Jimmy Dore (born July 26, 1965 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American stand-up comedian who has been performing since 1989. Dore was born into and raised in a Catholic family of 12 on the southwest side of Chicago, Illinois. He is the star of several Comedy Central specials, host of The Jimmy Dore Show, and a writer performer for the Off-Broadway hit The Marijuana -Logues. His latest effort 'CITIZEN JIMMY', a one-hour Comedy Central Special currently airing, was chosen Best Of 2008 by iTunes, and was named one the Top 5 Comedy DVDs of 2008 by Punchline Magazine. Dore currently lives in Pasadena, California, and hosts his own monthly show Pop and Politics at the UCB theater in Hollywood. Much of his recent material is focused on the absurdity of modern politics.
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