MICHAEL IAN BLACK (McKinley) currently stars on the NBC hit comedy "Ed." He was also the host of the hit NBC reality show "Spy TV." Black is a graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. He was a co-creator and lead performer on the television series "Hey Neighbor," "Every Night," "Random Play" and "Viva Variety." He was also a series regular on "The State," "You Wrote It, You Watch It," and guest starred on "NYPD Blue" and "Junk Bonds."
Michael's work in the theater includes roles in "Fifth Planet," "The Day the Bronx Died" and "Junk Bonds." He is a creator and co-host, with David Wain and Michael Showalter, of the weekly nightclub show, "Stella," which has played to sold-out audiences in New York since its inception in January of 1997. "Stella" has spawned a series of short films (featured on Heavy.com) and a pilot for VH1.