Duncan Trussell is an American comedian, podcast host, and actor. He was born on April 20, 1974, in Asheville, North Carolina, and grew up in the nearby town of Boone. Trussell is known for his philosophical and spiritual approach to comedy, and he often incorporates these themes into his stand-up performances.
Trussell is also the host of “The Duncan Trussell Family Hour” podcast, which features interviews with a variety of guests on topics ranging from spirituality and mindfulness to politics and popular culture. The podcast has been running since 2012 and has gained a large following.
In addition to his work in comedy and podcasting, Trussell has also appeared in several television shows and films, including “Adventure Time,” “Fargo,” and “The Midnight Gospel,” which is an animated series he co-created with Pendleton Ward. The show premiered on Netflix in 2020 and explores philosophical and existential themes through its surreal and psychedelic visuals.