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Christopher Titus: Robin Williams Was 'The Beatles Of Comedy'

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The death of Robin Williams has sent a shockwave through the comedy world...fellow comedian Christopher Titus was here to talk more about that.

Fun Facts About Christopher Titus: (Source: Wikipedia)

1) He is an American comedian and actor. He grew up in Newark, California. Titus came to national attention with the eponymous FOX show Titus, of which he was the star, executive producer and co-creator. Time called the show "brutal, hilarious and audacious", while Newsday called him "TV's most original comic voice since Seinfeld". He is also a stand-up comedian whose act revolves around his dysfunctional family and shocking life experiences.

2) Christopher Titus had his own sitcom, Titus, which aired on the FOX Network from 2000 to 2002. It was an adaptation of his stories from Norman Rockwell is Bleeding and, despite the censors bombarding Titus with requests to tone down the darkly humorous subject matter, was met with great critical acclaim. The show ended up getting canceled in 2002 after executives told Titus that they wanted the new season to feature Erin and Titus breaking up. Titus, who bases all of his comedy on reality, objected since he and Erin were together at the time and ended up fired.

3) Titus received a Writer's Guild nomination for his work on Titus, and the show received an Emmy nomination. In 2004, "Norman Rockwell is Bleeding" became his first televised special, premiering on Showtime.

Twitter: @TitusNation

Facebook: @The Real Christopher Titus

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