Comedian and actor, Jim Gaffigan will perform two shows of stand up as a part of his Mr. Universe tour at City National Grove of Anaheim on Saturday, July 13.
Jim Gaffigan has proven himself a major talent beloved to a wide range of audiences, achieving accolades and awards for his stand-up comedy, acting, and writing. His clever, quiet style has made him one of the top five most successful touring comedians in the country today and his CDs and DVDs have reached platinum sales.
He has had an unprecedented number of appearances on both CBS’ Late Show with David Letterman and NBC’s Late Night with Conan O’Brian. Gaffigan has had breakout guest appearances on many comedies and dramas ranging from “Portlandia” to HBO’s cult hits “Flight of the Concords” and “Bored to Death” to dramatic roles in all three versions of “Law & Order.”
In recent years, Gaffigan has also become a mainstay on the big screen with memorable roles in “Going the Distance”, “Away We Go” and “It’s Kind of a Funny Story.”
Further broadening his career, Gaffigan starred in his first Broadway production, “That Championship Season”. As part of the highly acclaimed play, Gaffigan appeared in the ensemble alongside Chris Noth, Brian Cox, Jason Patric, and Kiefer Sutherland.
Gaffigan’s latest venture, a DRM-free download of his comedy special “Mr. Universe,” launched April 11th for $5 and was nominated for a GRAMMY Award in the Best Comedy Album category. One dollar of each download goes to the Bob Woodruff Foundation, helping wounded servicemen and their family.
Jim’s first book Dad is Fat will be released by Crown Publishing and available wherever books are sold on May 7.