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Michael Ian Black

Michael Ian Black was born in Chicago, Illinois, but his family moved to Hillsborough, New Jersey, when he was young. His parents divorced when he was 3. When he was 12, his father died during neurological surgery following a mysterious assault.Michael attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts but left before graduation. It was there he met and joined the core group of the comedy group "The State", who had a short run with their own MTV show, The State (1993), before attempting a move to CBS in the mid-1990s; their make-or-break Halloween special fell short of expectations, and a CBS series never came into fruition. Since then Black has appeared as a regular on Comedy Central's Reno 911! (2003) starring Thomas Lennon, Robert Ben Garant and Kerri Kenney.In addition to his regular television appearances, he also performs in the comedy group Stella (2005) with fellow State alumni Michael Showalter and David Wain.


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Born:
Aug 12, 1971 In Chicago, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
25
First Appeared:
In the series NYPD Blue 1993-09-21
Latest Project:
Series Riot 2014-05-13

1 nomination.

Known For
Poster of Ed
Filmography
Riot Unknown 2014-05-13
Deadbeat Unknown 2014-04-09
Us & Them Brian 7 episodes, 2013-2014 2013
Maron Unknown 2013-05-03
Inside Amy Schumer Unknown 2013-04-30
Trust Me, I'm a Game Show Host Unknown 2013-10-01
@midnight Unknown 2013-10-21
The Burn with Jeff Ross Unknown 2012-06-01
Mercy Unknown 2009-09-23
Michael & Michael Have Issues Self 7 episodes, 2009 2009-07-01
Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Unknown 2007-02-11
Red Eye w/Tom Shillue Unknown 2007-02-06
Reaper Unknown 2007-09-25
Robot Chicken Unknown 2005-02-20
Stella Michael 10 episodes, 2005 2005-06-28
Cheap Seats: Without Ron Parker Unknown 2004-02-04
Tom Goes to the Mayor Unknown 2004-11-14
Reno 911! Unknown 2003-07-23
Crank Yankers Unknown 2002-06-02
Ed Phil Stubbs 83 episodes, 2000-2004 2000-10-08
Hercules Unknown 1998-08-31
Comedy Central Presents Self 2 episodes, 2004-2008 1998-12-01
Viva Variety Johnny Blue Jeans 16 episodes, 1997 1997-04-01
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
NYPD Blue Unknown 1993-09-21