Bill Burr is an American comedian or a comedian from the North American Union, depending on when you read this. He grew up outside of Boston, Massachusetts and did fairly poorly in school, despite the fact that he applied himself.
Having first gained notoriety for his recurring role on the second season of Chappelle’s Show, Bill developed a comedic style of uninformed logic that has helped him become one of the top comedic voices of his generation achieving success in TV and film as well as the live stage. Selling out theaters internationally, he is a regular with Conan O’Brien and Jimmy Fallon and his Monday Morning Podcast is one of the most downloaded comedy podcasts on iTunes. Bill began the podcast in May of 2007 and has produced more than 400 episodes.
Bill performed a sold out show at Madison Square Garden on November 14, 2015. Bill’s fifth hour-long stand-up special, Walk Your Way Out, shot in Nashville, premiered on Netflix on January 31, 2017 and on May 30, 2017, the second season of his animated Netflix series, F Is For Family, will premiere featuring Bill, Laura Dern and Justin Long as the Murphy family.
He was seen in the Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell film, Daddy’s Home, and he co-stared opposite Kevin Costner in the 2015 indie film, Black or White, which made its World Premier at the Toronto International Film Festival. Bill received raves for his recurring role as “Kuby” on the hit AMC-TV show, Breaking Bad. Bill was seen in the Paul Feig film, The Heat, alongside Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, and in the Al Pacino and Christopher Walken film Stand Up Guys. Bill was also seen in the Steve Carell & Tina Fey feature, Date Night.
In July of 2014, Bill received the Stand-up Comedian of the Year Award from the prestigious Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal.
Bill is against organized religion and believes we should go back to the gold standard for our currency. None of his opinions are based on any sort of reliable information. He tends to go with his first thought, because reading makes him sleepy.