Greg Fitzsimmons

Comedian, TV Writer

1966 –

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Who is Greg Fitzsimmons?

Greg FitzSimmons is not only a great stand up comedian; he hosts a radio show on Sirius XM Radio called Howard 101. He appeared for years on VH1’s Best Week Ever and voices a weekly animated show on Adult Swim called Dog vs. Cat<. He just shot a pilot for VH1 with Andy Dick. 20th Century Fox is currently developing a sitcom for FitzSimmons, while also developing his idea for a reality show called The Dream Police. Last spring, FitzSimmons starred in an episode of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and performed stand up comedy at Carnegie Hall in New York City. A regular on Late Night with David Letterman, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, FitzSimmons recently made his 60th visit to The Howard Stern Radio Show and has done two half-hour specials for Comedy Central. FitzSimmons won four Daytime Emmy Awards for writing and producing The Ellen Show. Other writing credits include HBO’s Lucky Louie, Cedric the Entertainer Presents, Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher, Chelsea Lately, and The Man Show. The Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival gave FitzSimmons the Jury Award for Best Comedian. An MTV game show he hosted, Idiot Savants, won a CableACE Award, and last year, Boston University made him the youngest recipient of the Distinguished Alumna Award in the school’s history. Irish America Magazine also twice has honored him as one of the Top 100 Irish Americans. FitzSimmons started a foundation for spinal meningitis 10 years ago, which has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars through comedy benefits in New York City. He lives in Venice Beach, California, with his wife Erin and two kids, Owen, eight, and Josephine, five. They travel around the world a lot, and also make go-carts.

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Born
Apr 5, 1966
New York City
Also known as
  • Gregory Fitzsimmons
  • Gregory S. "Greg" Fitzsimmons
  • Gregg Fitzsimmons
Parents
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Boston University
Lived in
  • New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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