NBC's new comedy 1600 Penn came to the White House on January 9 as President Obama hosted the cast and crew at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue for a screening and reception for the series. Hear what star Josh Gad had to say about the screening, the show and more below!
Gad's television credits include "Back to You" and ABC's "Modern Family," as well as the animated series "Good Vibes," where he voiced the character of Mondo. Gad also starred in the title role in "Gigi: Almost American." He recently guest starred on FOX's hit show "New Girl."
Gad will be seen on the big screen in "Thanks for Sharing," opposite Gwyneth Paltrow, Mark Ruffalo and Tim Robbins, which premiered at this year's Toronto International Film Festival. In addition, he will also be seen starring as Steve Wozniak in the highly anticipated Steve Jobs biopic, "Jobs," opposite Ashton Kutcher, and co-starring in Fox's film "The Internship," opposite Will Ferrell and Owen Wilson, which will be released on June 7, 2013. His earlier film credits include roles in "21," "The Rocker," and "Love and Other Drugs."
Currently, he is lending his voice to DreamWork's animated film "Me and My Shadow," opposite Kate Hudson and Bill Hader. He also voiced the character of Louis in "Ice Age: Continental Drift," alongside Ray Romano, Queen Latifah, Jennifer Lopez and John Leguizamo.
Gad took Broadway by storm starring as Elder Cunningham in the Tony Award-winning musical comedy "Book of Mormon," written by the creators of "South Park," Trey Parker and Matt Stone, and Tony winner Robert Lopez ("Avenue Q"). Gad was nominated for a Tony, a Drama League and an Astaire Award, and won the Outer Critics Circle Award for his performance. Gad made his Broadway debut in the Tony Award-winning production of "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee."