Bobcat Goldthwait

Lowest Rated: 0% Hansel & Gretel (2002)
Birthday: May 26, 1962
Birthplace: Syracuse, New York, USA
During a 1994 interview with comedian Bobcat Goldthwait, The Today Show's Katie Couric became so rattled at Goldthwait's paranoiac, high-decibel responses to her questions that she repeatedly entreated him to calm down and relax. After the commercial break, a frowning Couric looked directly at the guys in the NBC control room and asked, "Why didn't you tell me he always talks like that?" Indeed, Goldthwait has never spoken when shouting will do -- at least not professionally. A popular attraction on the comedy-cabaret circuit in the early '80s, Goldthwait made his film bow as gonzo gang leader Zed in Police Academy 2: The First Assignment (1985); he revived the character -- this time as a good-guy police cadet -- in two Police Academy sequels. Though we've been treated to generous helpings of Goldthwait's marine-raiders comic style in such TV series as Capitol Critters (1992) and Unhappily Ever After (1995), his funniest appearance thus far has been his briefest: in the satirical MTV special Medusa: Dare to Be Truthful (1992), he offers a 30-second parody of Kevin Costner's aw-shucks cameo in Madonna: Truth or Dare (1991). Having previously directed his own concert video Is He Like That All the Time? (1988), Goldthwait extended his directorial activities to the 1994 theatrical feature Shakes the Clown (1994), a grimly amusing look at the underbelly of show business. While promoting Shakes on May 9, 1994, Bobcat Goldthwait made his bid for media immortality by impulsively setting fire to Jay Leno's guest couch on The Tonight Show -- an act which resulted in shocked outrage from both Leno and NBC, but did not prevent them from using this inflammatory vignette in their advertising.His career geared increasingly towards the small screen for the majority of the '90s, Goldthwait would stay in the public eye with a variety of guest appearances on such popular shows as Tales from the Crypt, ER, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, as additional roles on such animated efforts as Buzz Lightyear of Star Command; Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist; Duckman; and Lion of Oz found his services as a voice-over artist in ever-increasing demand. The trend would continue as Goldthwait lent his distinctive vocal inflections to such shows as Crank Yankers and Lilo and Stitch: The Series at the turn of the millennium, though it seemed as if his career was increasingly coming into its own behind the camera as the comic began directing episodes of Chappelle's Show and Jimmy Kimmel Live. Goldthwait's 2003 comedy feature Windy City Heat would debut on Comedy Central to the delight of fans everywhere. He directed Sleeping Dogs Lie, a low budget film about a man who must confront his fiancée when she finds out about some of his past behavior. In 2006 the newly empowered filmmaker's surprisingly tender yet shockingly outrageous romantic comedy Stay would make an impression on audiences at the Sundance Film Festival when it was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at that year's proceedings.

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Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
No Score Yet It Started As a Joke Actor 2019
100% Hari Kondabolu: Warn Your Relatives Director 2018
84% Call Me Lucky Director Executive Producer Screenwriter 2015
No Score Yet Eugene Mirman: Vegan On His Way To The Complain Store Director 2015
85% Willow Creek Screenwriter 2014
67% God Bless America Screenwriter Director $77.8K 2012
No Score Yet Bobcat Goldthwait: You Don't Look the Same Either Actor 2012
89% World's Greatest Dad Screenwriter Director $0.2M 2009
No Score Yet Anjelah Johnson: That's How We Do It Director 2009
63% Sleeping Dogs Lie Screenwriter Executive Producer Director 2006
50% Windy City Heat Director Actor 2006
No Score Yet Redneck Comedy Roundup 2 Actor 2006
No Score Yet When Stand Up Stood Out Actor 2005
No Score Yet A Halfway House Christmas Actor 2005
8% Grind Actor $5.2M 2003
0% Hansel & Gretel Troll $0.2M 2002
No Score Yet Hansel & Gretel Actor 2002
55% Blow Mr. T 2001
No Score Yet G-Men From Hell Buster Lloyd 2001
No Score Yet Open Mic Actor 2000
No Score Yet Rusty: A Dog's Tale Jet the Turtle 1998
No Score Yet Sweethearts Actor 1997
83% Hercules Pain 1997
No Score Yet Dog's Best Friend Mr. Teller 1997
No Score Yet Sweethearts Charles 1997
No Score Yet Back to Back Psycho 1996
17% Destiny Turns on the Radio Mr. Smith 1995
No Score Yet Out There Cobb 1995
24% Radioland Murders Wild Writer 1994
47% Freaked Sockhead as Tourist/Sockhead 1993
38% Shakes the Clown Director Screenwriter Shakes The Clown 1992
No Score Yet Medusa - Dare to Be Truthful Actor 1992
No Score Yet Little Vegas Actor 1990
No Score Yet Bob Goldthwait: Is He Like That All the Time? Actor 1989
70% Scrooged Eliot 1988
60% Tapeheads Prosperty Through Exploitation Author 1988
0% Hot to Trot Fred P. Chaney 1988
0% Police Academy 4 - Citizens on Patrol Zed 1987
27% Burglar Carl Hefler 1987
26% Jumpin' Jack Flash Actor 1986
60% One Crazy Summer Egg 1986
40% Police Academy 3: Back in Training Cadet Zed 1986
29% Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment Zed 1985
No Score Yet Dr. Duck's Super Secret All-Purpose Sauce Actor 1985
No Score Yet Star Shorts Actor

TV

CREDIT
100% Bobcat Goldthwait's Misfits & Monsters
2018
Executive Producer
  • 2018
No Score Yet The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
2015
Guest
  • 2018
No Score Yet Skylanders Academy
2016-2018
Voice
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
Guest
  • 2018
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2012
No Score Yet Those Who Can't
2016
Director
  • 2016
75% Maron
2013-2016
Director
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
No Score Yet @midnight With Chris Hardwick
2014-2017
Appearing
  • 2015
88% Community
2009-2015
Director
  • 2015
100% The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore
2015-2016
Panelist
  • 2015
No Score Yet The View
1997
Guest
  • 2015
90% Bob's Burgers
2011
Voice
  • 2013
No Score Yet Comedy Bang! Bang!
2012-2016
Guest
  • 2013
No Score Yet Real Time With Bill Maher
2003
Guest
  • 2012
No Score Yet CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
2000-2015
Michael Boland
  • 2003
No Score Yet That '70s Show
1998-2006
Eli
  • 2003
85% The Simpsons
1989
Voice
  • 1998
100% The Larry Sanders Show
1992-1998
  • 1997
  • 1994
  • 1993
No Score Yet Living Single
1993-1998
Mugger
  • 1996
82% Tales from the Crypt
1989-1996
  • 1996
  • 1990
No Score Yet ER
1994-2009
Mr. Connelly
  • 1995
No Score Yet Are You Afraid of the Dark?
1991-2000
Sandman
  • 1993
No Score Yet Married...With Children
1987-1997
  • 1992
100% Love You More
2017
Executive Producer
No Score Yet MADtv
1995-2009
Guest

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