Information on the actor
Zachary James "Zach" Sherwin, formerly known as MC Mr. Napkins, was born on July 1, 1980, in Cleveland, Ohio. He is a YouTuber, rapper, writer, comedian, and member of the Epic Rap Battles of History crew. He has helped Nice Peter and EpicLLOYD with the writing of the battles since his first appearance in Einstein vs Stephen Hawking. He later went on to appear in nine more battles.
He has his own YouTube channel, which consists of music videos of his raps. His rap style mainly includes comedic takes on different subjects and clever wordplay. His website can be found here. On November 29th, 2010 – under his retired name, MC Mr. Napkins – he released his first album, titled MC Mr. Napkins: The Album. On June 9th, 2015, Sherwin released his sophomore album, titled Rap!.
He has also written for the CW series Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, contributing raps for songs including "JAP Battle" and "I Give Good Parent".
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Awards and nominations
|2014||4th Streamy Awards||Best Writing||Won||Nice Peter, EpicLLOYD, Zach Sherwin, Dante Cimadamore, and Mike Betette|
|2015||5th Streamy Awards||Best Writing||Nominated||Nice Peter, EpicLLOYD, Zach Sherwin, Dante Cimadamore, and Mike Betette|
|2016||6th Streamy Awards||Best Collaboration||Nominated||Nice Peter, EpicLLOYD, Meghan Tonjes, Mike Betette, and Zach Sherwin|
|Best Writing||Nominated||EpicLLOYD, Nice Peter, Zach Sherwin, Dante Cimadamore, and Mike Betette|
- Sherwin was originally intended to be a main actor in the series, along with Peter and Lloyd, until Dave McCary changed the idea, and he became a recurring rapper and writer.
- Originally, he had the stage name "MC Mr. Napkins," but dropped it and is now known as simply Zach Sherwin. However, he is still mainly credited as MC Mr. Napkins in the descriptions of earlier installments.
- Alongside Timothy DeLaGhetto, George Watsky, Key & Peele, DeStorm Power, Rhett & Link, Kimmy Gatewood and Dan Bull, he is one of the guest stars to have a rapping role in more than one season.
- He is also the only guest to have a rapping role in every season.
- He is the first guest rapper in Dis Raps For Hire.
- Series writer Mike Betette stated on the ERB Wiki chat that Sherwin was "the best" person at wordplay.
- During the Off the Top event, he and Lloyd were in the rap battle skit and performed improvised rap battles such as Jeffrey Dahmer vs Bambi, Steven Spielberg vs Michael Bay, and Ben Franklin vs Doctor Octopus, with Sherwin as Dahmer, Bay, and Doctor Octopus.
- He is the first guest rapper to appear in the premiere and the finale of the same season.
- Season 1 is the only season where he has only one role.
- He has the most appearances out of all other guests.
- He co-wrote several tracks on Lloyd's web series Epic Studios.
- Main article: Zach Sherwin/Gallery