Craig Ferguson: Hobo Fabulous
Craig Ferguson is an Emmy Award-winning actor, writer and comedian with a diverse career that encompasses film, television and the stage. On February 21st, Ferguson returns to the big screen as his reprised character ‘Gobber’ in the highly anticipated third installment in the animated feature "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World." Ferguson will be releasing his third book, Riding the Elephant: A Memoir of Altercations, Humiliations, Hallucinations, and Observations, on May 7th, 2019 with Blue Rider Press, an imprint of Penguin Random House. This past summer, Ferguson completed filming the feature film "Love Me to Death" in his native Scotland alongside Kathie Lee Gifford, who wrote the film.
As the host of "Celebrity Name Game," Ferguson was awarded the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Game Show Host two years in a row and was nominated for a third. In September 2018, Ferguson embarked on his North American comedy tour "Hobo Fabulous" offering audience members an exclusive one night only show that would not be recorded, which continues in April 2019. In 2014, Ferguson concluded his ten-year run as the host of CBS’ "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson," which had set all-time viewer records and earned him a Primetime Emmy nomination and the 2009 Peabody Award for Excellence in Broadcasting for his interview with Archbishop Desmond Tutu. He has also hosted the wildly popular daily SiriusXM program "The Craig Ferguson Show," and his original History Channel show, "Join or Die."
Ferguson is also known for his roles such as ‘Nigel Wick’ on "The Drew Carey Show," ‘Owl’ in Disney’s "Winnie the Pooh," and ‘Lord Macintosh’ in Disney’s "Brave." Ferguson has achieved notable success on the North American comedy circuit with multiple tours across North America and beyond, and five widely acclaimed stand-up comedy specials, which earned him two Grammy nominations. He has written the feature films "The Big Tease" and "Saving Grace", and directed the film "I’ll Be There." He has also written the bestselling novel Between the Bridge and the River and the memoir American on Purpose - a book about why and how he became an American, which received a Grammy nomination for Best Spoken Word.