Gallagher

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Birthday
24, 1946
Birthplace
Fort Bragg, NC
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
24, 1946 (age 73)
Birthplace
Fort Bragg, NC

About

American comedian who became famous in the 1980s for his unique brand of prop comedy. He is best know for smashing watermelons as part of his act.

Before Fame

He got a chemical engineering degree from the University of South Florida in 1970. After he moved to Los Angeles, he began developing his comedy act while frequenting The Comedy Store, a well known club on the Sunset Strip.

Trivia

He ran for Governor of California in 2003 and finished 16th out of 135 candidates.

Family Life

He has been divorced twice and had one child in both of his marriages. His brother Ron Gallagher also smashed watermelons with mallets professionally until he sued him.

Associated With

Johnny Carson didn't like his brand of comedy so he was only able to go on The Tonight Show when guest hosts were filling in for Johnny.