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Jim Gaffigan is a three-time Grammy nominated comedian, actor, writer, producer, two-time New York Times best-selling author, Emmy winning top touring performer, and multi-platinum-selling recording artist. He is known around the world for his unique brand of humor, which largely revolves around his observations on life.
In addition to two seasons of the semi-fictitious Jim Gaffigan Show, which he wrote and produced with his wife Jeannie, and his widely popular stand-up comedy specials, Gaffigan has guest-starred on many television comedies and dramas, ranging from Portlandia and The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt to HBO’s cult hits Flight of the Concords and Bored to Death to dramatic roles in Law & Order.
On the silver screen, his many credits include Three Kings, Hot Pursuit, and Experimenter. 2018 was Gaffigan’s biggest year to date with an astonishing 13 films slated to release or start production in almost every genre including comedy, drama, thriller, fantasy and animated features. Current and upcoming projects include the historical drama Chappaquiddick for Entertainment Studio, Fox Searchlight’s cult classic sequel Super Troopers 2, IFC Films/Showtime’s athletic drama Chuck, and the highly-anticipated feature for Amazon Studio, Troupe Zero.
Additionally, Gaffigan recently released his 6th stand up special, Noble Ape, and continue his international arena and theater tour.
In 2014, Gaffigan had the great honor of performing for Pope Francis and over 1 million festival attendees at the Festival of Families in Philadelphia.
Gaffigan and his wife currently live in Manhattan with their five children.