Fast Facts

  • Parents went to law school with Bill Clinton.
  • Started doing stand-up during his junior year in college.
  • Worked as an intern at Comedy Central when he first moved to New York.
  • Professes to be afraid of possums.
  • Made his on-camera debut on Saturday Night Live as a clapboard operator in a sketch about Activia yogurt.

Awards

  • 2013, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special: Nominee
  • 2012, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series: Nominee
  • 2010, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2012, Emmy — Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics: Nominee
  • 2009, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2015, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special: Nominee
  • 2011, Emmy — Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics: Winner
  • 2017, Writers Guild Awards — Comedy/Variety - Sketch Series: Nominee
  • 2016, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special: Nominee
  • 2011, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series: Nominee

College

  • Georgetown University, Washington, DC (2004)

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Details

  • Birth Name: John Mulaney
  • Birth Place: Chicago, IL
  • Profession: Comedian, Writer

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