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|Born||Edward David Pepitone
November 5, 1958
Brooklyn, New York
Edward David "Eddie" Pepitone (born November 5, 1958) is an American actor and stand-up comedian.
Life and career
Pepitone was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised from the age of nine in Staten Island, New York. A “Cult-Favorite”, Pepitone is a staple in the Los Angeles comedy scene. He is known for his regular appearances on the WTF with Marc Maron podcast and his sketch appearances on Late Night with Conan O'Brien and Conan, often playing his recurring role as the "New York City Heckler" in the audience. He has also had recurring roles on television programs such as The Life & Times of Tim, The Sarah Silverman Program and Nick Swardson's Pretend Time. His short mockumentary film "Runyon: Just Above Sunset", co-written by Karen Simmons, and directed by Troy Conrad, won Best in Show (as well as Best Actor in a Mockumentary) at the L.A. Mockfest as well as Best Comedy Short at the Burbank Film Festival in 2011.
Pepitone was a first round contestant during the first season of Last Comic Standing. Throughout the late 1990s and early 2000s Pepitone was a regular sketch performer on Late Night with Conan O'Brien. He has appeared in films such as The Muppets, Old School, School for Scoundrels, and Terri. Pepitone regularly performs stand-up comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in Los Angeles. Pepitone has made many guest appearances on comedy programs such as Bob's Burgers, The King of Queens, Chapelle's Show, Monk, Community, Childrens Hospital, Happy Endings, Flight of the Conchords, 2 Broke Girls, Whitney and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Eddie also appears in the 2012 documentary "Alone Up There" that looks at the craft of stand-up comedy.
Pepitone's first stand-up album A Great Stillness was released in 2011. His also released a sketch comedy album in 2006 called "The Big Push".
In the fall of 2013, Pepitone started hosting his own podcast called "Pep Talks".
In 2014, he won the September 7th, 2014 episode of @midnight.
|2005||Save The Mavericks|
|2007||Life with Fiona|
|2007||The Living Wake||Reginald|
|2009||Punching The Clown||Eddie|
|2010||Pickin & Grinning||Al|
|2014||Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie||John Swann|
The Bitter Buddha
- Hartsell, Carol (November 28, 2011). "Eddie Pepitone's 'A Great Stillness': Cult-Favorite Releases First Comedy Album (VIDEO)". Huffingtonpost.com. Retrieved 2012-01-19.
- The Laughspin interview with Eddie Pepitone
- "The Bitter Buddha - Rotten Tomatoes". Retrieved 6 April 2013.
- "Eddie Pepitone The Bitter Buddha documentary film review". Retrieved 6 April 2013.