Christian Finnegan


Christian Finnegan
Christian Finnegan

Christian Finnegan, 2007
Birth name Fletcher Christian Finnegan
Born April 1, 1973 (1973-04-01) (age 38)
Albany, New York, United States
Medium Stand-up, television
Spouse Kambri Crews
Website http://www.christianfinnegan.com

Fletcher Christian Finnegan (born April 1, 1973), better known as Christian Finnegan, is an American stand-up comedian, writer and actor based in New York City.

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Early life

Finnegan was born in Albany, New York. He grew up in Acton, Massachusetts, and attended The Walnut Hill School, a boarding/day high school focused on programs in the performing, visual, and creative arts and located in Natick, Massachusetts.

Career

Finnegan's television credits include VH1's Best Week Ever, his own half hour special Comedy Central Presents: Christian Finnegan, Premium Blend and regular appearances on The Today Show and Countdown with Keith Olbermann. He also appeared as "Chad," the only white roommate in the sketch, "'Mad' Real World" on Comedy Central's Chappelle's Show, in which he played the sole white person humiliated and abused on an imaginary season of the MTV reality show The Real World until his eventual breakdown. He is the host of TV Land's interstitial game show "Game Time", and was a writer for Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, on which he also appeared as a guest. Christian Finnegan's stand up was also featured in Comedy Central's animated series Shorties Watchin' Shorties. [1]


In mid-2005, Finnegan played the supporting role of "Carl" in the film Eden Court.


In October 2006, Finnegan's debut stand up comedy CD titled Two For Flinching was released by Comedy Central Records, with a follow-up national tour of college campuses from January to April 2007.[2]

In 2009, Finnegan recorded a Comedy Central Special entitled "Au Contraire." He also began appearing as a guest on the comedy podcast Keith and the Girl, his most recent appearance being on the August 24, 2011 show.

As of June 2010, Finnegan plays a supporting role in the TBS series Are We There Yet.

Personal life

On August 12, 2006, Finnegan married his publicist Kambri Crews.[3] and currently resides in New York City.

In 2006, he lost 88 pounds as he discussed on his blog, Tower of Hubris.[4]

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