Kyle Kinane

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Kyle Kinane
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Kyle Kinane in 2013
Born(1976-12-23) December 23, 1976 (age 37)
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Kyle Kinane
Kyle Kinane.jpg
Kyle Kinane in 2013
Born(1976-12-23) December 23, 1976 (age 37)

Kyle Christian Kinane (born December 23, 1976) is an American stand-up comedian originally from Addison, Illinois.


His debut album Death of the Party, recorded at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles and released in 2010 on AST Records, has won critical acclaim.[1] Kinane was also named in Variety's "Ten Comics to Watch in 2010"[2] Kyle's first television appearance was on The Nanny playing "Young Roger Clinton".[3] Kinane has performed his stand-up on television programs Last Call with Carson Daly, Live at Gotham and Conan. His first "Comedy Central Presents" half hour special was on February 25, 2011.

He has appeared on the podcasts Doug Loves Movies, The Grandma's Virginity Podcast, The Nerdist,[4] Comedy Film Nerds,[5] Stop Podcasting Yourself,[6] The Adam Carolla Show,[7] and You Made it Weird.[8] On June 16, 2011, Kinane performed stand up on Conan O'Brien's late night show Conan. Kinane is set to appear in the pilot episode of the upcoming animated Comedy Central series, Triptank.[9] Kinane voiced promos for Comedy Central beginning in 2011.[10] Kinane has opened for comedians Patton Oswalt and Daniel Tosh on tour. Kinane released his first stand-up comedy DVD special in 2012 entitled "Whiskey Icarus". On July 16th, 2013, he appeared on Comedy Central's Drunk History retelling the story of the Haymarket Riot. Kinane has also won the internet on @midnight five times.

In 2013, Melinda Hill interviewed Kinane in an episode of the web series All Growz Up with Melinda Hill. [11]

Personal life and details[edit]

Kinane grew up in the Chicago area and graduated from Addison Trail High School, and Columbia College Chicago in 2002. His grandfather, "Big" Dally Kinane, was Lon Chaney Jr.'s stuntman in The Wolf Man and his great-grandfather, Oswald, was a masseur during WW1.

Kinane used to date Emily Maya Mills.

Kinane was an original member of the pop-punk band, Masked Intruder, where he was known as "Intruder Purple."


2010Death of the Party
2012Whiskey Icarus


  1. ^ "Kyle Kinane: Death of the Party - Album Review". 2011-05-11. Retrieved 2011-08-11. 
  2. ^ Heisler, Steve (2010-07-13). "10 Comics to Watch: Kyle Kinane - Entertainment News, Legit News, Media". Variety. Retrieved 2011-08-11. 
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  4. ^ "Nerdist Podcast #51: Comedians You Should Know!". Retrieved 2011-08-11. 
  5. ^ "Ep 58 with Kyle Kinane on Comedy Film Nerds". DailySplice. 2011-05-16. Retrieved 2011-08-11. 
  6. ^ "Stop Podcasting Yourself 133 - Kyle Kinane". Maximum Fun. 2010-09-27. Retrieved 2011-08-11. 
  7. ^ "The Adam Carolla Show - Kyle Kinane | The Adam Carolla Show". 2011-06-06. Retrieved 2011-08-11. 
  8. ^ "You Made it Weird #30: Kyle Kinane". Nerdist. Retrieved 6 July 2014. 
  9. ^ Rubino, Lindsay. "Multichannel News - Comedy Central Greenlights Series on Animated Shorts". Multichannel News. Multichannel News. Retrieved October 31, 2012. 
  10. ^ Gonzalo, Cordova. "Comedy Central Insider - Kyle Kinane Is the New Voice of Comedy Central". Comedy Central Insider. Comedy Central Insider. Retrieved November 15, 2012. 
  11. ^ Carrie, Stephanie. "Steph’s LA Weekly Feature Series – Melinda Hill’s Romantic Encounters". Retrieved 15 October 2013. 

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