Actor And Screenwriter Jim Rash (Rebroadcast)

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

Jim Rash as Dean Pelton in NBC's Community
Jim Rash as Dean Pelton in NBC's Community