Vladimir John Perez a.k.a. Vlad the Improv-er, is an actor born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. Vacillating between New York, Connecticut, and Los Angeles, Vlad has worked as a Location Scout, Location Assistant, and Production Assistant on a variety of movies and television shows, including Flight of the Conchords, Fringe, Fighting, Duplicity, and Bored to Death on HBO. His Improv training started at Play On Acting Studio, then Hartford Stage, and currently the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, with many workshops and classes between them all over Connecticut and New York City. In his free time he is a member of the hip-hop duo Loop Stranglers, is working on his reel, and is attempting to use improv to cure cancer.