(born October 2, 1968) is an American
film and television actor.
Slotnick was born in Chicago, Ill.
His film roles include computer industry pioneer Steve Wozniak
in the film Pirates of Silicon Valley
, and a part in the 1996 blockbuster Twister
. Recently he completed the suspense film Elevator
, in which he plays one of several people trapped in a New York elevator with a terrorist. Additionally, he was on the cast of the television shows Boston Public
in 2000-2001, The Single Guy
from 1995–1997, and Nip/Tuck
Slotnick has logged several guest appearances on a number of popular television shows. He also does commercial work, including a series of ads promoting the NBA
which were featured heavily during its 2008-2009 telecasts, Slotnick also plays the guy with the mustache in the coveralls that damages vehicles in the 21st century insurance commercials and has made appearances in ads for the office supply store Staples
where he states, "WOW - that's a low price."