James Rash (born July 15, 1971) is an American actor, comedian, and filmmaker. He primarily voices the Riddler on but has also voiced several minor characters:
- Stan in "Til Death Do Us Part"
- Poison Ivy's father in "Harley Quinn Highway"
- A nurse and a cop in "New Gotham"
- A student in "Riddler U"
- A guard and Luigi in "All the Best Inmates Have Daddy Issues"
- Leslie in "Dye Hard"
- The Mayor of Gotham
- Tad in "Something Borrowed, Something Green"
He is known for his role as Dean Craig Pelton on the NBC sitcom Community (2009–2015), for which he was nominated for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series in 2012. That same year, he won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay and received a Golden Globe nomination for the film The Descendants.
Rash also played Mr. Grayson/Stitches in the 2005 film Sky High, Fenton on That '70s Show, Andrew the "whore house guy" on Reno 911! and played Head T.A. Philip in Slackers. He also co-wrote the screenplay for The Descendants (2011) and then co-wrote and co-directed the film The Way Way Back (2013). He also appeared in the final episode of the show Friends.
- In an episode of Community Jim Rash's character had the Batman-actor-themed code name of "Voice of Diedrich Bader," the actor who voices Batman in .