Not only an actor, Nat Faxon has also tried his hand at writing and producing several productions. He has worked as a “Groundling” at the improvisational comedy club of the same name in L.A. and made a name for himself in the entertainment industry. In 2000, he began his professional career by appearing on the series "Grosse Pointe". His portrayal of Kevin lasted for 17 episodes, since the series was eventually canceled. However, Faxon continued his career by appearing as a guest star on a variety of other programs.
In 2001, Nat Faxon played a delivery guy in the romantic comedy "The Medicine Show". This starred Jonathan Silverman, Greg Grunberg, and Natasha Gregson Wagner. Faxon then appeared on "In My Opinion", as well as played Kip in the Mike White-written film "Orange County". This enabled Faxon to work alongside Jack Black and Colin Hanks. He subsequently starred in the romantic comedy "Slackers", and was next seen on the comic thriller Club Dread. He also got a part in "Significant Others", before he took on the role of Milk Shake in the series "Reno 911!" from 2003 to 2004.
Faxon next appeared on the TV movie "Romy and Michele: In the Beginning", playing the character Chad. His subsequent project became a role in the Friends spin-off, "Joey", starring Matt LeBlanc. In 2005, Faxon landed a part in "Navy NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service", as well as on "Reba". The following year, he got parts in films like "The TV Set" and "Beerfest". After a guest spot on "My Name Is Earl", he was seen on the short-lived Fox sitcom, "Happy Hour". His character is that of Brad Cooper, and for that he worked with John Sloan, Lex Medlin, Jamie Denbo, Beth Lacke and Brooke D’Orsay. In 2007, Faxon was seen on "Lobby Lobster", as well as on the comedy film "Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story". After a role in "Hamlet 2", he got cast as the character Edgar ‘Flatty’ Flanagan on the show "Mad Men".
Faxon will star on the upcoming FOX comedy, "Ben and Kate" alongside Dakota Johnson.