Louis C.K. is one of the most honest and respected comedic voices of his generation, finding success in both television and film as well as the live stage. Currently he serves as executive producer, writer, director and editor of Louie.
Louis was nominated for four 2011 Emmy Awards for Louie and his most recent standup special “Hilarious”
including “Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series”, “Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series”, “Outstanding Picture Editing For A Special” and “Outstanding Writing For A Variety, Music or Comedy Special”. He also was recently honored as 2011 “Comedy Person of the Year” from the Just For Laughs Festival, won a 2011 Comedy Award for “Best Standup Special”, and was recently nominated for five 2012 Comedy Awards. Louie was honored on many year-end top 10 lists including AFI, Time, Entertainment Weekly and dozens of others. “Hilarious” was also honored with a 2012 Grammy for Best Comedy Album.
Always one to experiment, Louis released his last standup special, Louis C.K. Live at the Beacon, directly to
consumers through his website for $5. The move was hailed as groundbreaking and was a tremendous success and he donated a large portion of the proceeds to charity.
As a filmmaker, Louis is best known for his cult classic Blaxploitation spoof, Pootie Tang, which he wrote and
directed. Louis’ first feature film, Tomorrow Night, an independent film that he produced, wrote, and directed,
premiered at The Sundance Film Festival in 1998. He also created the short film, Ice Cream, which screened at
Sundance and as part of the “New Directors, New Films” series at MOMA in 1994.
In 2008, Louis was seen in Diminished Capacity with Matthew Broderick, Virginia Madsen and Alan Alda and
Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins with Martin Lawrence, Mike Epps and Cedric the Entertainer. He also starred in
the film, The Invention of Lying, alongside Ricky Gervais and Jennifer Garner, and had a recurring role on the NBC series, Parks & Recreation, which he recently reprised earlier this year.
Allan Havey is a well-respected actor and comedian, dubbed by the NY TIMES as “cocksure, irreverent, and very funny”. In the past year he has guest starred on LOUIE, UP ALL NIGHT, THE OFFICE, GOOD LUCK CHARLIE, and made nine appearances as Lou Avery on seasons six and seven of AMC’S MAD MEN. According to TV GUIDE, his character became “the most hated man on television”. He recently shot the pilot for Amazon’s MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE, slated to air in 2015. He will also appear in Chris Rock’s new film TOP FIVE, and scored big with his tenth appearance on LATE NIGHT WITH DAVID LETTERMAN.
Allan has had extensive television experience, starring in the Fox half hour comedy FREE RIDE. He appeared in the pilot as well as the season (2002) opener of CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM, as well as Jerry Seinfeld’s documentary, COMEDIAN. He made five appearances on the MTV show PUNK’D where he victimized Kanye West, Shannon Elizabeth, Lindsay Lohan and Brandy. In addition, he has appeared on MEN OF A CERTAIN AGE, SEINFELD and THE SARAH SILVERMAN SHOW.
Stand up appearances include LATE NIGHT WITH CONAN O’BRIEN, THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG FERGUSON and COMIC RELIEF IV and V. His two HBO specials “ONE NIGHT STAND” and “COMMAND PERFORMANCE” were both nominated for Cable Ace Awards. He is known as creator and host of the cult talk show “NIGHT AFTER NIGHT”, which ran for three years on Comedy Central.
Allan costarred with Matt Damon in Steven Soderberg’s THE INFORMANT, and was featured in the Will Smith motion picture HANCOCK. Additional film work includes INTERNAL AFFAIRS, CHECKING OUT, ROUNDERS and KNOCKAROUND GUYS. He was also featured in the hit documentary THE ARISTOCRATS.
He has headlined for thirty years in clubs and colleges around the country, as well as internationally. His comedy festival experience includes ASPEN COMEDY FESTIVAL (Colorado), JUST FOR LAUGHS (Montreal), TOYOTA COMEDY FESTIVAL (New York), and KILKENNEY FESTIVAL (Ireland). He recently returned from the Netherlands where he starred on THE COMEDY FACTORY.
Allan has made several appearances on COUNTDOWN WITH KEITH OLBERMAN. In 2008 Allan was awarded a Streamy Award for acting as part of best ensemble in the web series EASY TO ASSEMBLE with Illeana Douglas.