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Name  Bill Burr
Medium  Stand-up
Role  Comedian · billburr.com
Years active  1992–present
Spouse  Nia Renee Hill (m. 2013)
Website  www.billburr.com

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Born  June 10, 1968 (age 47) Canton, Massachusetts, United States (1968-06-10)
Genres  Observational comedy, black comedy, satire
Subject(s)  Dating, self-deprecation, race relations, political correctness, gender equality, professional sports, religion, climate change
Influenced by  Louis C.K., Dave Chappelle, George Carlin, Richard Pryor
Albums  Emotionally Unavailable, Why Do I Do This?
Movies and TV shows  F Is for Family, The Heat, Zombeavers, Bill Burr: Let It Go, Black or White
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Birth name  William Frederick Burr

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William Frederic Burr (born June 10, 1968) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, podcaster, and social critic who has released several stand-up comedy specials. Outside of stand-up comedy, he is known for hosting the Monday Morning Podcast, playing Patrick Kuby in the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad, and creating and starring in the Netflix animated sitcom F Is for Family. In 2017, Rolling Stone ranked him 17th on its list of 50 best stand-up comics of all time.

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Early life

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Burr was born in Canton, Massachusetts. to Linda Ann (née Wigent) and Robert Edmund Burr. He has German, Irish and some French ancestry. His mother was a nurse and his father was a dentist. Burr graduated from high school in 1987. In 1993, Burr obtained a bachelor's degree in radio from Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. Before starting his comedy career, he worked in warehouses; he stated that he enjoyed this job because "if [his] boss gave [him] a rough time, [he] could just get on a forklift and just, like, drive away".

Career

Burr's career began in 1992. He moved to New York City in 1995. Since May 2007, Burr has recorded a weekly one-hour podcast, Bill Burr's Monday Morning Podcast, in which he speaks about his past and recent experiences, current events, going on tour, and sports, and offers advice to questions submitted by the listeners. The podcast is available on Burr's website and on the All Things Comedy network. He is sometimes joined by his wife, Nia Hill, and has featured guests and interviews with other comedians.

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He also appears as a guest on radio shows and other comedians' podcasts, such as the now defunct Opie and Anthony Show, You Made It Weird with Pete Holmes, The Adam Carolla Show, The Joe Rogan Experience, WTF with Marc Maron, The Nerdist Podcast, and Nobody Likes Onions. Burr was also the very first guest on Tom Green's podcast. On April 18, 2011, he guest hosted the Hollywood Babble-On podcast alongside Ralph Garman.

In 2008, Burr's voice was featured in the game Grand Theft Auto IV as Jason Michaels of the biker gang The Lost MC in the mission "No Love Lost". In 2009, he reprised his role in the game's expansion pack The Lost and Damned.

Burr's special Let it Go was recorded at The Fillmore in San Francisco and premiered on Comedy Central on September 18, 2010. A later special, You People Are All The Same, premiered in 2012 as a Netflix exclusive.

He was a regular on Chappelle's Show during its brief run.

Burr has been referred to as a "comedian's comedian" by observers of the US stand-up comedy circuit, meaning a comedian whose work is followed and appreciated by fellow professional comedians. Burr appeared in the movie Date Night as Detective Walsh. He has also appeared in the fourth and fifth seasons of AMC's Breaking Bad as Patrick Kuby. He played Mark Mullins in the 2013 buddy cop film The Heat.

He stars in F Is for Family which premiered December 18, 2015 on Netflix. The show, an animated sitcom, draws on Burr's stand-up and the absurdity of political correctness. On April 17, 2016 Netflix approved the show for a second season. Burr writes and executive produces the series along with Michael Price.

Burr's fifth hour-long special, Walk Your Way Out, debuted on Netflix on January 31, 2017.

Style

Rolling Stone magazine called Burr "the undisputed heavyweight champ of rage-fueled humor". Burr often portrays himself as "that loud guy in the bar" with "uninformed logic". In an interview with The Boston Globe, Burr stated, "I'm the 'dude, bro' guy." According to Montreal Gazette, Burr is "a cynic and a contrarian who has never paid any heed to political correctness". The New York Times in 2013 called Burr "one of the funniest, most distinctive voices in the country for years".

Influences

Burr cites Patrice O'Neal, Bill Cosby, Sam Kinison, George Carlin, and Richard Pryor as his comedic influences.

Personal life

Burr married his producer, director and screenwriter Nia Hill in 2013. She sometimes appears as a guest on Burr's podcast. They reside in Los Angeles, California. Their daughter was born on January 20, 2017.

Burr is a drummer and routinely performs alongside the Goddamn Comedy Jam.

Discography

  • Emotionally Unavailable (2003) [CD]
  • Emotionally Unavailable: Expanded Edition (2007) [CD]
  • Why Do I Do This? (2008) [CD/DVD]
  • Let It Go (2010) [CD/DVD/Netflix]
  • You People Are All The Same (2012) [Netflix and download]
  • Live at Andrew's House (2014) [limited vinyl release]
  • Bill Burr: I'm Sorry You Feel That Way (2014) [Netflix]
  • Bill Burr: Walk Your Way Out (2017) [Netflix]
  • References

    Bill Burr Wikipedia