Bill Burr Celebrity Watchlist

Fast Facts

  • Did 300 stand-up shows a year early in his career.
  • Voice is featured in the 2008 video game Grand Theft Auto IV.
  • In 2009, was the first stand-up comedian to appear on The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien.
  • Joined comics Robert Kelly and Joe DeRosa to produce, write and star in a 2011 comic short called Cheat, which was a hit at the Tribeca Film Festival.
  • Received the 2011 Comedian of the Year Award from the Boston Comedy Festival.
  • Contributed material to the 2011 and 2012 ESPYs.
  • With fellow comedian Al Madrigal, launched in 2012, which features a selection of podcasts by stand-up comics.
  • Given the Alumni Award of Distinction by his alma mater Emerson College in 2013.


  • Robert Burr Jr. — Brother
  • Robert Burr — Father


  • Emerson College, Boston, Massachusetts, United States (BA in Mass Communications, 1993)

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  • Birth Name: William Burr
  • Birth Place: Canton, Massachusetts, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Comedian

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