Rick Shapiro

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Rick Shapiro
Born April 13, 1959

Rick Shapiro (born April 13, 1959) is a Los Angeles-based comedian.[1]

He released a comedy CD in 1998 called Unconditional Love, which Billboard called "hard-edged and uncompromising".[2] He had a role in Louis C.K.'s HBO sitcom Lucky Louie.

In 2007, he debuted in a one-man show in the Edinburgh Festival, produced by Calvin Wynter at The Green Room.[3][dead link]

In 2008, he was in Grand Theft Auto IV on the radio station PLR, portraying Mason Waylon who is a guest on a talk show on the radio, and eventually drills holes in the heads of the two other guests.

In 2010, he was in a scene originally filmed for the pilot of Louie that ended up as a deleted scene for Season 1.[4]

In March 2012, his book, Unfiltered, was released along with his second CD, Catalyst for Change, produced by Stand-Up Records. The book, published by Paradisiac Publishing, is a compilation of over 200 previously unreleased writings.

Shapiro played the role of T-Rick in the movie Project X which was released on March 2, 2012.



  1. ^ "Cringe Comedians: Rick Shapiro". Cringehumor.net. Retrieved 2011-01-13. 
  2. ^ Unconditional Love Review. Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 1998-09-05. pp. 26–. Retrieved 27 February 2014. 
  3. ^ Hall, Julian (2007-08-08). "A rant to remember". Independent.co.uk. Retrieved 2011-01-13. 
  4. ^ "LOUIS CK DVD of LOUIE season 1 Extra Scene". Louis C.K. Retrieved 2011-06-21. 

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