Biography

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Lewis Niles Black (born August 30, 1948) is an American stand-up comedian, author, playwright, social critic and actor. He is known for his comedy style, which often includes simulating a mental breakdown, or an increasingly angry rant, ridiculing history, politics, religion, trends and cultural phenomena. He hosted the Comedy Central series Lewis Black's Root of All Evil, and makes regular appearances on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart delivering his “Back in Black” commentary segment. When not on the road performing, he resides in Manhattan. He also maintains a residence in Chapel Hill, N.C. He is currently the spokesman for Aruba Tourism, appearing in television ads that aired in late 2009 and 2010. He was voted 51st of the 100 greatest stand-up comedians of all time by Comedy Central in 2004.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Lewis Niles Black (born August 30, 1948) is an American stand-up comedian, author, playwright, social critic and actor. He is known for his comedy style, which often includes simulating a mental breakdown, or an increasingly angry rant, ridiculing history, politics, religion, trends and cultural phenomena. He hosted the Comedy Central series Lewis Black's Root of All Evil, and makes regular appearances on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart delivering his “Back in Black” commentary segment. When not on the road performing, he resides in Manhattan. He also maintains a residence in Chapel Hill, N.C. He is currently the spokesman for Aruba Tourism, appearing in television ads that aired in late 2009 and 2010. He was voted 51st of the 100 greatest stand-up comedians of all time by Comedy Central in 2004.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 60

Birthday 1948-08-30

Place of Birth Silver Spring, Maryland, U.S.A.

Official Site http://www.lewisblack.com/

Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Hollywood Outlaw
2017 Gilbert as Himself
2017 Imitation Girl as Lew
2017 The History of Comedy(8 episodes) as Himself
2016 Better Off Single as Charlie's Therapist
2016 Lewis Black: Black to the Future as Himself
2016 Crisis in Six Scenes(6 episodes) as Al
2016 Rock Dog as Linnux (voice)
2016 Madoff(4 episodes) as Gregory Perkins
2015 Mind Candy as Anger (voice)
2015 Riley's First Date? as Anger (voice)
2015 Introducing Parker Dowd as Drew
2015 Inside Out as Anger (voice)
2015 Lewis Black & Friends - A Night to Let Freedom Laugh (Live in Washington D.C.) as Himself
2015 Misery Loves Comedy as Himself
2013 The Improv: 50 Years Behind the Brick Wall as Himself
2013 The Muslims Are Coming! as Himself
2013 Lewis Black: Old Yeller - Live at the Borgata as Himself
2012 Lewis Black: In God We Rust as Self
2011 Caris' Peace as Himself
2011 Afghan Luke as Lewis Black
2010 Kathleen Madigan: Gone Madigan as Himself
2010 Robotomy(10 episodes) as Gore-Ax
2010 Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated(54 episodes) as Mr. E
2010 The Green Room with Paul Provenza(1 episode) as Himself
2010 I Am Comic as Himself
2009 Surviving the Holidays with Lewis Black as Lewis Black
2009 Lewis Black: Stark Raving Black as Himself
2008 Lewis Black's Root of All Evil(30 episodes)
2008 History of the Joke as Himself - Host
2008 The Best of Comedy Central Presents: Uncensored
2007 The Big Bang Theory(2 episodes)
2007 Heckler as Himself
2006 Unaccompanied Minors as Oliver Porter
2006 Farce of the Penguins as Jimmy (voice)
2006 Man of the Year as Eddie Langston
2006 Accepted as Uncle Ben
2006 Live at Gotham(1 episode)
2006 Lewis Black: Red, White & Screwed as Himself
2006 Falling for Grace as Rob York
2006 Just for Laughs Stand Up, Vol. 2: On the Edge as himself
2005 Celebrity Mix
2005 The Aristocrats as Himself
2004 Lewis Black: Black on Broadway as Himself
2003 Lewis Black Unleashed as Himself
2002 Lewis Black: Taxed Beyond Belief as Professor Black
2000 Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law(3 episodes)
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit(1 episode)
1998 Comedy Central Presents(3 episodes)
1997 The View(4 episodes)
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(4 episodes)
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(9 episodes)
1993 Homicide: Life on the Street(1 episode)
1992 Mad About You(1 episode)
1990 Jacob's Ladder as Jacob's Doctor
1990 Law & Order(1 episode)
1987 The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd(67 episodes) as Bernie
1986 Hannah and Her Sisters as Paul
1979 CBS News Sunday Morning(1 episode)

Writing

2016 Lewis Black: Black to the FutureWriter
2013 Lewis Black: Old Yeller - Live at the BorgataWriter
2012 Lewis Black: In God We RustWriter
2009 Lewis Black: Stark Raving BlackWriter
2006 Lewis Black: Red, White & ScrewedWriter
2004 Lewis Black: Black on BroadwayWriter
2003 Lewis Black UnleashedWriter
2002 Lewis Black: Taxed Beyond BeliefWriter
1998 The DealScreenplay
1998 The DealAuthor

Production

2016 Lewis Black: Black to the FutureExecutive Producer
2009 Lewis Black: Stark Raving BlackExecutive Producer
2008 Lewis Black's Root of All Evil(30 episodes)Producer
2006 Lewis Black: Red, White & ScrewedExecutive Producer
2004 Lewis Black: Black on BroadwayExecutive Producer
2003 Lewis Black UnleashedProducer
2002 Lewis Black: Taxed Beyond BeliefExecutive Producer

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