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Rene Gube

Rene Gube Actor, writer, comedian @renegube Instagram rectangular logo.png IMDb
Portrays: Father BrahRole: Writer/actor/Executive story editor — Show debut: "Josh and I Are Good People!"
Family: Briga Heelan (wife), Bennet Alejandra Gube (daughter) Other work: "Ground Floor"


@Racheldoesstuff @arianelange Father Brah moves in w his single mother sister. It's called "Father Brah's Sister's Son"
— Rene Gube, Twitter

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Rene Gube
Rene Gube is a Filipino-American actor, writer and comedian best known for his role as "Threepeat" on the TBS sitcom "Ground Floor". He was raised in Rancho Penasquitos, San Diego and went to Mount Carmel High School. It's there he discovered his love of comedy while being active in a Speech and Debate club. He briefly became a high school teacher and during that time became a member of a sketch group called "Torchblue." After leaving teaching he joined the Uptight Citizens Brigade in Los Angeles and received further training in the art of improvisational comedy. He joined the writing staff on sitcoms such as "Up All Night" and "Ground Floor". He is currently the executive story editor and writer on The CW musical comedy "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend". Gube also portrays onscreen the recurring character of "Father Brah". In his personal life Gube is married to his former "Ground Floor" co-star Briga Heelan.


Year Title Role Notes
2010 Surprise Party Passive Aggressive Coffee Drinker
2012 Cop-Puter Short
2012 "Seeking a Friend for the End of the World" Cell-Mate
2013 If We Dated Patrick Short
2015 Underground Comedy Himself Documentary; Post-production
Year Title Role Notes
2011 ''Community" Randall Episode: "Advanced Gay"
2012 '"Are You There, Chelsea?" Judge Episode: "Boots"
2012 The Newsroom" Mike Episode: "I'll Try to Fix You"
2012 "Up All Night" Bryce Episode: "Home/Office"
2013 "The Office" Athlead Male Receptionist Episode: "Suit Warehouse"
2013 "Ben and Kate" Michael 2 episodes
2013 "Comedy Bang! Bang!" Husband Episode: "Gillian Jacobs Wears a Red Dress with Sail Boats"
2013–2015 "Ground Floor" Mike "Threepeat" Wen Main Cast; 20 episodes
2014 "Growing Up Fisher" Postman Episode: "Trust Fall"
2014 "Undateable" Parker Episode: "An Imaginary Torch Walks Into a Bar"
2015–2017 Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Father Brah Recurring role; 8 Episodes
Year Title Role Notes
2012–2014 "CollegeHumor" Various 2 episodes
Year Title Role Notes
2012 "Men at Work" Staff Writer 9 episodes
2012 "Up All Night" Writer Episode: "Thanksgiving"
2013–2015 "Ground Floor" Story Editor
2 episodes
1 episode: "If I Were a Rich Man"
2015–2016 Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Executive Story Editor
11 episodes
1 episode: "My First Thanksgiving with Josh!"
Year Title Role Notes
2014–2015 "Ground Floor" Consulting Producer


"Ground Floor"[]

Rene Gube is the first of three actors from the short lived comedy "Ground Floor" to appear on "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend." His wife Briga Heelan was the second actor to make an appearance as "Connie Cavanagh." The former star of "Ground Floor" and Heelan's onscreen love interest Skylar Astin of "Pitch Perfect" fame was the last actor from the show to appear on "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend." Astin was brought in to portray Greg Serrano taking over the role from Santino Fontana in the fourth and final season.

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Cast of "Ground Floor"
  Cast edit
Rachel Bloom ("Rebecca Bunch") 🎈 Donna Lynne Champlin ("Paula Proctor") 🎈 Vincent Rodriguez III ("Josh Chan")
Santino Fontana/Skylar Astin ("Greg Serrano") 🎈 Pete Gardner ("Darryl Whitefeather") 🎈 Vella Lovell ("Heather Davis")
Gabrielle Ruiz ("Valencia Perez") 🎈 Scott Michael Foster ("Nathaniel") 🎈 David Hull ("White Josh")

Rene Gube ("Father Brah") 🎈 Erick Lopez ("Hector") 🎈 Ava Acres ("Young Rebecca")
Gina Gallego ("Mrs.Hernandez") 🎈 Danny Jolles ("George”) 🎈 Amy Hill ("Lourdes Chan")
Tess Paras ("Jayma Epstein") 🎈 Coryn Mabalot ("Jastinity Chan") 🎈 Stephnie Weir ("Karen")
Michael Hyatt ("Dr. Noelle Akopian") 🎈 Jacob Guenther ("Chris") 🎈 Michael McMillian ("Tim")
Eugene Cordero ("Alex") 🎈 Paul Welsh ("Trent Maddock") 🎈 Parvesh Cheena ("Sunil Odhav")
Robin Thomas ("Marco Serrano") 🎈 Esther Povitsky ("Maya") 🎈 Olivia Edward ("Madison Whitefeather")
Burl Moseley ("Jim Kittsworth")


Tovah Feldshuh ("Naomi Bunch") 🎈 Briga Heelan ("Connie Cavanagh") 🎈 Nipsey Hussle
Brittany Snow ("Anna Hicks") 🎈 Rachel Grate ("Audra Levine") 🎈 Andrew Arrow ("Hank")
Patti LuPone ("Rabbi Shari") 🎈 Lea Salonga ("Tita Myrna)" 🎈 Grant Rosenmeyer ("Jason")
Jayden Lund ("Guardrail") 🎈 Thor Knai (“Xander”) 🎈 John Allen Nelson ("Silas Bunch")
Britney Young ("Nicky") 🎈 Dr.Phil

  Crew edit

Rachel BloomAline Brosh McKenna 🎈 Rene Gube 🎈 Sono Patel 🎈 Audrey Wauchope 🎈 Rachel Specter 🎈 Michael Hitchcock 🎈 Dan Gregor 🎈 Doug Mand 🎈 Elisabeth Kiernan Averick 🎈 Erin Ehrlich 🎈 Ilana Peña 🎈 Jack Dolgen 🎈 Katie Schwartz 🎈 Alden Derck


Marc Webb 🎈 Joanna Kerns 🎈 Kabir Akhtar 🎈 Jay Chandrasekhar 🎈 Aline Brosh McKenna 🎈 Stuart McDonald 🎈 Joseph Khan 🎈Erin Ehrlich 🎈 Steven Tsuchida 🎈 Jude Weng


Adam Schlesinger 🎈 Jack Dolgen 🎈 Steven M. Gold


Kathryn Burns (Choreographer) 🎈 Dominique Kelley (Assistant Choreographer) 🎈 Kabir Akhtar (Editing)
Melina Root (Wardobe & Costumes) 🎈 Britney Young (Production assistant) 🎈 Alden Derck (Writer's Production assistant)

  Production edit