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Bill Engvall is a Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum selling recording artist and one of the top comedians in the country. Engvall is currently in the midst of his farewell tour, Here’s Your Sign, it’s Finally Time, but you can catch him regularly in his recurring role of Reverend Paul on the hit FOX sitcom Last Man Standing. The series, starring Tim Allen, is currently in its ninth and final season.
Having been in the business for more than four decades, it should come as no surprise that Engvall has had plenty of success. Of his many accomplishments, one of the prominent came in 1992 when Bill won the American Comedy Award for Best Male Stand-up Comedian. He added to the list of big-time awards in 2016 when he took home the coveted Casino Comedian of the Year at the 2019 Casino Entertainment Awards in Las Vegas, NV. When he’s not winning awards or performing on stage, you’ll find that he stays busy doing this, that and every other thing.
Since 2016, Engvall has hosted the weekly podcast, My 2 Cents, which offers his funny, thought-provoking perspective on just about everything. Engvall’s latest comedy special, Just Sell Him For Parts, is currently available on the VUDU streaming service. In addition to acting and stand-up, Engvall is also the spokesperson for the insurance company, Health Markets.
Engvall has several television and film credits to his name. He recently wrapped production on a new season of Catching Faith, reprising his role of Coach Z. Additionally, Engvall has been a contestant on numerous game shows, including Hollywood Game Night, Celebrity Family Feud and Funny You Should Ask. He was also guest-starred on Problematic with Moshe Kasher on Comedy Central. In the world of film, he played the role of Flash in the thriller Monster Party, where three teenage thieves infiltrate a mansion dinner party secretly hosted by a serial killer cult for the social elite. Engvall also starred in the 2016 movies Wish for Christmas and thriller, The Neighbor.
Engvall was a contestant on season 17 of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, and as a fan favorite, he made it to the finals. Engvall lent his voice to the animated comedy series Bounty Hunters, which aired on CMT. He previously starred in, and executive produced the TBS sitcom The Bill Engvall Show. Engvall was part of the enormously successful Blue Collar Comedy concert films, which sold over nine million units and received a Grammy nomination. He also starred on the WB’s hit sketch comedy show Blue Collar TV and in several solo specials for Comedy Central. In 2012 he reunited with Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy on the Them Idiots Whirled Tour, which aired as a special on CMT.
Engvall’s first album, Here’s Your Sign, is certified platinum and held the #1 position on the Billboard Comedy Chart for 15 straight weeks. His second album, Dorkfish, also debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Comedy Chart, as did his subsequent comedy albums. Engvall has written several books, including his 2007 autobiography Bill Engvall –Just A Guy.
A native of Galveston, TX, Bill moved to Dallas and worked as a disc jockey with plans of becoming a teacher. One evening, while in a nightclub, he tried his hand at stand-up comedy and found that making people laugh was his true calling. Soon after, he moved to Los Angeles and went on to star in the Showtime special, A Pair of Joker’s. Engvall's continued to build his resume by hosting A&E’s Evening at the Improv and appeared on The Tonight Show and Late Show with David Letterman. The legendary performer currently resides in Southern California with his family.