See the full list. Looking for some great streaming picks? Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist. Sign In. Artie Lange Actor Writer Producer. Down 1, this week. Working long afternoons with his loving contractor father, Artie developed a comical view of social classes, and his place in life as a barrel-chested Italian boy. After Artie
For over 30 years Artie Lange has been making people laugh as a stand-up comic, television and film actor, best selling author and radio host. Artie began his career in the comedy clubs of New York City, where he helped to create the popular sketch comedy group Live on Tape, after writing and performing with other troupes, including Midnight Madness and The Improvables. If Artie Lange were a super hero, his microphone would be his secret weapon that he would use to help others, it's just what he does. Comedian Pete Holmes, of the You Made It Weird podcast and TBS' regrettably canceled Pete Holmes Show, has landed on HBO with executive producer Judd Apatow -- who directs this first episode -- and a quasi-autobiographical story about an aspiring stand-up whose life is thrown into upheaval after he catches his wife having an affair. Artie Lange has been through a lot the past four years; heck the past fourteen years; hell, make it He later spent two stints in rehab and three in psychiatric wards Watch and listen as Artie Lange, one of the great radio and tv personalities of his generation, interviews the most interesting people and shares his unfiltered thoughts. Wanna Bet? Crash and Burn.
Arthur Steven Lange Jr. Raised in New Jersey , Lange first worked as a longshoreman and taxi driver to help support his family, following the death of his quadriplegic father. He debuted as a stand-up comic in and took up the profession full-time five years later, developing his act in the New York City area.
After comedian Artie Lange canceled a series of shows in recent weeks, fans started wondering if he was OK. Lange, 52, who lives in Hoboken, has struggled with drug addiction for decades, moving in and out of rehab. In February, Lange tweeted that he was sick and unable to travel, then performed at a show later in the month. On Friday, the comedian emerged to offer a clarification about his health and absence from shows. Instead I cleared my schedule. I'm not sick and i'm not using i'd be in jail if I was. Just have crazy anxiety and i'm fighting it hard. In the past I would have just done drugs and gone to work or cancel last minute but I won't do that now. I'll be back soon though.