Gerry Bednob (born May 18, 1950) is a Trinidadian and Tobagonian American actor and comedian of Indo-Trinidadian descent. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in Sociology from the University of Toronto, and worked as a high school counselor before turning to comedy and moving to Los Angeles. Bednob often refers in his standup acts as Bangladeshi, as his grandfather was from East Bengal in British India which is present-day Bangladesh. Bednob has co-starred as "Bling Bling Shelton" in the VH1 comedy series Free Radio and recurred on shows such as Wilfred, Playing House, and Undeclared. He has appeared in films The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Furry Vengeance, Encino Man, Zack and Miri Make a Porno, The Five-Year Engagement, and Walk Hard.