Jim Breuer is a hilarious, experienced stand-up comedian whose comedy stylings range from the absurd and goofy to the touching and observational. He's also famous for his high-quality impressions, which range from Joe Pesci to Norm MacDonald. If you're looking for a great night of laughs and insights about the world, attending a Jim Breuer show will hit all the marks. This funny man will have you rolling in the aisles with side-splitting jokes on all sorts of subjects. He has a track record of success in all kinds of media, including television sketch comedy, traditional television shows, national radio comedy shows and stand-up comedy. His first real break came after several years traveling the U.S., performing stand-up, when he picked up a spot on the Uptown Comedy Club television show, which was syndicated nationally. He joined the cast of Saturday Night Live in 1995, and he performed there for four seasons.
Confronted by Robert DeNiro and Joe Pesci
In one of his most famous sketches on Saturday Night Live, Breuer played actor Joe Pesci of Goodfellas, Casino and Raging Bull fame. The sketch was premised on Joe Pescihim hosting a talk show called "The Joe Pesci Show." Comedian Colin Quinn was also in the sketch, impersonating Robert DeNiro. The sketch appeared eight times on Saturday Night Live, with the most famous of the sketches involving the appearance of the real Joe Pesci and Robert DeNiro. The two Hollywood A-listers "confronted" Breuer and Quinn, pretending to feel disrespected by the impressions. The sketch was a huge hit and one of the most memorable sketches of Breuer's career. It ended with the real Pesci and DeNiro beating Breuer and Quinn with a prop baseball bat.
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What movies has Jim Breuer had roles in?
Following his stint with Saturday Night Live, Breuer played in several big-budget films. Among his major film credits are the following:
Half Baked (Brian)
Dick (John Dean)
Titan A.E. (voice of The Cook)
Once in the Life (Pizzaman)
One Eyed King (Paddy O'Donahue)
Crooked Lines (Chris)
Beer League (Football Guy)
Is Jim Breuer touring in 2019 or 2020?
Jim Breuer scheduled tour dates run through the end of 2019, and he's booked for part of 2020. If you want to see Jim Breuer live, here are a few of his scheduled dates:
Dec. 27 and 28, 2019 - Sound Waves at the Hard Rock in Atlantic City, N.J.
Feb. 10 through 14, 2020 - The Impractical Jokers Cruise from Miami to Nassau
What characters is Jim Breuer best known for impersonating?
While he was a cast member on Saturday Night Live, some of Breuer's most famous characters were Don Wong, Jeffrey Kaufmann, Gunner Olsen and Goat Boy. He was also commonly used in sketches as an impressionist. His impressions included:
Who are Jim Breuer's comedic influences?
Breuer has said one of his earliest influences in comedy was Steve Martin, whose comedy album "Let's Get Small" was an early introduction for Breuer in making people laugh for a living. Other influences he's cited include Cheech and Chong, Don Rickles and George Carlin.