Since his first appearance on the David Letterman Show in 1983 at the age of 20, Bobcat Goldthwait has gone on to maintain a thriving career as a writer, director, actor, voice actor and stand-up comedian.
As a comedian, Bobcat has starred in numerous HBO/Showtime specials, performed in venues all over the world, and even went on tour as an opening act for the band Nirvana.
Well known for his roles in “Scrooged” with Bill Murray and as Zed in the “Police Academy” franchise, Goldthwait has gone on to become a well-respected Award-Winning Director.
His Directorial works include Television (Jimmy Kimmel, Chappell’s Show, Community, Maron, Those Who Can’t), feature films (World’s Greatest Dad starring Robin Williams, Willow Creek starring Bigfoot, God Bless America, Windy City Heat, and Sleeping Dogs Lie) and documentaries (Call Me Lucky and Joy Ride).
Bobcat has also directed numerous standup comedy specials (Patton Oswalt, Marc Maron, Ron Funches, Iliza Shleshinger, Mo Willems, Gary Gulman, Hari Kondabolu, Eugene Mirman).
After fleeing Los Angeles, he now lives somewhere in the woods in Illinois with his girlfriend, Nora Muhlenfeld, and their 5 cats.
Actor, writer, and director best known for his roles in the Police Academy movies, his comic relief and the movie “One Crazy Summer.” He adopted the stage name ‘Bobcat’ while performing at an open-mic night along with comedian Barry Crimmins when he was in high school. He developed his own unique combination of political satire and black comedy and that became his trademark, along with high pitched voice. He has hosted his own comedy quiz, ‘Bobcat’s Big Ass Show.’
What: Bobcat Goldthwait
When: April 7-8, 2023
Where: One Nigh Stans Comedy Club (4761 Highland rd, Waterford, MI)
Time: 7:00 p.m. & 9:30 p.m.