Dane Cook
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"Dane Jeffrey Cook" is an United States/American stand-up comedian and film actor. He has released five comedy albums: Harmful If Swallowed; Retaliation (Dane Cook album)/Retaliation; Dane Cook: Vicious Circle/Vicious Circle; Rough Around The Edges: Live From Madison Square Garden; and Isolated Incident. In 2006, Retaliation became the highest charting comedy album in 28 years and went Music recording sales certification/platinum. He performed an HBO special in the Fall of 2006, Vicious Circle, a straight-to-DVD special titled Rough Around The Edges (which is included in the album of the same name), and a Comedy Central special in 2009 titled Isolated Incident. He is known for his use of observational comedy/observational, often blue comedy/vulgar, and sometimes black comedy/dark comedy.

He is credited as one of the first comedians to use a personal webpage and MySpace to build a large fan base and in 2006 was described as "alarmingly popular". As an actor, Cook has appeared in films since 1997, including Mystery Men, Waiting... (film)/Waiting..., Employee of the Month (2006 film)/Employee of the Month, Good Luck Chuck, Dan in Real Life, Mr. Brooks, and My Best Friend's Girl (2008 film)/My Best Friend's Girl. He also provided the lead voice role in the 2013 family film Planes (film)/Planes, and its 2014 sequel Planes: Fire & Rescue.

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