It's been said that Miller is "One of the premiere comedy talents in America today..." While others are blunt assessing Miller's comedic stature, Dennis himself makes a virtue of understatement, but there is nothing low key about his career.
Miller is a five-time Emmy award winner for his critically acclaimed half-hour, live talk show "Dennis Miller Live" which had a nine year run on HBO. He also wrote and starred in the Emmy-nominated cable comedy special "Raw Feed", his sixth such special. He was the host and executive producer of CNBC's "Dennis Miller", a topical interview talk show featuring reasoned discourse, opinion and humor. Additionally, Miller has appeared on many politically oriented television talk shows.
He has also been cast in films, usually in dramatic roles, most notably in 1994's "Disclosure," 1995's "The Net," and 1996's "Murder at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue."
In October 2001, HarperCollins published the fourth edition of Miller's popular rants, "The Rant Zone," now out in paperback. Miller's previous books, "I Rant Therefore I Am;" "Ranting Again" and "The Rants" have all been New York Times best sellers. For two seasons, Miller called the plays alongside Al Michaels and NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Fouts on ABC's "Monday Night Football." He was also the "Weekend Update" correspondent on "Saturday Night Live" for six years, before exiting in 1991. He has yet to appear in a show with the words, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday in the title.
Over the years, Miller has become both a public and critical favorite. The New York Times said, "Mr. Miller is exquisitely attuned to contemporary foibles...his material can be scathing, his delivery low key...Mr. Miller reaches a bit farther than most comedians for the scorching comment...this smart aleck has an uncommonly sharp eye..." and The Hollywood Reporter called his most recent special, "an hour of topical, scathing brilliance that helps cement Miller's status as the Lenny Bruce of the new millennium...the most cerebral, astute and clever standup ever to put mouth to microphone." August 2006
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Kevin Nealon has set himself apart from other comedic performers with his unique sense of humor, dry wit, and likeable demeanor. Nealon is best known for his nine-year stint as a cast member of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.” More recently, Nealon has received critical acclaim for his role in the Showtime series “Weeds.”
The show was honored at the 2006 and 2007 Golden Globes where they were nominated for “Best Television Series in a Musical or Comedy.” In 2007 “Weeds” was also nominated in the “Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series” category at the Screen Actors Guild Awards. Nealon recently completed filming THEY CAME FROM UPSTAIRS opposite Tim Meadows and Ashley Tisdale. The adventure comedy shot in New Zealand and follows a family who teams up against aliens who are invading their home through the attic. Nealon has recently written a book entitled, Yes, You’re Pregnant But What About Me?, which is a comical look at the male perspective of pregnancy. The book hit stands on May 13th. Nealon most recently starred in the much talked about fourth season of Showtime’s “Weeds.” The all-star cast which includes Mary Louise Parker, Elizabeth Perkins, and Romany Malco centers around a single mother, Nancy Botwin, who makes ends meet by selling marijuana. Nealon portrays Nancy’s nearly perpetually stoned accountant and business advisor. Every season earns the show outstanding ratings and numerous awards. Nealon can next been seen in the independent feature REMARKABLE POWER with Tom Arnold. Nealon stars as a late night talk show host who goes to great lengths to bring his cancelled show back on the air. Nealon also recently wrapped filming a role for Adam Sandler’s next comedy YOU DON’T MESS WITH THE ZOHAN for Sony Pictures.
This year Nealon will host TBS’s “Funniest Commercials of the Year” for a fourth time. This special highlights the most outrageous commercials from around the world and is a continued success for the Network. As one of the longest running cast members on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” (1986-1995), Nealon has created some of the most memorable characters. Such as ‘The Subliminal Man’ and ‘Hans and Franz.’ Nealon’s reoccurring role as an anchor on ‘Weekend Update’ made the sketch a show staple. In 1988 Kevin was nominated for an Emmy Award as part of the SNL writing team. While Nealon has made an impression on audiences in television, his film career continues to grow. Nealon can be seen in the comedic success ANGER MANAGEMENT opposite Jack Nicholson and fellow “SNL” comedian Adam Sandler. Nealon also starred with “Saturday Night Live” alumni David Spade, in Columbia Tristar’s JOE DIRT. In addition, Nealon starred along with Adam Sandler in EIGHT CRAZY NIGHTS, THE WEDDING SINGER, and HAPPY GILMORE. These films have enjoyed an enormous success at the box office and continue to be at the top of DVD sales. Nealon’s other film credits include DADDY DAY CARE with Eddie Murphy, GOOD BOY with Molly Shannon, ROXANNE with Steve Martin, and the cult hit, GRANDMA’S BOY with Jonah and Nick Swardson. Nealon is a familiar figure on television as well with a number of guest appearances on “Monk”, “Fat Actress”, “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and “Still Standing.” Nealon currently resides in Los Angeles.