Dana Gould

Dana Gould has six solo stand-up comedy specials to his credit, has appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Conan and Maron, and as an actor has had memorable turns on Seinfeld and Parks and Recreation and is one of the few actors to play his live-action self on Family Guy and The Simpsons. Dana was a writer/performer on the original Ben Stiller Show, co-created MTV’s late, lamented Super Adventure Team with Rob Cohen, and is the creator and executive producer of the IFC horror-comedy Stan Against Evil, starring John C. McGinley. He was also a co-executive producer at The Simpsons and a producer on Parks and Rec. Dana adapted Rod Serling’s original draft of the screenplay for Planet of the Apes as a graphic novel for Boom! Comics, and is currently portraying Doctor Z in his original comedy talk-show series Hanging with Doctor Z, in which his 1970s-era movie star simian interviews current celebrities. Season 2 of the show premiered online on February 14. (Photo by Andrew Max Levy.)


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Three Great Things: Dana Gould

By Dana Gould | February 16, 2022

Three Great Things: Dana Gould

The comedian, writer and actor, whose show Hanging with Doctor Z just premiered its second season, on what brings him joy in life.