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Michael Loftus' 15 year career as a comic and actor started in Columbus, OH, where he founded the improv comedy troupe called Midwest Comedy Tool & Die. After sharpening his craft, Michael decided to head out west to pursue stand-up. The comedy group is still very popular on the east coast and Michael joins them on stage at every opportunity.


Once in Los Angeles, Michael began writing ang performing for the Acme Comedy Theater and soon after, his career took off. He performed at such noted festivals as the US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen and the Bass Ale Comedy Festival in New York City, while he continues to headline top clubs from coast to coast.


Michael is currently a writer on the hit ABC comedy series The George Lopez Show and was a political commentator for the AOL Election Guide 2004. Earlier this year, he served as a writer on the first ever animated "topical situation comedy", This Just In, airing on Spike TV. He has appeared on Comedy Central's Premium Blend and was recently a semi-finalist on Star Search. Michael has also done educational videos for PBS, which have won several Emmy Awards and a TV commercial, which won an Addy Award. In addition to his own "$20 Worth Comedy" Album, he has appeared on the Warner Brothers Comedy Album, Executive Privilege, alongside Kevin Pollak and The Best of Bob & Tom CD.


Known for his versatility and topical comedy, Michael has consistently received rave reviews for his political humor and his stream of consciousness style of stand-up.



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