Jake Wells is an actor and writer based out of Brooklyn, NY.
He just recently booked a guest-star on the Starz series POWER.
He is currently pitching a political joke book to publishers.
A founding member of the sketch trio Blizzard of ’96, Jake has performed live comedy throughout NYC at The PIT, UCB, The Annoyance, The Stand, out-of-town festivals, post-apocalyptic bar-basements, and by the Shake Shack line at Madison Square Park.
Jake wrote and starred in the series “10,000 Hours” (10thousandhrs.com) and is currently producing a pilot for the NYTVF about a group of nuclear scientists living in Williamsburg.
As an actor, Jake has co-star credits on Nickelodeon, Fox, and in commercials cast out of both LA and NYC. He recently worked on Martin Scorsese’s latest project and as a NY Times Reporter in "The Post".
Jake studied at South Coast Repertory under Hal Landon, Jr, and Karen Hensel; and at OCC Repertory and Brooklyn College. He studied advanced improvisation at UCB and serves on the Kings County Democratic Committee, ED 76.
As a writer, Jake has contributed for The Onion, Funny or Die, and Above Average, The Rage Report, News Makeup, and other really bad, just-put-them-out-of-their-misery satire sites.