Lance Barber is an American actor best known for his role as Pauli G on the short-lived television sitcom The Comeback (TV series)|The Comeback in 2005, as well as Jimmy Speckerman in The Big Bang Theory.
Barber was born and raised in Battle Creek, Michigan - Cereal City, USA. He caught the acting bug after his high school performance as Jethro in a stage version of The Beverly Hillbillies. He soon went on to The Barn Theater - a summer stock company where he was blessed to work with Tom Wopat.
Chicago was the next stop. There he studied improvisation at the Second City and Improv Olympic and was hired as a member of the Second City National Touring Company.
Career in film
He made several appearances at the Chicago Comedy Festival and is a founding member of the improv troupe The G.O.C.
His television credits include MTV's Faking the Video and the WB's On the Spot and guest appearances on ER, Gilmore Girls, Yes, Dear, Come to Papa, The Jamie Kennedy Experiment, What I Like About You and Californication.
On the big screen, Lance has leading roles in the independent features Bad Meat and The Godfather of Greenbay and the short film The Confetti Bros.