Bio: Lewis Black was born on August 30, 1948 in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA as Lewis Niles Black. He is an actor and producer, known for The Daily Show (1996), The Aristocrats (2005) and Lewis Black: Black on Broadway (2004). Graduated from University of North Carolina and Yale University Grew up in Silver Spring, Maryland. Had a younger brother named Ronald, who died of cancer in July 1997 at 46. Black claims in his book, "Me of Little Faith", that his success as an entertainer finally took off after his brother's death, and thus he views him as an archangel. Once co-owned a theater in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Went to University of Maryland his freshman year. Once worked for the Appalachian Regional Commission under President Nixon. Graduated from Springbrook High School in Silver Spring, Maryland. Once worked for the Silver Spring Post Office.