Born: March 30, 1979
Blue Meter: Tame

Like this comedian?
Log-In or Register to mark it!

Who’s Funnier?


Next Tour Date

Monday | January 22
Hot Tub With Kurt & Kristen
The Virgil
Los Angeles, CA

See all Pete Holmes's tour dates



2013Nice Try, The Devil
2012Comedy Juice All-Stars

Compilation that features multiple comedians

2011Impregnated with Wonder

Specials (and other video)

2016Pete Holmes: Faces and Sounds
2014The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail Season 1: The One with the Travel Stories

Showcase features multiple comedians.

2013Pete Holmes: Nice Try, The Devil
2013John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show (Season 4)
2012Mash Up

Series that combines traditional stand-up inter-cut sketch performances of the comedian's bits.

2012Funny as Hell (Season 2)

Featured Multiple Comedians. Aired on HBO Canada.

2011John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show (Season 2)

Features multiple comedians.

2010Comedy Central Presents Pete Holmes
2010John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show
2005Premium Blend (Season 9)

Features multiple comedians

Books (by and about)

No books by or about this comedian.


Pete Holmes is a nationally touring standup comedian, actor, improviser, writer and cartoonist.

As a standup, Pete has appeared on his own half-hour “Comedy Central Presents,” “Premium Blend” and “John Oliver’s New York Stand Up Show.” He can also be seen on virtually every VH1 panel show ever, including “Best Week Ever.”

Pete has written for and voices multiple characters on Comedy Central’s “Ugly Americans” and is the voice and writer of the popular “E*Trade Baby” commercials.

Pete’s short videos are ubiquitous on the “internet” and are featured regularly on “,” “Tosh.0,” “Atom TV” and “” Several of his cartoons have been published in “The New Yorker” which he thinks is pretty neat.

Pete has most recently appeared on “Conan,” headlined an episode for “John Oliver’s New York Stand up Show” and was on Comedy Central’s special “The Hot List” in 2010.

Pete has also worked as a story editor on the FOX comedy “I Hate My Teenage Daughter,” and a staff writer on the NBC comedy, “Outsourced.”

Pete wrote this bio in the third person so you’d think he has an assistant or something, but he doesn’t.