Craig Shoemaker


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Craig Shoemaker has had an expansive and eclectic career in show business​,​​​​ ​spanning over three decades as a stand up comedian, actor, author, writer and​ ​producer. He was named Comedian of the Year at The American Comedy Awards on ABC and garnered two NATAS Emmy awards. His 90 minute stand up special Daditude, aired prime time on SHOWTIME Network and was on the front page on Netflix for several months.

“Shoe’s” stage, film and TV acting credits are extensive and wide ranging. Recently, he co-stars as Bandit in the critically acclaimed movie, Middle Man. He recurred as the character Wilson Gromling, the head of Pawnee’s Liberty or Die Party, on NBC’s Parks & Recreation, and had a five episode run on The Bold & The Beautiful.

As a producer Craig has been a creative force in several independent features and television shows. He wrote, produced and starr​ed in the cult classic Totally Baked, distributed by Universal, and his movie The LoveMaster, won the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival. Currently Craig is producing a number of feature films in association with European partners, including the soon-to-be-released, Working with Warhol, and two projects in production, Breakfast with Charly and The Boogeyman Chronicles. He is also performing stand up with Bill Bellamy on their joint project, The Make America Laugh Again Tour. 

As a writer Craig was called in to join the writing staff for season two of the iconic
sitcom Fuller House. His best selling book, LoveMaster’d – A Digital Journey to Love & Happiness, is critically acclaimed by the likes of Whoopi Goldberg and Dr. Drew Pinsky, inspiring readers worldwide in managing through personal difficulties.