Born in England and raised in Jamaica and New York City, Ian Edwards is a stand-up comedian, writer, producer, actor, and podcaster. Ian is currently a Co-Executive Producer of the upcoming Netflix/A24 series SURVIVAL OF THE THICKEST. His first one-hour stand-up special, Bill Burr Present’s IanTalk: Ideas Not Worth Spreading, debuted on Comedy Central in 2019. Ian has appeared numerous times on Comedy Central’s @Midnight , @Lightsout , Conan, and Comedy Central’s The New Negroes, and is regularly featured as a guest on some of the top podcasts in the world (WTF with Marc Maron and The Joe Rogan Experience to name a few).
Ian was previously a Supervising producer on Season 4 of THE LAST OG (TBS), an executive story editor and co-producer on HBO’s Crashing, as well as a co-producer on Netflix’s Friends from College and producer on Sugar and Toys on Fuse. Prior to that, Ian served as a consulting Producer on NBC’s The Carmichael Show, as well as a staff writer on ABC’s Blackish. Ian recently played the recurring role of Skull in the Netflix series Friends From College. Ian is co-host of the All Things Comedy podcast Soccer Comic Rant, an informed, passionate, and hilarious weekly update of soccer highlights around the world.