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Mike, as a teenager, started as a stand up comic in New York City where he performed at such notable clubs as The Improv, The Comedy Cellar and Caroline's. From there he landed a job writing jokes for SNL's Weekend Update and sketches for shows on MTV, A&E and Comedy Central.This soon brought him to Hollywood where he wrote on a comedy sketch show starring Martin Short. This led to his sitcom writing career where he wrote and produced shows for such stars as George Clooney, Ted Danson and with Eddie Murphy on his animated show, "The PJ's". This launched his animation career as a writer and producer on such series as "Family Guy" and "Futurama."Along the way he was awarded 5 Emmy nominations (with 1 win), 2 Annine Awards (with 1 win) and a WGA Award for his Futurama episode, "Game of Tones." Mike was also co-exectuive producer on Comedy Central's animated series "Brickleberry" and a contributing writer on Danny McBride's animated series CHOZEN on FX. In 2013 he wrote and produced a documentary on The Improv comedy club. It starred many of the comics Mike started with like; Larry David, Ray Romano and Sarah Silverman.Mike still finds time to write The Comedy Central Roasts every year and he's a contributor to Vanity Fair magazine.  See full bio on IMDb »

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Mike Rowe -- Donald Sterling Should Leave USA ... FOREVER

Mike Rowe
Donald Sterling Should Leave USA ... FOREVER!

Donald Sterling should change his name ... get on a plane ... and LEAVE the United States for good -- at least, that's the advice he's getting from "Dirty Jobs" star Mike Rowe. He may have… READ MORE >

'Dirty Jobs' Star Mike Rowe -- Victorious in Same-Name Lawsuit

'Dirty Jobs' Star Mike Rowe
Victorious in Same-Name Lawsuit

When it comes to a fight between Mike Rowe and Mike Rowe -- Mike Rowe ALWAYS wins.TMZ broke the story ... a non-famous man named Mike Rowe (right) -- formerly incarcerated in a South Dakota prison… READ MORE >

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Not Matthew McConaughey to Not Mike Rowe -- Stop Complaining!

Not Matt McConaughey:
Slams Not Mike Rowe -- 'Stop Complaining'

A guy named Matthew McConaughy (but not THE Matthew McConaughey) thinks the guy named Mike Rowe (not THE Mike Rowe) has it all wrong when it comes to having the same name as a famous person ...… READ MORE >

- 977 days ago
Mike Rowe -- The DIRTY-FACED Mug Shot

Mike Rowe
The DIRTY Mug Shot

This is Mike Rowe ... aka "Dirty Jobs" ... aka the guy who hates Lee Jeans ... aka the guy who's suing the FAMOUS Mike Rowe for allegedly misusing his name.  Rowe (prisoner) is currently… READ MORE >

- 984 days ago
Mike Rowe Responds to Same Name Lawsuit -- BLAME MY PARENTS!

Mike Rowe
Responds to Same-Name Lawsuit BLAME MY PARENTS!

Mike Rowe (the celebrity) tells TMZ ... he understands why Mike Rowe (the prisoner) has a beef about his name ... telling us, "The guy has a good point, I've wanted to sue myself for years… READ MORE >

- 984 days ago
Mike Rowe Sued -- It's Your Fault I Get Teased in Prison!!

Mike Rowe Sued
I Get Teased in Prison ... and It's All YOUR FAULT!!

Mike Rowe can't stand the nickname "Dirty Jobs" ... he HATES Lee Jeans ... and he's suing mad -- but he's not Mike Rowe the TV star, it's ANOTHER Mike Rowe, who happens to be an inmate at a South… READ MORE >

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