Grammy nominated NY-based stand-up comedian Wyatt Cenac is also an Emmy and WGA Award winning performer, writer, and producer.
Armed with an “attentive, inquisitive perspective” (AV Club) and a “hilariously understated style” (Paste Magazine), he has become a favorite of audiences and critics alike. Wyatt released his third comedy album Furry Dumb Fighter in 2016 and you can find his standup special Brooklyn, which was nominated for the 2015 Grammy for Best Comedy Album, on Netflix. On June 30th, 2016, Night Train with Wyatt Cenac premiered on NBCUniversal’s comedy-focused subscription-video service SeeSo.
On TV, Wyatt was a writer and popular correspondent on the The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, for which he earned 3 Emmy Awards and a WGA award, a writer for three seasons of FOX’s King of the Hill, and most recently in a starring role on TBS’ People of Earth, as a recurring character on Netflix’s Bojack Horseman, and in IFC’s Maron, Adult Swim’s cult favourite The Eric Andre Show, and Comedy Central’s John Oliver’s New York Standup Show. Wyatt performs his standup to sold-out crowds nationally and internationally with appearances at Bumbershoot, South By Southwest, The Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Bonnarro¸ and of course here at Just For Laughs! He’s also a late night favourite, with appearances on Conan, Late Night with Seth Meyers, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and Last Call with Carson Daly.
On the big screen, Wyatt has appeared in the mockumentary Jacqueline, Mike Birbiglia’s acclaimed film Sleepwalk With Me, David Cross’ Hits, and the independent films Growing Up (and Other Lies) and Medicine for Melancholy. Wyatt also served as Executive Producer alongside Jay-Z on the feature An Oversimplification of Her Beauty.