(kirk'-en-bau-er) has a kind face. The kind
you have seen a thousand times before on television. He is a boundless,
bald teddy bear of energy, who embodies the very essence of everyman.
And right now he is one of the most sought-after entertainers on the
entertainment event market.
Bill Kirchenbauer's experience with making
people laugh goes back to his early childhood. Rumor has it that he
sold out sandboxes across the country with his pre-pubescent standup
routines. A long run in a variety of schools his father was in
the military gave him the diversity of experience.
While others studied marketing strategy,
Kirchenbauer studied mime, ventriloquism and improvisation, leading up
to his winning the first Stand Up Competition in Los Angeles in 1978.
Soon after that victory, he appeared on "Late Night With David
Letterman" and "The Tonight Show starring Johnny
Carson." Carson liked Kirchenbauer so much, be booked him for
10 more appearances!
It wasn't long until the television and film
industry got wind of this tornado of talent and snatched him up. He
proved to be a formidable acting talent, as well.
He has appeared in many film projects, including
"Airplane," "National Lampoon" and
"Stoogemania," as well as regular starring
roles on television series including "Fernwood Tonight,"
"Mork & Mindy," "Night Court"
and "Totally Hidden Video."
It was during the popular television series "Growing
Pains" that ABC executives decided it was time for
Kirchenbauer to have his own television show, and created "Just
The Ten Of Us." It proved to be a ratings hit, and he is now
known worldwide as the irascible, lovable "Coach Lubbock."
The show is currently seen in many foreign countries, as well as in
the United States on the USA Network.
Bill Kirchenbauer's true love has always been the stage,
making live audiences convulse with laughter. After appearances on
"The Arsenio Hall Show," "Comic Strip Live,"
"Evening At the Improv" and hosting "Into The
Night," Bill Kirchenbauer made the decision to hit the road.
His ability to sell out comedy clubs throughout the
country has made him a much-sought-after entertainer. But it is his
flexibility that makes him even more desirable. He is one of the few
comedians who does well in any situation, with any audience. He has headlined aboard the Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. The response
was so great he ranked No. 2 in passenger requests (No. 1, of course,
was motion sickness pills.)
One of his best talents is the ability to adapt to
any entertainment situation. He has an appeal to people of all types
and ages. Whether it's serving as master of ceremonies for award
presentations, headlining roasts for corporate and private functions,
or just as an invited guest add a breath of fresh comedy air to a dull
business meeting, he seems to be comfortable anywhere his is invited,
and those around him are always comfortable with him.
Bill Kirchenbauer is known for his ability to
tailor his act to fit any occasion. He can deftly integrate the
company or function into his routines, and his skills as an improviser
allow him to run with the ball, no matter what the event. He also can
host the ever-popular corporate entertainment package of The
Legends of Comedy.
Whatever your entertainment needs, Bill Kirchenbauer is
your man. He is a marketing person's dream.
With nationwide recognition, Bill Kirchenbauer
offers to an entertainment event the professionalism and performance
appeal that keeps his talents in high demand.
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Born: ..in Austria
Feb 19, 1953
Based: ..in Texas / based nTexas
Austin / based AustinTX