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Hannibal Buress        

Stand-Up Comedian, Actor & Television Writer; Starring on Comedy Central's "Broad City."

Hannibal Amir Buress is an American stand-up comedian, actor, activist, writer, and producer. He started performing comedy in 2002 while attending Southern Illinois University. He has co-starred on Adult Swim's The Eric Andre Show since 2012 and featured on Comedy Central's Broad City since 2014.

Buress began his stand-up career at an open mic in 2002. He has been featured in The Awkward Comedy Show special on Comedy Central, and alongside comics Baron Vaughn, Eric André, Marina Franklin, and Victor Varnado, and on the FX sitcom Louie. He currently co-stars as Eric Andre's sidekick on The Eric Andre Show on Adult Swim. In July 2010, Buress made Variety magazine's "Ten Comics to Watch in 2010" list.

His first stand-up comedy album My Name is Hannibal was released on July 27, 2010.

Buress was a writer on Saturday Night Live from 2009 to 2010. He left having had only one of his sketches aired. In September 2010, he began writing for the fifth season of the NBC comedy series 30 Rock. He quit after six months.

He released his second album, Animal Furnace, in 2012, which also aired as a special on Comedy Central. The album received positive reviews.

His stand-up comedy has been featured on Comedy Central programs such as Live at Gotham and John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show. He has also performed on several late night talkshows such as The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Lopez Tonight, Russell Howard's Good News, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Late Show with David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, and Conan. Additionally, he performed a set at the 2012 Secret Policeman's Ball at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

An hourlong Comedy Central show, Hannibal Buress Live from Chicago, aired on March 29, 2014.

He used to host a weekly stand-up comedy show at The Knitting Factory on Sunday evenings in Brooklyn, New York.

Buress played Coach Wilson in the 2017 Marvel movie Spider-Man: Homecoming.

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Hannibal Buress Signs Development Deal at Comedy Central | Variety

“Hannibal Buress has one of the great names in comedy,” said Kent Alterman, prez of content development and original programming at the net. “I pray he ...

Trailer: Hannibal Buress Asks Life's Biggest Questions in New Comedy Central Series Coming 7/8, After 'Key & Peele'
Comedy Central Greenlights Hannibal Buress Series | Variety

Comedy Central has given a nod to an eight-episode half-hour series starring comedian Hannibal Buress. "Why? With Hannibal Buress" will feature the comic ...

Hannibal Buress Debuts as Spotify's Latest Artist 'In Residence'

Spotify is giving comedian and Broad City actor Hannibal Buress a platform to talk about his favorite songs. As a new host of the In Residence series, Buress "will give listeners insight into his mind and the music he loves" by way of six monthly playlists. In addition to the music, each episode will include Buress’ free-form commentary.

Hannibal Buress joins Dwayne Johnson, Alexandra Daddario in Baywatch

Hannibal Buress is going from Broad City to the beach. The comedian and actor has joined Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, and Alexandra Daddario in Paramount’s big-screen adaptation of the ’90s TV series Baywatch, EW has confirmed.

Hannibal Buress joins Dwayne Johnson, Alexandra Daddario in Baywatch

Hannibal Buress is going from Broad City to the beach. The comedian and actor has joined Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, and Alexandra Daddario in Paramount’s big-screen adaptation of the ’90s TV series Baywatch, EW has confirmed.

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