|Born||September 14, 1986 (age 27)
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Harrison Greenbaum (born September 14, 1986) is an American stand-up comedian and comedy writer.
Life and career
Greenbaum was born in Manhattan, New York and grew up in Woodmere, New York on Long Island. Greenbaum attended Harvard, where he graduated summa cum laude in 2008 and won the 2006 Visiting Committee Prize for Undergraduate Book Collecting for his collection of magic books. While at Harvard, Greenbaum co-founded the Harvard College Stand-Up Comic Society.
Greenbaum has performed at many of the leading comedy clubs throughout the world including Carolines on Broadway, Gotham Comedy Club, Comix NY, Comic Strip Live, and the Laugh Factory. He continues to perform in more than 600 shows a year, making him one of the most in-demand stand-up comedians currently working in New York City, and leading the New York Daily News to refer to him as "the hardest-working man in comedy."
On television, Greenbaum is the warm-up comedian for Katie (talk show), Katie Couric's talk show on ABC, and a producer on Primetime: Would You Fall for That? on ABC. In 2013, Harrison was featured in the first season of Gotham Comedy Live on AXS.TV.
Greenbaum was an official co-host of the 2010 Times Square New Year's Eve World Wide Webcast and was the host of the New York Innovative Theatre Awards, held at Cooper Union's Great Hall in 2011 and at Kaye Playhouse in 2012. 
Awards & Recognition
Greenbaum is the winner of the 2010 Andy Kaufman Award, an award given in recognition of creativity and originality in comedy. He is also the winner of the 2011 Magners Comic Stand-Off and a 2011 Shorty Award for excellence in short-form social media (i.e. Twitter). Greenbaum was also named one of 2010's "Comics to Watch" by Comedy Central  and one of the "Best of the Breakout Artists" by Carolines on Broadway and Punchline Magazine. As part of Carolines' Breakout Artists Series, Greenbaum headlined the club, becoming the first performer to sell out a "Breakout" show. In addition, Greenbaum became a member of the New York Friars' Club in 2009, making him one of the youngest people ever to be inducted into the legendary club.
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