Bobcat Goldthwait

Bobcat Goldthwait

actor, comedian, director and screenwriter, known for his acerbic black comedy stand-up act, delivered through an energetic stage persona with an unusual raspy and high-pitched voice. He came to prominence with his stand-up specials An Evening with Bobcat Goldthwait—Share the Warmth and Bob Goldthwait—Is He Like That All the Time? and his acting roles, including Zed in the Police Academy franchise. Since 2012, he has been a regular panelist on the radio-quiz show, Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!. Goldthwait has written and directed a number of films and television series, most notably the black comedies Shakes the Clown (1991), in which he also starred, Sleeping Dogs Lie (2006), World's Greatest Dad (2009), God Bless America (2011), and the horror film Willow Creek (2013); episodes of Chappelle's Show, The Larry Sanders Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2004–07), and Maron (2013–15); and several stand-up specials, including Patton Oswalt: Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time (2014).

Upcoming Shows
 
  • Friday June 10th 07:00PM - Rockford Lanes
  • Bobcat Goldthwait Live at Rockford Lanes
  • Legendary Comedian,BOBCAT GOLDTHWAIT, is no stranger to show business. Since his first appearance at the age of 20 on the David Letterman Show in 1983, Bobcat has gone on to maintain a thriving career as a writer, director, actor, voice actor and stand-up comedian. As a comedian, BOBCAT has starred in multiple HBO and Showtime specials and has toured as an opening act for the rock band Nirvana. Well known for his roles in Scrooged with Bill Murray and as Zed in the Police Academy franchise, GOLDTHWAIT has gone on to become a well respected director and Sundance alumni. He has directed TV (Jimmy Kimmel, Chappell’s Show, Community), feature films, (World’s Greatest Dad starring Robin Williams, Willow Creek starring Bigfoot, God Bless America) and documentaries (Call Me Lucky, and Joy Ride). BOBCAT has also directed numerous standup comedy specials (Patton Oswalt, Marc Maron, Ron Funches, Iliza Shleshinger, Mo Willems) and is currently working on converting his critically acclaimed documentary, Call Me Lucky, into a narrative film with Judd Apatow. After fleeing Los Angeles, he now lives somewhere in the woods in Illinois with his girlfriend, Nora Muhlenfeld, and their 4 cats: Anderson Coopurr, Alice Coopurr, Tina Sparkle and Robert Smith.
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  • Saturday June 11th 07:00PM - Park Theatre
  • Bobcat Goldthwait Live at Park Theatre
  • Legendary Comedian,BOBCAT GOLDTHWAIT, is no stranger to show business. Since his first appearance at the age of 20 on the David Letterman Show in 1983, Bobcat has gone on to maintain a thriving career as a writer, director, actor, voice actor and stand-up comedian. As a comedian, BOBCAT has starred in multiple HBO and Showtime specials and has toured as an opening act for the rock band Nirvana. Well known for his roles in Scrooged with Bill Murray and as Zed in the Police Academy franchise, GOLDTHWAIT has gone on to become a well respected director and Sundance alumni. He has directed TV (Jimmy Kimmel, Chappell’s Show, Community), feature films, (World’s Greatest Dad starring Robin Williams, Willow Creek starring Bigfoot, God Bless America) and documentaries (Call Me Lucky, and Joy Ride). BOBCAT has also directed numerous standup comedy specials (Patton Oswalt, Marc Maron, Ron Funches, Iliza Shleshinger, Mo Willems) and is currently working on converting his critically acclaimed documentary, Call Me Lucky, into a narrative film with Judd Apatow. After fleeing Los Angeles, he now lives somewhere in the woods in Illinois with his girlfriend, Nora Muhlenfeld, and their 4 cats: Anderson Coopurr, Alice Coopurr, Tina Sparkle and Robert Smith.
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