Mike Drucker

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Mike Drucker
Born (1984-03-15) 15 March 1984 (age 37)
Alma materNew York University
GenreComedy
Notable worksFull Frontal with Samantha Bee, The Tonight show starring Jimmy Fallon, Bill Nye saves the World, etc
Notable awardsWGA award for best comedy/variety 2020

Mike Drucker is an American stand-up comedian, writer and producer known for his work on Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (2016), The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014) and Bill Nye Saves the World (2017).

Filmography[edit]

Drucker was a head comedy writer for Bill Nye Saves the World and writer for Adam Ruins Everything. He also wrote for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in New York City. Drucker was a contributing writer to The Onion and Saturday Night Live.[1] He has been published in McSweeney's[2] and Black20.[3] He also worked on script adaptation for the English release of Kid Icarus: Uprising.[4] During his time as an intern on Saturday Night Live his nerdy mannerisms were noticed by writers and he was subsequently parodied by Zach Braff in a Bronx Beat sketch.[5]

Drucker is currently the co-host of the podcast “How to be a Person” with his former roommate, Jess Dweck.

As of 2019, Drucker resides in New York.

Awards[edit]

In 2007, he was one of three winners of Disney's "So You Think You're Funny" stand-up competition, a joint-venture by Disney and MySpace to promote the movie Ratatouille.[6]

Drucker was nominated for Outstanding Writing for Non-Fiction program in 2017 for Bill Nye Saves the World. He was also nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing - Variety Series for two years consecutively (2018 and 19) for Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.

He won the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Comedy/Variety in 2020 He has also been previously nominated for the Award several times.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Comedy Central Mike Drucker Bio" Archived 2011-08-19 at the Wayback Machine, Comedy Central Mike Drucker Bio.
  2. ^ "McSweeney's: A Robot Performs Stand-Up Comedy to a Lackluster Response", McSweeney's. Archived December 22, 2010, at WebCite
  3. ^ "Black20", Black20: Manly Phrases You Should Say Before You Die. Archived November 21, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Mike Drucker [@MikeDrucker] (23 March 2012). "I wrote a lot of the jokes in the game Kid Icarus: Uprising. It's in stores today. Proud to have been a part of it" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  5. ^ "Saturday Night Live: Zach Braff/Maroon 5 Recap", Saturday Night Live: Zach Braff/Maroon 5 Recap. Archived December 22, 2010, at WebCite
  6. ^ "Disney's So You Think You're Funny Competition", Disney's So You Think You're Funny Competition. Archived December 22, 2010, at WebCite
  7. ^ "Mike Drucker". IMDb. Retrieved 2020-02-12.

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