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Bagley in 2010
Timothy Hugh Bagley

(1957-08-17) August 17, 1957 (age 66)
  • Actor
  • comedian
Years active1989–present

Timothy Hugh Bagley (born August 17, 1957) [1] is an American actor and comedian, who has appeared in numerous films and television programs. He had recurring roles on the TV series Will & Grace , Hope & Gloria , Strip Mall , According to Jim , The King of Queens , Monk , Help Me Help You , 10 Items or Less , $#*! My Dad Says , and portrayed Richard Pratt on the Showtime series, Web Therapy . Previously, Bagley had a recurring role as Principal Toby Pearson on the American sitcom Teachers , and as Peter in the Netflix series Grace and Frankie .



Comedy career

In 1989, Bagley began studying with The Groundlings, and was soon writing and performing with their prestigious Main Stage Company. Although he retired from the theatre's Main Company in the mid 1990s, Bagley still comes back regularly to perform in The Groundlings’ all-improv show Cookin' with Gas. In 1995, Bagley left the Groundlings and turned his attention to television. After guest appearances on Diagnosis: Murder and Seinfeld , he landed his first regular role on the Showtime series Howie Mandel's Sunny Skies . [2]

Television career

Since breaking into television in the early 1990s, Bagley has become a familiar face on primetime television. He has guest starred on such shows as Seinfeld , Wings , Dharma & Greg , According to Jim , Curb Your Enthusiasm , The X Files , Suddenly Susan , ER , Ellen , 3rd Rock from the Sun , The Nanny , and Desperate Housewives .

Bagley has also had regular and recurring roles in such hit shows as The King of Queens , Hope & Gloria , Strip Mall , and 7th Heaven , and portrayed fellow OCD sufferer Harold Krenshaw on Monk for several episodes, often antagonizing the titular character, Adrian Monk and his assistants, Sharona Fleming and Natalie Teeger. He also appeared in "Grimm" as a blutbad. He is perhaps best known on television for his appearances as Larry, one half of a married gay couple with an adopted daughter, on the hit sitcom Will & Grace .

Bagley also starred with Lisa Kudrow and Victor Garber on Web Therapy , the series of online vignettes developed by Kudrow which was adapted into a half-hour show by Showtime. He can also be seen as Principal Pearson on the 2016 TV Land comedy Teachers.

Film career

In addition to his work in independent films, Bagley has appeared in big-budget movies like The Mask , Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me and Knocked Up . Other high-profile films include Employee of the Month , Happy, Texas and Mistress , starring Robert De Niro. He appeared briefly at the beginning of the 2006 film Accepted .

Personal life

Bagley is gay [3] and talks openly about his early struggles to be accepted. His partner of 10 years died in 1995 from kidney failure associated with complication from AIDS. [4]



1992 Mistress Mitch's Singing Student
1994 The Mask Irv Ripley
1995The CrazysitterMr. White
1998 The Chosen One: Legend of the Raven Ricky DeanDirect-to-video
1999 Happy, Texas David, Pageant Professional
1999Turkey. Cake.PeteShort film
1999 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Friendly Dad
2001 The Fluffer Alan Dieser
2004 The Day After Tomorrow Tommy Levinson
2005The StorytellerPete
2006The Enigma with a StigmaMayor Ken Polk
2006 Accepted Vice Principal Matthews
2006 Employee of the Month Glen Gary
2007Jesus PeopleRod Carmichael
2007Totally Baked: A Pot-U-MentaryRusty Polten
2007The CaptainThe Captain
2007 Knocked Up Dr. Pellagrino
2007GoldfishMr. Jenkins
2007 Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story Engineer
2009 Finding Bliss Alan Balaban
2009Jesus People: The MovieRod Carmichael
2009Kevin Nealon: Now Hear Me Out!Man in Stall
2010 Operation: Endgame Carl
2012 This Is 40 Dr. Pellagrino
2017 The Evil Within Pete
2018Only HumansDan
2018 Fishbowl California Woody
2019 Otherhood Miles
2023Howdy, Neighbor!Vell Cantrell


1993 Coach Cousin RoyEpisode: "Christmas of the Van Damned"
1994 Diagnosis: Murder Questioner / Lance2 episodes
1995 Howie Mandel's Sunny Skies Various2 episodes
1995 Seinfeld Evan FaneEpisode: "The Maestro"
1995 Night Stand with Dick Dietrick Marvin / Hubie2 episodes
1995–1996 Hope & Gloria Ed3 episodes
1996 Wings LukeEpisode: "Sons and Lovers"
1996 The Nanny Flight AttendantEpisode: "A Pup in Paris"
1996 3rd Rock from the Sun FrankEpisode: "Hotel Dick"
1997 Ellen The Wine MakerEpisode: "Makin' Whoopie"
1997 Moloney CollinEpisode: "Damage Control"
1997 ER Archie PapionEpisode: "Whose Appy Now?"
1997 The Jeff Foxworthy Show DMV ManEpisode: "Foxworthy Shall Rise Again"
1998 The Closer Brother XavierEpisode: "The Rebound"
1999 Suddenly Susan DonEpisode: "Sometimes You Feel Like a Nut"
1999 The X-Files GordyEpisode: "Arcadia"
2000 V.I.P. Renard BouvoireEpisode: "Miss Con-Jeannie-Ality"
2000 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch Mr. CornwallisEpisode: "The End of an Era"
2000 Curb Your Enthusiasm Shoe SalesmanEpisode: "Ted and Mary"
2000–2001 Strip Mall Dwight22 episodes
2000–2006; 2018–2020 Will & Grace Larry17 episodes
2001 One on One PhantomEpisode: "Phantom Menace"
2001 Dharma & Greg NelsonEpisode: "Wish We Weren't Here"
2002 So Little Time Real Estate AgentEpisode: "The Flat Tire"
2002The CourtGregg Willis5 episodes
2003 Hidden Hills Steven Haley2 episodes
2003 I'm with Busey Episode: "Learning and Knowledge"
2003 Wanda at Large BillEpisode: "Where's Roger?"
2003–2007 According to Jim Tim Devlin4 episodes
2004 Las Vegas Stan PutascaEpisode: "You Can't Take It with You"
2004 Pilot Season Jack HitingTV Mini-series, 2 episodes
2004 Wanda Does It Tim Brewer6 episodes
2004 Memron Dr. ShueTelevision film
2004–2007 The King of Queens Neil / Glenn4 episodes
2004–2009 Monk Harold Krenshaw 9 episodes
2005 7th Heaven Vincent's Father2 episodes
2005 Father of the Pride VoiceEpisode: "Stage Fright"
2005 Joey LeonardEpisode: "Joey and the House"
2005Stephen's LifeDick SilverTelevision film
2006The RoomBen AckermanTelevision film
2006–2007 Help Me Help You Pat Weiner2 episodes
2006–2009 10 Items or Less Don 'The Bag' Bagley3 episodes
2007 The New Adventures of Old Christine Dr. MikeEpisode: "Sleepless in Mar Vista"
2007 Jimmy Kimmel Live! The Captain"July 19, 2007"
2007 The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman DeanEpisode: "Dykes Like Us"
2007Case ClosedErnieTelevision film
2008 Miss Guided Peter2 episodes
2008 Desperate Housewives Dr. WagnerEpisode: "Mirror, Mirror"
2008 Pushing Daisies Colonel LikkinEpisode: "Comfort Food"
2008Precious MeadowsGordon CarrollTelevision film
2008–2013 Web Therapy Richard Pratt3 episodes
2009Me First!Jeffrey Wise
2009 Kath & Kim ClaudeEpisode: "Home"
2009 Southland Stanley SidelskyEpisode: "Two Gangs"
2009Dick Tracy SpecialSecurity GuardTelevision film
2010Funny or Die Presents...Mr. SternEpisode: #1.3
2010 Accidentally on Purpose GavinEpisode: "Speed 2"
2010 True Jackson, VP Edward 'Ed' WheelerEpisode: "True Drive"
2010–2011 $#*! My Dad Says Tim3 episodes
2010–2012 Hot in Cleveland LarryEpisode: "Pilot"
2011 Shameless MikeEpisode: "Casey Casden"
2011 Grimm PostmanEpisode: "Pilot"
2011–2015 Web Therapy Richard PrattMain cast
2012 Shake It Up Principal RabinoffEpisode: "Protest It Up"
2013 Quick Draw Mayor DodgeEpisode: "Railroad Spur"
2013 Wedding Band Randy LeeEpisode: "Personal Universe"
2013 Happily Divorced MichaelEpisode: "Peter's Boyfriend"
2013 1600 Penn Mr. NorgelEpisode: "Live from the Lincoln Bedroom"
2013 Ben and Kate Mr. CaruthersEpisode: "Father-Daughter Dance"
2013TrainersMale ClientEpisode: "The Predicament"
2013 2 Broke Girls Dennis Endicott IIIEpisode: "And the Window of Opportunity"
2013 Anger Management ZacEpisode: "Charlie Gets the Party Started"
2013 The League Mr. Browner2 episodes
2014 Dads KenEpisode: "Bully Gene"
2014 Kirstie RobberEpisode: "When They Met"
2014 The Soul Man FrederickEpisode: "Moving on Up"
2014 Bad Teacher GregEpisode: "Divorced Dudes"
2014 Young & Hungry ReverendEpisode: "Young & Thirty (and Getting Married!)"
2014 The Comeback FrankEpisode: "Valerie Is Taken Seriously"
2014–2016 You're the Worst Caseworker2 episodes
2015 Bad Judge Episode: "Naked and Afraid"
2015 Episodes Another ExecutiveEpisode: "Episode Two"
2015 Workaholics Party Host ScottEpisode: "Gayborhood"
2015 Cristela Mr. LathropEpisode: "Gifted and Talented"
2015 Glee Elementary TeacherEpisode: "Dreams Come True"
2015 Your Family or Mine Man NurseEpisode: "Christmas in July"
2015Hot Girl Walks ByJeffreyEpisode: "Visitors in a Hospital"
2015 Mr. Robinson Supervisor Dalton5 episodes
2015 Transparent Wedding PlannerEpisode: "Kina Hora"
2015–2022 Grace and Frankie PeterRecurring role, 32 episodes
2016–2019 Teachers Principal Toby PearsonRecurring role, 37 episodes
2016 Baby Daddy Stanley DexenberryEpisode: "Not So Great Grandma"
2016 New Girl LorneEpisode: "House Hunt"
2016 Mom Dr. LaSalleEpisode: "Xanax and a Baby Duck"
2018 One Day at a Time HenryEpisode: "Citizen Lydia"
2018 Roseanne JonathanEpisode: "Netflix and Pill"
2019 Bless This Mess JimmyEpisode: "The Chicken and the Goat"
2019 Grand Hotel GeorgeEpisode: "Groom Service"
2019 Raven's Home Judge GiovanniEpisode: "Disorder in the Court"
2020 AJ and the Queen Lloyd JohnsonEpisode: "Mt. Juliet"
2020 Man with a Plan ArthurEpisode: "Driving Miss Katie"
2020 B Positive MinisterEpisode: "Pilot"
2021 Call Your Mother HankEpisode: "Sunday Dinner"
2021 Chicago Party Aunt Episode: "Halloweener Circle" (voice)
2021–2022 Call Me Kat WyattRecurring role, 7 episodes
2021-present The Great North Principal GibbonsRecurring role, 13 episodes (voice)
2022 The Woman in the House Across the Street from the Girl in the Window School OfficialEpisode 4
2022 Killing It Mr. FranksEpisode: "Pilot"
2023 History of the World, Part II The DoctorEpisode: "V"
2023 Somebody Somewhere Brad SchraederRecurring role, 6 episodes
2023 American Born Chinese Company BossEpisode: "A Monkey on a Quest"
2023 And Just Like That... GregEpisode: "Chapter Three"
2023 Last Week Tonight Dollar Store ExecutiveEpisode: "Dollar Stores"

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