Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja
Emmy Award winner Ben Schwartz stars as Randy Cunningham, the fearless and unstoppable Ninja, in Disney XD's action-packed, animated comedy series, "Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja."
An actor, writer and director, Schwartz is a multi-faceted talent, best known on the small screen for his role as Clyde Oberholt in "House of Lies," Jean-Ralphio in "Parks and Recreation" and Bill Hoyt in "Undercovers." He also had his own segment on the latest season of HBO's "Funny or Die Presents," entitled "Terrible Decisions with Ben Schwartz."
Schwartz's feature film credits include "Peep World," alongside Rainn Wilson, Michael C. Hall and Sarah Silverman, as well as "Everybody's Fine," with Robert DeNiro. He was recently filmed in "Coffee Town," opposite Glenn Howerton and Josh Groban.
In addition to his acting accomplishments, Schwartz earned an Emmy Award for his writing contributions on Hugh Jackman's opening number for the 2009 Academy Awards. He wrote the remake of the 1991 classic comedy "SoapDish" for Paramount, with Rob Reiner and Alan Greisman as producers. Other writing credits include staff writer for the third season of Adult Swim's "Robot Chicken" and freelance writer for "Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update" and David Letterman's monologue on "The Late Show with David Letterman."
Schwartz is an alumnus of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre and continues to perform there regularly.