Andy Kindler is known in comedy circles as a troublemaker. Originally from New York, and now complaining from California, he annoys people all over the world.
Andy was a frequent guest and correspondent for The Late Show with David Letterman with over 40 appearances. Each summer at the Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal he delivers the State of the Industry address to a packed ballroom filled with comics and Hollywood industry types. He is infamous for his scathing attacks on the world of entertainment, including the previously taboo practice of making fun of his fellow comedians. Just as the comedy boom of the nineties was imploding, Andy wrote the “Hack’s Handbook” for National Lampoon. This “how-to” guide satirized and exposed tired comedy formulas.
Andy has had reocurring roles on IFC’s Maron, Fox’s Bob’s Burgers and Comedy Central’s Tosh.0. He was a judge on the seventh season of NBC’s Last Comic Standing and starred in two half-hour Comedy Central Presents specials. Other noteworthy credits include the HBO Young Comedians Special, Conan, The Daily Show, Wizards of Waverly Place, Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist, Home Movies and The Larry Sanders Show. He is also the host of Season 4 and 5 of Hulu’s standup series, Coming to the Stage. Andy is often recognized for playing the life-affirming character “Andy” on the CBS sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond.