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Guy Branum Appearances: EditGuy Branum was (born November 12, 1975) is an American actor, comedian, and writer best known as the head writer of, and a sketch performer on, X-Play on the G4 network and was a regular panelist on Chelsea Lately on the E! network. He currently hosts the podcast Pop Rocket on the Maximum Fun network.
Guy Branum is a writer and comedian best known for serving as “Staff Homosexual” onChelsea Lately and his performance as Natalie Portman’s sassy gay friend in No Strings Attached. Noticing a trend? He’s appeared on E!, MTV, G4, CurrentTV and lots of other channels you’d need to upgrade your cable to watch. He’s written for Punk’d on MTV andFashion Police on E!. That means he’s watched the Grammys at Joan Rivers’s house. Jealous? Guy also writes for the “Gay Voices” section of The Huffington Post and occasionally makes web vidoes where he dances around without his shirt on. But mostly, Guy is very, very beautiful and good at having sex.
Branum was born and raised in Yuba City, California. He attended the University of California, Berkeley from 1994-1998 where he was a history and political science major. He wrote a column for the Daily Californian, one of which brought the United States Secret Service to his apartment in November 1997 before the Big Game between Berkeley and Stanford University, in which he made suggestions that Berkeley students murder Stanford Freshman Chelsea Clinton.
He then moved to Minnesota, where he attended the University of Minnesota Law School, and was on the U of M Quiz Bowl team that placed third at CBI nationals in 1999. After graduating he returned to California.
After being recommended by co-hostess Laura Swisher, Branum was hired as a writer for Unscrewed with Martin Sargent while it was still on TechTV in San Francisco. OnUnscrewed, he regularly appeared as a sweater model and as The Ambassador of Gay. He was also a writer and producer on G4tv.com, and head writer on the G4 channel program X-Play. He also contributed to the comedy podcast Weezy and the Swish. In December 2007, Branum became a writer and an onscreen comedy performer onChelsea Lately. He made his feature film debut in January 2011 in No Strings Attached. In 2012 Branum became a writer for the show Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, performing a recurring segment "No more Mr. Nice Gay." He appeared on the eighth season of Last Comic Standing.
Branum is openly gay.
|Episode Number||Episode Title||Type||Guest||Show / Book||Release Date||Length|
|43||The Ghost of Guy Branum||HBO Show||Guy Branum||Season # 2||Apr. 30, 2012||2:06:14|
|130||Please, Please, Don’t Kill Me! The Game of Thrones Game Show, Season 3 Edition||Game Show||Guy Branum and||N/A||Feb. 2, 2014||1:09:06|