Kyle Bornheimer

Kyle Edward Bornheimer (born September 10, 1975) is an American actor and comedian known for his roles on the sitcoms Worst Week, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Casual, and Playing House.

Kyle Bornheimer
Kyle Edward Bornheimer

(1975-09-10) September 10, 1975
Mishawaka, Indiana, United States
OccupationActor, comedian
Years active2004–present
Spouse(s)Shannon Ryan

Life and career

Bornheimer was born in Mishawaka, Indiana, where he attended St. Monica Grade School and Marian High School, graduating in 1994. Bornheimer is a founding member of The Curtainbox Theatre Company.

With a string of national commercials, Bornheimer established an "always on TV" reputation with 30-second spots for such national accounts as Geico, Staples, Coors Light, Imodium, Stanley and T-Mobile.[2]

He landed the lead of Sam Briggs on the sitcom Worst Week. He starred with Alyssa Milano on the TV sitcom Romantically Challenged. The series premiered on ABC on April 19, 2010, but ABC officially cancelled the series on May 16, 2010.

Bornheimer was featured in episodes of Better Off Ted, Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, The Office, and Party Down. More recently, Bornheimer starred in the NBC sitcom Perfect Couples opposite Olivia Munn, David Walton, and Hayes MacArthur and in the ABC sitcom Family Tools with J.K. Simmons and Leah Remini.

In 2016, Bornheimer appeared on the CBS sitcom Angel from Hell. His feature film credits include She's Out of My League, You Again, and Bachelorette. He also made two appearances in Judd Apatow's Netflix series Love.[3]



2004Devils are DreamingArden
2005An Alright StartDoug
2007Blades of GloryRink PA Nationals
2010For Christ's SakeTony
2010She's Out of My LeagueDylan Kettner
2010You AgainTim
2013The Big WeddingAndrew
2014Veronica MarsHedge Fund Guy
2015The D TrainRandy
2015The Last Time You Had FunClark
2016Me Him HerSteve
2016Rules Don't ApplyConcerned Orderly
2017Little EvilVictor
2019Marriage StoryTed
2020The Lovebirds Brettpost-production


2004MonkUniform CopEpisode: "Mr. Monk and the Kid"
2004The O.C.NormanEpisode: "The Risky Business"
2005How I Met Your MotherAustinEpisode: "Okay Awesome"
2005MediumWaiterEpisode: "Too Close to Call"
2006Will & GraceWaiterEpisode: "Cop to It"
2006Lovespring InternationalDerek GardnerEpisode: "Burke Makes a Friend"
2006WeedsChuckEpisode: "Crush Girl Love Panic"
2006The UnitOfficer JonesEpisode: "Off the Meter"
2007The OfficeAd Company RepresentativeEpisode: "Local Ad"
2008GirlfriendsJasonEpisode: "What's Black-a-Lackin'?"
2008Worst WeekSam Briggs16 episodes
2008Breaking BadKenEpisode: "Cancer Man"
2008JerichoChris CalleyEpisode: "Condor"
2009Party DownMark DefinoEpisode: "James Rolf High School Twentieth Reunion"
2010Better Off TedPeteEpisode: "The Long and Winding High Road"
2010ChuckHunter PerryEpisode: "Chuck Versus the Final Exam"
2010Royal PainsSpencer FisherEpisode: "Spasticity"
2010Romantically ChallengedPerry Gill6 episodes
2010–11Perfect CouplesDave11 episodes
2012BentDanEpisode: "Tile Date"
2013Arrested DevelopmentShannon RyanEpisode: "A New Start"
2013Family ToolsJack Shea10 episodes[4]
2014Those Who KillPaul5 episodes
2014–18Brooklyn Nine-NineSgt. Teddy Wells5 episodes
2014WorkaholicsGirthquakeEpisode: "Fry Guys"
2014JustifiedJack AndersonEpisode: "Whistle Past the Graveyard"
2015Agent CarterRay Krzeminski3 episodes: "Now is Not the End", "Bridge and Tunnel", "Time and Tide"
2015–16Comedy Bang! Bang!Pat Dantrick4 episodes
2015Playing HouseDan5 episodes
2016Angel from HellBradMain cast, 13 episodes
2016Better Call SaulKen WinsEpisode: "Switch"
2016The Mindy ProjectJ.J.Episode: "Mindy Lahiri is DTF"
2016–17CasualJack Briggs14 episodes
2016WestworldClarenceEpisode: "The Original"
2016American HousewifeBruceEpisode: "Power Couple"
2017Angie TribecaScottEpisode: "If You See Something, Solve Something"
2017Modern FamilyScottyEpisode: "Lake Life"
2017Will & GraceLennyEpisode: "11 Years Later"
2018LoveKen2 episodes
2018SpeechlessEddieEpisode: "A-C-- ACTION"
2018Drunk HistoryGhost Army SoldierEpisode: "World War II"
2020Avenue 5DougRecurring role


  1. "Star's lack of mechanical skill not an act". Retrieved 5 October 2017.
  2. Snierson, Dan (March 16, 2007). "Half-Minute Man". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2008-09-21.
  3. Petski, Denise (21 June 2017). "'Love': Kathy Baker & Kyle Bornheimer Set To Recur In Netflix Comedy Series". Retrieved 5 October 2017.
  4. West, Kelly (May 15, 2012). "The Family Tools Preview: J.K. Simmons And Kyle Bornheimer Star In ABC's Midseason Comedy". TV BLEND. Retrieved May 17, 2012.
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