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Taran Killam Biography

 
Bio:
Before Killam starred on "Single Parents," he played King George III in the Broadway production of "Hamilton," and the Dentist in the Encores! production of "Little Shop of Horrors." He also had a long tenure in the cast of "Saturday Night Live." Throughout the course of his career, Taran Killam ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Before Killam starred on "Single Parents," he played King George III in the Broadway production of "Hamilton," and the Dentist in the Encores! production of "Little Shop of Horrors." He also had a long tenure in the cast of "Saturday Night Live." Throughout the course of his career, Taran Killam ... (read complete bio)

Before Killam starred on "Single Parents," he played King George III in the Broadway production of "Hamilton," and the Dentist in the Encores! production of "Little Shop of Horrors." He also had a long tenure in the cast of "Saturday Night Live."



Throughout the course of his career, Taran Killam has established himself as one of the most versatile actors in Hollywood. Perhaps best-known for his scene-stealing work on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE for six seasons, Taran extends his talents even further in 2017 as he maed both his Broadway and feature directorial debuts. He can currently be seen on stage as "King George III" in Lin-Manuel Miranda's award-winning Broadway hit HAMILTON at Richard Rogers Theater. Although HAMILTON will be Taran's Broadway debut, he has appeared off-Broadway in the City Center Encores! presentation of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS as Orin Scrivello opposite Jake Gyllenhaal and Ellen Greene in 2015. In addition, Taran wrote, directed, and will star in the action-comedy WHY WE'RE KILLING GUNTHER opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger, Cobie Smulders, and Bobby Moynihan, set to release in 2017. He also joins J.K. Simmons, Analeigh Tipton, and Emile Hirsch in the comedy ALL NIGHTER to be released on March 17, 2017. Taran's previous feature film credits include 12 YEARS A SLAVE, THE HEAT, GROWN UPS 2, MY BEST FRIEND'S GIRL, BIG FAT LIAR, JUST MARRIED, EPIC MOVIE, and BROTHER NATURE, which he co-wrote with Mikey Day. On television, Taran was most recently seen as a series regular on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE for six seasons. He has also appeared on HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, COMMUNITY, SCRUBS, NEW GIRL, DRUNK HISTORY, MADTV and the Disney Channel Original Movie, STUCK IN THE SUBURBS.