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17 Amazing Secrets You Did Not Know About Brad Sherwood

1. He has worked in entertainment as an actor, comedian, singer, writer, and producer.

2. Sherwood was born in Chicago, Illinois and later grew up in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

3. He attended Santa Fe Preparatory School and graduated from Santa Fe High School.

4. His first acting job was his recurring role on six episodes of L.A. Law.

5. In 1994-1995, Sherwood was a cast member on the syndicated, sketch-comedy series The Newz.

6. In 1992, Sherwood became a recurring performer on three seasons of the British version of the award-winning improvisational comedy show Whose Line Is It Anyway?.

7. He was the only actor to make it onto the cast from the Los Angeles auditions. He starred on all seven seasons of the American, Emmy nominated version of Whose Line on ABC.

8. Some people and cartoon characters he impersonated were Bruce Springsteen, Mick Jagger, Bob Dylan, Fred Schneider, Roger Daltrey, Willie Nelson, Yogi Bear, Jimmy Stewart and Jim Backus.

9. He hosted The Dating Game from 1996–1997, and The Big Moment in 1999, and has guest hosted Talk Soup.

10. Brad Sherwood was a regular panelist on To Tell The Truth, Jury Duty, and Hollywood Squares, and has made over one hundred appearances in sketches on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno in the last fifteen years.

11. He appeared in all three “live” episodes of The Drew Carey Show as the host who instigated the improv-games part of the shows.

12. His most recent appearances have been on the 2013 relaunch of Whose Line Is It Anyway?

13. He has been a guest on Larry King Live and a regular panelist on Chelsea Lately, starring Chelsea Handler.

14. Sherwood teamed up with Colin Mochrie to tour the United States and Canada performing in their two-man improv show entitled An Evening With Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood.

15. The “Capitol spectacle” became a media frenzy and a viral video on YouTube with millions of hits, and even ended up in the series finale of The Sopranos.

16. Sherwood was briefly a guest announcer on The Price Is Right. George Gray is now the permanent announcer.

17. Brad Sherwood became engaged in 2006, and married long term partner Seana in February 2007; they appeared on several episodes of the third season of the Bravo series Flipping Out.

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