DR. SEUSS' THE LORAX
ED HELMS (The Once-ler) is best known for his
scene-stealing roles on both
the big and small screen.
He will next be seen
starring in the Duplass
brothers' Jeff Who Lives at
Home, opposite Jason Segel
and Susan Sarandon. The film
follows slacker Jeff (Segel),
who is dispatched from his
basement room on an errand
for his mother (Sarandon) and discovers his destiny
when he spends the day with his brother (Helms), as he
tracks his possibly adulterous wife. The film is slated for
release by Paramount Pictures on March 16, 2012.
More recently, Helms starred opposite Bradley
Cooper and Zach Galifianakis in The Hangover Part
II, the sequel to Todd Phillips' critical and commercial
success The Hangover, which drew a worldwide gross of
more than $467 million and won the 2010 Golden Globe
for Best Motion Picture—Musical or Comedy.
Helms currently stars in the scene-stealing role
of Andy Bernard in the seventh season of NBC's hit
comedy The Office. His other television credits include
a four-year stint as a senior correspondent and writer
on the Emmy Award-winning The Daily Show With Jon
Stewart, Comedy Central's Premium Blend and FOX's
His previous film credits include Miguel Arteta's
Cedar Rapids; Shawn Levy's Night at the Museum:
Battle of the Smithsonian; The Goods: Live Hard, Sell
Hard; Semi-Pro; Knocked Up; Meet Dave; Harold &
Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay; Walk Hard: The
Dewey Cox Story; and Evan Almighty.
Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Helms headed to
New York City to pursue comedy shortly after attending
Oberlin College in Ohio. He now resides in Los Angeles
and plays a mean banjo.
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