TODD ALAN CRAIN
Todd Alan Crain is a host and actor most known for having hosted 196 games of the television game show Jeopardy! with the IBM computer "Watson," and his acting roles on television and streaming networks such as Broad City (Comedy Central), The Punisher (Netflix), Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix), 30 Rock (NBC), FBI (CBS), Hunters (Amazon Prime), Law & Order: SVU (NBC), Paterno (HBO Films), and Quantico (ABC).
Todd has hosted 196 games of the television game show Jeopardy! with the IBM computer, 'Watson,' 210 games of The Million Second Quiz on NBC.com, was the lead anchor on IFC's The Onion News Network, and was the lead anchor for TheMinuteNews.com (a daily online news website). Todd's quick wit, professionalism, and ability to collaborate with corporate clients has made him one of the most sought after hosts in the business for the past 20+ years. He has hosted live events for KPMG, MetLife, Savient Pharmaceuticals, Purdue Pharma, Sanofi Pasteur, Astra Zenica, Bristol-Meyers Squibb, Abbott, Unum, Genentech, Schering-Plough, Roche, Pfizer, Merck, Novartis, and Mohawk Industries. His hosting duties have included new product launches, general sessions, live game shows, live satellite content driven broadcasts, awards shows, audience participation meetings, and scripted & non-scripted on-stage/on-camera interviews. No matter the crowd size, Todd's unique and incredibly inclusive hosting style keeps attendees engaged and entertained during events that can last from 1 to 8 hours long.
TODD'S ACTING BIO:
Todd graduated with a BFA in musical theatre from Otterbein University. After spending more than 2 years on national tours with Sesame Street Live! & Slim Goodbody, he landed his first television roles & has been working steadily in the medium ever since. He has appeared on the following Netflix productions: Orange is the New Black, House of Cards, Tallulah (independent film starring Alison Janney and Elliot Page), and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. He appeared on all 3 seasons of Hulu's hit show Deadbeat, had a very physical altercation on NBC's The Blacklist: Redemption, and finished out 4 episodes of season 2 on ABC's Quantico. Todd has recently been seen on the HBO biopic Paterno, 4 episodes of The Punisher on Netflix, and guest starred on FBI on CBS, & Law and Order: SVU on NBC. Todd's appearance as a 1970's game show host on Hunters on Amazon Prime left audiences in shock.