Fast Facts

  • Is Irish-Korean. His father met his mother while doing a tour of duty in South Korea.
  • Worked at Caroline's Comedy Club in Manhattan sweeping floors and answering phones before he actually did stand-up at a nearby club.
  • His 2003 documentary 13 or Bust chronicles 13 shows he did in one night in Manhattan.
  • Has done USO tours in Iraq (2004), Afghanistan (2005, '08 and '10) and Japan and Guam (2009).
  • Did an NFL promo with Prince for Super Bowl XLI in 2007.
  • An irate patron hit him in the head with a barstool once during a stand-up routine and a college-football team in South Carolina chased him to his car after he insulted them during a set.
  • On his sitcom Sullivan & Son, his mother's name is Ok Cha, which is his real-life mother's name.
  • Performed with his TV costars Owen Benjamin, Ahmed Ahmed and Roy Wood Jr. on the Sullivan & Son Comedy Tour.

Relationships

  • Jessica Byrne — Wife
  • William Byrne — Brother
  • Ok Cha Byrne — Mother
  • Olivia Byrne — Daughter
  • Steven Byrne — Father

College

  • Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, United States (BA in Theater; 1997)

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Details

  • Birth Place: Freehold, New Jersey, United States
  • Birthday: July 21, 1974, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor, Comedian

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