Popular stand-up comedian who is best known for hosting Comedy Central's Insomniac with Dave Attell and The Gong Show with Dave Attell.
He graduated from New York University with a degree in communications and his first television appearance was on VH1's Stand-Up Spotlight, in 1988.
He appeared in the film Pootie Tang, which was written and directed by fellow comedian and friend Louis C.K.
He was raised in Queens, New York in a Jewish family and he dated fellow comedian Sarah Silverman for several years.
He was one of the writers for The Daily Show, when it was still hosted by Craig Kilborn.
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