Taran Hourie Killam (born April 1, 1982) is an American actor and comedian who was born in Culver City, California and was raised in Big Bear City, California. He graduated from the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, and his great-uncle was actor Robert Stack. In 1994, Killam made his first film appearance as an adolescent in “Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult”. Killam was also featured on Nickelodeon’s “The Amanda Show” starring Amanda Bynes. He played Spalding, a boy who had a huge crush on Moody, in “Moody’s Point.” Killam joined the cast of “MADtv” as a featured player during its 7th season in 2001–2002 at age 19, becoming the youngest cast member to ever join the sketch program. He was also a regular cast member on the third and fourth seasons of Nick Cannon‘s “Wild ‘N Out”. In 2005, Killam co-starred in the television pilot “Nobody’s Watching”, which never aired on network TV, however the pilot gained popularity after it was leaked online and they continued making webisodes from 2006–2007. Killam co-starred in the 2004 Disney Channel Original Movie “Stuck in the Suburbs”. After “MADtv”, Killam appeared on TV shows such as “How I Met Your Mother”, “Jake in Progress”, “Still Standing”, “Boston Public”, “Drake & Josh”, “Do Over”, “Roswell” and “Judging Amy”. He had also appeared on “Scrubs” and “Scrubs: Interns” as Jimmy (the Overly Touchy Orderly). Killam appeared as a contestant on the episode of “The Price Is Right” which aired on December 7, 2006. He has also been in “Just Married”, “Big Fat Liar”, “Anderson’s Cross”, and “My Best Friend’s Girl”. Killam was a member of the Los Angeles-based improvisational and sketch comedy troupe “The Groundlings”. He retired from the Main Company in 2012. On September 25, 2010, Killam joined the cast of “Saturday Night Live” for the 36th season, making Killam the second Nickelodeon veteran after Kenan Thompson to join SNL, and the second SNL cast member who was previously a cast member on its former rival sketch show “MADtv” (after Jeff Richards).