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Attell, Dave 1965-

PERSONAL

Born January 18, 1965, in Rockville Centre, NY.

Addresses:

Agent—United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager—3 Arts Entertainment, 9460 Wilshire Blvd., 7th Floor, Beverly Hills CA 90212.

Career:

Actor, producer, writer.

Awards, Honors:

American Comedy Award nomination, funniest male stand-up comic, 2001.

CREDITS

Television Appearances; Series:

Guest comedian, Stand-Up Spotlight, VH1, 1988.

HBO Comedy Showcase, HBO, 1995.

Live at Jongleurs, 1997.

The Daily Show (also known as Jon Stewart, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Global Edition), Comedy Central, multiple appearances, 1999-2002.

Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, Comedy Central, 2002.

Host, Insomniac with Dave Attell, Comedy Central, 2003-2005.

Host, The Gong Show with Dave Attell, Comedy Central, 2008.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Late Show with David Letterman (also known as Letterman and The Late Show), CBS, 1993.

"Jason Patric/Blind Melon," Saturday Night Live (also known as NBC's Saturday Night, SNL, and Saturday Night), NBC, 1994.

"Alec Baldwin & Kim Basinger/UB40," Saturday Night Live (also known as NBC's Saturday Night, SNL, and Saturday Night), NBC, 1994.

"Nancy Kerrigan/Aretha Franklin," Saturday Night Live (also known as NBC's Saturday Night, SNL, and Saturday Night), NBC, 1994.

Voice of Dave, "Cholesterol," Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (animated), Comedy Central, 1995.

Dave, "Captain Nemo," Everybody Loves Raymond (also known as Raymond), 1996.

Dave, "Working Late Again," Everybody Loves Raymond (also known as Raymond), 1996.

Oddville, MTV, MTV, 1997.

Voice of Dave, "Trash Day," Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (animated), Comedy Central, 1997.

"Bakery Ben," Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (animated), Comedy Central, 1999.

"Dave Attell," Comedy Central Presents, Comedy Central, 1999.

Frank Demore, Crank Yankers, 2002.

Brad Campbell, "Business as Usual," Ed, 2003.

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2003, 2005.

Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008.

Last Call with Carson Daly, NBC, 2004, 2005.

"Motherboy XXX," Arrested Development, Fox, 2005.

"Spring Breakout," Arrested Development, Fox, 2005.

"A Knight of Comedy," Minding the Store, TBS, 2005.

"Ted Alexandro: 2," Comedy Central Presents, Comedy Central, 2006.

Mind of Mencia, Comedy Central, 2006.

Two Drink Minimum, Comedy Central, 2007.

"The Andy Dick Roast," Howard Stern on Demand, 2007.

The Chelsea Handler Show, E! Entertainment Television, 2008.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project, HBO, 2007.

Television Appearances; Specials:

1995 Young Comedians Special, HBO, 1995.

Kicking Aspen: Extreme Comedy, Comedy Central, 1996.

HBO Comedy Half-Hour: Dave Attell, HBO, 1996.

Catch a Rising Star 50th Anniversary-Give or Take 26 Years, CBS, 1996.

Pulp Comics: Dave Attell, Comedy Central, 1997.

Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Farley, NBC, 1998.

Comedy Central Presents: The N.Y. Friars Club Roast of Drew Carey, Comedy Central, 1998.

American Comedy Awards Viewer's Choice, Comedy Central, 2001.

Comedy Central Presents: 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time, Comedy Central, 2004.

Comedy Central's Bar Mitzvah Bash!, 2004.

Saturday Night Live: The Best of Jon Lovitz, 2005.

Coors Light Mountain Jam, 2005.

The Ron White Show, The WB, 2005.

Host, USA Rock Paper Scissors League Championship, Arts and Entertainment, 2006.

Guys Choice, Spike, 2007.

Dave Attell: Captain Miserable, 2007.

Comedy Central's Last Laugh '07 Starring Lewis Black, Comedy Central, 2007.

History of the Joke, History Channel, 2008.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Harry, New Car Smell, Fox, 2005.

Television Executive Producer; Movies:

Dave Attell: Captain Miserable, 2007.

Television Executive Producer; Specials:

Dave Attell's Insomniac Tour Featuring SeanRouse, Greg Giraldo and Dane Cook, Comedy Central, 2005.

Film Appearances:

Don, Los Enchiladas!, 1999.

Don, The Office Party, Expand Pro, 2000.

Frank, Pootie Pang, Paramount, 2001.

Abby Singer (also known as Abby Singer 2007), Wembly Hall, 2003.

Efram the driver, My Suicidal Sweetheart (also known as Crazy for Love and Max & Grace), Full Glass, 2005.

Knifeman, Scary Movie 4, Dimension, 2006.

Hell on Wheels, CrashCan, 2007.

Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project, HBO, 2007.

Heckler, Stardust, 2007.

Abbot, Twisted Fortune, Warner Home Video, 2007.

Barker, Harold, Arsenal, 2008.

RECORDINGS

Videos:

Comedy Club Shoot-out: Volume 2, Lionsgate, 2006.

Video Games:

Voice of color commentary, Outlaw Golf 2, Global Star, 2004.

Leisure Suite Larry: Box Office Bust, Sierra, 2008.

WRITINGS

Television Series:

Caroline's Comedy Hour, Arts and Entertainment, 1990.

Saturday Night Live, 1993-94.

Insomniac with Dave Attell, Comedy Central, 2001.

Television Episodic:

The Jon Stewart Show, 1995.

"Dave Attell," Comedy Central Presents, Comedy Central, 1999.

Television Movies:

Dave Attell: Captain Miserable, 2007.

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