John Pinette has been an entertainer and comedian for over fifteen years, and has received many nominations and awards for making crowds laugh.
When asked to describe his stand-up, John Pinette said, “I talk about my life, it is the funniest thing I can think of. For some reason, people enjoy seeing me lose my cherub like demeanor”.
Born just outside of Boston, Massachusetts, John has always had a gift for making people laugh. When he learned that he could actually make a living for doing so, John left behind his life as an accountant and began his comedy career. It wasn’t long before he was touring comedy clubs around the country. Shortly thereafter, John got his big break when he was asked to tour with Frank Sinatra. Since then he has become a regular guest on The Tonight Show and The View.
John has also enjoyed a long acting career in both television and film. Duets, starring Gwenyth Paltrow, Dear God, starring Greg Kinnear, and Junior, starring Arnold Schwarzeneger are just a few of John’s film credits. He was a series regular on the hit series Parker Lewis Can’t Lose, and starred as the car-jack victim in the final episode of Seinfeld. John will be seen in the summer of 2004 as the lovable ‘Mr. Bumpo’ in Artisan Entertainment’s The Punisher starring Thomas Jane and John Travolta.
John’s first comedy CD, Show Me The Buffet, was an enormous success. A follow-up CD/DVD, I Say ‘Nay Nay’, was published in 2004.