Brian Posehn Movies and TV Shows, Wife, and Net Worth

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Brian Posehn is a famous American actor, musician, stand-up comedian, and writer. He had his first role in HBO’s Mr Show with Bob and David from 1995 to 1998. Posehn has also appeared on The WB’s Mission Hill and The Sarah Silverman Program. Additionally, Posehn has a standalone music album and also four comedy albums as a comedian.

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Since 2012, he has hosted the Dungeons & Dragons podcast Nerd Poker and voiced Brütal Legend, Halo 2, and FusionFall. For his role on Mr Show with Bob and David he earned two Primetime Emmy Awards in 1998 and 1999 for Outstanding Music Program.

Brian Posehn’s Quick Facts

Profession:  Comedian and Actor
Wife:  Melanie Truhett
Age: 57 years (July 6, 1966)
Height: 6 ft 6¾ in or 2m
Net Worth: $3 Million


Posehn was raised by his parents in Sacramento, California, USA in 1966. He holds American nationality and is of Irish and German descent. When he was the age of 2, his father, Robert Edmund Posehn died of an allergic reaction to blood medication. Posehn was then raised by a single mother Carole Turner who worked at Sonoma Developmental Center.


In 2004, Posehn married his wife Melanie Truhett. Melanie and Posehn share a son. In 2011, he quit smoking marijuana but resumed smoking three years later.


Posehn has a son along with his wife Melanie Truhett. He has not shared any details regarding their son.


Poshen graduated with a high school diploma from Sonoma Valley High School in 1984. After graduating, he enrolled at California State University, Sacramento.

Movies And TV Shows


  • The Wedding Singer as Man at Table 9 in 1998.
  • Run Ronnie Run! as Tank in 2002.
  • Grind as Orville the Scraggly Guy in 2003.
  • Eulogy as Video Store Clerk in 2004.
  • Smiley Face as Bus Driver in 2007.
  • The Haunted World of El Superbeasto as Murray in 2009.
  • The Five-Year Engagement as Tarquin in 2012.
  • Hell and Back as Cleb in 2015.
  • Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie as Mr. Rected in 2017.
  • The Last Blockbuster Himself in 2020.

TV Shows

  • Empty Nest as Painted gut guy in 1995.
  • Everybody Loves Raymond as Walter or Warren in 1997 and 2001.
  • The Army Show as Eddie in 1998.
  • Jesse as Terry in 1999.
  • Just Shoot Me! as Kevin Liotta from 1999 to 2003.
  • Ozzy & Drix as Sylvian Fisher in 2003.
  • Tom Goes to the Mayor as Gibbons from 2005 to 2006.
  • Metalocalypse as Melward Fjordslorn from 2008 to 2012.
  • Newsreaders as Ames MacKenzie in 2013.
  • The Big Bang Theory as Bert Kibbler from 2013 to 2019.
  • Lady Dynamite as Sebastian in 2016.
  • The Adventures of Puss in Boots as Tim in 2017.
  • Deadly Class as Shandy in 2019.
  • Steven Universe Future as Sour Cream in 2020.
  • The Neighborhood as Clem in 2020.
  • Nailed It! as Himself in 2021.

Big Bang Theory

Posehn played a recurring role in The Big Bang Theory as geologist Bert Kibbler from 2013 to 2019. Bert is a geologist who meets Amy while Amy is working there in her lab in “The Occupation Recalibration”. The series has 12 seasons with 279 episodes aired on CBS from September 2007 to May 2019.


He appeared in the episode “Chapter 1” as Speeder pilot in 2019 in the space Western television series, The Mandalorian. Mandalorian was the first live-action series in the Star Wars franchise. Mandalorian begins five years after the events of the film Return of the Jedi.


Posehn first played in 28 episodes of Mr Show with Bob and David and also delivered the manuscript where Joey Tribbiani’s soap opera character “Dr. Drake Ramoray” is killed. In 1998, he appeared in “The Burning” episode of Seinfeld where he played Kramer “and was given” gonorrhea. Between 1999 and 2003, he did 9 episodes of the NBC series Just Shoot Me!


Apart from acting, Posehn also is a stand-up comedian who appeared on Comedy Central Presents in 2002. In 2006, he had his debut comedy album Live In: Nerd Rage, and participated in the 2008 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. Furthermore, Posehn performed as part of the Rock N’ Roll Comedy set with Jim Norton and Michelle Buteau. He then had his second album Fart and Wiener Jokes in 2010, The Fartist in 2013, and Posehn 25×2 in 2017.


Posehn has an active website at where he uploads his tour schedules and tickets for the year.


Posehn is a voice actor who has voiced videos like FusionFall, Halo 2, Brütal Legend, and Minecraft: Story Mode. From 1999 to 2002, he played the voice of Jim in Mission Hill on the WB. He also voiced the Cartoon Network’s character Adult Swim, Tom Goes to the Mayor from 2005 to 2006. In addition, Posehn voiced the character of Murray, a robot, in Rob Zombie’s animated The Haunted World of El Superbeasto.

Height Weight

Posehn is a man of tall stature standing at 6 ft 6¾ in or 2m and weighs around 100kg.


He is set to entertain his fans with his comedy in Denver at Comedy Works Downtown on November 8 and November 9, 2024.

Net Worth

Posehn has a net worth of $3 million earned from professionally working as an actor, musician, stand-up comedian, and writer.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who Is Brian Posehn’s Wife?

Posehn’s current wife is Melanie Truhett and together they have a son.

How Old Is Brian Posehn?

Posehn is born in Sacramento, California on 6 July 1966, and is 57 years old.

Is Brian Posehn In Adventure Time?

He voiced the Adventure Time episode “Business Time as the leader of the Business Men.

Social Media Account

Twitter – @thebrianposehn

Instagram – brianposehn