Michael Hitchcock is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and television producer.
Hitchcock is currently a writer and supervising producer on season 4 of the FOX television series Glee. In 2011, Hitchcock became a writer and consulting producer for season 3 of the show after previously appearing in a guest role season 1 as rival glee club director Dalton Rumba. Hitchcock reprised this role in the season 4 episode "Makeover" and again in season 5 episode "Love Love Love".
As an actor, he has appeared in several of Christopher Guest's critically acclaimed movies, including Waiting for Guffman, Best in Show, A Mighty Wind, and For Your Consideration. Best in Show earned a Golden Globe nomination for “Best Comedy” and won “Funniest Motion Picture” by the American Comedy Awards and British Comedy Awards. Hitchcock and his co-actors from A Mighty Wind were awarded “Best Ensemble Cast” by Florida Film Critics Circle and were nominated for “Best Ensemble Acting” by the Phoenix Film Critics Society.
Other film appearances include Bridesmaids, Super 8, Operation: Endgame, Smiley Face, Wild Hogs, Joss Whedon's Serenity, Pretty Persuasion, Heartbreakers, and Happy, Texas.