Nick Di Paolo has written and performed three stand up specials for Comedy Central Presents, appeared in the HBO Young Comedians Special and an hour-long comedy special Raw Nerve, which he wrote, performed and produced. It premiered on Showtime on April 30, 2011.
He was a regular on the short lived Comedy Central show Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn. He has appeared on several roasts for the network including The Comedy Central Roast of Pamela Anderson, The Comedy Central Roast of Denis Leary, The Comedy Central Roast of Jeff Foxworthy and The Comedy Central Roast of Larry the Cable Guy.
DiPaolo voiced the "Baby Nick" character alongside comedian Patrice O'Neal, who was "Baby Patrice" in the animated series Shorties Watchin' Shorties. He has done several "Comics Come Home" specials for the network as well.
He has been cast as a police officer in Artie Lange's movie Beer League, in The Sopranos, and in numerous sketches on The Chris Rock Show, where he worked as a writer for two seasons. His writing was nominated for two Emmy Awards. He also wrote for The 77th Annual Academy Awards and the MTV Video Music Awards.
Nick Di Paolo (born January 31, 1962 in Danvers, Massachusetts) is an Italian-American stand-up comedian, writer and radio host formerly on 92.3 Free FM in New York City until May 24, 2007, when the station changed formats.
His comic style is unapologetically brazen, including a lot of "politically incorrect" humor, and was featured in May 6, 2007 article in The New York Times.
Di Paolo's stand-up has been featured on Comedy Central Presents and he has appeared on other Comedy Central shows including Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, The Comedy Central Roast of Pamela Anderson, The Comedy Central Roast of Denis Leary, The Comedy Central Roast of Jeff Foxworthy and the animated series Shorties Watchin' Shorties, in which he voices the character "Baby Nick".
He has appeared as a police officer in Artie Lange's movie Beer League, in The Sopranos, and in numerous sketches on The Chris Rock Show, where he was also a writer and nominated for two Emmy Awards. He was cast as the building super on Louis CK's short lived HBO show Lucky Louie.
Di Paolo is also a frequent guest on the Opie and Anthony radio show and Howard Stern.