John Purcell is a writer, actor, and improviser who lives in Queens. He is from Ireland.

John is the creator of the web series Business Work. He is a contributing writer for the Onion News Network and his writing has been published in McSweeney's Internet Tendency

John is a member of the UCB Harold team Apollo and a writer/performer for Showtime with Anthony Apruzzese.  As a member of improv/sketch group, Greasy Lake, John co-wrote and starred in the comedic play, Key to the City, which ran for five months at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre NY.

This is an unflattering photo of him in a car.