Bill Burr is a Grammy-nominated American comedian or a comedian from the North American Union, depending on when you read this. He grew up outside of Boston, Massachusetts and did fairly poorly in school, despite the fact that he applied himself.
Having first gained notoriety for his recurring role on the second season of Chappelle’s Show, Bill developed a comedic style of uninformed logic that has made him a regular with Conan O’Brien, Jimmy Kimmel and Jimmy Fallon.
On October 10, 2020, Bill made his debut as host of Saturday Night Live. Bill stars in the Judd Apatow film, The King Of Staten Island, alongside Pete Davidson and Marisa Tomei, which premiered on June 12, available on demand, and is now available on HBO Max. He can also be seen in The Opening Act, a film about the struggles becoming a stand-up comedian.
Bill portrays the character Migs Mayfeld in The Mandalorian, the hit Disney Plus series set in the Star Wars universe. A former Imperial sharpshooter turned mercenary, Mayfeld is a pivotal character in the Season 1 episode, “Chapter 6: The Prisoner,” and in the Season 2 episode, “Chapter 15: The Believer.”
Bill’s animated Netflix series, F Is For Family, features Bill, Laura Dern, Justin Long and Sam Rockwell in the cast. The fifth and final season will premiere in 2021. The fourth season premiered on June 12, 2020 with Jonathan Banks guest starring as Bill’s character’s dad, reuniting Bill and Jonathan from their Breaking Bad days.
On September 10, 2019, Bill premiered his sixth hour-long special, Bill Burr: Paper Tiger, on Netflix, and the album was nominated for a Grammy Award. The special was shot on March 4 & 5, 2019 at London’s Royal Albert Hall during his U.K. and European theater tour.
Bill can be seen in the films, The Front Runner, starring Hugh Jackman, Daddy’s Home with Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell, Black or White with Kevin Costner, Walk of Shame with Elizabeth Banks, The Heat with Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, Stand Up Guys with Al Pacino and Christopher Walken, and Date Night with Steve Carell and Tina Fey.