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J. Elvis Weinstein


J. Elvis Weinstein began his stand-up comedy career at age 15 in Mpls. Minnesota. At 17, he was one of the founding writer/performers of "Mystery Science Theater 3000" (MST3K) as the original voice/puppeteer of robots Tom Servo and Gypsy, and the role of Dr. Lawrence Erhardt. Since moving to Los Angeles, he has worked as a writer/producer on a ... See full bio »

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 2017 I Need You to Kill (Documentary)
 2014 Michael Des Barres: Who Do You Want Me to Be? (Documentary) (writer)
 2009 Cinematic Titanic: East Meets Watts (Video) (writer)
 2009 Cinematic Titanic: Blood of the Vampires (Video) (written by)
 2008 Cinematic Titanic: The Wasp Woman (Video) (written by)
 2008 Cinematic Titanic: Doomsday Machine (Video) (written by)
 2007 The Mediocre Samaritan (Short) (written by)
 2007 Cinematic Titanic: The Oozing Skull (Video) (written by)
  America's Funniest Home Videos (TV Series) (writer - 113 episodes, 2002 - 2007) (writing supervised by - 20 episodes, 1998 - 1999) (written by - 12 episodes, 2002 - 2006)
- Episode #17.22 (2007) ... (writer)
- Episode #17.20 (2007) ... (writer)
- Episode #17.21 (2007) ... (writer)
- Episode #17.19 (2007) ... (writer)
- Episode #17.18 (2007) ... (writer)
 2001 Dead Last (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- To Live and Amulet Die (2001) ... (written by)
- Laughlin It Up (2001) ... (written by)
- Heebee Geebee's (2001) ... (written by)
  Freaks and Geeks (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2000) (written by - 1 episode, 1999)
- Noshing and Moshing (2000) ... (writer)
- Beers and Weirs (1999) ... (written by)
 1999 Fast Food Films (TV Series) (creator - 7 episodes)
- Dance or Die (1999) ... (creator)
- Wizards of the Demon Sword (1999) ... (creator)
- Mark of Zorro (1999) ... (creator)
- David Copperfield (1999) ... (creator)
  Malcolm & Eddie (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 1996 - 1997) (written by - 1 episode, 1996)
- Retreat and Surrender (1997) ... (writer)
- Hai Karate (1997) ... (writer)
- Dead Guy (1996) ... (writer)
- Partnership of Fools (1996) ... (written by)
 1996 Bunk Bed Brothers (TV Movie)
 1994-1996 Later (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- Episode dated 12 February 1996 (1996) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 11 November 1995 (1995) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 18 July 1995 (1995) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 1 December 1994 (1994) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 6 September 1994 (1994) ... (writer)
  Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 21 episodes, 1988 - 1989) (written by - 13 episodes, 1989 - 1990)
- Women of the Prehistoric Planet (1990) ... (written by - as Josh Weinstein)
- The Black Scorpion (1990) ... (written by - as Josh Weinstein)
- Untamed Youth (1990) ... (written by - as Josh Weinstein)
- Moon Zero Two (1990) ... (written by - as Josh Weinstein)
- Robot Holocaust (1990) ... (written by - as Josh Weinstein)
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Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Josh Weinstein

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Was the original Tom Servo on MST3K (Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988)). Kevin Murphy replaced him at the beginning of the second season. His nerdy henchman character, Dr. Laurence Erhardt, was replaced by TV's Frank, played by Frank Conniff. He differentiated Dr. Laurence Erhardt and Tom Servo by using a squeaky, high pitched voice as Erhardt and a deep voice as Servo. See more »

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