David Michael Koechner is an American character actor and comedian best known for playing Champ Kind in the Anchorman films and Todd Packer on NBC's The Office. Koechner first became involved in performing when he began studying improvisational comedy in Chicago at the ImprovOlympic, under the teachings of Del Close, before joining the Second City Northwest. After one-year stints of doing sketch comedy on Saturday Night Live and Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Koechner began taking minor roles in the films Wag the Dog, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, and Man on the Moon. While filming the country mockumentary Dill Scallion, Koechner befriended his comedy partner, Dave 'Gruber' Allen, forming The Naked Trucker & T-Bones Show. The act became a hit at Hollywood clubs such as Largo, and the Allen and Koechner were invited to open for Tenacious D. Koechner appeared frequently with larger supporting roles in many high-profile comedic films, including Anchorman, Talladega Nights, The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard, and Extract. On January 17, 2007, Koechner's Naked Trucker & T-Bones Show premiered on Comedy Central, giving him a starring role and full creative control. His first leading role, as Coach Lambeau Fields in Fox Atomic's sports comedy, The Comebacks opened on October 19, 2007.
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