Eric Andre, born on April 4, 1983, wears many hats in the entertainment industry. He is a prolific actor, stand-up comedian, television host, and writer. He is widely recognized for creating, hosting, and co-writing the Adult Swim comedy series. He did the same with “The Eric Andre Show” which debuted in 2012 and runs to date. He features shock humor, sketches, pranks as well as celebrity interviews in the show. Apart from his show, he was also featured on the FXX series “Man Seeking Woman” which premiered in 2015 up to 2017 as “Mike”. Andre is also a musician and performed using the stage name Blarf. We are so excited to celebrate this enigma of talent with you today.
Eric Andre is a household name in the performing and entertainment industry. He is extensively known for his comic expressions. These have helped him amass a loyal fan base over the years. Andre was born on April 4, 1983, in Boca Raton, Florida. He has an Afro-Haitian immigrant father and an American Ashkenazi Jewish mother. His father was a professional psychiatrist. His mother was from the Upper West Side of New York City’s Manhattan borough. In 2001, Andre enrolled at Berklee College of Music in Boston after he graduated from Dreyfoos School of the Arts in West Palm Beach, Florida. At Berklee College of Music, He played the double bass and graduated with a bachelor’s in music in 2005.
He debuted his career in comedy in 2003, doing mostly stand-up comedy. In 2012, he created “The Eric Andre Show” in which he doubles as a co-writer and the host. It is a parody of talk shows and is on Cartoon Network’s late-night programming block, Adult Swim. He was also on the A.B.C. comedy series, “Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23” where he co-starred as Mark. On “2 Broke Girls,” he features as a guest star, playing “Deke,” Max’s love interest and fellow pastry student. He got cast as “Mike” on the FXX comedy series “Man Seeking Woman” which ran from 2015 to 2017. Also in 2015, he became the first man ever to have ridden the “Sybian” on a live broadcast, on SiriusXM with Howard Stern.
Andre is also a voice actor and in 2019, he voiced “Azizi”, in the remake of “The Lion King.” In 2020, he voiced “Luci” in “Disenchantment,” a Netflix animated show. In the same year, he released his first stand-up special on Netflix dubbed, “Legalize Everything.” In 2021, he featured in “Bad Trip,” a prank comedy film on Netflix. He believes there is no such thing as an orientation, whether sexual or race, or gender, and that those are just man-made concepts.
Andre debuts his comedy career through stand-up comedy
He creates, co-writes, and hosts “The Eric Andre Show” which still runs.
He stars in the FXX series, “Man Seeking Woman” as the character Mike.
In the remake of “The Lion King”, he voices “Azizi”.
He releases his first stand-up comedy special on Netflix dubbed, “Legalize Everything.”
He stars in “Bad Trip,” a Netflix prank comedy film.
Why We Love Eric Andre
He is an entrepreneur
In 2012, Andre created his own show known as “The Eric Andre Show.” This created job opportunities for other people as well as advanced him in the entertainment industry. He also co-writes and hosts the show, which gives him room to explore his talents and skills.
He is liberal
Eric Andre identifies himself as an active agnostic atheist. He believes that everyone has a right to express themselves however they wish. He says that gender, race, and sexual orientations are man-made concepts that are obsolete.
He is hilarious
Andre was always meant to be a comedian. He has admitted that for most of his life he has always been the class clown. Back then it seemed odd but today, his goofiness and comic expressions have made him stand out and be counted among the best in the industry. His loyal fan base is also a testament to his charm.
5 Surprising Facts
He practices Transcendental Meditation
He practices Transcendental Meditation which helps with general mental health wellness
He was once nomadic
Before his show picked up, Andre shacked up with random people from stand-up shows he would perform at the night before.
He celebrates Passover Seders
Although he is not a practicing Jew, he celebrates Passover Seders with friends.
He threw himself a bar mitzvah party
He once threw himself a bar mitzvah party with the Kaddish and everything.
He is a fan of Joan Rivers
When it comes to Joan Rivers, Andre is always amazed by her personality and her unshakable reaction to his vulgarity.
Eric Andre FAQs
Why did Hannibal quit The Eric Andre Show?
He was a co-host with comedian Rob Huebel for four seasons. Buress left the show just two episodes into season four in 2014. It seems that he left because of creative differences between himself and series creator/star Eric Andre.
Was Demi Lovato on The Eric Andre Show?
Demi Lovato’s appearance on the “Eric Andre Show New Year’s Eve Spooktacular” special from Season One is also one of the more sympathy-inducing: you can really feel just how truly terrified she is.
Is The Eric Andre Show on Netflix?
Unfortunately, the five-season series is not available to stream on Netflix. If you want to enjoy other Eric Andre content on the platform, however, you can.
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