Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Ian Gomez (born December 27, 1964) is an American actor best known for his comedic TV work, the most notable of which are his series-regular stints as Javier on Felicity and Andy on Cougar Town.
He was born in New York City, New York, to an artist father and a dancer mother.
On The Drew Carey Show from 1994-2005, Gomez played Larry Almada, a co-worker of Drew's at Winfred-Louder. He also worked with Drew Carey in 1999 on the show Whose Line is it Anyway?.
From 1998-2002, he played Javier Clemente Quintata on the hit WB show Felicity.
In 2002, he starred in Alanis Morissette's "Hands Clean" music video. In the same year, he appeared with Jeff Greene, Ted Danson, Michael York, and Hugh Mellon in two episodes of the HBO series Curb Your Enthusiasm, where he played the "bald chef," hired by Larry to cook in the restaurant he owned.
He appeared in ABC's Jake in Progress (2005-2006), starring John Stamos, 2006 saw him appear in the fourth episode of Lost's 2006 third season, "Every Man for Himself", and as a therapist in the April 2006 episode "Here We Go Again" of Reba.
He took the part of Andy Torres in the ABC and later TBS comedy Cougar Town alongside fellow Drew Carey Show castmate Christa Miller, from 2009-2015.
In 2016, Gomez and his wife Nia Vardalos co-presented The Great American Baking Show, a revival of The Great Holiday Baking Show.
He is married to actress-writer Nia Vardalos of My Big Fat Greek Wedding fame. He appeared in her films My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Connie and Carla, My Life in Ruins, I Hate Valentine's Day, and My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2. Gomez is of Puerto Rican and Russian Jewish descent, and converted to the Greek Orthodox Church upon marrying Vardalos, which is mirrored as a plot element in Wedding. In 2008, the two adopted a daughter.
|1993||Rookie of the Year||Odd bellman|
|1997||'Til There Was You||Scott|
|2001||The Center of the World||Delivery Man|
|2002||My Big Fat Greek Wedding||Mike|
|2002||Meet Prince Charming||Gino|
|2002||Get A Clue||Mr. Orlando Walker|
|2003||Street of Pain||Beau|
|2003||Chasing Papi||Doctor Chu|
|2003||Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star||Strange Man|
|2004||Connie and Carla||Stanley|
|2004||The Last Shot||Agent Nance|
|2005||Getting To Know You||Russ|
|2006||You Did What?||Dr. Bob|
|2007||Love Shack||Mo Saltzman|
|2009||My Life in Ruins||Motel Clerk|
|2009||I Hate Valentine's Day||KJ Ken|
|2013||Dealin' with Idiots||Commissioner Gordon|
|2014||Free Fall||Ronald Taft|
|2015||Larry Gaye: Renegade Male Flight Attendant||Captain Felder|
|2016||My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2||Mike|
|1993||Missing Persons||Pete, the Morgue Technician||6 episodes|
|1995||Married... with Children||Employee#1||1 episode: "Get the Dodge Outta Hell"|
|1995-1996||Murphy Brown||Secretary#77, Mimicking Secretary||2 episodes: "Bad Company", "Defending Your Life"|
|1995-2004||The Drew Carey Show||Larry Almada||38 episodes|
|1998||Melrose Place||Hotel Employee||2 episodes: "Divorce Dominican Style", "A Long Way to Tip-A-Rory"|
|1998||Smart Guy||Art Bruno||1 episode: "Achy Breaky Heart"|
|1998-2002||Felicity||Javier Clemente Quintata||Recurring (Season 1-3)
Main Cast (Season 4): 45 episodes
|1999||Whose Line Is It Anyway?||Himself||Season 1, episode 14|
|1999-2001||The Norm Show||Danny Sanchez||54 episodes|
|2000||Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child||Basilio||1 episode: "Robinita Hood"|
|2001||Danny||Martinez||1 episode: Pilot|
|2002||Get a Clue||Mr. Orlando Walker||TV Movie|
|2002||NYPD Blue||Joel Robinson||1 episode: "One in the Nuts"|
|2002||Curb Your Enthusiasm||Bald Chef||2 episodes: "The Corpse-Sniffing Dog", "The Grand Opening"|
|2003||Exit 9||Gary||TV Movie|
|2003||Lucky||Pete||1 episode: "Lie, Cheat & Deal"|
|2003||The Lyon's Den||Special Agent Sasser||1 episode: "The Fifth"|
|2004||George Lopez||Jewelry Salesman||1 episode: "George of the Rings"|
|2005-2006||Jake in Progress||Adrian||Main cast
|2006||Reba||Therapist||1 episode: "Here We Go Again"|
|2006||Lost||Munson||1 episode: "Every Man for Himself"|
|2006-2007||Campus Ladies||Roger||2 episodes: "Spring Break", "Psych 101"|
|2006||7th Heaven||Psychologist||1 episode: "Don't Ax, Don't Tell"|
|2007||The Beast||Ron||TV Movie|
|2007||Heroes||Art Dealer||1 episode: "Parasite"|
|2007||My Boys||Turk Vardell||1 episode: "Off Day"|
|2008||According to Jim||Detective||1 episode: "The Rendezvous"|
|2008||Reaper||Jack King||1 episode: "Coming to Grips|
|2008-2009||Rita Rocks||Owen||25 episodes|
|2008||Gary Unmarried||Paulie||1 episode: "Gary and Allison's Restaurant"|
|2009||Life||Asst. Coroner Tom Santos||1 episode: "5 Quartz"|
|2009-2015||Cougar Town||Andy Torres||Main Cast: 88 episodes|
|2009||True Jackson, VP||Jobi Castanueva||1 episode: "Fashion Week"|
|2010||Royal Pains||Mac||1 episode: "Comfort's Overload"|
|2011||Grey's Anatomy||Doctor||1 episode: "Love, Loss and Legacy"
|2011||The Middle||Neighbor||1 episode: "Bad Choices"
|2012||Touch||Wade||1 episode: "Gyre, Part 1"|
|2012||Drop Dead Diva||Warren Patton||1 episode: "Road Trip"|
|2015||The Great Holiday Baking Show||Presenter||Baking competition|
|2016||Angel from Hell||The Oyster King||Episode: "Funsgiving"|
|2016||The Great American Baking Show||Co-Presenter (with wife Nia Vardalos)||-|