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Dave Attell

Born in Queens and raised in Rockville Centre, Long Island, Attell is highly respected in the industry, the media, as well as his audiences. A stand-up comic for the past 16 years, he has risen to the top of his craft.

Attell has made numerous appearances on the Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Last Call with Carson Daly, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Howard Stern Show. He has also appeared in the Chris Rock film Pootie Tang and in the upcoming movie Max & Grace starring Natasha Lyonne, David Krumholtz and Lorraine Bracco. Other television credits include NBC's Ed, Drew Carey's Mr. Vegas All-Star Party on HBO, COMEDY CENTRAL's Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, his own half-hour stand-up special Comedy Central Presents and Pulp Comics.

In March of 1995, Attell was featured on HBO's Young Comedian's Special live from the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen. He then went on to tape his own half-hour special for HBO in the spring of 1996.

Attell resides in Manhattan and when he's not on the road doing a gig, he performs at New York City's famed Comedy Cellar on a regular basis.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Dave Attell Facts

OccupationComedian, Writer, Actor
BirthdayJanuary 18, 1965 (58)
BirthplaceRockville Centre, New York, USA

Selected Filmography

Dave Attell: Road Work
The Best of Insomniac Uncensored
Dave Attell: Captain Miserable
Dave Attell Insomniac Tour Presents
Episode 3
Dave Attell: Captain Miserable by HBO
The Gong Show with Dave Attell 106
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