Date of Birth : May 31st 1960
In 1990, Elliott created and starred in his own sitcom, which was called Get A Life!, about a 30-year-old paperboy named Chris Peterson, who lived at home with his parents. Elliott’s real-life father, Bob Elliott, appeared in the show as Peterson’s father. The January 1999 issue of TV Guide called the “Zoo Animals On Wheels” episode the 19th funniest TV moment of all time.
In 1993, Elliott teamed up with producer Brad Hall and directed a series of critically acclaimed short films that Elliott showed when appearing on Late Show with David Letterman.
Elliott became a cast member of the popular Saturday Night Live show in 1994. Also that year, Elliott starred in his first movie—entitled Cabin Boy—which also featured a short appearance by Elliott’s old boss, David Letterman, and was produced by Tim Burton.