John Early

John Early is an actor, comedian, writer and producer. His new comedy drama, Stress Positions, which he stars in and produced, is out April 19 through Neon. His HBO stand-up special, Now More Than Ever, was released to critical acclaim in June 2023. John is currently nominated for an Emmy award for his A24 sketch special Would it Kill You To Laugh, co-created with his partner Kate Berlant. He starred in five seasons of the critically acclaimed dark comedy series Search Party and co-starred in the comedy series The Afterparty with Tiffany Haddish. He wrote, starred and executive produced his own episode of The Characters and the critically-acclaimed web series 555, also with Berlant. In the New York theater world, he produced a revival of Wallace Shawn’s Marie and Bruce and directed Jacqueline Novak’s hit off-Broadway show Get on Your Knees. Early’s film feature credits include Neighbors 2, Beatriz at Dinner, The Disaster Artist, and Other People. He can also be seen in Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later, Broad City, High Maintenance, 30 Rock, I Think You Should Leave, At Home with Amy Sedaris, Portlandia and HBO’s Los Espookys. (Photo by Michael Tyrone Delaney.)


Three Great Things: John Early

By John Early | April 18, 2024

Three Great Things: John Early

The fan-favorite actor and comedian, who's currently starring in Stress Positions, on the joys of TV movies, crispy potatoes and Isaac Hayes.