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November 4, 1976|
Brooklyn, New York
|Occupation||Director, writer, producer|
|Known for||Producer for Jimmy Kimmel Live!|
Jonathan Kimmel (born November 4, 1976) is a director, writer, producer, actor, composer for television and film. He is the younger brother of Jimmy Kimmel. He is married to writer/lecturer Carly Hirsch and is the father of Wesley Kimmel AKA The Baby Bachelor and Beatrix Kimmel.
Kimmel is an alumnus of Arizona State University's long-running Farce Side Comedy Hour troupe, directing performing and writing for the show.
Kimmel's writing credits include six seasons of South Park during which the show won three Emmys. He has also contributed several voice-overs, including the voice of his brother Jimmy in the "Fishsticks" episode. After that he served as Co-Executive Producer and Head Writer for MTV's The Andy Milonakis Show; and Crank Yankers, where he was also composer and voice-over performer. Other writing credits include That's My Bush!, Drawn Together, "The Bonnie Hunt Show" and The Man Show.
Kimmel's performing credits include a guest starring role on Life With Bonnie; the character Xavier on the ABC pilot "Let Go", the voice of Scab in Disney's The Wild, the Singing Ass in Sarah Silverman's Jesus Is Magic, the voice of the King on Drawn Together, the Boneologist and as The Fog on Minoriteam as well as dozens of voices and characters on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Kimmel has also guest starred in several roles on The Sarah Silverman Program. In addition to this, he also directed the video for The Killers' ninth charity Christmas single "Joel the Lump of Coal" which features his brother Jimmy who also co-wrote the song.
He currently resides in Los Angeles and works as a Segment Director on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" after three years as a writer on the program.