Kyle Dunnigan

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Kyle Dunnigan
Born 1971 (age 44–45)
Medium Stand up, television, film, radio
Nationality American
Partner(s) Sarah Silverman (2011–2013)[1][2]
Notable works and roles Comedy Central Presents, Cedric the Entertainer Presents, Howie Do It, Reno 911!, Professor Blastoff, Inside Amy Schumer
Website kyledunnigan.com

Kyle Dunnigan is an American comedian, best known for his role as Craig in Reno 911! and his YouTube channel.

Career[edit]

Kyle Dunnigan appears in stand-up comedy shows on Comedy Central such as Comedy Central Presents,[3] and the talk shows Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. He has a recurring role as Trudy Weigel's serial killer boyfriend, Craig Pullin, on Comedy Central's Reno 911![4] and appears in the movie Reno 911!: Miami.[5] Craig Pullin appears on Reno 911! and on his YouTube channel. Dunnigan has cowritten with Jordan Allen-Dutton and starred as Craig in a pilot, called Brothers Strong. Dunnigan is a cast member on Fox's Cedric the Entertainer Presents. He was a cast member on Howie Mandel's practical joke reality show Howie Do It.[6] He headlined Laugh-A-Palooza in August 2012[7] and promised to "high five" the show's attendees.[8] He has a recurring role in various skits in Inside Amy Schumer.

Dunnigan's musical career is based on electric guitar and piano, although in reality he doesn't use any instruments, just his body. He released an album titled Wait, There's More... in 2009.[9] Dunnigan is internationally known for his appearances on Comedy Central's Premium Blend.

Dunnigan, along with Tig Notaro and David Huntsberger, cohosted the podcast Professor Blastoff on the Earwolf network until July 22, 2015. The podcast ended abruptly partly due to Dunnigan's focus on professional poker. Dunnigan currently ranks among the top 25,000 players in the U.S.

He was a member of the Groundlings Sunday Company and received his BFA in theater from the University of Connecticut.[10]

He's a regular guest on The Howard Stern Show where he does celebrity impersonations of Donald Trump, Caitlyn Jenner, and Perez Hilton.

Personal life[edit]

Dunnigan was in a relationship with Sarah Silverman from October 2011 to December 2013, and with Amy Schumer in 2014.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sarah Silverman rocks suspender stockings and denim cutoffs following new romance - Daily Mail Online". Mail Online. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 
  2. ^ Aukerman, Scott (28 May 2012). "Interview with Sarah Silverman and Kyle Dunnigan (Episode 160)". Comedy Bang Bang: The Podcast. 
  3. ^ "Kyle Dunnigan". Comedy Central. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 
  4. ^ "Kyle Dunnigan". IMDb. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 
  5. ^ "Kyle Dunnigan". Rottentomatoes.com. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 
  6. ^ "- NBC". NBC. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 
  7. ^ "Kyle Dunnigan headlines Laugh-A-Palooza at Meadow Brook". Theoaklandpress.com. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 
  8. ^ "Kyle Dunnigan headlines Laugh-A-Palooza at Meadow Brook". Theoaklandpress.com. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 
  9. ^ http://www.billboard.com/album/kyle-dunnigan/wait-there-s-more/15960660. Retrieved January 13, 2013.  Missing or empty |title= (help)[dead link]
  10. ^ "KYLE DUNNIGAN with Hampton Yount, Annie Lederman, David Huntsberger and Jimmy Dore". IMPROV. Retrieved November 22, 2014. 
  11. ^ "137 Best of 2013 pt. 1". Professor Blastoff. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 

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