2. In addition, he has played the role of water conspiracy theorist Bert. Hitchcock served as a writer and co-executive producer on seasons 5 and 6 of the FOX television series Glee. Hitchcock served as a writer and supervising producer on season 4, and became a writer and consulting producer for season 3 of the show after previously appearing in a guest role season 1 as rival glee club director Dalton Rumba. Hitchcock reprised this role in the season 4 episode "Makeover", season 5 episode "Love Love Love" and season 6 episode "The Hurt Locker, Part Two". In addition, Hitchcock directed the season 6 episode "Child Star". As an actor, he has appeared in several of Christopher Guest's critically acclaimed movies, including Waiting for Guffman (1996), Best in Show (2000), A Mighty Wind (2003), For Your Consideration (2006), and Mascots (2016). Best in Show earned a Golden Globe nomination for “Best Comedy” and won “Funniest Motion Picture” by the American Comedy Awards and British Comedy Awards. Hitchcock and his co-actors from A Mighty Wind were awarded “Best Ensemble Cast” by Florida Film Critics Circle and were nominated for “Best Ensemble Acting” by the Phoenix Film Critics Society. Other film appearances include Magic Camp (2018), Bridesmaids (2011), Super 8 (2011), Operation: Endgame (2010), Smiley Face, Wild Hogs (2007), Joss Whedon's Serenity (2005), Pretty Persuasion (2005), Heartbreakers (2001), and Happy, Texas (1999). Besides recurring roles on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and Glee, Hitchcock has also recurred on The New Normal, United States of Tara, Men of a Certain Age, Party Down, MADtv, and Grosse Pointe. Other roles in television series include People of Earth , Veep , Curb Your Enthusiasm, Nobodies, Idiotsitter, Tom Goes to the Mayor, Up All Night, Entourage, The League, The Glee Project, Pushing Daisies, Arrested Development, Head Case, The Suite Life on Deck, Las Vegas, and Desperate Housewives.