Lewis Black

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Lewis Black
Birth name Lewis Niles Black
Born August 30, 1948 in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA
Notable Roles The Daily Show: Back in Black segment
Notable Episodes
Awards

Contents

Biography

Lewis Black is an American stand-up comedian who has gained most of his television recognition for contributing to and appearing on The Daily Show, especially with his Back in Black segment.

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
The Daily Show Contributor 1996–2015
Lewis Black's Root of All Evil Judge 2008

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd Bernie 4x10 - Here's an Expensive Item with No Returns, Refunds or Exchanges June 15, 1990
The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd Bernie 4x11 - Here Are Some Things That Go Bump in the Night June 22, 1990
The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd Bernie 4x13 - Here's a Good Reason to Check Your Answering Machine on a Regular Basis July 6, 1990
Law & Order Director Franklin 2x03 - Aria January 1, 1991
The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd Bernie 5x05 - Here's a Pregnant Pause February 16, 1991
The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd Bernie 5x08 - Here's a High Dive into a Shallow Pond March 9, 1991
Tompkins Square Himself 1x00 - Episode 100 August 31, 1996
Homicide: Life on the Street Laslo 'Punchy' Deleon 5x19 - Deception April 25, 1997
Mad About You The Pizza Slice 6x07 - Le Sex Show November 25, 1997
Comedy Central Presents Himself 1x04 - Lewis Black December 22, 1998
Comedy Central Presents Himself 3x01 - Lewis Black 2 June 7, 2000
Comedy Central Presents Himself 6x01 - Lewis Black 3 April 22, 2002
The Brak Show Zorator 3x01 - Braklet, Prince of Spaceland October 5, 2003
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit BJ Cameron 6x03 - Obscene October 12, 2004
Duck Dodgers Manobrain 3x10 - A Lame Duck Mind October 14, 2005
Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law Duplicator 3x11 - Sebben and Sebben Employee Orientation October 16, 2005
Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law Duplicator 3x12 - Identity Theft October 23, 2005
Live at Gotham Host 2x02 - Episode 202 May 25, 2007
Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law Duplicator 4x06 - Juror in Court July 15, 2007
Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law Duplicator 4x07 - The Death of Harvey July 22, 2007
My Gym Partner's a Monkey Ted 3x10B - Hornbill and Ted's Bogus Journey July 27, 2007

Specials

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
Lewis Black: Taxed Beyond Belief Himself April 12, 2002
Lewis Black: Black on Broadway Himself May 15, 2004
Lewis Black: Red, White and Screwed Himself June 10, 2006
History of the Joke Host February 18, 2008
Lewis Black: Anticipation Himself Early 2009

Talk, News and Game Show Appearances

Series Episode Airdate
Politically Incorrect July 18, 1995
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 643 August 28, 1996
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 666 October 8, 1996
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 775 June 6, 1997
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 843 November 4, 1997
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 868 December 23, 1997
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 1104 May 20, 1999
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 1151 September 15, 1999
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 1199 December 22, 1999
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 1278 June 8, 2000
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 1325 October 11, 2000
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 1336 November 8, 2000
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 1411 April 17, 2001
Late Show with David Letterman Show 1605 May 11, 2001
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 1517 December 13, 2001
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 1739 April 30, 2003
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 1899 December 18, 2003
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 1835 May 12, 2004
The View July 23, 2004
Last Call with Carson Daly Show 405 September 30, 2004
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 1998 December 22, 2004
The View April 12, 2005
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 2049 April 13, 2005
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 2238 June 8, 2006
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 2293 October 9, 2006
Larry King Live December 1, 2006
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 2371 February 20, 2007

Notable Film Roles

  • Man of the Year (2006): Eddie Langston
  • Unaccompanied Minors (2006): Oliver

Awards and Accolades

Emmys

(1 Nomination)

  • Nominated: Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special
Lewis Black: Red, White and Screwed

Trivia

External Sites