Allan Havey is considered one of the best stand-ups working today. According to the NEW YORK TIMES he is "cocksure, irreverent, and very funny".
Originally from Miami, Allan arrived in New York City in 1978 and became a regular in clubs around the city after "passing" at the famous IMPROVISATION.
In 1984 he was cast by LORNE MICHAELS in THE NEW SHOW, working with STEVE MARTIN, JOHN CANDY, BUCK HENRY, GILDA RADNER and a host of others. He made his "late-show" television debut in 1986 on LATE NIGHT WITH DAVID LETTERMAN, and made his tenth appearance on the show in October, 2010. In 1989 Allan was handpicked by HBO to be one of the initial hosts of The COMEDY CHANNEL, which later became COMEDY CENTRAL. He created, hosted, and produced NIGHT AFTER NIGHT WITH ALLAN HAVEY, which ran for three years and became a cult classic. During this time he also wrote and starred in two comedy specials for HBO; both were nominated for CABLE ACE AWARDS. He has made numerous appearances as a commentator on COUNTDOWN WITH KEITH OLBERMAN, and hosted THE ALLAN HAVEY SHOW on COMEDY WORLD internet radio.
Allan's television work includes SEINFELD, CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM, UP ALL NIGHT, THE SARAH SILVERMAN PROGRAM, MEN OF A CERTAIN AGE and THE OFFICE. On MTV'S PUNK'D his punking of KANYE WEST made the top ten "best pranks in television history". In 2006 he was cast as a lead in the ROB ROY THOMAS sitcom FREERIDE, which aired on FOX TELEVISION. In 2012 he guest-starred (alongside MELISSA LEO) on the Emmy Award winning show LOUIE.
As a film actor he has appeared in HANCOCK with Will Smith, THE INFORMANT with Matt Damon, ROUNDERS with Ed Norton, INTERNAL AFFAIRS with Richard Gere, CHECKING OUT with Jeff Daniels, and the Jerry Seinfeld documentary COMEDIAN.
Allan's standup has been represented at the JUST FOR LAUGHS COMEDY FESTIVAL in Montreal, the KILKENNY COMEDY FESTIVAL in Ireland, the ASPEN COMEDY FESTIVAL, COMIC RELIEF IV AND V, and the NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL. He has toured Australia and Europe, and currently headlines in clubs and colleges across the U.S. His animated series, TRAILER HITCH can currently be seen on CINEFIX.COM. His one-man show GOD'S CAMERA is being produced by BRIAN KOPPELMAN and DAVID LEVIEN.