Joe Guppy (Ensemble)

 Joe Guppy is a founding member of Theatresports as well as the Off the Wall Players, one of Seattle’s first comedy/ improv troupes. Joe was a writer & cast member on KING-TV’s “Almost Live,” where he won eight regional Emmy awards. He wrote and performed on HBO’s “Not Necessarily the News,” winning a shared Writer’s Guild award and wrote on television projects for directors John Landis (“Blue Brothers”) and Blake Edwards (“Pink Panther"). His memoir, “My Fluorescent God, was named a “Best Book of 2015” by Kirkus Reviews and was a bestseller at Elliott Bay Books. Joe loves performing, learning, and teaching improv.

First Performance Date:
     1983

First Theatresports Team:
     The Mortgage Commandos with Barb Benedetti, Keith Dahlgren, and Dave Kline

Hometown:
     Seattle

Favorite Improv Games:
     First Line, Last Line; Serious Scene; Carousel