Rob Kutner is an American comedy writer.
As a writer for
, he was nominated for a 2003 Writers' Guild of America Award. After Dennis Miller Live Dennis Miller Live left the air, Kutner went on to write for , where he has won five Emmies to date. Additionally, he has won a Peabody Award and an award from the Television Critics' Association. He was a writer for " The Daily Show The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien" until January 22, 2010. He has stayed on Conan O'Brien's writing staff for his new show on TBS, Conan (TV series).
In 2003, Kutner wrote the short film "Pie Chi," which has been seen at numerous festivals and was broadcast on
Showtime Television. His humor pieces have appeared in The New York Times, Esquire, Los Angeles Times, Maxim, and The Huffington Post.
His book "Apocalypse How," a humorous guide on how to "make the end times the best of times," was released in May 2008. His Kindle Single, "The Future According to Me," was released in July 2011.
Personal Life [ edit ]
Kutner was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, where he attended
The Westminster Schools. Comic actors Ed Helms and Brian Baumgartner attended Westminster at the same time. He went on to study at Princeton University, achieving an AB in anthropology in 1994. At Princeton he was the editor of the school's humor magazine, and was a member of the improv comedy troupe " The Tiger Quipfire". He was also a member and the announcer for the Princeton University Band.
He currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife, writer
Sheryl Zohn. He is an observant Jew. [1 ]
Kutner is represented by Greg Hodes at the
William Morris Endeavor Entertainment Agency.
References [ edit ]
^  "A Self-Respecting Jew in Hollywood, Jewish Journal September 9, 2009
External links [ edit ]
Eddie Izzard (2000)
Eric Drysdale, Jim Earl, Dan Goor, Charlie Grandy, J. R. Havlan, Tom Johnson, Kent Jones, Paul Mecurio, Chris Regan, Allison Silverman and Jon Stewart (2001) Doug Abeles,
James Anderson, Max Brooks, James Downey, Tina Fey, Hugh Fink, Charlie Grandy, Jack Handey, Steve Higgins, Erik Kenward, Dennis McNicholas, Lorne Michaels, Matt Murray, Paula Pell, Matt Piedmont, Ken Scarborough, Michael Schur, Frank Sebastiano, T. Sean Shannon, Robert Smigel, Emily Spivey, Andrew Steele and Scott Wainio (2002)
Rich Blomquist, Steve Bodow, Eric Drysdale, J. R. Havlan, Scott Jacobson, David Javerbaum, Tom Johnson, Ben Karlin, Rob Kutner, Chris Regan, Jason Reich, Jason Ross and Jon Stewart (2003)
Rich Blomquist, Steve Bodow, Tim Carvell, Stephen Colbert, Eric Drysdale, J. R. Havlan, Scott Jacobson, David Javerbaum, Ben Karlin, Chris Regan, Jason Reich, Jason Ross and Jon Stewart (2004)
Rich Blomquist, Steve Bodow, Tim Carvell, Stephen Colbert, Eric Drysdale, J. R. Havlan, Scott Jacobson, David Javerbaum, Ben Karlin, Rob Kutner, Chris Regan, Jason Reich, Jason Ross and Jon Stewart (2005)
Rich Blomquist, Steve Bodow, Rachel Axler, Kevin Bleyer, Tim Carvell, Stephen Colbert, Eric Drysdale, J. R. Havlan, Scott Jacobson, David Javerbaum, Ben Karlin, Rob Kutner, Sam Means, Chris Regan, Jason Reich, Jason Ross and Jon Stewart (2006) Chris Albers, Jose Arroyo, Dan Cronin,
Kevin Dorff, Dan Goor, Michael Gordon, Berkley Johnson, Brian Kiley, Michael Koman, Tim Harrod, Brian McCann, Guy Nicolucci, Conan O'Brien, Brian Stack, Mike Sweeney and Andrew Weinberg (2007) Bryan Adams, Michael Brumm,
Stephen Colbert, Richard Dahm, Eric Drysdale, Rob Dubbin, Glenn Eichler, Peter Grosz, Peter Gwinn, Barry Julien, Laura Krafft, Jay Katsir, Frank Lesser, Tom Purcell, Meredith Scardino and Allison Silverman (2008)
Rory Albanese, Rachel Axler, Kevin Bleyer, Rich Blomquist, Steve Bodow, Tim Carvell, Wyatt Cenac, J. R. Havlan, David Javerbaum, Elliott Kalan, Rob Kutner, Josh Lieb, Sam Means, John Oliver, Jason Ross and Jon Stewart (2009)