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One For The Road: Happy Birthday Nick Offerman

By Chuck Sudo in Arts & Entertainment on Jun 26, 2012 10:30PM

Nick Offerman, the pride of Minooka, Ill., was born on this date in 1970. In addition to helping craft one of the most original characters in modern television in Parks and Recreation's Ron Swanson, he's a master carpenter, has a side business as a woodworker, worked as a fight choreographer at Steppenwolf Theatre, and is a Cubs fan.

Here's video that puts most of those resume bullet points together and, while most of us would be happy to simply tool around the MLV fan cave, watch Offerman's eyes light like a child when he comes across the woodworking machines.