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Kyle Kinane          

Stand-Up Comedian

Kyle Christian Kinane (born December 23, 1976) is an American stand-up comedian originally from Addison, Illinois. Kinane grew up in the Chicago area and graduated from Addison Trail High School, and Columbia College Chicago in 2002. His grandfather, "Big" Dally Kinane, was Lon Chaney Jr.'s stuntman in The Wolf Man. Kinane once ate a whole block of cheese in one sitting, because of this his friends call him Mouse.

His debut album Death of the Party, recorded at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles and released in 2010 on AST Records, has won critical acclaim. Kinane was also named in Variety's "Ten Comics to Watch in 2010" Kyle's first television appearance was on The Nanny playing "Young Roger Clinton". Kinane has performed his stand-up on television programs Last Call with Carson Daly, Live at Gotham and Conan. His first "Comedy Central Presents" half hour special was on February 25, 2011.

He has appeared on podcasts Doug Loves Movies, The Grandma's Virginity Podcast, The Nerdist, Comedy Film Nerds, Stop Podcasting Yourself, The Adam Carolla Show. On June 16, 2011, Kinane performed stand up on Conan O'Brien's late night show Conan. Kinane is set to appear in the pilot episode of the upcoming animated Comedy Central series, Triptank. Kinane voiced promos for Comedy Central beginning in 2011. Kinane has opened for comedians Patton Oswalt and Daniel Tosh on tour. Kinane released his first stand-up comedy DVD special in 2012 entitled "Whiskey Icarus". On July 16th, 2013, he appeared on Comedy Central's Drunk History retelling the story of the Haymarket Riot. Kinane was also the winner of "@midnight", a social media trivia game show on Comedy Central.

In 2013, Melinda Hill interviewed Kinane in an episode of the web series All Growz Up with Melinda Hill.

Kinane's comedy special "I Like His Old Stuff Better" premiered in 2014.


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