alt RYAN SMITH (Merry, Elrond, Co-Lyricist)

Ryan is a graduate of the Florida State University School of Theatre and is currently an actor/improviser/writer.  He started performing improv about 14 years ago at SAK Comedy Lab in Orlando, Florida.  There, he did 7 shows a week until he made the move to L.A. in 2001.  His film credits include a lead role in the mockumentary Closing Escrow, which appeared at the 2007 HBO Comedy Arts Festival.  

His TV credits include improvising on PAX's World Cup Comedy and writing for three years on Fox's MADtv.  He has been in several national tv and radio commercials, and when surfing the world wide web-o-sphere, you can find him in the popular web series, Gorgeous Tiny Chicken Machine Show.