Currently starring in the Disney XD show, LAB RATS, actor/comedian Hal Sparks began his professional career as a teenager in Chicago. As a member of the famed Second City Troupe, his quick wit and affable personality quickly gained him recognition and acclaim. Sparks went on to host the Emmy Award- winning "Talk Soup" on E!. He starred for five seasons on Showtime´s hit series "Queer As Folk" and appeared in the films "Extract," "Spiderman 2" and "Dude, Where´s My Car?" Sparks recently starred in his own one hour Showtime comedy special, "Charmageddon," which is now a best-selling DVD. He is a commentator on VH1's popular "I Love the 80´s" series and can be heard every Wednesday on the nationally syndicated "Stephanie Miller Radio Show." His numerous other television appearances include "The Tonight Show," "Larry King Live," "Charlie Rose," "Good Morning America," "The View," "Jimmy Kimmel" and MTV.