Neal Brennan

Neal Brennan

Highest Rated: 35% The Female Brain (2017)

Lowest Rated: 27% The Goods: Live Hard. Sell Hard. (2009)

Birthday: Oct 19, 1973

Birthplace: Not Available

Although best known as co-creator and head writer of "Chappelle's Show" (Comedy Central 2003-06), Neal Brennan had a long career writing comedy for both TV and the movies. His career began in the mid-1990s, when he landed a staff-writing gig on the MTV game show "Singled Out" (1995-98). After a few years writing primarily for TV, in 1998 Brenan wrote the stoner comedy "Half Baked" with his longtime friend Dave Chappelle. Although the film received mostly negative reviews, it quickly earned a cult following and went on to become a moderate success at the box office. Brennan reteamed with Chappelle in 2003 for "Chappelle's Show," a sketch comedy show in the vein of "MADtv" (Fox 1995-2009) and "Saturday Night Live" (NBC 1975- ), but with a more pointed satirical edge. The show was a huge hit for the network, but Brennan and his longtime creative partner became estranged after Chappelle unexpectedly departed for Africa while filming the third season, leaving the show's future in doubt. Undeterred, Brennan turned his attention to stand-up comedy, and performed on some of the biggest stages in late night, including "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" (NBC 2009-2014) and "Conan" (TBS 2010- ).

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Filmography

Movies

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No Score Yet No Score Yet The Opening Act Chip (Character) - 2020
35% 49% The Female Brain Screenwriter $7K 2017
27% 37% The Goods: Live Hard. Sell Hard. Director $15.1M 2009
No Score Yet 62% Totally Awesome Director - 2006
29% 81% Half Baked Writer $17.5M 1998

TV

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No Score Yet 87% Lights Out With David Spade Guest 2019
No Score Yet 73% Historical Roasts Robert F. Kennedy (Guest Star) 2019
No Score Yet 26% Late Night With Seth Meyers Guest 2016-2019 2014
No Score Yet 87% Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Guest 2018
81% 61% The Break With Michelle Wolf Guest 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Desus & Mero Guest 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Just for Laughs: All Access Host 2016
100% 30% The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore Guest 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Daily Show With Trevor Noah Guest 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Baby Talk Guest 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Approval Matrix Host 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet At Midnight Guest 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Arsenio Hall Show Guest 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Pete Holmes Show Guest 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Half Hour Guest 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Conan Guest 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lopez Tonight Guest 2010

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