Archive of Bill Chott

Bill Chott is currently appearing in the family film Marshall's Miracle. He was in The Rum Diary with Johnny Depp and appeared regularly in the Disney hit show Wizards of Waverly Place. Orginally from St. Louis Missouri, He has a film/TV/voiceover career in Hollywood and teaches improv in Hollywood, Pasadena and around the world. He attended Central Methodist University and trained in Improvisation at The Second City. There he worked with such comedy powerhouses as Tina Fey, Steve Carell, and Stephen Colbert among many others. Bill starred on The Dana Carvey Show, does cartoon voices on PBS, Saturday Night Live and in film, he appeared in Galaxy Quest, Dude Where’s My Car, and he was a lead role as Thomas, the Special Olympian who brings home the bronze in the Farrelly Bros. film The Ringer. His family-friendly humor is infused with a twisted dark side that shows you can play clean and still be very, very disturbed.

Bill has contributed 3 brilliant piece(s).

Alan Rickman, Bill Chott Galaxy Quest

You may not know my name, but you’ve probably seen me as “that guy” in dozens of projects on TV and film. I played a very small role in the film Galaxy Quest. I was the nerd at the convention who gets his autograph from (Alan Rickman’s character) Sir Alexander Dane and proudly announces, “By Grabthar’s Hammer! By the Sons of Warvan! I shall avenge you!” So I was moved yesterday when I learned of Alan Rickman’s death. On Rickman’s tribute reel on CNN, there we were together again in another galaxy, and I was glad to be able to pay him my respects one last time. Read More…

Face the Truth

by Bill Chott October 21, 2013

Thus far in our continuing series we’ve examined how amateurs can use facial expressions in their daily lives to improve their overall communication strategy. Today, we’ll focus on the professional applications as Bill Chott demonstrates some of the facial expressions he has used in his work in The Ringer, The Wizards of Waverly Place, and […]

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All the World’s a Stooge

by Bill Chott October 24, 2012

Are you a fan of the Three Stooges? There was always something forbidden about the Stooges when I was a kid. When I was 5, my friend Scott Watson tried to do one of those Moe smacks on the nose. He tapped me rather lightly, but my nose started to bleed a river. Now, my […]

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