Hayes was seen most recently in his 90-second Samsung commercial produced for the 2015 Oscars telecast resulting in a 32.9% "brand lift" for Samsung. That sure sounds fancy. Hayes was the spokesman for Orville Redenbacher's in addition to several recent spots including a holiday campaign for Best Buy with fellow Groundlings' alumna Maya Rudolph. IMDb ranked Hayes #20 on its list of "Prolific Commercial Actors." A frequent sketch performer on Conan and Kimmel, Hayes also hosted UCB Theater's signature show "Asssscat" alongside Amy Poehler and other members of SNL/Daily Show.
Hayes is a busy standup comedian opening for Zach Galifianakis, Bobcat Goldthwait, Andy Dick and Maria Bamford. Recent theater includes Roadhouse the Musical with Chaz Bono and Tom Lenk.
Hayes has starred in several features including ART HOUSE with Iggy Pop and Greta Gerwig, STARLIGHT & SUPERFISH with Wendi McLendon-Covey, and BEYOND THE PALE with Mindy Sterling.
Hayes has appeared on USA's Burn Notice, Comedy Central's Brody Stevens: Enjoy It, ABC Family's State of Georgia, TNT's cable hit Rizzoli & Isles, and received a straight-offer role opposite Eliza Coupe on USA's Benched.