Paul Keenan - Bio
Paul is best described a twelve year old boy trapped in an 6’4” adult body. He has become a regular performer in the talent-rich Boston comedy scene. Crowds can't help but be drawn in by his All-American looks and childlike charm as he shares his bizarre and sometimes twisted thoughts. Steven Wright said of Paul, "Hilarious. I tried to remember a joke he did so I could tell him I liked it, but then he'd do another one that was funnier and I forgot the first joke I wanted to mention to him. Then it happened again and again."
Paul was the winner of the first annual Plymouth Rock Comedy Festival in 2010 and has also been a finalist in the Magners Comedy Festival, Sierra Mist Comedy Search (Boston), HBO Standup Standoff, Catch a New Rising Star contest, and the Rhode Island Comedy Festival. He was also a semi finalist in the Great Canadian Laugh Off international comedy competition, and he appeared in the Boston Comedy Festival. He has worked in many of New England's best comedy venues including The Wilbur Theatre, The Comedy Connection (Providence), Giggles, Kowloon Komedy, Nick’s Comedy Stop , Catch a Rising Star (Providence), The Comedy Studio, the New York Comedy Club, and Yuk Yuk's in Toronto, Canada. Not only does Paul perform on a regular basis but he has also produced several shows for fundraising efforts all over Massachusetts.
You may also recognize Paul as the crazy shirtless fan in a NESN.com/mobile commercial, or as the "X guy" and a softball player in Olympia Sports commercials on NESN. You may have also seen him in the Showtime series Brotherhood and in the Academy Award winning film Mystic River, directed by Clint Eastwood. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Extra for this film. Paul was also featured in the Fox Sports New England television show "The Game" and in an ESPN and GMC promotional campaign titled "GMC Keys to Victory with Joe Theisman.