Six-time Emmy Award winner Louis C.K. is one of the most honest and respected comedicvoices of his generation, finding success in both television and film as well as the live stage. Currently, Louis can be seen starring in Horace and Pete, a drama he both writes and directs. The show debuted in January 2016 and is being directly distributed through his website louisck.net. Additionally, Louis serves as executive producer, writer, director, editor, and star of FX’s Peabody Award winning hit show Louie, which recently aired its fifth season. Under his multi-year development deal with FX, Louis also serves as co-writer and producer on Baskets starring Zach Galifianakis and Better Things starring Pamela Adlon. Louis will also executive produce Amazon’s One Mississippi, a comedy based on the life of comedian Tig Notaro.
Louis has received over 30 Emmy nominations throughout his career, including wins for “Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series” for his work on Louie and awards for “Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special” for his standup comedy specials. Throughout his career, he also has earned the 2014 American Comedy Award for “Comedy Special of the Year,” five Comedy Awards, four Writers Guild Awards, two Critics Choice Television Awards, two Television Critics Association Awards, two Grammy Awards, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. He was also honored as the 2011 “Comedy Person of the Year” at the Just For Laughs Festival.