Lewis Niles Black (born August 30, 1948) is an American stand-up comedian, author, playwright, social critic, voice actor, and actor. He is best known for his angry demeanour and belligerent comedic style, in which he often simulates having a mental breakdown. His comedy routines often escalate into angry rants about history, politics, religion, or any other cultural trends. He hosted the Comedy Central series Lewis Black's Root of All Evil and makes regular appearances on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah delivering his "Back in Black" commentary segment, which he has been doing since The Daily Show was hosted by Craig Kilborn.
|Full name at birth||
Lewis Niles Black
|Claim to fame||
`Back in Black` segment every Wednesday on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
|Date of birth||
9 August 1948
|Place of birth||
Silver Spring, Maryland, U.S.
Stand-Up Comedian, Author, Playwright, Social Critic And Actor.
5' 9" (175 cm)
Springbrook High School, Silver Spring, Maryland
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