While attending the University of California, Los Angeles, Detroit native Dax Shepard trained at The Groundlings Theater for improv and sketch comedy, and landed his first TV role on Punk'd in 2003. Since then, Shepard has appeared in multiple films, including Without a Paddle, Idiocracy, Employee of the Month, Baby Mama, The Judge and This Is Where I Leave You.
Shepard has written, directed and starred in three films: CHiPS, Hit and Run and Brother's Justice. He also starred in the network television drama Parenthood, for which he received a 2015 People's Choice Award nomination. Shepard is a series regular on the Netflix comedy The Ranch and will next star in ABC's upcoming single-camera comedy Bless This Mess, opposite Lake Bell.
Last year, Shepard launched "Armchair Expert," a podcast in which he talks with some of the most iconic creative personalities around the world.