Lewis Black

An American stand-up comedian, playwright, actor, social critic and author he is widely known for his belligerent comedic style and angry demeanour, he usually simulates having a mental breakdown. His comedy routines are known to turn into angry rants about politics, religion, history or any other current trends.

With a career that began in 1981, Black attended the Yale School of Drama and has since worked in television shows like Law & Order and The Big Bang Theory. He has also voiced characters in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated and voiced Anger in the hit Disney film Inside Out. He has also hosted the Comedy Central show Lewis Black’s Root of All Evil and currently makes appearances on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.