Birth Name: David Wain
Birth Place: Shaker Heights, Ohio, USA
Wain was born on Aug. 1,1969 in the Cleveland suburb of Shaker Heights, OH. At the age of 10, he was given a simple camcorder by his father and started making home videos documenting his friends and surroundings of Shaker Heights. After graduating from high school, he moved to New York to attend New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in 1987, and it was there that he met the other future members of "The State" comedy troupe. Originally called "The New Group," Wain and his new sketch partners wrote up skits and prepared for their first live performances, which caught on with audiences. In 1990, the group landed their big break opening for comedian Dennis Miller, and the show marked Wa...
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