Peter Spruyt is a comedian, actor and writer.
He has performed stand-up on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Comedy Central and in numerous clubs and festivals, including the Montreal Comedy Festival and the Bridgetown Comedy Festival. As an actor, Peter has appeared in many films and TV shows, most recently in the William H. Macy film, "Rudderless," "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and as a recurring character in the new USA sit-com, "Benched."
Peter majored in theater at Northwestern University, and after moving to Los Angeles, completed two years of study in the Meisner Technique. He subsequently studied and performed at the Groundlings Theater and at Improv Olympic West.
Peter was born in Ethiopia, where his father did public health work. He moved to Chapel Hill, North Carolina when he was 5. His family chose to come with him.
Peter has one daughter who is usually embarrassed to be seen in public with him.