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Adam Carolla is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter and Producer American born on 27 may 1964 at Los Angeles (USA)

Adam Carolla

Adam Carolla
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Nationality USA
Birth 27 may 1964 (56 years) at Los Angeles (USA)

Adam Lakers Carolla (born May 27, 1964) is an American comedian, radio personality, television host, actor, podcaster and director. He hosts The Adam Carolla Show, a talk show distributed as a podcast which set the record as the "most downloaded podcast" as judged by Guinness World Records in 2011.

Carolla co-hosted the syndicated radio call-in program Loveline from 1995 to 2005 as well as the show's television incarnation on MTV from 1996 to 2000. He was the co-host and co-creator of the television program The Man Show (1999–2004), and the co-creator and a regular performer on the television show Crank Yankers (2002–2007). He hosted The Adam Carolla Project, a home improvement television program which aired on TLC in 2005 and The Car Show on Speed TV in 2011.

Carolla has also appeared on the network reality television programs Dancing with the Stars and The Celebrity Apprentice. His book In Fifty Years We'll All Be Chicks debuted on The New York Times Best Seller list in 2010, and his second book, Not Taco Bell Material, also reached New York Times bestseller status.

An outspoken commentator on various social, political, and religious issues, Carolla has made numerous guest appearances on political talk shows, ranging from Bill Maher's Real Time with Bill Maher to Bill O'Reilly's The O'Reilly Factor, on which he headlines the weekly segment Rollin' with Carolla.

Biography

On September 28, 2002, Carolla married Lynette Paradise. Lynette gave birth to their first children, twins Natalia and Santino "Sonny" Richard Carolla on June 7, 2006.
On The Adam Carolla Show, Adam repeatedly mentioned the birth was originally scheduled for June 6, but that he and Lynette decided to push it back one day as to avoid the symbolic 666 (06–06–06).

Carolla is a part owner of Amalfi, an Italian restaurant in Los Angeles.

Carolla won the 2013 Pro/Celebrity Race as a professional and the 2012 Pro/Celebrity Race at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach as an amateur. The race was run on April 14, 2012 and was broadcast on Speed TV. In 2013, Carolla again competed in the Toyota Grand Prix race, this time he raced as a pro-driver. Carolla finished first in the Pro category in the 2013 race Carolla has previously participated in the race in 2010 and 2003. He finished ninth among 19 racers (fifth among the ten celebrities) in 2010 despite being regarded as a pre-race favorite. He is also a serious automobile collector with over 20 cars. His collection includes several Lamborghinis from the 1960s and early 1970s including two Miuras (of 764 examples ever produced), one of which he has loaned to the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, two 400GT 2+2s (of 247 units produced) and a 1965 350GT (one of 135 built). At least one Ferrari and Aston Martin and several vintage race cars round out the collection.

Carolla conceived the fortified wine cocktail 'Mangria' (a pun on sangria), which later became commercialized with the Napa Valley-based Patio Wine Company as a partner.


Religious and political views
Regarding his religious beliefs, Carolla has stated, "I am not agnostic. I am atheist. I don't think there is no God; I know there's no God. I know there's no God the same way I know many other laws in our universe. I know there's no God and I know most of the world knows that as well. They just won't admit it because there's another thing they know: they know they're going to die, and it freaks them out. So most people don't have the courage to admit there's no God and they know it. They feel it. They try to suppress it. And if you bring it up they get angry because it freaks them out."

Regarding his political views, Carolla has stated, "I guess I would be Republican, in the sense that I want a secure border, I'm not into the welfare state, I'm not into all those freebie lunch programs. It just kind of demeans people." He goes on to state, however, that he is also in favor of typically liberal causes such as the legalization of marijuana and some progressive causes such as "... [being] against semi-automatic and automatic weapons. I'm not an NRA guy by any stretch of the imagination. I'd like alternative energy to be explored and electric cars to be used, but I want them to be powered by nuclear power plants." (He is a member of the advisory board of the Marijuana Policy Project.) Elsewhere, he has stated, "My feeling is this whole country is founded on the principle of 'If you are not hurting anyone, and you're not fucking with someone else's shit, and you are paying your taxes, you should be able to just do what you want to do.' It's the freedom and the independence." In 2010, Carolla posed for the NOH8 campaign. In an interview with Reason TV, Carolla described his views as libertarian.

In an April 2015 interview with the Texas Republican, Carolla announced that he supported Republican Senator Ted Cruz for president, saying "I want to support Ted. I love me some Ted Cruz." Carolla cited Cruz's wishes to eliminate the IRS and institute a flat tax system as some reasons for his support.

Best films

Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
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Filmography of Adam Carolla (17 films)

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Road Hard
Road Hard (2015)
, 1h38
Directed by Adam Carolla
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Larry Miller, David Alan Grier, Mindy Robinson, David Koechner, Diane Farr, Vanessa Branch
Roles Bruce Madsen
Rating61% 3.051763.051763.051763.051763.05176
Years after his movie and sitcom career has run dry, Bruce Madsen is reduced to headlining one dingy comedy club after another, spending his nights in budget hotel rooms, and flying coach while his former fans sit in first class. He has only one question: What the hell happened? Amidst trying to revitalize his career, rekindle his love life, and put his daughter through college, Bruce knows one thing for sure - he must get off the road - hard. Road Hard is the story of that journey.
Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman, 1h23
Directed by Adam Carolla
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Themes Sports films, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Auto racing films, Documentary films about sports, Documentary films about business, Documentary films about the film industry, Documentary films about technology, Road movies
Actors Paul Newman, Tom Cruise, Robert Redford, Joanne Woodward, Adam Carolla, Jay Leno
Roles Himself
Rating75% 3.7893353.7893353.7893353.7893353.789335
Le monde connaît Paul Newman comme un Prix d'Académie en gagnant l'acteur avec des cinquante - plus la carrière d'année comme un des acteurs les plus prolifiques et révérés au Cinéma américain. Il était aussi bien connu pour sa philanthropie; Newman Propre a donné plus de quatre cent trente millions de dollars aux charités dans le monde. Pourtant peu savent la passion alimentée d'essence qui est devenue si importante dans le maquillage de cet homme complexe, à multiples facettes. La passion invétérée de Newman pour les courses d'automobiles était si intense il a presque remplacé sa carrière d'acte. Sa carrière courant s'est étendue sur trente-cinq ans; Newman a gagné quatre championnats nationaux comme un chauffeur et huit championnats comme un propriétaire. Pas mal pour un gars qui n'a pas même commencé à courir jusqu'à ce qu'il avait quarante-sept ans.
Wreck-It Ralph, 1h48
Directed by Rich Moore
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about computing, Jeu, Musical films, Films about video games, Children's films
Actors John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jack McBrayer, Jane Lynch, Jamie Elman, Adam Carolla
Roles Wynnchel (voice)
Rating76% 3.8451853.8451853.8451853.8451853.845185
When Litwak's Family Fun Center & Arcade closes at night, the various video-game characters leave their normal in-game roles and are free to travel to other games. Within the game Fix-It Felix, Jr., the characters celebrate its titular hero but loathe the game's villain character, Wreck-It Ralph. At a support group for video-game antagonists, Ralph reveals his desire to stop being the bad guy. Back home, Ralph finds the other characters celebrating their game's 30th anniversary without inviting him. Felix reluctantly invites Ralph to join them, but the others ostracize him, saying he would have to earn a medal, just as Felix does in their game.
Spy Kids: All the Time in the World, 1h29
Directed by Robert Rodríguez
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Adventure, Spy
Themes Spy films, Time travel films, Children's films, Jumeaux ou jumelles
Actors Jessica Alba, Joel McHale, Alexa Vega, Daryl Sabara, Mason Cook, Rowan Blanchard
Rating35% 1.767391.767391.767391.767391.76739
Organization of Super Spies (OSS) agent Marissa Wilson (Jessica Alba) is leading a team of agents attempting to capture a criminal named Tick Tock (Jeremy Piven), who purchases a mini-disk stolen from OSS. Despite being nine months pregnant and going into labor, she continues her pursuit, against the admonitions of her boss, Danger D'Amo (also played by Jeremy Piven). Tick Tock is captured and the mini-disk, which contains information on a weapon of mass destruction called Project: Armageddon, is retrieved.
The Drawn Together Movie: The Movie!, 1h11
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Animation
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Adam Carolla, Jess Harnell, Jack Plotnick, Tara Strong, Cree Summer, James Arnold Taylor
Roles Spanky Ham (voice)
Rating62% 3.1031553.1031553.1031553.1031553.103155
In Bedrock, a drunken and pregnant Toot is informed that someone has come to see her. The visitor turns out to be her old housemate Foxxy Love, who tries to tell her that their lives are in danger. This then flashes back to six months prior. Foxxy discovers that she can swear without being censored. When she discovers the show's control room, she realizes that the TV show Drawn Together has been cancelled. The housemates check their TV listings and find out that their time slot had been taken over by a TV show called "The Suck My Taint Show". Foxxy calls the network to find out why they were cancelled. The Network Head, upon hearing from Foxxy, learns that the housemates are still alive and summons I.S.R.A.E.L. (Intelligent Smart Robot Animation Eraser Lady), a robot designed specifically to erase cartoon characters. The Jew Producer warns the housemates before I.S.R.A.E.L. shows up, but he manages to escape just in time inside Foxxy's van.
Still Waiting..., 1h28
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors John Michael Higgins, Robert Benedict, Steve Howey, Rob Kerkovich, Erin Foster, Andy Milonakis
Roles Ken Halsband
Rating49% 2.4520552.4520552.4520552.4520552.452055
The film describes the misadventures of the staff at the fictional chain restaurant Shenaniganz as they cope with competition from a Hooters-esque restaurant called Ta-Tas Wing Shack.
The Hammer
The Hammer (2007)
, 1h28
Directed by Charles Herman-Wurmfeld
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Boxing films
Actors Adam Carolla, Heather Juergensen, Constance Zimmer, Tom Quinn, Jane Lynch, John Enos III
Roles Jerry Ferro
Rating71% 3.596933.596933.596933.596933.59693
Jerry Ferro is turning 40 years old and is not what you would call a success. He works part-time in construction as a carpenter and part-time as a boxing instructor at a fitness center near Los Angeles. He drives a beat-up pickup truck and loses both the construction job and the woman in his life.
Save Virgil
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Animation
Actors Adam Carolla, Ginger Lynn, Gary Coleman
Roles Virgil (voice)
Rating70% 3.549333.549333.549333.549333.54933
The story starts with a crowd gathered at the Hollywood sign with Virgil sitting on top of the sign strapped with dynamite preparing to take his life. A reporter from the local new covering the story live climbs up to get an exclusive interview with Virgil. Thus Virgil recounts his life story.
Abby Singer, 1h19
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Brad Pitt, Jennifer Aniston, Jill Hennessy, Don Cheadle, Jake Gyllenhaal, Stockard Channing
Roles Adam Carolla
Rating49% 2.491142.491142.491142.491142.49114
The film follows Curtis Clemins (Clint Palmer) and Kevin Prouse (Ryan Williams) as they have to deal with life's ups and downs.
Windy City Heat, 1h32
Directed by Bobcat Goldthwait
Genres Comedy, Documentary
Actors Bobcat Goldthwait, Lisa Arch, Dane Cook, Kitana Baker, Jimmy Kimmel, Adam Carolla
Roles Himself
Rating73% 3.69473.69473.69473.69473.6947
The movie is a practical joke played on an aspiring actor named Perry Caravello. Caravello believes he has been given a chance to make a movie called Windy City Heat, a crime drama about a "sports private eye" named Stone Fury. However, there is no such film. It is all an elaborate prank played on him by his co-star friends, with the help of producers Jimmy Kimmel and Adam Carolla, director Bobcat Goldthwait, and real celebrity cameos including Carson Daly, Dane Cook, Tammy Faye Bakker, and famous Chicago athletes Ernie Banks and William "The Refrigerator" Perry.
Frank McKlusky, C.I., 1h30
Directed by Arlene Sanford
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action
Actors Cameron Richardsons, Randy Quaid, Dave Sheridan, Dolly Parton, Enrico Colantoni, Kevin P. Farley
Rating41% 2.0606052.0606052.0606052.0606052.060605
Frank McKlusky is an insurance claims investigator who has been zealously safety conscious since witnessing a horrible motorcycle stunt gone awry in his childhood, an accident that left his father comatose. Frank still lives at home under the watchful eye of his mother and wears a helmet everywhere he goes. When his partner is killed, Frank is forced to leave his safe and secure life behind, go undercover, and crack the case, which he discovers is a sinister conspiracy. Unfortunately for the villains, Frank turns out to be a first-class bumbler in the Inspector Clouseau mold.
After Sex
After Sex (2000)
, 1h36
Directed by Cameron Thor
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Actors Dan Cortese, Virginia Madsen, Brooke Shields, Maria Pitillo, Johnathon Schaech, D. B. Sweeney
Roles Himself
Rating44% 2.2160052.2160052.2160052.2160052.216005
A group of attractive women get together for a weekend of bonding, hoping to relax and get away from the anxiety of their boyfriends. The women travel out of town, which leads them to picking up men of questionable integrity. The next problem is what they will tell their boyfriends when they get back home.
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins, 1h11
Directed by Tad Stones
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Comedy science fiction films, Children's films
Actors Tim Allen, Nicole Sullivan, Thomas F. Wilson, Stephen Furst, Larry Miller, Adam Carolla
Roles Commander Nebula (voice)
Rating61% 3.093113.093113.093113.093113.09311
As a framing device, Andy's toys watch a VHS copy of Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins.
Down to You, 1h32
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Freddie Prinze, Jr., Julia Stiles, Selma Blair, Ashton Kutcher, Rosario Dawson, Zak Orth
Rating50% 2.501352.501352.501352.501352.50135
Sophomore Al Connelly (Freddie Prinze Jr.) meets the girl of his dreams, freshman Imogen (Julia Stiles), and true love abounds. The two engage on a whirlwind courtship—they pick a song based on the records from Al's parents, eat a cake together, and even make love. Imogen's fear of lost youth causes her to push away from Al, and they go their separate ways after Imogen cheats on Al at a party. Al attempts to rebound from the relationship, determined to forget Imogen, and he goes to desperate measures to do so, including suicide by shampoo and problems with his career. In the end, Imogen finds Al when she hears of his attempted suicide and she brings him a book cover that she illustrated featuring the two of them. The two reconcile their differences and get back together showing that love can be obtained. The story is told from the points of view of both Al and Imogen.