Michael Herbert Schur began his career in 1998 as a writer for ‘Saturday Night Live’ and won accolades along with its writing team. He also appeared in a few episodes in various roles. In 2001, he became the producer of SNL’s ‘Weekend Update’ (2001-2004).
Subsequently, Schur became the producer-writer of the mocumentary sitcom series ‘The Office’ (2005-2013), which fetched acclaim. He played ‘Mose’ in the series. He was a co-producer of the comedy-drama series ‘The Comeback’ (2005) and also wrote a few episodes.
Schur wrote parody TV-film ‘Totally Awesome’ (2006), and appeared in single episodes of the series ‘The O.C.’ (2007) and ‘Miss Guided’ (2008).
Next, Schur was co-creator, director, writer, executive-producer of the political satire mocumentary sitcom ‘Parks and Recreation’ (2009-2015), which won him critical acclaim. He appeared in some episodes in non-speaking cameo roles.
Schur was also writer-director, producer-creator of the award-winning police procedural comedy-series ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ (2013-2021), and produced the comedy-drama streaming-series ‘Master of None’ (2015-present).
Next, Schur created the successful fantasy-comedy series ‘The Good Place’ (2016-2020). In 2019, he was executive-producer of comedy-series ‘Abby’s’ and ‘Sunnyside.’ He co-created and scripted the comedy-show ‘Rutherford Falls’ (2019-present), and is the executive-producer of the streaming comedy-drama ‘Hacks’ (2021-present), and Netflix’s ‘Q-Force’ (2021).
Michael Schur Awards
|The Office||Outstanding Comedy Series||2006|
|Saturday Night Live||Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program||2002|