You may know Jim Rash as the spastic, outlandish and often costume-clad Dean Pelton from NBC's Community, where he plays the dean of a community college. What you may not know is that Jim Rash is also a screenwriter who won an Oscar (along with writing partners Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon) in 2012 for Best Adapted Screenplay for The Descendants starring George Clooney. Jim Rash is also a Charlotte native who attended Charlotte Latin School. His latest film The Way Way Back, an independent coming-of-age comedy, will be released on DVD next Tuesday. We'll talk with Jim Rash about his writing and acting career and his transition from Charlotte to Los Angeles. Originally Aired 7/25/2013.
Jim Rash - Actor and Academy Award winning screenwriter of The Descendants. His new movie is The Way Way Back