K.'s acclaimed show "Louie" to acknowledge the accusations. Cook started his film career with a small role in "Mystery Men" (1999) and a starring role opposite Dennis Rodman in "Simon Sez" (1999). The comic even auditioned for the role of Captain America for "Captain America: The First Avenger" (2011), though he was apparently not on the short list for the part.Dane Jeffrey Cook (born March 18, 1972) is an American stand-up comedian and film actor.He performed an HBO special in the Fall of 2006, Vicious Circle, a straight-to-DVD special titled Rough Around The Edges (which is included in the album of the same name), and a Comedy Central special in 2009 titled Isolated Incident.He is known for his use of observational, often vulgar, and sometimes dark comedy.Cook has described himself as being "pretty quiet, pretty introverted, shy" as a child, although he was a "wild child" at home.
With starring roles in "Good Luck Chuck"(2007) and "Dan In Real Life" (2007), Cook is no stranger to the silver screen. Today, he designs all of his merchandise and also made the cover for his comedy album "Harmful If Swallowed" (2003). "Harmful If Swallowed" was Cook's first comedy album and went on to become certified platinum. His first break came when he appeared on Comedy Central's "Premium Blend," a stand-up comedy series, in 1998. Cook's follow-up to "Harmful If Swallowed" was 2005's "Retaliation." The comedy album went double platinum. Crazier yet, it was the first time in 29 years a comic had an album at No. A year later, the comedian found himself hosting the show again for its Season 32 premiere. On November 12, 2007, Cook became only the second comic to sell out Madison Square Garden. Regardless, only months later, Cook broke the record yet again by performing on stage for a shocking 7 hours. Throughout all his success, Cook has been disliked by several fellow comics, who felt Cook was unfunny and has an inflated ego.
This summer, the comic/actor returns as the voice of Dusty Crophopper in "Planes: Fire & Rescue." From his superhero audition to his embezzling brother, here are 21 things you probably don't know about Dane Cook. Dane Cook was born March 18, 1972 in Cambridge, Massachusetts to Donna Jean Ford and George F. Worse yet, many people have accused Cook of stealing several comedians' jokes, such as stand-up routines from Louis C. This ultimately led to a hilarious and heartfelt appearance by Cook on Louis C.
He is credited as one of the first comedians to use a personal webpage and My Space to build a large fan base As an actor, Cook has appeared in films since 1997, including Mystery Men, Waiting..., Employee of the Month, Good Luck Chuck, Dan in Real Life, Mr. He also provided the lead voice role in the 2013 family film Planes, and its 2014 sequel Planes: Fire & Rescue.
Cook was raised in Arlington, Massachusetts, where he attended Arlington High School.
But whether you believe he's "stolen" material from other comics (like Louis C. He has five sisters and an older half-brother, Darryl. Darryl was Cook's business manager, but it was discovered in 2008 that Darryl and his wife had been stealing millions of dollars from the comedian.
K.) or not, there's little denying his talent and presence as a performer. Both Darryl and his wife have been sentenced to prison. Admittedly a shy and introverted child, Cook broke out of his shell and began acting and doing stand-up during his junior year of high school. In college, Cook studied graphic design as a back-up plan just in case his comedy dreams didn't work out. Although he did become a successful actor and comedian, graphic design is still part of his life. As a result, Cook performed at the 2005 MTV Video Music Awards, where he also presented Best New Artist with Snoop Dogg. On December 3rd of that year, Cook also hosted "Saturday Night Live". The comic has described his onstage persona as a mix of the personalities of his mother and father. In 2007, Cook broke The Laugh Factory's endurance record that was previously held by Richard Pryor, setting the mark at 3 hours 50 minutes. Was there some unwritten rule about not going after Pryor's record?