Rory Albanese

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Rory Albanese, 2011

Rory Albanese (born May 29, 1977) is an American comedian, comedy writer and television producer. A Long Island, New York native, he was an executive producer and writer for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, which he joined in 1999[1] and was with until October 2013.[2] He was an executive producer and showrunner of The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore.

Career[edit]

Stand-up comedy[edit]

In the summer of 2006, he joined Lewis Black's Red, White, and Screwed tour, performing with Black all over the country. Albanese has performed with former Daily Show correspondents John Oliver and Wyatt Cenac.[3] He headlines his own shows at clubs and colleges throughout the country.[4]

Other work[edit]

He is the voice of "The American" on the podcast The Bugle.[5]

TV & film work[edit]

Albanese's first half-hour comedy special premiered April 2, 2010, on Comedy Central.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Albanese graduated from Boston University's College of Communication in 1999.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1088947/bio
  2. ^ Bort, Ryan (October 11, 2013). "Watch Jon Stewart Bid Farewell to Departing Daily Show Showrunner". Paste Magazine. Paste Media Group. Retrieved August 15, 2014.
  3. ^ "Patrick McMullan Archives". Getty Images. Retrieved 2018-05-26.
  4. ^ "Former 'Daily Show' producer thinks conservative Springfieldians will like his act, too". Springfield News-Leader. Retrieved 2018-05-26.
  5. ^ "Showrunner Rory Albanese Is Leaving 'The Daily Show'". Vulture. 2013-10-09. Retrieved 2018-05-26.
  6. ^ "Rory Albanese: Stand Up Videos and Funny Clips | Comedy Central's Jokes.com". Comedians.jokes.com. March 26, 2010. Retrieved March 12, 2011.
  7. ^ Greenberg, Rudi (2012-06-07). "He Didn't Want to Be a 'Millionaire'". Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved 2018-05-26.

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