Adam Ferrara, the Stand-Up Comedian and Actor who Entertainment Weekly dubbed “Hilarious,” presently hosts the critically acclaimed BBC sensation, Top Gear US, airing on HISTORY. Additionally, Adam is an internationally touring headliner, two-time nominee for best male stand-up by the American Comedy Awards, and has three Comedy Central Specials.
Ferrara proudly played Chief Needles Nelson on the Emmy® nominated FX drama Rescue Me, with Denis Leary and Frank Verelli on Showtime’s hit series Nurse Jackie, opposite Edie Falco. He has also co-starred alongside Kevin James in the hit movie Paul Blart: Mall Cop and in Definitely Maybe with Ryan Reynolds and Isla Fisher.
Ferrara’s earlier TV credits include NBC’s Law & Order, ABC’s Ugly Betty, CBS’s The King Of Queens, as well as a series regular on the critically acclaimed ABC show, The Job. Ferrara has also appeared on Jimmy Fallon, Jay Leno, David Letterman, The View and Rachael Ray.
Apart from opening for his comedy idol, George Carlin, and performing at Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall and The Apollo Theater, Ferrara was asked to perform at a benefit for the President and all of the Senators. Stuck in traffic on the way to the event, Ferrara quipped, “I’m still moving faster than Congress.”