Fast Facts

  • Didn't start performing stand-up comedy until he was in his late 20s.
  • Before becoming a full-time comic, worked for his family's human-resources business; he says he fired more than 1,500 people.
  • Won a jury award for best stand-up comedian at the 2004 U.S. Comedy Arts Festival.
  • Landed his first series-regular role on the short-lived CBS sitcom Welcome to the Captain; later starred in the network's Gary Unmarried.
  • Has taught comedy writing for 826 Valencia, a charity that helps students develop their writing skills.
  • Is half Italian and half Mexican, but doesn't speak Spanish.


  • Lorenzo — Son
  • Krystyn — Wife
  • Luisa — Daughter


  • Attended University of San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States


  • Birth Place: San Francisco, California, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Comedian

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