Paul W. Downs
Born November 21, 1982  Nationality American Occupation Writer, actor, director Years active 2007–present Known for Trey Pucker on Broad City
Paul W. Downs (born November 21, 1982) is an American actor, writer, and director best known for his portrayal of Trey Pucker on the Comedy Central series .
Paul W. Downs has been creating
digital shorts with Lucia Aniello since the pair met in 2007 at the Upright Citizens Brigade. In 2012 they made a web series called Paulilu Mixtape for Above Average Productions, a division of Broadway Video.
Paul played "Hot Guy" in an episode of the
MTV series in 2009. Additional appearances on The CollegeHumor Show CollegeHumor included parody of the deli scene from .
When Harry Met Sally...
Since 2014, Paul W. Downs has played the character Trey on the
Comedy Central sitcom . Trey is a fitness instructor and the boss turned romantic interest of Abbi Abrams (played by Broad City Abbi Jacobson) at Soulstice. Paul is also one of the writers and executive producers on the show.
On April 29, 2015, it was announced that Downs and Aniello would be writing a female spin-off of
. 21 Jump Street On June 22, 2015, it was announced that the duo sold their script for  Move That Body, a feature film acquired by Sony. Retitled and released in 2017, Aniello directed, while Downs co-starred in the film. Rough Night
In 2016 he wrote and starred in his own 30-minute episode of the
sketch show . Netflix Presents: The Characters
On April 20, 2016 Downs starred in the Comedy Central miniseries
alongside Time Traveling Bong Broad City co-star Ilana Glazer.
In 2016 he appeared in a
parody skit on the 36th episode of the sketch series Catfish: The TV Show .
Inside Amy Schumer
Paul studied theater at
Duke University where he did improv and was a member of Duke's sketch comedy group, Inside Joke.  He lives in  Los Angeles with his girlfriend and comedy partner, Lucia Aniello.  
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