Kyle Dunnigan

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Kyle Dunnigan
Born1971 (age 46–47)
MediumStand up, television, film, radio
NationalityAmerican
Years active1998-present
GenresComedy
Notable works and rolesComedy Central Presents, Cedric the Entertainer Presents, Howie Do It, Reno 911!, Professor Blastoff, Inside Amy Schumer
Websitekyledunnigancomedy.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 won an Emmy Award for the song "Girl You Don't Need Make Up" in 2015. He was a writer/performer for four seasons on Inside Amy Schumer. He appears in stand-up comedy shows on Comedy Central such as Comedy Central Presents Kyle Dunnigan,[1] and the talk shows Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. He had a recurring role as Trudy Weigel's serial killer boyfriend, Craig Pullin, on Comedy Central's Reno 911![2] and appears in the movie Reno 911!: Miami.[3] 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.[4] He headlined Laugh-A-Palooza in August 2012[5] and promised to "high five" the show's attendees.[6] He has a recurring role in various skits in Inside Amy Schumer.

He released an album titled Wait, There's More... in 2009.[7] Dunnigan is internationally known for his appearances on Comedy Central's Premium Blend.

In 2013 Kyle released the holiday album Craig's All Star, Rockin' Christmas, You Guys! as his alter-ego character "Craig" and his brother Kurt Pullin. He does his impressions of Donald Trump, Bill Maher and Tim Gunn throughout the skits. The album features other artists such as singer-songwriter Jesse Thomas, comedian Amy Schumer and actor Kevin Berntson.[8]

Dunnigan, along with Tig Notaro and David Huntsberger, cohosted the podcast Professor Blastoff on the Earwolf network until July 21, 2015. The podcast ended abruptly when co-host Tig decided to leave the show, having earlier given her four month notice.[9]

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 Caitlyn Jenner, Donald Sterling, Bill Maher, Hashtag Guy, Donald Trump, and Perez Hilton.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Stand-up[edit]

  • 2009: Wait, There's More... (CD Baby) CD, Download

Music[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Shorts[edit]

Actor/Writer/Director

  • 2006: Sweet 35
  • 2007: Craig vs. Wild
  • 2010: Lez Chat
  • 2010-2013: Craig Vanswers
  • 2012: Brothers Strong
  • 2013: Carl
  • 2013: DEL
  • 2014: Cell Phone Party (writer only)
  • 2016: Shit Kids (also producer, composer, editor)
  • 2017: Giving Up (actor only)

Music videos[edit]

Television[edit]

Movies[edit]

Stand-up comedy[edit]

Writer/Performer

Series[edit]

Award shows[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kyle Dunnigan". Comedy Central. Retrieved 5 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Kyle Dunnigan". IMDb. Retrieved 5 October 2014.
  3. ^ "Kyle Dunnigan". Rottentomatoes.com. Retrieved 5 October 2014.
  4. ^ "- NBC". NBC. Retrieved 5 October 2014.
  5. ^ "Kyle Dunnigan headlines Laugh-A-Palooza at Meadow Brook". Theoaklandpress.com. Retrieved 5 October 2014.
  6. ^ "Kyle Dunnigan headlines Laugh-A-Palooza at Meadow Brook". Theoaklandpress.com. Retrieved 5 October 2014.
  7. ^ "Wait, There's More by Kyle Dunnigan". Retrieved January 1, 2009.
  8. ^ "Craig's All Star, Rockin' Christmas, You Guys! Kyle Dunnigan". iTunes. November 28, 2014. Retrieved December 7, 2017.
  9. ^ "Long, 'Professor Blastoff". Retrieved 13 September 2016.
  10. ^ "KYLE DUNNIGAN with Hampton Yount, Annie Lederman, David Huntsberger and Jimmy Dore". IMPROV. Archived from the original on November 29, 2014. Retrieved November 22, 2014.
  11. ^ ""The Only Thing I'd Change About You"". YouTube. December 15, 2009. Retrieved December 7, 2017.
  12. ^ "Sarah Silverman: Diva". IMDb. November 19, 2013. Retrieved December 7, 2017.
  13. ^ "Fuck You, Mistletoe". IMDb. December 4, 2013. Retrieved December 7, 2017.
  14. ^ "Behind the scenes of the making of "Craig's Christmas Album"". YouTube. December 10, 2013. Retrieved December 7, 2017.
  15. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1178424/

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