Nick Offerman is an American actor, writer and carpenter. He is most widely known for his role as Ron Swanson in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation. Offerman began his career in theatre companies in Chicago. Offerman has appeared in films such as November (2004), Cursed (2005), Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous (2005), Sin City (2005), The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009), and The Kings of Summer (2013). In 2014 Offerman debuted "American Ham", a Netflix original, one-man show that featured a collection of anecdotes, songs and woodworking/oral-sex techniques.
Offerman is also the voice of Axe Cop in the upcoming animated series with the same name.