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Lewis Black was born on August 30, 1948 in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA as Lewis Niles Black. He is an actor and producer, known for The Daily Show (1996), The Aristocrats (2005) and Lewis Black: Black on Broadway (2004). See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Rock Dog (filming)
Linnux (voice)
 2016 Madoff (TV Movie)
Gregory Perkins
 2015 Riley's First Date? (Short)
Anger (voice)
 2015 Forward: Summit with Lewis Black (Video short)
 2015 Disney Infinity 3.0 (Video Game)
Anger (voice)
 2015/I Inside Out
Anger (voice)
 2015 Introducing Parker Dowd (Short)
Drew
 2012-2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TV Series)
Spider Bytez / Vic
- Metalhead Rewired (2014) ... Spider Bytez (voice)
- Turtle Temper (2012) ... Vic / Spider Bytez (voice)
 2010-2013 Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated (TV Series)
Mr. E / Ricky Owens
- Through the Curtain (2013) ... Mr. E (voice)
- Come Undone (2013) ... Mr. E / Ricky Owens (voice)
- Gates of Gloom (2013) ... Mr. E (voice)
- The Devouring (2013) ... Mr. E (voice)
- The Horrible Herd (2013) ... Mr. E (voice)
 2011 The Penguins of Madagascar (TV Series)
Dale
- Arch-Enemy/The Big S.T.A.N.K. (2011) ... Dale
 2011 Afghan Luke
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 2011 Robotomy (TV Series)
Gore-Ax
- Mean Green (2011) ... Gore-Ax (voice)
 2010 Peep World
Narrator (voice)
 2009 Ollie & the Baked Halibut (Short)
Baked Halibut
 2008 The Shield (TV Series)
Lawyer
- Family Meeting (2008) ... Lawyer (voice, uncredited)
 2008 What Blows Up Must Come Down! (Short)
Furry Murray
 2008 No Free Lunch (Short)
Lewis
 2006 Falling for Grace
Rob York
 2006 Farce of the Penguins
Jimmy (voice)
 2005 The Happy Elf (Video)
Norbert (voice)
 2005 Duck Dodgers (TV Series)
Manobrain
- A Lame Duck Mind (2005) ... Manobrain (voice)
 2004 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
BJ Cameron
- Obscene (2004) ... BJ Cameron
 2004 Educating Lewis (TV Movie)
Lewis Tanner
 2003 The Brak Show (TV Series)
Brain Slug / Zorak
- Enter the Hump (2003) ... Brain Slug
- Braklet, Prince of Spaceland (2003) ... Zorak (voice)
 2003 The Gynecologists (Short)
Cookie LaMotte
 2002 American Dummy (Short)
Club Owner
 2001 Dependable People (Short)
 1997 Mad About You (TV Series)
The Pizza Slice
- Le Sex Show (1997) ... The Pizza Slice
 1997 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
Laslo 'Punchy' Deleon
- Deception (1997) ... Laslo 'Punchy' Deleon
 1993 The Night We Never Met
Marty Holder
 1993 Joey Breaker
Pete Grimm
 1991 Law & Order (TV Series)
Director Franklin Frome
- Aria (1991) ... Director Franklin Frome
 1991 The Hard Way
Banker
 1990/I Jacob's Ladder
Jacob's Doctor
Show Show Producer (14 credits)
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(3/92-4/92) Stage: Appeared in "Media Amok" by Christopher Durang, American Repertory Theatre, Cambridge, MA. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 4 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

I do have certain feelings. My feeling is that whoever is in charge, I want him out. [on why he will not campaign for political candidates, quoted in The Boston Globe, Aug. 1, 2004] See more »

Trivia:

His father, Sam, was a mechanical engineer who built sea mines for the government during World War II and the Vietnam War. He quit ten years earlier than he had planned after reading the Geneva Accord and deciding there was no justification for the United States occupation of Vietnam. He then dedicated his life full-time to art, mostly stained glass and painting. He was also the one who ... See more »

Trademark:

Moving his fingers in odd patterns while performing his act See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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