Dave Hanson Bio

Dave Hanson

Dave Hanson worked in the writer’s room at Chelsea Lately for 150 episodes as well as contributing as a staff writer on several pilots.  Dave is a published writer, actor and comedian living in New York City.

Originally from Olympia, Washington, Dave studied Theatre and English Literature at Whittier College and trained in improv, sketch comedy and acting in both New York and Los Angeles. 

Dave is also an internationally published and produced playwright whose full length comedy Waiting For Waiting For Godot opened in London at the St. James’ Theatre in 2016. His other published works include The Exit Interview,  Cafe d’Automatique, and Thank You For letting Me Have Sex With You. Other writing credits include, Inside Sports (Versus), Beer :30 (Versus) and Gene Pool (Fox). 

As an actor and comedian Dave has appeared in Trainwreck (Universal), Crashing (HBO), The Detour (TBS), Inside Amy Schumer (Comedy Central), The Onion News Network (IFC).

Dave is a member of The Collective NY, The Stillwater Writers Group and is a writer/performer for the sketch group The Shorts Show. 

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