Rory Albanese

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Rory Albanese, 2011

Rory Albanese (born 29 May 1977) is an American writer and comedian. A Long Island, New York native, he was an executive producer and writer for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, which he joined in 1999[1] and was with until October 2013.[2] He is now Executive Producer of The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore.


Stand-up comedy[edit]

In the summer of 2006, he joined Lewis Black's Red, White, and Screwed tour, performing with Black all over the country. Most recently, Albanese has been seen performing with Daily Show correspondents John Oliver and Wyatt Cenac, as well as headlining his own shows at clubs and colleges throughout the country.

Other work[edit]

Main article: The Bugle

He is the voice of "The American" on The Bugle podcast.

Upcoming TV & film work[edit]

Albanese's first half-hour comedy special premiered April 2, 2010, on Comedy Central.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Albanese graduated from Boston University's College of Communication in 1999.[4] Albanese is of Albanian decent from the Arbereshe community of southern Italy.


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  2. ^ Bort, Ryan (October 11, 2013). "Watch Jon Stewart Bid Farewell to Departing Daily Show Showrunner". Paste Magazine. Paste Media Group. Retrieved August 15, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Rory Albanese: Stand Up Videos and Funny Clips | Comedy Central's". 2010-03-26. Retrieved 2011-03-12. 
  4. ^ [1][dead link]

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