Jim Gaffigan: Doing My Time

James Christopher "Jim" Gaffigan (born July 7, 1966) is an American stand-up comedian and actor. He is best known for his Comedy Central Presents specials, a recurring role on the show My Boys and several nationwide commercials. Gaffigan was born in Chesterton, Indiana, and attended LaPorte La Lumiere High School. He is one of six children and often jokes about growing up in a large family. He is married to Jeannie Noth, with whom he has two daughters, Marre and Katie, and one son, Jack. Gaffigan is a practicing Catholic. He graduated from Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business in 1988. He is of Irish descent, although in his Comedy Central Presents special he joked that his dad was Swedish and his mother was Elton John. Gaffigan's comedy routines often include humorous, high-pitched "asides" representing commentary on his performance from a hypothetical naive and easily offended audience member. His high-pitched "asides" were inspired by his sister, which he stated...

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