Edward Parker "Ed" Helms is an American comedic actor known for his work as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He is also well known by his performance as Andy Bernard on the US version of the sitcom/mockumentary, The Office. In addition, Helms stars as Dr. Stu Price in The Hangover films.
Helms voiced the Once-ler in The Lorax in 2012 and it was announced in July that he has signed on to play Rusty Griswold in the upcoming film, Vacation as a sequel/spin-off of the National Lampoon's Vacation series. Helms plays guitar, banjo (which was shown in the commercial bumpers and on a What Up With That? sketch when he hosted Saturday Night Live in 2011), and piano, and he has played all three, as well as a sitar, in some of his movies and television performances.