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. His first writing job was working on Pee-Wee's Playhouse, which earned him an Emmy Award. He played many characters on the series as well, as four puppets and one live action character. With Paul Reubens, he co-wrote the film Big Top Pee-Wee.
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. 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...
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.
Teacher's Pet episode written
- "Fresh 'n' Frozey Chocolaccino" (story)
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 http://www.groundlings.com/performers/performer-details.aspx?performerID=224