Steve Bannos is an American television and film actor and writer. As an actor, he may be best known for his portrayal of Frank Kowchevski on the short-lived NBC dramedy Freaks and Geeks. A well disguised Bannos also played the characters "Mr. Combover" and "Mr. Gross" on the Nickelodeon TV show, Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide. Steve can also be seen in the films, Bridesmaids, Funny People, Superbad, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Drillbit Taylor, Pineapple Express, and Unaccompanied Minors; and TV appearances in Eagleheart, The Mentalist and Without a Trace. Bannos also wrote for Freaks and Geeks, Disney's Recess, the Nickelodeon program Doug and was a four time Guest Writer on Saturday Night Live. Bannos is also a copywriter in the entertainment field. His copywriting work consists of movie teasers and trailers, special shoot movie and television ad campaigns and scores of movie taglines. Bannos wrote the pre-taped Comedy Sketches starring Warren Buffett for the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholders meeting for the years 2004-2008. Other notable celebrities in the sketches included Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, LeBron James, Charlie Munger, Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen.