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John Mulaney Biography

Birth Name:
John Mulaney
Birth Place:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Profession
Comedian, writer

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

  • 2021Writers Guild Awards-Comedy/Variety (Including Talk) - Series: nominated
  • 2020Emmy-Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special: nominated
  • 2019Emmy-Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series: nominated
  • 2019Emmy-Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics: nominated
  • 2018Emmy-Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special: winner
  • 2017Emmy-Outstanding Variety Sketch Series: nominated
  • 2016Emmy-Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special: nominated
  • 2013Emmy-Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special: nominated
  • 2012Emmy-Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series: nominated
  • 2011Emmy-Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2009Emmy-Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series: nominated