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Jim  Gaffigan  is  a  four-timeGrammynominated  comedian,  actor,  writer,  producer,  two-timeNew  York Timesbest-selling  author,  two-timeEmmywinning  top  touring  performer,  and multi-platinum-selling recording  artist.  He  is  known  around  the  world  for  his  unique  brand  of  humor,  which  largely  revolves around his observations on life.On  the  silver  screen,  his  many  credits  includeThree  Kings,Super  Troopers  1  &  2,  andChappaquiddick. 2019 is Gaffigan’s biggest year to date with an astonishing eight filmsreleasing,  threewhich premiered at this year’s Sundance Film FestivalincludingTroop Zerowith Viola Davis and Alison Janney,Them That FollowandLightFromLight–with many festival goers calling Gaffigan the “King of Sundance.”Gaffigan  also  had  two  films  this  year  in  which  he  was  the  lead.  They  are  a  comedic  filmBeing  Frank--which opened Father’s Day Weekend --andAmerican Dreamer, a dark thriller that opened 9/20.American Dreameris  grand  finale  of  2019  for  Jim,  and  features  him  asanride  share  driver  who  moonlights  as  a private driver for a drug dealer.Both films are now available for download.In April 2019, Gaffigan was seen alongside Alec Baldwin and Salma Hayek in Bron Studios’Drunk Parents. Additionally,  Gaffigan  recently  released  his  unprecedented  7th  stand  up  special,Quality  Timewith Amazon  Studios  making  history  as  their  first  original  comedyspecial.  He  alsocontinues  to  tour  around the world.In addition to two seasons of the critically acclaimed semi-autobiographicalThe Jim Gaffigan Show, which he wrote and produced with his wife Jeannie, and his widely popular stand-up comedy specials, Gaffigan has guest starred on many television comedies and dramas, ranging fromPortlandiaandBob’s Burgersto the HBO cult hitsFlight of the Concordsto dramatic roles inLaw & Order.Gaffigan  regularly  does  humorous  commentaries  onCBS  Sunday.  Last  year  Jim  served  as  master  of ceremony atThe Al Smith Memorial dinner.  In 2015, Gaffigan had the great honor of performing for Pope Francis and over 1 million festival attendees at theFestival of Familiesin Philadelphia.Gaffigan and his wife currently live in Manhattan with their five loud and expensive children.
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