Nick Swardson – 2014 Concert Schedule
Best known for his role as a roller-skating petty criminal on Comedy
Central's Reno 911!, the multi-talented comedian, actor, writer, and producer Nick Swardson will be visiting a venue near
you for his 2014 comedy tour. Whether you loved him in 30 Minutes of Less or you've been a fan since his Comedy Central Presents
days, Nick Swardson's live comedy show will have you bowling over with laughter. Visit StubHub today to get your Nick Swardson
tickets before they all sell out!
About Nick Swardson
Nick Swardson is an American comedian, actor, screenwriter,
and producer, best known for his role as Terry Bernadino in the television series Reno 911!
Swardson spent his formative
years living in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, where he attended St. Paul Central High. At just 16 years old, Swardson began
acting and performing improv comedy, but he was a mischievous student at heart and he began struggling with drugs and alcohol.
Swardson was expelled numerous times from school, due to pulling fire alarms, fighting, smoking marijuana, and posting a lewd
sign in class. After graduating from high school, Swardson opted to pursue comedy full time instead of going to college.
age 18, Swardson began performing standup at various open mic nights, including the Minneapolis comedy club Acme Comedy Co.
He ended up winning an award for "Funniest Person in the Twin Cities," and he further developed his following by making touring
the local club circuit. When he was 20 years old, Swardson was invited to perform at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival, which
was held in Aspen, Colorado and was an annual festival where comic hopefuls vied to get exposure.
After leaving the
Minneapolis area, Swardson headed for New York City, where he performed at Luna Lounge, and then made his way to Los Angeles.
While in Los Angeles, Swardson was well on his way to making a good name for himself, and regularly headlined at various nightclubs.
He also started working in commercials and even TV and film appearances. He scored an acting gig on the sitcom LateLine and
also played the role of a David Bowie fan in the film Almost Famous.
By 2001, Comedy Central Presents had featured Nick
Swardson's standup act, and he again appeared on the show in 2006, which was eventually included in the compilation DVD. A
couple of years later, Swardson had begun his screenwriting debut by co-writing the screenplay for Malibu's Most Wanted with
Jamie Kennedy and Adam Small. It was also during this time when Swardson scored the role of his famous Terry Bernadino character
on the Comedy Central series Reno 911! A few years later, Swardson went on to write, produce, and star in a TV show pilot
for Comedy Central called Gay Robot, but Comedy Central ended up passing on the project. Although the idea for a television
series was panned, a copy of the pilot was made available on MySpace in 2007, which went viral. Swardson has since revived
the Gay Robot character on his Comedy Central show Nick Swardson's Pretend Time.
Swardson had begun working with Adam
Sander around this time. After viewing Swardon's special on Comedy Central, he contacted Swardson to see if he would be interested
in collaborating in the future. Their first project together was writing the screenplay for Grandma's Boy, in which Swardson
Produced in conjunction with Adam Sandler's Happy Madison Productions, Swardson's sketch comedy show Nick
Swardson's Pretend Time premiered on Comedy Central in 2010 and ran for a solid two season. Due to mounting expenses for the
network, Swardson announced on his Facebook page that there would not be a third season. Swardson went on to work with Happy
Madison Productions again, with 2011's film Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star. He also appeared in the film 30 Minutes of Less,
with Aziz Ansari, Danny McBride, and Jessie Eisenberg.
Nick Swardson's Breakthrough
Nick Swardson started
to build his fan base by performing in various clubs in Los Angeles, but it was his appearance on Comedy Central Presents
that gave him his big break. From the success and exposure he received from Comedy Central Presents, Swardson was able to
quickly pursue other avenues of his career, including screenwriting and production.
Nick Swardson Trivia
which animated film did Nick Swardson provide his voice?
Nick Swardson voiced the character of Blake in the 2008 animated
Nick Swardson is the ultimate comedian party boy, and it appears he has no
intentions of slowing down. With tour dates set for 2014, this is your chance to catch the hilarious standup comedian for
a raw performance. His high-energy, silly humor will have you rolling with laughter, as this mega-talented performer kicks
off his 2014 tour. Be sure to visit StubHub today to get your Nick Swardson tickets soon!