Chris Elliott is an American actor, comedian, and writer who is best known for his work on the TV show ‘Late Night with David Letterman.’ In a career spanning more than 35 years, he started off as a standup comedian, then moved to writing, and finally got into acting as well. His unique comedy writing skills helped David Letterman’s show ‘Late Night with David Letterman’ reach its pinnacle. His acting skills got him memorable roles in movies like ‘Kingpin,’ ‘Groundhog Day,’ ‘Scary Movie 2,’ and ‘There’s Something About Mary.’ He is criticized for his role in ‘Cabin Boy,’ which is often referred to as one of the worst movies ever made. However, failures have never held Chris back. He has also written and acted in television shows in partnership with his friend, Adam Resnick. The much talented Chris Elliott has also authored four books. What many people do not know is that his father, Bob Elliott, was a very well-known comedian and radio host. Bob Elliott and Ray Goulding’s legendary work in comedy has many fans, including David Letterman. And this was one of the reasons why Letterman gave Chris a chance on his own show.