Mike Birbiglia Biography, Age, Image, Career, Wife, Movies, Show, Book, Stand Up and Youtube

Mike Birbiglia Biography | Mike Birbiglia

Mike Birbiglia is an American comedian, actor, and filmmaker. He is a frequent contributor to This American Life and The Moth and has released several comedy albums and television specials. His feature-length directorial debut Sleepwalk with Me (2012), based on his one-man show of the same name and in which he also starred, won awards at the Sundance and Nantucket film festivals.
He also wrote, directed, and starred in the comedy-drama Don’t Think Twice (2016). His 2010 book Sleepwalk with Me and Other Painfully True Stories was a New York Times bestseller and a finalist for the 2011 Thurber Prize for American Humor. Birbiglia has appeared in films such as Your Sister’s Sister (2011), Cedar Rapids (2011), and Trainwreck (2015), played a recurring role in Orange Is the New Black, and has guest starred in episodes of Girls, Inside Amy Schumer, and Broad City.

Mike Birbiglia  Age

Mike is 40 years old as of 2018. He was born on 20 June 1978, in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, United States

Mike Birbiglia Early life

Birbiglia was born in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, the son of Mary Jean (née McKenzie) and Vincent Paul Birbiglia. He is the youngest of four children. He is of part Italian descent. Birbiglia attended St. John’s High School, Shrewsbury, Massachusetts for one year, and graduated from St. Mark’s School, Southborough, Massachusetts in 1996. He says seeing comedian Steven Wright perform inspired him to begin writing jokes at age 16. He subsequently attended Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., graduating in 2000. During college, he performed as a member of the Georgetown Players Improv Troupe, worked as a server in a comedy club, and began performing at DC Improv (The Improv) in Washington, D.C.

Mike Birbiglia Wife

Mike Birbiglia is a very talented guy and he has kept his all previous affair and relation secrete. His sexual orientation is straight and his current relational status is married.
He had an affair with Jen Stein and after a few years of dating, he married his girlfriend Jen in 2007. His marriage was held in the United States in a private event where some of his friend and family attended the ceremony. Talking about his children he has a daughter with his spouse named Oona.
Mike had a problem relating his eye movement sleeps behavior disorder which also caused him accident with 33 stitches in his leg. Mike is a very sport loving person he keeps interested in American Football. His other hobby includes traveling and watching movies.

Mike Birbiglia Image

Mike Birbiglia, Oona Birbiglia, And His Wife Jen Photos

Mike Birbiglia Career

In the early stage of his career, he worked in three Comedy Central specials and he released three albums with Comedy Central Records which includes Two Drink Mike (2006), My Secret Public Journal Live (2007), and Sleepwalk With Me Live (2011).
He made his debut in movies only in 2011 from Going the Distance (2010) as Toby the Waiter. A year after his debut he was also featured in Cedar Rapids (2011) and Your Sister’s Sister (2011). He has also made his successful appearances in movies including Sleepwalk with Me (2012), The Fault in Our Stars (2014), Adult Beginners (2014), Hot Pursuit (2015), Orange Is the New Black (2015) and Trainwreck (2015).
Mike made his career debut as director-writer from 2012 American independent comedy film Sleepwalk with Me. He has is also working as Director, writer, a producer in the movie Don’t Think Twice which is to be released in 2016.

Mike Birbiglia Book

Sleepwalk with Me: And Other Painfully True Stories


Mike Birbiglia Show

Mike Birbiglia Movies | Film






Stanley Cuba



Going the Distance

Toby the Waiter


Cedar Rapids


Your Sister’s Sister



Sleepwalk with Me

Matt Pandamiglio

Also director, writer


The Fault in Our Stars


Adult Beginners



Social services inspector


Digging for Fire


Hot Pursuit





Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

Blond CMZ Reporter

Don’t Think Twice


Also director, writer, producer




The Guardian Brothers

The Health Inspector

English version; voice

Mike Birbiglia Tv Show








Episode: “Vagina Panic”


Inside Amy Schumer


2 episodes: “Slow Your Roll” and “Wingwoman”


Orange Is the New Black

Danny Pearson

12 episodes


Broad City

Richard Miller

Episode: “House-Sitting”



Oscar Langstraat

5 episodes: “Hell of a Ride,” “The Flaw in the Death Star,” “The Third Ortolan”

Summer Camp Island


5 Episodes: Voice role

Mike Birbiglia Sleepwalk With Me

In 2008, Birbiglia opened Sleepwalk with Me, a one-man show that straddled standup comedy and theater, off-Broadway at the Bleecker Street Theater. The show was presented by Nathan Lane, and the New York Times called it “simply perfect”. Time Out New York named it their “Show of the Year” in 2009.
Birbiglia adapted his material into the 2010 book Sleepwalk with Me, and Other Painfully True Stories and the 2011 album Sleepwalk With Me Live. The book debuted at #29 on the hardcover nonfiction New York Times Bestseller List and number four on the hardcover nonfiction section of the Washington Post Political Bookworm Best Sellers. The book was also a finalist for the 2011 Thurber Prize for American Humor. Sleepwalk With Me Live debuted at #1 on the Billboard Comedy Charts.
Birbiglia made his directorial debut with Sleepwalk with Me, based on his one-man show and which he wrote, directed, and starred in. The film premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and won the NEXT Audience Award. It was selected in the “Festival Favorites” category at the South by Southwest film festival in Austin, Texas and also appeared in the Nantucket Film Festival where it won the award for best writer/director. The film was produced by Jacob Jaffke and This American Life’s Ira Glass and stars Birbiglia, Lauren Ambrose, Carol Kane, James Rebhorn, and Cristin Milioti and has cameos by Glass, Kristen Schaal, Wyatt Cenac, David Wain, Jessi Klein, John Lutz, and Marc Maron.
In addition to starring in Sleepwalk with Me, Birbiglia has appeared in films such as Trainwreck, Going the Distance, Cedar Rapids, Your Sister’s Sister and The Fault in Our Stars. He has also guest-starred in episodes of Girls, Inside Amy Schumer, and Broad City. He played the role of Danny Pearson on the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black in its third and fourth season, with which he shared the 2016 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.
In 2011, Birbiglia mounted his second one-man show, My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend, which ran for four months off-Broadway and won the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Solo Show. He toured My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend around the world with tour dates in the United States, Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom. On June 2, 2013, Birbiglia performed it for the last time at Carnegie Hall. My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend was featured as the number one stand-up special of 2013 by Vulture, Paste, The Laugh Button and Laughspin. It was also named one of Time Out New York’s Best Comedy Specials of 2013. Flavorwire listed the special as one of the top 20 funniest stand-up specials of all time.
For his second film, Birbiglia’s drew upon his early experience with improv in Don’t Think Twice (2016), which centers on a fictional Manhattan improv troupe. Birbligia also stars among an ensemble cast including Keegan-Michael Key, Gillian Jacobs, Kate Micucci, Tami Sagher, and Chris Gethard. The film was nominated for several awards, including the Critics’ Choice Award for Best Comedy and St. Louis Film Critics Association award for Best Comedy.
Birbiglia’s Thank God for Jokes comedy special was released on Netflix on February 28, 2017.
In April 2017, Birbiglia announced a tour of his newest show titled The New One. The tour started with 25 cities and, in December 2017, featured a limited podcast titled The Old Ones. The podcast features Mike Birbiglia analyzing his old stand up with guests including his brother Joe Birbiglia, comedians Pete Holmes and John Mulaney, film producer and director Judd Apatow, contributor to ‘This American Life’ Ira Glass and his wife. The New One made its off-broadway debut at the Cherry Lane Theatre on July 26 and was scheduled to run through August 2 before a high demand for tickets extended the show’s run to and through August 26.
The show then received a Broadway transfer, with performances beginning October 25, 2018, and running through January 20, 2019, at the Cort Theatre.

Mike Birbiglia Twitter

Mike Birbiglia My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend

Mike Birbiglia Discography

  • 2004: Dog Years (out of print) (self-produced, winner of the “Just Plain Folks” comedy album of the year)
  • 2005: Invite Them Up (Comedy Central Records compilation CD of NYC indie comics)
  • 2005: My Secret Public Album, Volume 1a (weekly guest spots on The Bob and Tom Show)
  • 2006: Two Drink Mike
  • 2007: My Secret Public Journal Live
  • 2011: Sleepwalk with Me Live
  • 2013: My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend
  • 2017: Thank God for Jokes

Mike Birbiglia This American Life

Birbiglia is a regular contributor to the Public Radio International-distributed program This American Life.

Mike Birbiglia Stand Up

  • What I Should Have Said Was Nothing: Tales From My Secret Public Journal (2008)
  • My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend (2013) – also released as a comedy album
  • Thank God for Jokes (2017) – Netflix Originals special

Mike Birbiglia Youtube

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