Best known for his work as a stand-up comic and as a member of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour with Jeff Foxworthy, Larry the Cable Guy and Ron White, comedian Bill Engvall will be performing live at the Bergen Performing Arts Center on Thursday, January 19th at 8P.M. A native of Galveston, Texas, Bill moved to Dallas and was working as a disc jockey with plans of becoming of a teacher. While in a nightclub one evening, Bill decided to try his hand at stand-up comedy and quickly found that making people laugh was truly his forte.
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First there was a Showtime special, "A Pair of Joker's" with Rosie O'Donnell, followed by Bill hosting A&E's "Evening at the Improv" and several appearances on both "The Tonight Show" and the "Late Show with David Letterman." In 1992, Bill won the American Comedy Award for "Best Male Stand-up Comedian." After appearing in episodes of "Designing Women," Bill went on to portray Buck Overton on the ABC sitcom, "Delta", starring Delta Burke, thus solidifying his status as a sought-after comic. Bill also starred in the NBC series, "The Jeff Foxworthy Show", where he played Jeff's best friend.
Bill is currently starring in and executive producing the new half hour sitcom for TBS entitled "The Bill Engvall Show."