Louis Szekely (pronounced /ˌsiˈkeɪ/; born 12 September 1967), known professionally as Louis C.K. (and sometimes Louie C.K.), is an American stand-up comedian, Emmy-winning television and film writer, actor, producer and director from Boston, Massachusetts. He currently stars in the FX comedy series Louie, which he also writes, directs and edits.
Szekely was born in Washington, D.C., the son of Mary, a software engineer, and Luis Szekely, an economist. His mother is of Irish Catholic descent and his father, a native of Mexico, is of Mexican Catholic and Hungarian Jewish ancestry. His parents met at Harvard University while Luis was trying to finish his degree. Despite being born in the United States, Szekely lived in Mexico City until the age of seven and still retains his Mexican citizenship. Spanish is his first language, but, upon moving to Massachusetts, he quickly learned English. Szekely soon discovered that he wanted to be a writer and comedian, citing George Carlin, Bill… read more
If they ever made a biopic on this guy, I wouldn't be surprised if turned out to be one of the most depressing movies ever made. I mean, jeez.