A dry and smart standup comedian who’s hateful toward Hot Storage compartments and proud to become pale, Jim Gaffigan is a normal in the late-night chat present circuit and an in-demand professional aswell. After his initial appearance in the Late Present with David Letterman, Letterman himself asked Gaffigan to build up a present for Letterman’s creation company, GLOBALLY Pants. Even though show, Thanks for visiting NY, didn’t workout, Gaffigan’s skill was known and shortly he was producing appearances in the Ellen Present, Ed, Rules and Purchase, Sex and the town, which ’70s Show. During this time period, Gaffigan released four CDs of his standup by himself label and proved helpful in movies, with small jobs in Three Kings, Street Trip, and Igby FALLS. In 2004 he agreed upon a cope with Humor Central that could include a effective television particular and his Compact disc debut for the label, Doin’ My Period. The Compact disc included Gaffigan’s shortly to be well-known routine in the problems of eating Scorching Pockets. MP3s from the routine will be attached to many e-mails and exchanged on the web before Gaffigan would come back in 2006 along with his Beyond the Pale Compact disc, DVD, and tv particular. Bowling, bacon, as well as the Waffle Home string of restaurants had been a number of the topics protected on his 2009 launch, King Baby. Time for this theme, his 2012 work Mr. Universe included the monitor game titles “McDonalds,” “Subway,” and “Dominos.” “Donuts,” “Fried Breads,” and “Kobe Meat” all made an appearance on 2014’s Obsessed, an recording that kicked away with the monitor “Can’t CEASE EATING.”
Full Name Jim Gaffigan
Height 1.83 m
Profession Author, Film producer, Voice Actor, Screenwriter, Television producer, Stand-up comedian
Education Georgetown University, La Lumiere School, Purdue University
Spouse Jeannie Gaffigan
Children Jack Gaffigan, Patrick Gaffigan, Marre Gaffigan, Katie Louise Gaffigan, Michael Gaffigan
Music Songs Binge Watching, International Travel, Easier to Be a Guy, I'm a Man!, This Look, Fish, Mary Had a Little Lamb, Pirates, Animal Lover, Traveling with Killers, My Dad, Steak, Jesus Great Shape, Suvs & Pick Ups, Jeannie, Belt, Box of Donuts, Morning Person, Hiking, Elevators & Waterparks, Fairs, Seasons, Weird If You Didn't Clap
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album, Goodreads Choice Awards Best Humor
Movies It's Kind of a Funny Story, Super Troopers, Away We Go, 17 Again, Going the Distance, Experimenter, The Love Guru, Stephanie Daley, Hot Pursuit, The Great New Wonderful, 13 Going on 30, Salvation Boulevard, The Living Wake, Three Kings, Igby Goes Down, Trust the Man, No Sleep 'Til Madison, The Slammin' Salmon, Chuck, Love Sick Love, The Real Howard Spitz, Duane Incarnate, Shoot First and Pray You Live, Season of Youth, 30 Years to Life, Personals, Staten Island Summer, Walter, Bad Apple, Duck Duck Goose, Drunk Parents, Cry Baby Lane, Entropy, Howard Cantour.com, Strip Search, Daddy Who?, Final, Kilimanjaro, Puppet, Little Door Gods, Ten Stories Tall, Hacks, From a High Place, Chappaquiddick, The Nobodies, Adventures in Comedy, Not Afraid to Say...
TV Shows The Jim Gaffigan Show, My Boys, The Ellen Show, Welcome to New York, Fargo, Pale Force, Random Play
His comedy career began after a friend bet him to do stand-up comedy.
Worked in Advertising before starting in stand-up.
Has said that he dislikes being labeled a ''Family friendly comedian''.
Appeared at the U.S.O. comedy tour in Cuba. [April 2003]
He and family of seven live in a two-bedroom apartment in lower Manhattan, where he attends St Patrick's Old Catherdral on Mulberry St and enjoys eating at Veselka restaurant on Second Avenue.
Played Larry Johnson, on two separate occasions, and both times, the characters were under the scrutiny of law enforcement officials, in Law & Order (1990) and also in Broken Lizard comedy Super Troopers (2001).
Wife, Jeannie Gaffigan, gave birth to their third child, Katie Louise, in New York on May 10, 2009.
Earned a B.A. from Georgetown University's School of Business in 1988.
Has two daughters and three sons with wife Jeannie Gaffigan named Marre (b. 2005) Jack (b. 2006) Katie Louise (2009), Michael (2011) and Patrick (2012).
Nominated for TV Guide Award - Best New Actor in a Sitcom
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There is something dishonest, though, about putting bacon in a salad. You know? It's kind of like smoking while you jog.
Once you put bacon in a salad, it's no longer a salad. It just becomes a game of "find the bacon in the lettuce".
Delivery is the combination of my two favorite activities, eating and not moving [...] really the worst part of delivery is getting up and answering the door.
I remember the first time I saw a hammock. I thought "So that's what trees are for."
I like the idea of hitting people after you've hit them. There's nothing funnier than laughing and then you have to catch your breath again before you can catch your breath. Some of it is just the style of how it works for me. Some people go for the big home runs. I'm a singles hitter.
I think of my wife as kind of a secret weapon. Without her I certainly wouldn't have become as successful as I am. In a way, I feel like I brainwashed her to my point-of-view so she'll come up with lines that are great, that I might have come with later on. Every comedian deals with people coming up and saying, 'what about this or that?' And 90 percent of the time it's not useful information. But with my wife, 90 percent of the time it's useful.
For me, relaxing might be spending an hour on Twitter, as weird as that might sound. I'll come up with an idea and we will rewrite it, and it's fun to see the response. A lot of comedian friends are on there, like Andy Kindler, Michael Ian Black and 'Rob Delaney', and we're spread throughout the country.
Ever read a book that changed your life? Me neither.
Manhattan's probably one of the bluest parts in the country, and Indiana's definitely one of the redder states. I have sympathy for both sides. That's not to say that I'm anything but a Democrat, but I think there's this condescension to middle America that's in some ways based on myth. Every now and then you hear, "Will it play in middle America?" It's really derogatory. "Will those dumb idiots think it's interesting?"
I'm from Indiana. I know what you're thinking, Indiana...Mafia. But in Indiana it's not like New York where everyone's like, 'We're from New York and we're the best' or 'We're from Texas and we like things big' it's more like 'We're from Indiana and we're gonna move.
Self depreciating humor
Strawberry Blond Hair
Jokes about food
His pale skin
Voicing the "internal monologue" of his audiences in a comically high-pitched voice