Bob Marley (comedian)

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Bob Marley
BornRobert Cochrane Marley, Jr
(1967-04-04)4 April 1967
Bangor, Maine
OccupationComedian, Actor
 
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Bob Marley
BornRobert Cochrane Marley, Jr
(1967-04-04)4 April 1967
Bangor, Maine
OccupationComedian, Actor

Robert Cochrane "Bob" Marley, Jr. (born April 4, 1967) is an American comedian. He has appeared on The David Letterman Show, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, and Comedy Central. He can be seen in the film The Boondock Saints. He also goes by the name "Billy".

Personal Background[edit]

In an interview for Columbus Alive, Marley said that his “dad had no idea there was a singer named Bob Marley.” [1]

He was born in Bangor, Maine. He graduated from Deering High School in 1985. Marley then went on to attend the University of Maine at Farmington. However, even in college, he knew that he wanted to pursue comedy as his career.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

Marley's comedic bits are mostly about life in Maine. Bob Marley's first television appearance was on Comedy Central. He also appeared as Detective Greenly in the movie The Boondock Saints, and reprised his role as Detective Greenly in The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day.

He has hosted on XM Radio channels 97, Blue Collar Radio, and 99, RawDog Comedy; and, as of 2013, appears weekly on Coast 93.1-WMGX in Portland, Maine, in a segment called "The World According to Bob."[citation needed]

Personal Achievements[edit]

On Thursday, September 23, 2010, at 11:02pm EST, Marley entered the Guinness Book of World Records with the longest continuous standup routine, beating the record held by Lindsay Webb from Australia. He completed 40 hours of standup comedy, the first 17 hours and 14 minutes without any repetition of material.[2] Marley's record was broken by David Scott on April 30, 2013 with a time of 40 hours and 8 minutes.[3]

Television[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Discography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wilson, PF (2009-01-15). "Bob Marley-Maine Comedian". Columbus Alive. Retrieved 6 July 2013. 
  2. ^ Moye, David (2010-09-24). "No Joke: Comedian Breaks Stand-Up Routine Record". AOL News/The Huffington Post. Retrieved 7 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "Longest stand-up comedy show by an individual". Guinness World Records. 2013-04-30. Retrieved 7 July 2013. 

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