Dylan Moran (born November 3, 1971 in Navan, County Meath, Ireland) is an Irish comedian, actor and writer. He is most famous as for his work on the television sitcom Black Books, which he both co-wrote and starred in as sour, drunken bookshop owner Bernard Black. He is a regular performer at national and international comedy festivals including the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Just for Laughs Montreal Comedy Festival and the Kilkenny Comedy Festival.
He won the 1993 Channel 4 "So You Think You're Funny" award and the 1996 Perrier Comedy Award at the Edinburgh Festival. In winning this award, he narrowly beat fellow comedian Bill Bailey, whom he would later work with in Black Books. In 2003, he was listed in The Observer as one of the 50 funniest acts in British comedy.
Some of his favourite authors are Don DeLillo, S. J. Perelman and J. B. Morton. Some of his favourite shows are Frasier and The Office.
He is currently on tour with his new show 'Like, Totally!'.