Hannibal Buress

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  • Birth Name: Hannibal Amir Buress
  • Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Profession: Actor, comedian, writer, producer, TV host
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Fast Facts

  • Attended the same college as his friend, hip-hop artist Open Mike Eagle, who was his resident advisor at the time.
  • Made his first stand-up appearance as a sophomore at Southern Illinois University in 2002, at an open mic night in the basement of the student center.
  • Released his first stand-up comedy album My Name Is Hannibal on July 27, 2010.
  • Has performed stand-up acts on the late-night shows Jimmy Kimmel Live, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and Conan, among others, and has written for the comedy series Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock.

Awards

  • 2010, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Margaret Buress — Mother
  • John Buress — Father

College

  • Attended Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, Illinois, United States

Details

  • Birth Name: Hannibal Amir Buress
  • Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Profession: Actor, comedian, writer, producer, TV host

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