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Fitzsimmons performing stand-up comedy
|Birth name||Gregory Fitzsimmons|
April 5, 1966 |
New York, New York, U.S.
|Influences||George Carlin, Richard Pryor|
Gregory S. "Greg" Fitzsimmons (born April 5, 1966) is an American stand-up comedian, television writer/producer and radio host.
Life and career
He began his stand up comedy career while attending Boston University. Fitzsimmons has since appeared on such programs as The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Chelsea Lately and Comedy Central Presents. In 1996, Greg hosted the MTV game show Idiot Savants. He is also a regular commentator on Vh1's Best Week Ever and I Love The series.
From 2003 to 2005, he was one of the writers and producers of The Ellen DeGeneres Show for which he won four Daytime Emmys. He went on to write for Louis C.K.'s sitcom Lucky Louie. He was a frequent guest on The Howard Stern Show on Sirius Satellite Radio, Howard 100, and hosts his own show on Howard 101, The Greg Fitzsimmons Show which has been spun off into a twice weekly podcast. He is also a frequent guest on The Adam Carolla Podcast and the Joe Rogan Experience.
- Greg Fitzsimmons. (2010). Dear Mrs. Fitzsimmons: Tales of Redemption from an Irish Mailbox. New York: Simon & Schuster. ISBN 1-43918-26-9-8.
- "Superstars visit sirius". Howardstern.com. 2006-08-15. Retrieved 2011-10-19.
- "Interview with Greg Fitzsimmons". Wickedinfo.com. 2007-02-21. Retrieved 2011-10-19.
- Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003) at the Internet Movie Database
- Full cast and crew for "Lucky Louie" Clown Time Is Over (2007), imdb.com
- News articles and interviews