Bo Burnham

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Bo Burnham
Bo Burnham Montaclair Film Festival (cropped).jpg
Burnham in April 2018
Born
Robert Pickering Burnham

(1990-08-21) August 21, 1990 (age 29)
Occupation
  • Comedian
  • musician
  • singer
  • songwriter
  • rapper
  • actor
  • poet
  • director
  • producer
Years active2006–present
Musical career
Genres
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • guitar
  • piano
  • synthesizer
LabelsComedy Central Records

Robert Pickering Burnham (born August 21, 1990) is an American comedian, singer, songwriter, musician, rapper, actor, director, screenwriter, and poet.[1][2] He began his career as a YouTuber in March 2006.

Burnham signed a four-year record deal with Comedy Central Records and released his debut EP, Bo Fo Sho, in 2008. His first full-length album, Bo Burnham, was released the following year.[3]

Burnham co-created and starred in the MTV television series Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous and released his first book of poetry, Egghead: Or, You Can't Survive on Ideas Alone, in 2013.[4] His first feature movie as writer and director, Eighth Grade, was released in July 2018 to strong positive reviews.

References[change | change source]

  1. Connelly, Brendon (June 11, 2009). "Bo Burnham and Judd Apatow's Anti-High School Musical Wants Your Assistance". /Film. Retrieved June 16, 2009.
  2. Graham, Adam (October 28, 2010). "YouTube star Bo Burnham mixes raps, laughs". The Detroit News. Archived from the original on October 29, 2010. Retrieved October 28, 2010. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. "Comedy Central Stand-Up Showdown Results, 2011". comedians.jokes.com. Archived from the original on January 31, 2011. Retrieved February 2, 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. "Egghead by Bo Burnham – review". The Guardian. Guardian Media Group. July 30, 2014. Archived from the original on July 31, 2014. Retrieved November 24, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

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