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Lance Barber is an American actor best known for his role as Pauli G on the short-lived television sitcom The Comeback in 2005, as well as Jimmy Speckerman in The Big Bang Theory.

Barber also plays George Cooper Sr. in Young Sheldon beginning in 2017.

Barber was born and raised in Battle Creek, Michigan - Cereal City, USA. He caught the acting bug after his high school performance as Jethro in a stage version of The Beverly Hillbillies. He soon went on to The Barn Theater - a summer stock company where he was blessed to work with Tom Wopat.

Chicago was the next stop. There he studied improvisation at the Second City and Improv Olympic and was hired as a member of the Second City National Touring Company.

Career in film

He made several appearances at the Chicago Comedy Festival and is a founding member of the improv troupe The G.O.C.

His television credits include MTV's Faking the Video and the WB's On the Spot and guest appearances on ER, Gilmore Girls, Yes, Dear, Come to Papa, The Jamie Kennedy Experiment, What I Like About You and Californication.

On the big screen, Lance has leading roles in the independent features Bad Meat and The Godfather of Greenbay and the short film The Confetti Bros.

References


External Links

  • [1] - IMDb Site
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Young Sheldon Characters, Cast & Crew
Main Characters Main Sheldon Cooper  ‧  Mary Cooper  ‧  George Cooper Sr.  ‧  George Cooper Jr.  ‧  Missy Cooper  ‧  Meemaw
Recurring Characters Tam Nguyen  ‧  Billy Sparks  ‧  Pastor Jeff  ‧  Victoria McElroy  ‧  Evelyn Ingram  ‧  Assistant Coach Wilkins  ‧  Hubert Givens  ‧  Ms. Hutchins  ‧  Principal Peterson
Cast Regulars Iain Armitage  ‧  Zoe Perry  ‧  Lance Barber  ‧  Montana Jordan  ‧  Raegan Revord  ‧  Annie Potts  ‧  Jim Parsons
Recurring Ryan Phuong  ‧  Wyatt McClure  ‧  Matt Hobby  ‧  Valerie Mahaffey  ‧  Danielle Pinnock  ‧  Doc Farrow  ‧  Brian Stepanek  ‧  Sarah Baker  ‧  Rex Linn
As Selves Elon Musk
Crew Writers Chuck Lorre * (Creator)  ‧  Steven Molaro * (Creator)
Directors Jon Favreau
Others
Science consultant : David Saltzberg Director of photography : Steven V. Silver
Executive Producers : Steven Molaro / Jim Parsons / Todd Spiewick Unit production manager : Kelly-Anne Lee *
Theme composer / performer : Steve Burns (performer) / Rob Cavallo (producer) Chuck Lorre Productions
also as Producer Young Sheldon : Full cast & crew on IMDb