Josh Wolf (comedian)
Josh Wolf in 2009
|Years active||1999 - present|
|Spouse||Bethany Ashton (1 child)|
Josh Wolf is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer. He has written for a number of sitcoms, including All of Us and Cuts. He is best known for his regular appearances on the round table of E!'s late night talk show Chelsea Lately.
He was introduced to comedy at the age of fifteen, doing an entire set about his parent's gas. Having moved to Seattle, he became a spokesperson for Nintendo and interviewed Bill Gates for an internal film for Microsoft. He moved once more to Los Angeles, and was spotted while doing a one man show at the HBO Workspace. He signed a two year deal with ABC to develop his own television show, but it was never broadcast. He instead concentrated on writing for sitcoms such as UPN's All of Us and Cuts.
Wolf is a regular on the round table of E!'s late night talk show Chelsea Lately. He appears as one of the comedians on the "Comedians of Chelsea Lately" stand up tour, and has previously appeared as the warm up act for Chelsea Handler herself.
He also appeared as a finalist on the fourth season of NBC's Last Comic Standing in the "Last Comic Downloaded" segment, he was beaten by Theo Von. He is currently working on an untitled project for Fox, starring himself as a single father. It is a semi-autobiographical show, being based in part on Wolf's experiences as a single dad. He has also sold a book to Grand Central Publishing. Wolf has sold a script to Adam Sandler's Happy Madison Productions based on the true story of a travelling youth baseball team which was used as a cover for the robberies committed by its coach.
Wolf is married to his longtime spouse, Bethany Ashton Wolf. They have a 15 year old son named Jacob together. His cousin is actor Scott Wolf. On an episode of 'The Church Of What's Happening Now' with Joey Diaz, Josh entailed a hilarious true story about a food truck style business he once ran called PP&J'S. He was ordered to shut down after an inspector found Josh and his son making peanut butter and jelly sandwiches on an apartment floor.
|1999||Home Improvement||Usher||Episode "Neighbours"|
|2003||A.U.S.A.||Court clerk||Episodes "The Joint Report... a Love Story" and "The Kiss"|
|2004-05||All of Us||2 episodes as writer
Nominated for 2005 BET Comedy Award
|2005-06||Cuts||2 episodes as writer|
|2006||Last Comic Standing||As self||Season finale|
|2006-09||My Name Is Earl||Josh||8 episodes|
|2010-||Chelsea Lately||As self||Round table regular and writer|
|2010-11||Raising Hope||Josh||3 episodes
Writer for episode "Sheer Madness"
|2010-||After Lately||As self||Series regular|
|2013||Shark After Dark Live||Host||Discovery Shark Week|
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