Erik Griffin is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer, from Long Beach, California. Griffin's career in comedy began in the early 2000s when he started performing at local open mic nights in Los Angeles. He quickly made a name for himself, gaining attention for his irreverent humor and sharp wit.
In 2008, Griffin's career got a significant boost when he was cast as Montez Walker in the hit Comedy Central series "Workaholics." He appeared in more than 50 episodes of the show from 2011 to 2017, earning critical acclaim for his performance.
In addition to "Workaholics," Griffin has made numerous appearances on TV shows, including "I'm Dying Up Here," "The Last O.G.," and "You're the Worst." He has also released several comedy albums, including "Technical Foul: Volume One" (2014) and "Champion" (2019).
Griffin's humor often focuses on social commentary, poking fun at topics such as race, relationships, and modern culture. He is known for his high-energy performances and relatable observations about everyday life.
In recent years, Griffin has also become a regular on the podcast scene, co-hosting the "Riffin' With Griffin" podcast, where he interviews other comedians and entertainment personalities. Additionally, he is joined by fellow stand-up comics, Chris D'elia and Brendan Schaub as co-host of the comedy podcast, "The Golden Hour".
With his comedic talents and growing presence in the entertainment industry, Griffin has become one of the most recognizable faces in modern comedy, known for his sharp humor and dynamic performances.