Johnny Meeks

Actor Biography

Johnny Meeks is an actor/ improviser/writer originally from St. Louis, Missouri. You may have seen Johnny on TV on such shows as Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (recurring), Modern Family, Playing House, Key And Peele, Comedy Bang Bang, Up All Night, NTSF:SD:SUV::, Hot Wives Of Miami, HBO Funny Or Die Presents, and numerous commercials.

Meeks co-wrote and starred in the film Alleyball, Best Feature winner of both the SoCal Independent Film Festival and the New York Independent Features Festival.

At Upright Citizens Brigade, Los Angeles, Meeks performs weekly on the house team Sentimental Lady and monthly with Toledo Rep, performing improvised plays in the style of great playwrights. Meeks began his career in Washington DC where he founded The Control Group, a sketch and improv company. He also performed at the Folger Shakespeare Theater among others. Meeks has been performing and teaching improvisational and sketch comedy at UCBTLA since 2005.

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