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Jim Gaffigan

Indiana native Jim Gaffigan arrived in New York City in 1990 at the age of 24. Officially, he had relocated to work in advertising, but his real fascination with New York had a lot more to do with pursuing his dream of making people laugh as an actor and stand-up comic, a dream he would eventually realize through hard work and ample talent. Hailing... See full bio »

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 2015 Star vs. the Forces of Evil (TV Series)
Father Time
- Freeze Day/Royal Pain (2015) ... Father Time (voice)
 2015 The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore (TV Series)
 2015/II Staten Island Summer
Danny's Dad
 2015 Hot Pursuit
 2013-2015 Bob's Burgers (TV Series)
Henry Haber
- The Millie-churian Candiate (2015) ... Henry Haber (voice)
- Carpe Museum (2013) ... Henry Haber (voice)
 2015 Experimenter
James McDonough
 2015 Walter
 2014/I The Nobodies (Short)
 2014 Us & Them (TV Series)
- Coeds & Carburetors (2014) ... Theo
 2014 Teachers Lounge (TV Series)
 2013 Gaffigan (TV Movie)
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 2013/I Kilimanjaro
 2012-2013 Portlandia (TV Series)
- Soft Opening (2013) ... Donald
- Winter in Portlandia (2012) ... Donald
 2012 Love Sick Love
Andrew Blythe
 2012 Howard (Short)
Howard Cantour
 2011 Royal Pains (TV Series)
Pete Stanbleck
 2011 Salvation Boulevard
Jerry Hobson
 2010 Bored to Death (TV Series)
Drug Counsellor
- Super Ray Is Mortal! (2010) ... Drug Counsellor
 2010 Ten Stories Tall
 1998-2009 Law & Order (TV Series)
Larry Johnson / George Rozakis
- Reality Bites (2009) ... Larry Johnson
- Flight (1998) ... George Rozakis
 2009 Flight of the Conchords (TV Series)
 2009 The Slammin' Salmon
Stanley Bellin
 2008 Duane Incarnate
 2005-2008 Pale Force (TV Series)
Jim / Conan / Lady Bronze
- Conan the Big Red Dork (2008) ... Jim / Conan / Lady Bronze (voice)
- Lady Pale (2008) ... Jim / Conan / Lady Bronze (voice)
- Canadatown (2007) ... Jim / Conan / Lady Bronze (voice)
- So You Think You're Pale (2007) ... Jim / Conan / Lady Bronze (voice)
- Land of the Robots (2007) ... Jim / Conan / Lady Bronze (voice)
 2002-2007 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Marty Palin / Russell Matthews
- Smile (2007) ... Marty Palin
- Dead (2002) ... Russell Matthews
 2007 The Living Wake
Lampert Binew
 2007 Our Massive Planet (TV Series)
 2006 Shorty McShorts' Shorts (TV Series)
Og the Yeti / Henrichven
- My Mom Married a Yeti (2006) ... Og the Yeti / Henrichven (voice)
 2006 Love, Inc. (TV Series)
- Anything But Love (2006) ... Jamie
 2006 Stephanie Daley
Joe Daley
 2005 Trust the Man
Gordon, Bitter Sex Addict
 2005 Cheap Seats: Without Ron Parker (TV Series)
Jerome Block
- Gimmick Sports (2005) ... Jerome Block
 2005 The Great New Wonderful
Sandie (segment "Sandie's Story")
 2004 The Jury (TV Series)
Mr. Nifco
- Mail Order Mystery (2004) ... Mr. Nifco
 2004 Strip Search (TV Movie)
Reverend Craig Peterson
 2004 13 Going on 30
Chris Grandy
 2004 Bad Apple (TV Movie)
 2003-2004 Ed (TV Series)
Toby Gibbons
- Best Wishes (2004) ... Toby Gibbons
- Partners (2003) ... Toby Gibbons
 2004 Channel Surfing (TV Movie) (voice)
 2003 Hope & Faith (TV Series)
- Anger Management (2003) ... Brad
 2003 The Paper Mache Chase (Short)
 2003 Season of Youth
Dr. Gelding
 2002 Igby Goes Down
Hilton Manager
 2002 No Sleep 'til Madison
 2002 Hacks
Arty Hittle
 2001 Sex and the City (TV Series)
- Defining Moments (2001) ... Doug
 2001 Final
 2001 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Oliver Tunney
- Countdown (2001) ... Oliver Tunney
 2001 30 Years to Life
 2000 Endsville
Ivy Vaughn
 2000 Killing Cinderella
 2000 Little Pieces
Officer Rodriguez
 2000 Sidesplitters: The Burt & Dick Story (Short)
The Narrator
 2000 Cry Baby Lane (TV Movie)
 2000 Third Watch (TV Series)
- Journey to the Himalayas (2000) ... Portis
 1999 Puppet
Mr. Kamen
 1999 Three Kings
Cuts Troy's Cuff Soldier
 1999 Wirey Spindell
Announcer #2
 1999 Not Afraid to Say...
 1999/I Entropy
 1999 Rock Candy (TV Series)
 1999 Personals
 1999 LateLine (TV Series)
The Del-Ex Kid
- Pearce on Conan (1999) ... The Del-Ex Kid
 1999 Random Play (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Various
- Pilot (1999) ... Various
- Episode #1.4 (1999) ... Various
 1998 From a High Place
Eph Williams
 1998 Conrad Bloom (TV Series)
 1998 The Real Howard Spitz
 1998 Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (TV Series)
- Old Man (1998) ... Jim (voice)
 1998 Soul Man (TV Series)
- Raising Heck (1998) ... Keats
 1997 Fool's Paradise
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Personal Quote:

I'm from Indiana. I know what you're thinking, Indiana...Mafia. But in Indiana it's not like New York where everyone's like, 'We're from New York and we're the best' or 'We're from Texas and we like things big' it's more like 'We're from Indiana and we're gonna move. See more »


Wife, Jeannie Gaffigan, gave birth to their third child, Katie Louise, in New York on May 10, 2009. See more »


Voicing the "internal monologue" of his audiences in a comically high-pitched voice See more »

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