Dave Attell is an American stand-up comedian, writer, and actor. He was born on January 18, 1965, in Queens, New York.
Attell began his career in the comedy clubs of New York City, and gained national attention with his appearances on “The Late Show with David Letterman” in the 1990s. He later became the host of his own television show, “Insomniac with Dave Attell”, which aired on Comedy Central from 2001 to 2004. The show followed Attell as he explored the nightlife of various cities across the United States, often staying up all night to visit bars, clubs, and other late-night spots.
In addition to his television work, Attell has released several comedy albums and specials, including “Skanks for the Memories” and “Captain Miserable”. He is known for his edgy and irreverent style of comedy, often focusing on taboo subjects such as sex, drugs, and alcohol.
Attell has also acted in a number of films and television shows, including “Trainwreck” and “Crank Yankers”. He has been a frequent guest on “The Joe Rogan Experience” podcast, and has appeared on several other podcasts and radio shows.
Throughout his career, Attell has earned critical acclaim and a loyal fan base for his unique brand of comedy. He continues to perform stand-up comedy and tour across the United States.