Bobcat Goldthwait was born on Saturday, May 26, 1962 in Syracuse, New York, U.S.A. He is a famous American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and film and television director.
Biography and Career:
Bobcat Goldthwait was born in Syracuse and he is the son of Kathleen, a department store employee, and Tom Goldthwait, a sheet metal worker. He was brought up in a Catholic working class family. He decided to become a comedian at a very young age. When he was in high school he started performing professionally. He went to St. Matthew's grammar school in East Syracuse, New York, where he met fellow comedian and voice-over actor Tom Kenny in first grade.
In 1980 he and Tom completed their graduation together from Bishop Grimes High School in East Syracuse, New York. He and Tom Kenny f
ormed a comedy troupe called The Generic Comics, with East Syracuse native, Tom Nettle. Though they were nicknamed Bobcat and Tomcat, they did not appear as a comedy team together. Early in his career, he also co-wrote with Boston comedy writer Martin Olson, who is listed as writer on his first two comedy specials, Share the Warmth (HBO) and Don't Watch This Show (Cinemax)
He became popular as a solo stand-up comedian and had two televised concert specials in the 1980s. He has also appeared in several movies. His first and foremost role was in the Police Academy series. He acted in the 1986 comedy film One Crazy Summer, which also starred John Cusack. His other important role was in the 1987 comedy film Burglar with Whoopi Goldberg. He also acted in Scrooged with Bill Murray. He also acted in Hot to Trot in 1988 with John Candy and Dabney Coleman.
Birth Name: Robert Francis Goldthwait
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
Occupation: Actor, comedian, director, screenwriter
Being born on May 26, Bobcat is a Gemini.
He married Sarah de Sa Rego on 17th October 2009 and he has a child from his previous marriage.
Bobcat dated Nikki Cox.
Why do we like Bobcat Goldthwait?
"Laughter is the best medicine", is a saying. Bobcat Goldthwait gave laughter and smile to people and so people liked him most. He became known for his unique brand of comedy, which combines elements of political satire and often bizarre or somewhat unsettling black comedy. He is also specialist in stand up comedy by which he got a place in people's heart.
Why is Bobcat Goldthwait famous?
Goldthwait became recognized as a solo stand-up comedian and had two televised concert specials in the 1980s: "An Evening with Bobcat Goldthwait - Share the Warmth" and "Bob Goldthwait - Is He Like That All the Time?" He became famous for his unique brand of comedy, which combines elements of political satire and often bizarre or somewhat unsettling black comedy. The March 28, 2005 article of the New York Post announced that Bobcat Goldthwait was the new director of ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live. He had been directing the show since the fall season of 2004. Since joining, ratings for the show increased to over 2 million viewers per night. The numbers have jumped to 50% with teens.
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