Lewis Black Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Comedy, Net Worth, Movies

Lewis Black Biography

Lewis Black is an American comedian known for his performances in Comedy Warriors: Healing through Humor. He is also an actor known for his role as Professor Crawley in The Big Bang Theory. Some of his other popular films include Peep World, Rock Dog, and Imitation Girl.

How old is Lewis Black? – Age

The Last Laugh actor is 75 years old as of 2023. He was born on August 30, 1948, in Washington, D.C., United States, where he also grew up.

How tall is Lewis Black? – Height

Black is 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m) tall.

Lewis Black Mother, Father – Family

Lewis was born to Jeannette Black and Sam Black in Washington, D.C., United States. It is known that his father worked as an artist and mechanical engineer while his mother worked as a teacher. He was brought up along with his late older brother; Ronald Black. Unfortunately, her brother passed away from cancer the age of 47.

Lewis Black Education

The comedian enrolled at Springbrook High School where he studied and graduated in 1966. Afterward, he joined the University of Maryland, College Park, and later pursued udied playwriting at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In addition, he attended the Yale School of Drama where he graduated with an MFA degree in 1977.

Is Lewis Black Married? – Wife

Black has not disclosed whether he is currently married or is in any relationship. However, it is known that he was married for ten months when he was 26 years of age. Before this, he was in a relationship with comedian Kathleen Madigan. On the other hand, he was also dating late theater and film actress Caitlin Clarke.

Actor and Comedian Lewis Black Photo
Actor and Comedian Lewis Black Photo

Lewis Black Children

The Crisis in Six Scenes actor has not disclosed to the public whether he has children or not.

Lewis Black Comedy Career

Lewis is a vastly recognized stand-up comedian whose comic revolves around religion, history, politics, and cultural trends. He is known for his regular appearances on The Daily Show. He released his comedy album titled The Carnegie Hall Performance for which he received a Grammy.

Likewise, he has hosted a 2-hour comedy-documentary comedy known as History of the Joke with Lewis Black. Throughout his comic career, he received the 5th in the 2008 and 11th in the 2010 Comedy Central’s Stand Up Showdown.

Acting Career

Black is a well-known professional actor known for his role as Furry Murray in What Blows Up Must Come Down! He also appeared in Unaccompanied Minors portraying the role of Oliver Porter. Afterward, he landed on the role of Jimmy in Farce of the Penguins.

Most noteworthy, he starred as Bernie in The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd. It is known that he was cast in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit where he appeared as BJ Cameron. He also portrayed the voice behind The Deadly Duplicator, Elliott in Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law.

Furthermore, he voice starred the character of Santa Claus in both SpongeBob SquarePants and Kamp Koral: SpongeBob’s Under Years. In addition, he played the voice of Ragely J. Snarlingtooth in The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants.

Movies and TV Shows

  • Lewis Black: Tragically, I Need You
  • Stark Raving Black
  • In God We Rust
  • Unaccompanied Minors
  • Inside Out
  • Riley’s First Date?
  • The Last Laugh
  • The Happy Elf
  • The Muslims Are Coming!
  • The Aristocrats
  • Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind
  • Lewis Black: Unleashed
  • Comedy Warriors: Healing Through Humor
  • Farce of the Penguins
  • Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics
  • Surviving the Holidays with Lewis Black
  • Downwind
  • Falling for Grace


  • Grammy Award

Lewis Black Net Worth

Citing his career in film and entertainment, Black sits at an estimated net worth of $2.5 Million.

Lewis Black Instagram

You can find and follow Lewis on Instagram using the account name: @thelewisblack

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