Breckin Meyer was born on May 7, 1974, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Dorothy Ann and Christopher William Meyer. After his parents divorced, Breckin lived in several states with his older brother Frank and his younger brother Adam. When Breckin was in elementary school, he came into contact with Drew Barrymore's agent, the two had gone to the same elementary school. Through his younger years, Breckin appeared in mostly commercials until his first appearance in a major film in 1991 when he played Spencer in Freddy's Dead: Final Nightmare. He was type casted as a druggie character actor and was featured in many teenage comedies in the 90s such as Clueless and Can't Hardly Wait. His first leading role came in 2000 when he stared in Road Trip and began taking on more starring roles as the years went on. His television work include his Emmy-winning role as a producer for the Adult Swim stop motion animated series Robot Chicken. Currently he is starring in the comedy-drama law series Franklin and Bash on TNT. Meyer is also a musician and plays drums with other musical artists such as Tom Morello, Perry Farrell and Cypress Hill. Breckin is married to director and screenwriter Deborah Kaplan with whom he has one child, his daughter Caitlin Willow who was born December 31, 2003.