Michael Donovan Mitchell is an actor, comedian, and writer best known as a delegate of the sketch comedy group The Birthday Boys. He is also known for portraying Randy Monahan on Netflix’s Love and Cowan in Amazon Prime Video’s The Tomorrow War. Michael co-hosts the podcast Doughboys, which reviews and discusses chain restaurants, with comedian and writer Nick Wiger. (1)
Facts About Mike Mitchell
|Estimate Net Worth||$1.2 million|
|Birthday||October 6, 1982|
Mike Mitchell's Appearance (Height, Hair, Eyes & More)
|Hair Color||Light Brown|
Mike Mitchell's Early Life
Mitchell grew up in the town of Quincy, Massachusetts.
Mike Mitchell's Education
Mike attended Thayer Academy for a short time before graduating from North Quincy High School. Mitchell graduated from Ithaca College in May 2005.
Mike Mitchell's Pet Kittens
Mitchell adopted two kittens in 2016: Wolly, named after Mitchell’s childhood neighborhood of Wollaston in Quincy, Massachusetts, and Irma. The pair appears or is mentioned frequently on Doughboys. (3)
Mike Mitchell's Career
Mitchell began her career as an improv and sketch comedian at Los Angeles’ Upright Citizens Brigade Theater (UCB). He wrote and starred in IFC’s The Birthday Boys, which was canceled after two seasons. During this time, he also appeared on Parks and Recreation on NBC and Comedy Bang! on IFC. Bang! Mitchell appeared as a fictionalized version of himself in the 2014 short film The Badger’s Promise, directed by friends Harris Wittels and Armen Weitzman. He co-wrote Hidden America with Jonah Ray for the Seeso streaming service and appeared as Randy Monahan on the Netflix comedy series Love. Mitchell portrayed “Cowan” in the 2021 film The Tomorrow War.
Mitchell and The Birthday Boys performed at UCB regularly, and the group posted original sketches to their YouTube channel. The Birthday Boys rose to prominence in the Los Angeles comedy scene after appearing on Comedy Bang! Bang! and dubbed Adam McKay’s “favorite sketch group.” The group met Bob Odenkirk at UCB through a show created by Odenkirk’s wife, Naomi Yomtov. They began working with Odenkirk and were cast in The Birthday Boys, an IFC sketch show executive produced by Odenkirk and Ben Stiller. Mitchell made frequent appearances in The Birthday Boys sketches. Woosh, Pretty Dad, and September Santa are some of his most memorable characters. The show was canceled after two seasons in 2014. Mitchell continues to perform sketch comedy with The Birthday Boys and other projects.
Mitchell and comedian Nick Wiger co-created the comedy podcast Doughboys in 2015. Vulture, a pop culture website named Doughboys “The One Food Podcast to Start With.” The co-hosts review chain restaurants with weekly guests, including Nicole Byer, Haley Joel Osment, Sarah Silverman, and The Birthday Boys, among others.] Mitchell’s fans have nicknamed him “The Spoonman,” “Mitchy Two-Spoons,” “Spoon,” “The Artist Formerly Known as Spoon,” “Night Spoon,” “Dorito Kid,” and “Mr. Slice.” Nick Wiger, his co-host, invites listeners to submit roasts of Mitchell to be read at the start of each episode, which frequently includes pop culture references and puns based on food or physique.
The podcast is no longer affiliated with Feral Audio and is now part of the HeadGum network as of early 2018. Mitchell and Wiger use Patreon to provide their subscribers exclusive paid Doughboys content in addition to the weekly episodes. The Doughboys Patreon is the 9th most popular podcast Patreon and the 25th most popular Patreon in general as of June 2019. (4)
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