January 17, 2002

The recipient of the 2001 American Comedy Award's Viewers Choice Stand-Up Comic Award, an honor that comes following more than 20 years as a stand-up comedian, Lewis Black can be seen every week on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart in his signature segment "Back in Black." Other television credits include Murphy Brown, Mad About You, Late Night with Conan O'Brien and The Late Show with David Letterman. Film credits include Woody Allen's Hannah and Her Sisters and Jacob's Ladder.

Black is a graduate of the Yale Drama School and has written more than 40 plays, many produced worldwide.