Nicholas Roger Swardson (born October 9, 1976) is an American actor and stand-up comedian. Swardson was born in St. Paul, Minnesota to Pamela and Roger Swardson. He was asked to write the original screenplay for Malibu's Most Wanted after being noticed by Jamie Kennedy. Nick also works very closely with Adam Sandler and Sandler's Happy Madison Productions. Nick performs regularly as a stand-up comedian throughout Los Angeles. He has been featured in two of his own Comedy Central Presents stand-up specials.