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
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: Allan Havey is considered one of the best stand-ups working today. According to the NEW YORK TIMES he is "cocksure, irreverent, and very funny".
Originally from Miami, Allan arrived in New York City in 1978 and became a regular in clubs around the city after "passing" at the famous IMPROVISATION.
In 1984 he was cast by LORNE MICHAELS in THE NEW SHOW, working with STEVE MARTIN, JOHN CANDY, BUCK HENRY, GILDA RADNER and a host of others. He made his "late-show" television debut in 1986 on LATE NIGHT WITH DAVID LETTERMAN, and made his tenth appearance on the show in October, 2010. In 1989 Allan was handpicked by HBO to be one of the initial hosts of The COMEDY CHANNEL, which later became COMEDY CENTRAL. He created, hosted, and produced NIGHT AFTER NIGHT WITH ALLAN HAVEY, which ran for three years and became a cult classic. During this time he also wrote and starred in two comedy specials for HBO; both were nominated for CABLE ACE AWARDS. He has made numerous appearances as a commentator on COUNTDOWN WITH KEITH OLBERMAN, and hosted THE ALLAN HAVEY SHOW on COMEDY WORLD internet radio.
Allan's television work includes SEINFELD, CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM, UP ALL NIGHT, THE SARAH SILVERMAN PROGRAM, MEN OF A CERTAIN AGE and THE OFFICE. On MTV'S PUNK'D his punking of KANYE WEST made the top ten "best pranks in television history". In 2006 he was cast as a lead in the ROB ROY THOMAS sitcom FREERIDE, which aired on FOX TELEVISION. In 2012 he guest-starred (alongside MELISSA LEO) on the Emmy Award winning show LOUIE.
As a film actor he has appeared in HANCOCK with Will Smith, THE INFORMANT with Matt Damon, ROUNDERS with Ed Norton, INTERNAL AFFAIRS with Richard Gere, CHECKING OUT with Jeff Daniels, and the Jerry Seinfeld documentary COMEDIAN.
Allan's standup has been represented at the JUST FOR LAUGHS COMEDY FESTIVAL in Montreal, the KILKENNY COMEDY FESTIVAL in Ireland, the ASPEN COMEDY FESTIVAL, COMIC RELIEF IV AND V, and the NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL. He has toured Australia and Europe, and currently headlines in clubs and colleges across the U.S. His animated series, TRAILER HITCH can currently be seen on CINEFIX.COM. His one-man show GOD'S CAMERA is being produced by BRIAN KOPPELMAN and DAVID LEVIEN.