Irving Ruan is a writer, actor, comedian, playwright, and engineer.

His work has been published in The New Yorker, McSweeney's Quarterly Concern and McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Funny Or Die, CollegeHumor, and elsewhere. He is a member of the San Francisco Writer’s Grotto.

He graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a degree in Computer Science and has studied improv, sketch writing, and satire at The Second City in Chicago.

Irving lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.