Alessandro Liborio Madrigal was born on July 4,1971 and is an American comedian, writer, actor and producer.
27 Facts About Al Madrigal
Al Madrigal is a co-founder of the All Things Comedy podcast network, alongside Bill Burr.
Al Madrigal rose to fame on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart as a regular correspondent for five seasons.
Al Madrigal has performed on Conan and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
Al Madrigal appeared in the sports drama The Way Back, starring Ben Affleck and directed by Gavin O'Connor.
Al Madrigal appears in the Sony's Spider-Man Universe film Morbius as Alberto "Al" Rodriguez.
Al Madrigal grew up in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District, where his neighbors included future comedians Mike Pritchard and Margaret Cho.
Al Madrigal's father is Mexican and his mother is Sicilian.
Al Madrigal attended Ecole Notre Dame Des Victoires, a private Catholic school in San Francisco that emphasizes instruction of French language and culture.
Al Madrigal attended St Ignatius College Preparatory High School for the class of 1989.
Al Madrigal worked for 10 years in a human resources staffing agency run by his family, where one of his main responsibilities was firing people.
Al Madrigal began his career in San Francisco's comedy clubs, both as a solo performer and as a member of the sketch group Fresh Robots, which he co-founded.
In 2004, Al Madrigal won a jury award for best stand-up comedian at the US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colorado.
Al Madrigal taped his latest stand-up special, "Shrimpin' Ain't Easy" in December 2016 in the Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
Al Madrigal appeared on The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien on July 8,2009.
Al Madrigal later appeared on Conan's TBS Show, Conan, on May 10,2011.
In 2003, Al Madrigal successfully auditioned for a starring role on The Ortegas, a comedy series for the Fox Network.
In January 2008, Al Madrigal was cast as a building attendant named Jesus in the CBS comedy Welcome to The Captain.
Al Madrigal co-starred in the CBS series Gary Unmarried, which debuted in September 2008.
On March 14,2013, it was announced that Al Madrigal would be joining NBC's About A Boy as Andy, the main character's best friend.
Al Madrigal received a 2014 Imagen Awards nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his work in the role.
Al Madrigal was a series regular on the Showtime series I'm Dying Up Here.
Al Madrigal played a stand-up comedian named Edgar in the dark comedy about Los Angeles' infamous stand-up comedy scene of the 1970s.
On May 17,2011, it was announced that Al Madrigal would be joining The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.
Al Madrigal auditioned for the show on the recommendation of stand-up comedian Adam Lowitt, one of the show's producers.
Al Madrigal later did a reading of the piece with Jon Stewart, who hired him on the spot.
Al Madrigal sees the network as a way of improving representation of Latin American people in media.