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 then Executive Producer and showrunner of The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore.


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. Most recently,[when?] Albanese has been seen performing with former Daily Show correspondents John Oliver and Wyatt Cenac, as well as headlining his own shows at clubs and colleges throughout the country.[citation needed]

Other work[edit]

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

TV & film work[edit]

Albanese's first half-hour comedy special premiered April 2, 2010, on Comedy Central.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Albanese graduated from Boston University's College of Communication in 1999.[4]


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  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. ^ "Rory Albanese: Stand Up Videos and Funny Clips | Comedy Central's". March 26, 2010. Retrieved March 12, 2011. 
  4. ^ [1][dead link]

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