James Urbaniak



Place of birth:

Bayonne - New Jersey - USA:


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. James Christian Urbaniak (born September 17, 1963) is an American actor. Urbaniak was born in Bayonne, New Jersey. He lives in Santa Monica, California with his wife Julie and their twins, son Severn Jerzy and daughter Esme Maeve. One of his first noteworthy roles was in the avant-garde playwright/director Richard Foreman's The Universe, for which Urbaniak won an Obie. He has also been acclaimed for his acting in the films Henry Fool and American Splendor, in the latter of which he played legendary illustrator R. Crumb. He was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for his role in Thom Pain (based on nothing). He provides the voice for main character Dr. Thaddeus Venture on The Venture Bros. as well as the Doctor's brother Jonas Venture Junior and the super-villain Phantom Limb. In one of his lesser-known roles, Urbaniak played a pizza guy in the famous "Whassup?" television commercials for Budweiser. He also portrayed the moderator in "Human Centipede Anonymous", a Funny or Die short depicting three men who grapple with their past as a human centipede.


Where'd You Go, Bernadette? (2018)
Marcus Strang
Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay (2018)
Professor Pyg
Wonderstruck (2017)
Dr. Kincaid, Rose's Father
Rebel in the Rye (2017)
Gus Lobrano
Dave Made a Maze (2017)
After Adderall (2016)
The Agent
Advantageous (2015)
The Thrilling Adventure Hour Live (2015)
Doll Zero
Book of Christ (2014)
Rev. Boxley Fryer
The Boxtrolls (2014)
Sir Broderick / Male Workman 1 / Male Workman 2 (voice)
Ned Rifle (2014)
Simon Grim
Such Good People (2014)
Dr. Cooper Whitehead, Ph.D.
The Occupants (2014)
Bitter Orange (2013)
iSteve (2013)
Bill Gates
Advantageous (2012)
Dave Fisher
Manhattan Mixup (2011)
From the Head (2011)
The Music Never Stopped (2011)
Mike Tappin
Sound of My Voice (2011)
Mr. Pritchett
Beware the Gonzo (2010)
Principal Roy
You Don't Know Jack (2010)
Jack Lessenberry
Drones (2010)
Across the Universe (2007)
Sadie's Manager
Fay Grim (2006)
Simon Grim
The Girl from Monday (2005)
American Splendor (2003)
Robert Crumb
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003)
Lab Technician
Plain Dirty (2003)
Druden Hunt
Upheaval (2002)
Teknolust (2002)
Agent Hopper
Sweet and Lowdown (1999)
Henry Fool (1997)
Simon Grim
The Sticky Fingers of Time (1997)
The Other Also (1997)
NYC 3/94 (1994)
Opera No. 1 (1994)