Born on December 24, 1966 in Alexandria, Virginia, Diedrich Bader is an actor who got his first major break as The Searcher in the 1993 series Danger Theatre following several guest appearances on shows like The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Quantum Leap and Cheers. His career as a comedian quickly took shape as he ventured into the silver screen with roles on The Beverly Hillbillies, Napoleon Dynamite and Meet the Spartans just to name a few.
A graduate of T.C. Williams High School and the North Carolina School of the Arts, Bader is also a voice actor who is credited for numerous famous characters such as Adonis on the Hercules animated series franchise, Warp Darkmatter/Natron on the Buzz Lightyear TV series, and on Batman: The Brave and the Bold as Batman, Kilowog, Ace, Owlman, Solomon Grundy, Punch, and the Gorilla Boss.
Bader, who is best known as Oswald Lee Harvey on The Drew Carey Show, currently stars as Charlie on the NBC comedy series Outsourced.
Curb Your Enthusiasm (2007) - Simon
7th Heaven (2007) – T-Bone's father
Monk (2007) – Chance Singer
King of the Hill (2007) (TV) (voice) – Doctor, Body Builder, Ray Roy
Surf's Up (2007) – Tank "The Shredder" Evans
Balls of Fury (2007) – Randy Daytona's Concubine Companion
The Batman (2008) – Shadow Thief, Captain Slash
Meet the Spartans (2008) – Traitoro
The Secret Saturdays (2008) – Fiskerton
Open Season 2 (2008) – Rufus
Reno 911! (2008) – Tommy Hawk
Bolt (2008) – Veteran Cat
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2008) – Bud – "Two And a Half Deaths"
Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2008–present) (voice) – Batman, Kilowog, Ace, Owlman, Solomon Grundy, Punch, Gorilla Boss
Drop Dead Diva (2009) – Dog Owner – "The Chinese Wall"
CSI: Miami (2009) – Myles Martini – "Dead on Arrival"
Space Buddies (2009) – Yuri
The Penguins of Madagascar (2009) (TV) (voice) – Rat King – "Crown Fools," "Miracle on Ice", "Roger Dodger", "The Lost Treasure of the Golden Squirrel".
The Goode Family (2009) (TV) (voice)- Jeff/Lane
Bones (2009–2010) - Andrew Hacker
Phineas and Ferb (2007–present) -Albert
The Simpsons (2000) - Man
Medium (2010) - Fred Rovick
Chuck - (2010)
Ben 10: Ultimate Alien (2010) - Heatblast
Vampires Suck (2010) - Frank Crane
DC Universe Online (2010) (VG) (voice) - Solomon Grundy
Outsourced (TV series) (2010) (TV) - Charlie
Skunk Fu! Rabbit