Named a 'comedian phenom and icon' by Entertainment Weekly, Dane Cook has maintained his reputation as one of today's most prolific stand-up comedians while simultaneously distinguishing himself as a charismatic and versatile actor in a variety of film and television projects.
Dane Cook appears in numerous upcoming film and television projects including starring roles in Dan in Real Life with Steve Carell. A Double Platinum-selling comedian, Cook released his third full-length album Dane Cook: Rough Around The Edges - Live From Madison Square Garden from Comedy Central Records in November of 2011. Cook has appeared in a number of feature films, including Waiting with Ryan Reynolds and Anna Farris, London with Jessica Biel and Chris Evans, Torque with Ice Cube, and Mystery Men with Ben Stiller.
Last year, Cook hosted the season premiere of Saturday Night Live, helping the program earn the highest non-sports ratings of any network that year. A highly sought-after talk-show guest, he's appeared multiple times on Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, and The Tonight Show. For Comedy Central, he was one of the headliners of Comedy Central's Insomniac Tour Movie and lent his voice to Crank Yankers and Shorties Watchin' Shorties.
In addition to appearances at such venues as Carnegie Hall and Chicago's Allstate Arena, Cook performed two record-breaking shows of 38,000 at Boston Garden, and has appeared for crowds of 39,000 at Madison Square Garden and 50,000 at the University of Florida's Gator Growl.
Dane Cook currently lives in LA, where he continues to develop new comedy material and film and television projects.
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