Dane Cook (born March 18, 1972), is an American stand-up comedian and screen actor. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Cook grew up in Arlington, Massachusetts and attended Arlington High School.
Cook's stand-up comedy material is mostly observational humor. His recent routines include such diverse topics as car accident mayhem, Cook's time spent working at Burger King and assorted geek humor. Cook often refers to specific places or things using his own slang terms. For instance: Burger King is the "BK Lounge", Walgreens is "The Wall", and a sandwich is a "sangwich". He also coined the acronym BAMF, short for Bad Ass Mother Fucker. Among Cook's numerous television credits are performances on Comedy Central Presents and Comedy Central Bar Mitzvah Bash. Dane just recently did a sold out two show routine at the FleetCenter in Boston on April 15th.