Louis C.K.


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Louis C.K. was born on September 12, 1967 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Louis Szekely. He is a writer and producer, known for Louie (2010), American Hustle (2013) and Horace and Pete (2016). He was previously married to Alix Bailey. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 26 wins & 87 nominations. See more awards »

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Louie Writer
(2010-2015)
American Hustle Stoddard Thorsen
(2013)
(2016)
Better Things Writer
(2016-2020)

Filmography

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  Better Things (TV Series) (created by - 42 episodes, 2016 - 2020) (written by - 17 episodes, 2016 - 2017) (teleplay by - 2 episodes, 2016 - 2017) (story by - 1 episode, 2017)
- Listen to the Roosters (2020) ... (creator)
- Batceañera (2020) ... (creator)
- Father's Day (2020) ... (creator)
- High Man. Bye Man. (2020) ... (creator)
- New Orleans (2020) ... (creator)
 2020 Sincerely Louis CK (Video)
  Baskets (TV Series) (created by - 40 episodes, 2016 - 2019) (written by - 1 episode, 2016)
- Moving On (2019) ... (creator)
- Mrs. Baskets Goes to Sacramento (2019) ... (creator)
- Grandma's Day (2019) ... (creator)
- Housewarming (2019) ... (creator)
- Common Room Wake (2019) ... (creator)
 2017 I Love You, Daddy (screenplay by) / (story by)
 2017 Louis C.K. 2017 (TV Special) (written by)
  Horace and Pete (TV Mini-Series) (created by - 10 episodes, 2016) (written by - 10 episodes, 2016)
- Episode #1.10 (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.9 (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.8 (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.7 (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
  Louie (TV Series) (written by - 54 episodes, 2010 - 2015) (creator - 38 episodes, 2010 - 2012) (created by - 23 episodes, 2012 - 2015) (story - 4 episodes, 2011 - 2015) (teleplay - 4 episodes, 2011 - 2015) (story by - 3 episodes, 2015) (teleplay by - 3 episodes, 2015)
- The Road: Part 2 (2015) ... (creator) / (story) / (teleplay)
- The Road: Part 1 (2015) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Sleepover (2015) ... (creator) / (story by) / (teleplay by)
- Untitled (2015) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Bobby's House (2015) ... (creator) / (written by)
 2015 Louis C.K.: Live at the Comedy Store (TV Special) (written by)
 2013 Louis C.K. Oh My God (TV Special) (written by)
 2012 Before We Made It (TV Movie) (creator)
 2011 Louis C.K.: Live at the Beacon Theater (Video) (written by)
 2010 Louis C.K.: Hilarious (TV Special) (written by)
 2009 Louis C.K.'s Last Chance (Video short) (uncredited)
 2009 Just for Laughs (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Whoopi Goldberg (2009) ... (writer)
 2008 Louis C.K.: Chewed Up (TV Special) (written by)
 2003-2007 Just for Laughs (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- Louis CK II (2007)
- Louis CK (2003)
 2007 Louis C.K. Learns About the Catholic Church (Video short) (uncredited)
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (12 episodes, 1997 - 2007) (additional material - 2 episodes, 2002 - 2004) (writer - 1 episode, 2002)
- Zach Braff/Maroon 5 (2007) ... (segment "Saturday TV Funhouse")
- Scarlett Johansson/Björk (2007) ... (segment "Saturday TV Funhouse")
- Will Ferrell/Queens of the Stone Age (2005) ... (segment "Saturday TV Funhouse")
- Ben Affleck/N.E.R.D. (2004) ... (additional material - segment "Saturday TV Funhouse")
- Christina Aguilera/Maroon 5 (2004) ... (segment "Saturday TV Funhouse")
 2007 I Think I Love My Wife (screenplay)
  Lucky Louie (TV Series) (creator - 13 episodes, 2006 - 2007) (writer - 3 episodes, 2006) (story - 1 episode, 2006) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2006)
- Clown Time Is Over (2007) ... (creator)
- Kim Moves Out (2006) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Louie Quits (2006) ... (creator)
- Confession (2006) ... (creator)
- Drinking (2006) ... (creator)
 2007 Louis C.K.: Shameless (TV Special) (written by)
 2006 Searching for Nixon (Video short)
 2005 One Night Stand (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Louis C.K. (2005) ... (written by)
 2004 Saint Louie (TV Movie)
 2002-2003 Cedric the Entertainer Presents (TV Series) (writer - 16 episodes)
- Episode #1.10 (2003) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.16 (2003) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.15 (2003) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.14 (2003) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.13 (2003) ... (writer)
 2002 2002 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special)
 2001 Comedy Central Presents (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Louis C.K. (2001) ... (writer)
 2001 Pootie Tang (written by)
 2001 Down to Earth (screenplay)
 2000 ShortCuts (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Comedy: Part 3 (2000) ... (segments "Ugly Revenge", "Highjacker")
  The Chris Rock Show (TV Series) (writer - 23 episodes, 1997 - 1999) (written by - 5 episodes, 1997)
- Episode #4.9 (1999) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.8 (1999) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.7 (1999) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.5 (1999) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.4 (1999) ... (writer)
 1998 Tomorrow Night (writer)
 1996-1997 Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (TV Series) (additional material - 2 episodes)
- Memoirs (1997) ... (additional material)
- Bees and SIDS (1996) ... (additional material)
 1996 HBO Comedy Half-Hour (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Louis C.K. (1996) ... (writer)
  The Dana Carvey Show (TV Series) (head writer - 7 episodes, 1996) (writing supervised by - 1 episode, 1996)
- The Dana Carvey Show #8 (1996) ... (head writer)
- The Dana Carvey Show #7 (1996) ... (head writer)
- The Szechuan Dynasty Dana Carvey Show (1996) ... (head writer)
- The Pepsi Stuff Dana Carvey Show (1996) ... (head writer)
- The Diet Mug Root Beer Dana Carvey Show (1996) ... (head writer)
 1995 Brunch (TV Short)
 1995 Hello There (TV Short)
 1995 Highjacker (TV Short)
  Howie Mandel's Sunny Skies (TV Series) (1 episode, 1995) (writer - 1 episode, 1995)
- Episode #1.10 (1995) ... (segment "'The Letter V'")
- Episode #1.5 (1995) ... (writer)
 1995 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 11 episodes)
- Episode dated 7 August 1995 (1995) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 31 July 1995 (1995) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 27 July 1995 (1995) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 25 July 1995 (1995) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 24 July 1995 (1995) ... (writer)
  Late Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) (writer - 255 episodes, 1993 - 1994) (written by - 228 episodes, 1993 - 1994)
 1993 Ice Cream (Short)
 1991 Comics Only (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1990 Caesar's Salad (Short)
 1989 Caroline's Comedy Hour (TV Series) (2 episodes)
Show Show Producer (35 credits)
Show Show Actor (37 credits)
Show Show Director (25 credits)
Show Show Editor (12 credits)
Show Show Additional Crew (7 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (8 credits)
Show Show Self (100 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (19 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Louie C.K. | Louis CK | Louis Szekely

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

I remember I was in Sacramento doing a TV morning show to promote a comedy club I was working at and the host asked me, "So, uh, you work with Chris Rock. I wouldn't think you'd be a guy that works with Chris Rock!" And I said, "You mean because I'm white?" And he went, "Whoa, whoa, whoa! I wasn't going there!" And I said, "Well what else do you mean? Why else would you say that?" And he said, "... See more »

Trivia:

His real surname, Szekely, is a common Hungarian surname pronounced SEK-kay. When he was young, he changed the pronunciation to SEE-kay because people always had trouble pronouncing it. See more »

Trademark:

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Nickname:

Louie

Star Sign:

Virgo

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