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Named a "comedian phenom and icon” by Entertainment Weekly, DANE COOK (Tank) has maintained his reputation as one of today's most prolific stand-up comedians while simultaneously distinguishing himself as a charismatic and versatile actor in a variety of film and television projects. Cook starred in his first leading role as the likable slacker Zack in Lionsgate's Employee of the Month, leading the romantic comedy to a box office gross of over $38 million worldwide and DVD sales that topped the charts. After inking a multi-faceted production deal with HBO early last year, Cook created, directed and starred in the network's nine-part comedy documentary series, Tourgasm and wrote, executive produced and starred in Vicious Circle, a feature-length stand-up event. Most recently, Cook entertained audiences in Lionsgate's romantic comedy Good Luck Chuck with Jessica Alba and in MGM's thriller, Mr. Brooks with Kevin Costner, Demi Moore and William Hurt. 

Most recently, Cook appeared in Touchstone's Dan in Real Life with Steve Carell. He will also star in Lionsgate's My Best Friend's Girl opposite Kate Hudson and Alec Baldwin which recently wrapped production in Boston, and is set for release in September 19th. A Double Platinum-selling comedian, Cook will release his third full-length album Dane Cook: Rough Around The Edges - Live From Madison Square Garden from Comedy Central Records on November 13. Cook has appeared in a number of feature films, including Waiting with Ryan Reynolds and Anna Farris, London with Jessica Biel and Chris Evans, Torque with Ice Cube, and Mystery Men with Ben Stiller. 

Combining energetic physical comedy, clever wordplay and trenchant observations about human behavior, Cook's unique brand of stand-up and accessible guy-next-door attitude have galvanized audiences of all ages. Two years ago, he catapulted to media headlines when his sophomore comedy CDx2/DVD, Retaliation, bucked industry trends by debuting at #4 on the Billboard 200. The album, which has hit double platinum, marked him as the highest charting comedian in 27 years, earning him a place alongside best-selling comedy vets Bill Cosby, George Carlin and Steve Martin. His debut CD/DVD release, Harmful If Swallowed, appeared on eight different Billboard charts and is certified platinum.

Last year, Cook hosted the season premiere of Saturday Night Live, helping the program earn the highest non-sports ratings of any network that year. A highly sought-after talk-show guest, he's appeared multiple times on Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, and The Tonight Show. For Comedy Central, he was one of the headliners of Comedy Central's Insomniac Tour Movie and lent his voice to Crank Yankers and Shorties Watchin' Shorties. 

In addition to appearances at such venues as Carnegie Hall and Chicago's  Allstate Arena, Cook performed two record-breaking sold out shows of 38,000 at the TD Banknorth Garden in Boston, and has appeared for crowds of 39,000 at Madison Square Garden and 50,000 at the University of Florida's Gator Growl.

Raised in the Boston suburb of Arlington, MA, Cook began his career at age 18, honing his craft on the college and comedy club circuits. A firm believer in connecting personally with his fans, Cook became one of the first comics to develop and maintain his own website to reach out to audiences. He still routinely spends hours every day personally answering fans' emails and works tirelessly to remain accessible through blogs, podcasts, and free downloads of his routines. As a result of his efforts, his website, danecook.com, now receives over 500,000 hits per month and his MySpace following has grown to an unprecedented community of 2,100,000 friends. 

Additionally, Cook's popularity has been further cemented by the advent of the "SU-FI” (short for SUperFInger), a hand s

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