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JR Reed

JR Reed attended the UCLA School of Theater, Film and TV as a theater major. A longstanding member of Los Angeles' Actors' Gang Theater Company, he acted in, wrote and directed numerous award-winning productions under artistic director Tim Robbins and performed in several Mark Taper Forum produced theater projects as well as several L.A. sketch comedy groups-- including A.S.S. (Another Showcase Showdown) whom performed mainstage at the HBO Aspen Comedy Festival.

The Las Vegas, Nevada native originated the role of Lee in The Fan episode of the HBO series The Adventures of Tenacious D. He has appeared as Lee live in concert singing songs with the D as well as portraying other characters, including cheap-ass spidey-man and satan.

Trainwreck, a southern-rock character band formed by Reed and Kyle Gass has toured nationally and appeared as musical guest on The Jimmy Kimmel Show. In 2004, they released Trainwreck Live on Sony/Epic Records.

On television, JR has appeared in Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Dead Last, Alias, Living with Fran, VH-1 Storytellers and with his Trainwreck bandmates, hosted programming on Al Gore's CurrentTV.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.

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