Thomas Lennon is a comedic actor, writer, and director from Illinois. He is best known for his involvement in the sketch comedy show The State, and as Lieutenant Jim Dangle on Reno 911! Thomas has appeared in the television comedies The League, Children's Hospital, Party Down, New Girl, How I Met Your Mother, Comedy Bang! Bang! and in the films Bad Teacher, Memento, The Dark Knight Rises, How to Lose A Guy in 10 Days, Transformers: Age of Extinction, and I Love You Man.