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Stand-up comic Pauly Shore (né Paul Montgomery Shore) tasted super-stardom in 1990 when his precedent-setting MTV show Totally Pauly (1990) hit the airwaves to major fan approval. The show ran for four years, opening the door wide for him for television and film roles. In 1993, he wrote and starred in a one-hour HBO television special, Pauly Does Dallas (1993), which drew in even more loyal fans. He had roles in films from 1988, providing supporting comedy relief, but it was the wildly popular Encino Man (1992), partnered with Sean Astin and Brendan Fraser, that put Pauly squarely on the map. Manic showcases followed, including Son in Law (1993), In the Army Now (1994), Jury Duty (1995), Bio-Dome (1996) and The Curse of Inferno (1997). However, Shore was met with an increasingly hostile reception and his lunacy was dismissed as crude, dumb and, for the most part, unfunny. His film career quickly tanked. This downhill spiral was not helped by the abrupt cancellation of his failed Fox sitcom Pauly (1997). Lambasted unmercifully by both critics and media alike, he was soon becoming a running joke and forced to lie low and ride out the storm. He provided voices in animated features such as Casper: A Spirited Beginning (1997) and An Extremely Goofy Movie (2000). In better days, his first comedy album, "The Future of America," was named Best Comedy Album by the college music journalists in 1991, while the National Association of Record Merchandisers nominated his second album, "Scraps from the Future," for a Best Sellers Award. His third album, "Pink Diggly Diggly," was taped live at his mother Mitzi Shore's famed Los Angeles improv club The Comedy Store, where Pauly received his stand-up comedy initiation. Pauly has made do in recent years as a recurring guest on Howard Stern's late-night show, as well as David Letterman's and Craig Kilborn's talk shows. And, of course, he tours the country with his stand-up act. He's been surrounded by show business all his life. In addition to mother Mitzi, father Sammy Shore was a well-known comedian who once opened for Elvis Presley during the Vegas years, while older brother Peter Shore has delved into producing/directing TV endeavors. In a career that skyrocketed quickly only to make a serious crash landing, never-say-die Pauly's latest bid for a comeback is the self-mockumentary Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003), which he directed and co-wrote.  See full bio on IMDb »

Pauly Shore is Renovating Mother Mitzi Shore's Former Home

Pauly Shore
Much Needed Love ... For My Mom's Home

The former home of Comedy Store founder Mitzi Shore is getting a facelift, courtesy of her son, Pauly Shore.  Pauly's remodeling the 3-story home. The stand-up comic now owns the… READ MORE >

Comedy Store Owner Mitzi Shore Dead at 87

Comedy Store Owner Mitzi Shore
Dead at 87

11:55 AM PT -- Pauly tells TMZ ... "Looking back on my mom’s life, the one word that comes to mind is giver. She gave her heart, her soul, and her stages. So Mom, on behalf of myself and… READ MORE >

- 288 days ago
Pauly Shore -- Thieves Stole $10k From My ATM ... They Also took the ATM

Pauly Shore
Thieves Stole $10k From My ATM They Also took the ATM

Pauly Shore's bank teller was violently dismembered early Monday morning. As you may know, the comedian owns The Comedy Store on the Sunset Strip. There used to be an ATM in the patio area,… READ MORE >

- 1402 days ago
Pauly Shore -- Come Bang Where the Weasel Banged

Pauly Shore
Come Bang Where the Weasel Banged

It's a dream come true for a Pauly Shore fan (yes, they still exist) -- a chance to live, eat, and bang just like the Weasel did while growing up in the Hollywood Hills!Of course, finding an… READ MORE >

- 1976 days ago
Pauly Shore -- Family Mansion for Sale ... 'I Banged a Lot of Babes In That Place'

Pauly Shore
Family Pad for Sale 'I Banged a Lot of Babes In That Place'

The Hollywood mansion where Pauly Shore grew up ... nailed chicks ... filmed his reality show ... and nailed more chicks ... is officially up for sale, buuuuddy. TMZ has learned ... Pauly's mom… READ MORE >

- 1978 days ago
Pauly Shore -- I'm DEAD SERIOUS About an 'In the Army Now' Sequel

Pauly Shore
I'm DEAD SERIOUS About 'In the Army Now' Sequel

Suck on THIS a-one time ... Pauly Shore tells TMZ he's in talks with Andy Dick about doing a sequel to their 1994 flick "In the Army Now."Dick and Shore discussed the idea on Andy's Internet show… READ MORE >

- 2436 days ago
Pauly Shore's Asst Application -- Tell Me You Love Me!

Pauly Shore's Asst Application -- Tell Me You Love Me!

Wanna be Pauly Shore's assistant? Well, you're probably out of luck -- because one of the main job requirements is you have to love his movies ... AND be damn good at math. Pauly recently went on… READ MORE >

- 2799 days ago
Pauly Shore's Ballistic On-Set Tirade -- Unreal!

Pauly Shore's
Ballistic On-Set Tirade Unreal!

Pauly Shore went absolutely nuclear on the set of his new movie -- unleashing a screaming, f-bomb laced, Christian Bale-esque tantrum that could only be described as ... well, totally… READ MORE >

- 3444 days ago
There's Something Illegal About Mary

There's Something Illegal
About Mary

Cameron Diaz was blaring her horn on the pappers -- but she should have listened to 'em, they were warning her she's a scofflaw for talking on a cell phone.Also in L.A.: Vanessa Williams worked on… READ MORE >

- 3848 days ago
LiLo's New Pal -- Here Comes Trouble

LiLo's New Pal -- Here Comes Trouble

We're all for Lindsay Lohan making new friends, but Lilly Allen probably isn't the best bud for the 3x rehab grad -- especially since Lily had to be carried drunk outta an awards show just last… READ MORE >

- 3880 days ago
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