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Liam Sullivan

Liam Kyle Sullivan is the director/performer behind LiamShow.com, a collection of funny short films created by and starring Liam. In late 2006, Liam's musical comedy video "Shoes" went viral on YouTube, spawning hundreds of fan remakes and launching Liam's character Kelly into internet stardom. Shoes was selected as a viral video to watch by "Entertainment Weekly," was chosen as one of the top 10 videos of 2007 by YouTube, and went on to win the People's Choice Award for "Favorite User-Generated Video" in 2008. Time Magazine listed Shoes in their top 50 YouTube videos of all time. As of this writing, Shoes on YouTube has received over 41 million views.

In 2006, Liam released his comedy album, "Shoes on iTunes," and to date has sold over 300,000 downloads.

Liam's video Muffins, a commercial parody, has become another YouTube smash, with his original posting and fans' re-postings of the video combining for over 20 million views. His follow-up to Shoes, Let Me Borrow That Top, in which Liam plays five of the main characters, was nominated for a 2007 YouTube Video Award in Comedy, and has received over 15 million views.

Liam took his act on tour during 2007-08, performing live and screening new videos as a headliner at the House of Blues in Las Vegas and Los Angeles, the Upright Citizens Brigade Theaters in New York and Los Angeles, Bamboozle in New Jersey and at numerous colleges across the country. He performed as Kelly in the off-Broadway hit, The Sensuous Woman, and was hailed by the New York Times as being "even funnier live." In 2008, Liam was the opener on the nationwide Beautiful Tour with comedian Margaret Cho.

Liam got his start as an actor in Boston, performing in plays from Shakespeare to Stoppard. He then moved to Los Angeles, where he discovered his talent for improv and sketch comedy. He joined the ACME Sketch Comedy Theater and quickly earned a spot in their main company. Liam began writing his own material and shooting videos in 2004. In addition to directing, writing, editing and performing his own material, he is also an experienced TV and film actor, performing recurring roles on the TV shows "8 Simple Rules," "Gilmore Girls," "Alias," and in the movie "The Convent" In the fall of 2007 he became a series regular in the VH1 series "I Hate My 30s", a show produced by Drama34 Productions.

Liam continues to direct his own videos, and is constantly writing new material. "It's all about having fun," says Liam. "My videos are provocative and strange, but mostly, I'm just aiming for hilarious."