Born on January 31, 1976 in New York, New York, Paul Scheer is an actor, writer, and comedian best known for his work on the MTV sketch comedy series Human Giant and his role on NBC comedy 30 Rock as head page Donny Lawson. He graduated from the Scholl of Education at New York University, where he majored in communication and education.
In 1995, Scheer became a member of Chicago City Limits, the city’s longest running Off-Broadway comedy show. Three years after, he joined another group, the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater where he performed Sketch and Improvisation. In 2002, he created and starred on the highly regarded show Automatic Vaudeville at the Ars Nova Theater. He is still a regular performer at Upright Citizens Brigade. In 2006, Variety named him one of the Top 10 Comics to Watch.
In 2009, Scheer was cast on the rookie FX comedy The League, which follows five guys who bond over fantasy football.