Mike Drucker

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Mike Drucker
Born (1984-03-15) 15 March 1984 (age 38)
Alma materNew York University
GenreComedy
Notable worksFull Frontal with Samantha Bee, The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, Bill Nye Saves the World
Notable awardsWriters Guild of America Award for Best Comedy/Variety in 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.[1] 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.[2] He has been published in McSweeney's[3] and Black20.[4] He also worked on script adaptation for the English release of the video game Kid Icarus: Uprising.[citation needed] 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]

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][better source needed]

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 has received a total of eight Emmy nominations.[7]

Drucker won the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Comedy/Variety in 2020, with Full Frontal. He has also been previously nominated for the Award several times.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mike Drucker | Find A Writer". www.wgaeast.org. Retrieved 2021-12-05.
  2. ^ "Comedy Central Mike Drucker Bio" Archived 2011-08-19 at the Wayback Machine, Comedy Central Mike Drucker Bio.
  3. ^ "McSweeney's: A Robot Performs Stand-Up Comedy to a Lackluster Response", McSweeney's. Archived October 28, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Black20", Black20: Manly Phrases You Should Say Before You Die. Archived November 21, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  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 July 4, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ "Mike Drucker". Television Academy. Retrieved 2021-12-05.
  8. ^ Lewis, Trilby Beresford,Allison Crist,Kirsten Chuba,Hilary; Beresford, Trilby; Crist, Allison; Chuba, Kirsten; Lewis, Hilary (2020-02-01). "WGA Awards: 'Parasite' and 'Jojo Rabbit' Among Film Winners". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2021-12-05.

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