Bill Burr

Comedian Bill Burr parlayed his abrasive, occasionally controversial stand-up act into a string of popular comedy specials for television as well as steady work as a guest player in films and on television, including ... Read more »
Born: 06/09/1968 in Canton, Massachusetts, USA

Filmography

Actor (28)

Kroll Show 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Real Time with Bill Maher 2015 (Tv Show)

Interviewee

Black or White 2014 (Movie)

Rick Reynolds (Actor)

Conan 2012 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Guest

Maron 2014 (Tv Show)

Himself

Walk of Shame 2014 (Movie)

Officer Walter (Actor)

Breaking Bad 2011 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

New Girl 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Heat 2013 (Movie)

Mark Mullins (Actor)

The Pete Holmes Show 2013 (Tv Show)

Guest

Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Stand Up Guys 2012 (Movie)

Larry (Actor)

The Green Room With Paul Provenza 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Date Night 2010 (Movie)

Detective Walsh (Actor)

Bill Burr: Why Do I Do This? 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

The Late Show With David Letterman 2008 (Tv Show)

Guest

Jamie Foxx's Laffapalooza 2005 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place 1997 - 1998, 2005 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Chappelle's Show 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

I Love the '80s Strikes Back 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Shorties Watchin' Shorties 2004 (Tv Show)

Voice

Comedy Central Presents... 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Passionada 2003 (Movie)

Jersey (Actor)

Law & Order: Criminal Intent 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Comics Come Home 2 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Night of Too Many Stars (TV Show)

Performer

Townies (TV Show)

Actor
Writer (2)

Bill Burr: Why Do I Do This? 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Writer

Bill Burr: Why Do I Do This? 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Writer

Biography

Comedian Bill Burr parlayed his abrasive, occasionally controversial stand-up act into a string of popular comedy specials for television as well as steady work as a guest player in films and on television, including "Breaking Bad" (AMC, 2008-2013), "Date Night" (2010) and "The Heat" (2013). The Boston native and Emerson College graduate began performing stand-up in the early 1990s and developed a following for his raw observations on racial and social issues, which led to guest roles on television. Burr rose to widespread fame with appearances on "Chappelle's Show" (Comedy Central, 2003-2006) and regular appearances on shock DJs Opie and Anthony's XM Radio programs. By the late 2000s, he had several stand-up TV showcases to his name, as well as a growing second career as a character actor, most notably as a hired gun with a knack for playing characters on "Breaking Bad." Burr's success as both a comic and actor signaled a rapid rise to mainstream stardom.

Relationships

Nia Hill Executive Producer

Girlfriend

EDUCATION

Emerson College

1989 - 1993
Majored in Radio; graduated in 1993

Milestones

2011

Recurring role as Kuby on "Breaking Bad"

2004

Recurring role on "Chappelle's Show"

2003

First stand-up special on "Comedy Central Presents"

2001

Feature film debut in "Perfect Fit"

1996

Recurring role on "Townies"

1992

Made stand-up debut at a "Funniest College Student" contest in Boston

Bonus Trivia

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Received standing ovation after sold-out Carnegie Hall performance in 2011.

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Awarded Comedian of the Year at 2011 Boston Comedy Festival.

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Received Alumni of Distinction Award from Emerson College in 2013.

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Co-wrote the book Cheat:A Man's Guide to Infidelity with Joe DeRosa and Robert Kelly.

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