For seventeen years, Eddie worked on The Late Show with David Letterman. He served as the audience warm-up and for eleven of those years he was the Stand Up Comedy Talent Coordinator. Eddie has taped more than 100 TV shows in six different countries...including ten appearances on The Late Show...and an appearance on the FX hit series, "Louie.” A 3-time MAC award winner for Outstanding Male Comic in NYC, he has hosted and performed for hundreds of corporate events...including ESPN, Glaxo Welcome. Hyatt Hotels and BMC Software.
He has performed on some of the greatest stages in the world including The Shrine Auditorium and Radio City Music Hall. Eddie has been the audience warm-up for many shows including the "Dana Carvey Show," "Madigan Men," "This is Your Life" and for a short time....early episodes of "Saved By The Bell. He has appeared in numerous films as an actor...most recently, "30 Years To Life" with Tracy Morgan. He has used his voice talents in many animated series including Comedy Central's "Dr Katz" and ABC's "Science Court.”
Eddie produces and helps book stand-up talent all over the world. He was the architect and creative director of the wildly successful "Great American Comedy Festival." It honors Johnny Carson in his hometown of Norfolk, Nebraska…and The Woodstock Comedy Festival in Woodstock, NY. He has assisted in booking the US acts for the International TV show, “The World Stands Up.”
Along with Norman Lear in 1978, he helped create one of the first-ever college comedy writing departments in the country at Emerson College in Boston. He also helped create the Emerson Comedy Workshop, founded in 1976 and continues to thrive today. He currently teaches a highly acclaimed stand-up comedy workshop worldwide that helps comics young and old take their comedy work to the next level.
Eddie performs and helps raise money for many benefits including The Roberto Clemente Foundation (for underprivileged children), Sisters in Survival (women with Breast cancer). Juvenile Diabetes, The American Cancer Association, and with Reader's Digest and St. Jude on Stand-Up for the Children.
Eddie also helped design the Alameda Comedy Club and we consider him part of the family!