Louis CK (birth name Louis Szekely) is an American stand-up comedian, writer, and director. He has written for the Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, The Dana Carvey Show, and the Chris Rock Show. His work on the Chris Rock Show led him to direct the movie Pootie Tang, and he has also directed numerous short films. In 2006, he created and starred in sitcom Lucky Louie. This year his new, more unconventional, sitcom Louie began to air on FX.
In addition to all of this, Louis CK has a successful stand-up career. He has appeared on shows including the Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Lopez Tonight, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and Jimmy Kimmel Live; and has had stand-up specials on HBO, Showtime, and Comedy Central. This year, he recorded his show Hilarious which is the first stand-up comedy film to be accepted into Sundance, and which is being shown in movie theatres across North America tonight.
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Louis CK’s Hilarious plays tonight at 9:30 at the Odeon Theatre in Victoria, BC.