George McGrath is a writer for television. He was a member of The Groundlings comedy troupe for nearly ten years, from 1984 through 1993. He performed, taught at their school and created some shows there that were used for years.[1] His first writing job was working on Pee-Wee's Playhouse, which earned him an Emmy Award.[1] He played many characters on the series as well, as four puppets and one live action character.[1] With Paul Reubens, he co-wrote the film Big Top Pee-Wee.[1]

After Pee-Wee, McGrath created and wrote Nick at Nite's first original series, On the Television, and wrote the Fox television film Based on an Untrue Story.[1] In more recent years he has focused on writing for sitcoms and sketch comedy shows, winning an GLAAD Award for writing on Tracey Takes On...[1]

George has also written for cartoons, such as Tiny Toon Adventures and Teacher's Pet, and also appeared in The Jeffersons episode "Off-Off-Off-Off Broadway" as Bert Reynolds. He served as a creative consultant on the 1990s sitcoms Hope & Gloria, Just Shoot Me! and Almost Perfect.

Today McGrath continues to act and write, and also teaches at the New York Film Academy.[1]

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