“Big Irish” Jay Hollingsworth is a baby-faced giant who started his comedy career in Boston before moving to Seattle where he quickly became a well-known face in the comedy scene. His quick wit and high energy performances immediately make you feel like you’re sharing a beer with a friend… a very hilarious, uncensored friend.
At 6 feet 8 inches tall, Jay stands out in the comedy world by speaking on a range of topics from his love of comic books, to the 10 years he taught martial arts, to being a self proclaimed “mutant”. No matter what the topic, Jay’s unique views will leave you rolling in the aisles.
Jay has been a featured guest on some of the top rated podcasts in the country including Greg Fitzsimmon’s “Fitzdog Radio” (twice) and Doug Benson’s “Doug Loves Movies” (3 times). Jay was fortunate enough to be a part of Doug’s “Doug Loves Movies: Live In the Pacific Northwest” podcast which was #1 on iTunes comedy album chart. In 2010 Jay starred in the movie “Comics BBQ” and in 2011 will be starring in the documentary “One Minute Comic”.
What others have said about “Big Irish” Jay Hollingsworth:
RICHARD LEWIS (Comedian, actor & author) – “He’s sensational, he’s great, this guy is going to be big, he’s already on his way, he’s a big star and he will be a big big bigger star”
LOUIE ANDERSON (Comedian, 2 time Emmy Award winner) – “Jay is a great joke writer”
GREG FITZSIMMONS (Comedian, 4 time Emmy winner, television writer/producer, author & radio host ) – “Big Irish Jay who is a massive 6’8″ ill formed host of the show, he’s a master of several martial arts and a good comedian, solid guy, positive energy. I can’t imagine he has a lot of sex…”
CHRIS FRANJOLA (Comedian, writer & roundtable member Chelsea Lately) – “Great Dude, the real deal, which that’s always great to see. Young guy who is really funny and great stage presence. This won’t be the last time we work together”