Hannibal Buress is a wildly popular Emmy and WGA Award nominated comedian, writer and actor who is a favorite of fans and critics on big and small screens alike. With appearances in a variety of hit TV shows and feature films under his belt, three hour standup specials, and The New York Times lauding him as one of the most "supremely gifted and respected" comics around, Hannibal is emerging as a comedy superstar.
On Friday, February 5th, 2016, Hannibal’s third hour special Comedy Camisado premiered on Netflix. He also plays the role of beloved dentist “Lincoln” on Comedy Central’s hit series Broad City, and he is the co-host of Adult Swim’s cult favorite The Eric Andre Show. Broad City is about to shoot its fourth season and The Eric Andre Show premiered its fourth season this month.
In addition to his TV and standup comedy projects, Buress recently appeared on the big screen in the blockbuster comedy features Neighbors and Neighbors 2, starring Seth Rogen and Zac Efron. He was seen in the film Daddy’s Home alongside Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, as well as the indie Band of Robbers. He will also appear in the upcoming film version of Baywatch and the much-anticipated film Spider-man: Homecoming. On the animation side, Hannibal lent his voice to the films The Secret Life of Pets and Angry Birds.
In the Summer of 2015, Hannibal wrote, Executive Produced, and starred in his own weekly comedy TV series, “Why? With Hannibal Buress,” which premiered on Comedy Central on July 8th. Also that year, he served as host of The 2015 Webby Awards, as well as a roaster on The Comedy Central Roast of Justin Beiber on March 30th. In addition to his well-loved recurring TV characters, he has been featured on several comedy-fan favorite TV shows including FX’s Louie, Fox’s Bob’s Burgers and The Mindy Project, Comedy Central’s Kroll Show, and Adult Swim’s China, IL. He has written for NBC’s Saturday Night Live as well as 30 Rock, and he is a regular on the late night TV circuit, with appearances on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, The Late Show with David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Conan, and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson.
Hannibal’s highly-rated second hour standup special “Hannibal Buress Live from Chicago” premiered on Comedy Central on March 29th, 2014, with GQ declaring “He makes us ugly laugh. Hard.” His first hour special, “Animal Furnace,” premiered on the network in May 2012. In the first half of 2015, his first theatre standup comedy tour, The Comedy Camisado Tour, played to sold out audiences across the country.
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