How Boston comedy stars got their start
Comedian Adam McKay made his comedy debut in 2003 and has since starred in numerous films, including the upcoming HBO comedy series “Parks and Recreation.”
McKay, who also created the NBC sitcom “The Goldbergs,” has had roles in such films as “Rent” and “The Simpsons.”
McKay is also the producer of the Netflix comedy “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.”
The former NFL player has also been involved in the business of comedy, appearing in films such as “The Wedding Planner” and the comedy “Funny or Die Presents: Comedy Night.”
McKay’s first comedy gig came in 2008 when he was featured in the Netflix show “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” which was based on the hit podcast “Craig Ferguson: A Comedian’s Life.”
The show was a hit and McKay starred in it for four seasons.
McKay then appeared in the ABC comedy “The Jeffersons” and in “Logan Lucky,” which premiered in 2017.
He has since appeared in films including “The Revenant” and last year starred in the NBC series “The Office.”
McKay made a splash in 2016 when he starred in NBC’s “Gotham” and starred in Netflix’s “Arrested Development” opposite Kevin Hart.
McKay also stars in the upcoming comedy “I’m Not There,” directed by Ben Affleck.
McKay has appeared in more than 100 films, and is currently in the process of developing new projects.
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