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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 19 July 1961Trumbull, Connecticut, USA
Birth NameLisa Lampugnale
Nicknames Comedy's Queen of Mean
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Mini Bio (1)

Lisa Lampenelli is one of the most high-profile insult comics. Though actually born in Connecticut, she is identified as a New Yorker, where she built up her career on the stand-up comic circuit. She is known for her outrageous pot shots at celebrities as well as references to her own weight and sexuality. Her acid wit and boisterous delivery has won many fans, some of whom had gravitated towards Andrew Dice Clay, and has won her the nickname "Comedy's Lovable Queen of Mean." She has been a regular at celebrity roasts on Comedy Central and has made a couple of television and film appearances. She has also been in negotiations for her own sitcom.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: annynomous

Spouse (2)

Jimmy Cannizzaro (2 October 2010 - present) (filed for divorce)
? (1991 - 1991) (divorced)

Trade Mark (2)

Profanity laden insults
Jokes about race

Trivia (8)

Her favorite comedian is Rodney Dangerfield.
She first worked as a newspaper reporter in Bridgeport, Connecticut. She began her show business career as a party DJ and studied improvisation.
She graduated from Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York with a Bachelor's degree.
Sister of Nancy Lessard.
She has a Yorkshire Terrier mixed dog, Parker, named after Sarah Jessica Parker.
Started performing stand-up Comedy when she was age 30.
Her father is of Italian descent. Her maternal grandfather was of Polish descent, and her maternal grandmother was also of Italian descent.
Upper West Side, New York City [October 2010]

Personal Quotes (2)

"I think it's what they see on the inside. They know I'm just kidding around. Because if it's funny -- if it's a good joke, it's a good joke. So no matter what, people will laugh if it's well written. But also, I think it'd be much harder for a very, very hot woman to get away with it because if you look like Cameron Diaz and you're trying to do this humor, women in the audience might get mad, they think you're trying to steal their guy. It's because I'm more the woman next door, soccer-type mom, so it's more shocking coming out of my mouth, but that works for me." Interview, 2006.
The difference between me and some comics that have some hate, like the Kramer thing, put it this way; if a black guy hits me with his car, my first impulse isn't "f-ing n-word" it's "f-ing asshole." If you go right to race, hate is what you have inside.

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