Plays George Cooper Sr

Lance Barber has the skills necessary to play a wide range of television characters, and had appeared on numerous shows since 2001.

Barber played the role of Paulie G on The Comeback, which The New York Times described as “among the great villains of television comedy.”

Previously, Barber had recurring roles on Black-ish, Faking It, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Californication and United States of Tara. 

He guest starred on Dr. Ken, Grey’s Anatomy, Justified, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Harry’s LawMasters of Sex, The Crazy Ones and How I Met Your Mother

He also had a small part in The Big Bang Theory.

Recently, Barber appeared in the feature film Buster’s Mal Heart. His earlier film credits include Gangster Squad, The Godfather of Greenbay, For Your Consideration and Leatherheads.

Barber was born and raised in Battle Creek, Michigan.

He began acting with his Pennfield High School Drama Club and later joined the theatre program at Kellogg Community College.