Greg Proops is a unique stand up comedian from San Fransisco currently starring in Drew Carey's Green Screen Show on Comedy Central.
An inventive and visually arresting new comedy series, that combines Improvisation with Animation. He is also thrilled to join Drew Carey and the Improv All Stars on a nationwide tour.
Greg can also be heard as the voice of Bob the Builder on the popular children’s series seen on PBS.
Greg is best known for his unpredictable appearances on Whose Line is it Anyway? The hit, improvised, comedy show on ABC hosted by Drew Carey. Greg is also a regular on the long running British version of WLIIA? Currently seen on Comedy Central and the ABC Family Channel.
Mr. Proops other television sightings include The Bigger Picture with Graham Norton on BBC, The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson, The Drew Carey Show, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, Just Shoot Me, The Jimmy Kimmel Show, The Wayne Brady Show and the Best Damn Sports Show.
Mr. Proopman regularly hosts his own live comedy chat show at the ridiculously hip Hollywood rock joint Largo. Guests have included August Wilson, Jack Black, David Cross, Dave Eggers, Joe Walsh, Jeff Goldblum, Lucy Lawless, Lewis Black, Drew Carey and John C. Reilly. Providing musical magic are the likes of Jon Brion, Colin Hay and Grant Lee Phillips.
Mr. Proops has also performed his chat show in Aspen at the HBO Comedy Arts Festival and Montreal at the Just For Laughs Festival where this year he had Eddie Izzard and Judy Gold on his couch. Le Proopchien also broke off his own stand up gala in Montreal.
Greg’s topical humor may be heard on his own bi-weekly, satirical show Audible Proops on audible.com.
Greg is very pleased to improvise with Drew Carey, Ryan Styles, Kathy Kinney, Colin Mochrie and many talented others as part of the Improv All-Stars. They had the honor of performing for the troops in Bosnia, Kosovo and the Persian Gulf as part of the USO. The All-Stars can currently be seen on a fabulous Showtime comedy special. When over the pond in London, Greg sits in with the renowned Comedy Store Players.
Greg may be heard as Gommi, the Articulate Worm in Kaena: The Prophecy a full length animated feature starring Kirsten Dunst. Greg was Bernard, a
mad scientist on Pam Anderson’s animated series Stripperella. Proopbear may also be heard as Lover Bear in Disney’s animated feature Brother Bear.
Greg went animated as Cryptograf in the upcoming feature Asterix and the Vikings based on the popular French comic book.
Mr. Greg was spotted hosting his own syndicated, national dating show Rendez View. He also hosted the now cult classic game show Comedy Central’s VS. Mr. Proops threw down an original half-hour of stand up on Comedy Central Presents. Which is repeated ad infinitum.
Across the wide Atlantic in the United Kingdom Greg had his own chat show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival broadcast live on BBC Radio Scotland. Groovy guests like Candace Bushnell, Aidan Quinn, Rich Hall, Geraldine Chaplin, Steven Berkoff and Garrison Keillor have shared his sofa.
Mr. Proops performed stand up at How to Cook a benefit with Michael Palin and Terry Jones for the Peter Cook Foundation a BBC Christmas special. Greg was honored to be invited to rock the mike at Prince Charles’ 50th Royal Birthday Gala seen on ITV in Britain. He performed a stand up half-hour on Comedy Store Five for Channel Five and has bantered on All Talk with Clive Anderson.
Greg was so excited to portray Fode, one half of the pod race announcer in the hit motion picture Star Wars: The Phantom Menace and all the subsequent video games.
The Proopkitty is a total smartyboots: he won The Weakest Link, Ben Stein’s Money and Rock n’ Roll Jeopardy. He also asked Dick Clark what his plans were for New Years Eve while guest hosting The Other Half.
Gregmonkey rocks his stand up comedy all over the world and can be found most frequently performing in his beloved hometown of San Francisco at Cobb’s Comedy Club or at Caroline’s in New York City. Often he drops the knowledge on comedy night at the ridiculously hip alternative rock joint Largo in Hollywood. Mr. P. has toured the UK four times, sold out the Edinburgh Fringe Festival nine years running and has kicked it live in Paris, Turkey, Milan, Aspen, Montreal, Scotland, Ireland, Norway, New Zealand and the United Arab Emirates.
Below the Equator in New Zealand the Proopshobbit hosted the Oddfellows Comedy Gala for TVNZ and headlined the New Zealand International
Comedy Festival. In Australia G Piddy jammed at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and hosted, Hey, Hey it’s Saturday! A national TV institution.
Mr. Proops is married to a woman, Jennifer.