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Jack Handey net worth: Jack Handey is an American humorist that has a net worth of $2 million. He’s famous for his Deep Thoughts by Jack Handey and his Fuzzy Memories and My Big Thick Novel short pants. He served as editor of his high school paper. He composed for the San Antonio-Express News and composed with comic Steve Martin. He got work as a writer for Saturday Night Live where he worked from 1985 to 2002. The primary Jack Handey’s Deep Thoughts was released by National Lampoon in 1984. Deep Thoughts was a section on SNL from 1991 to 1998. He was responsible for the SNL sections Unfrozen Caveman Lawyer and Toonces the cat. His first novel The Stench of Honolulu premiered in 2013.

Quick Facts

Birth date: February 25, 1949
Birth place: San Antonio, Texas, USA
Profession:Writer, Producer, Miscellaneous Crew
Education:Eastwood High School, University of Texas at El Paso
Nationality:American
Spouse:Marta Chavez Handey
Awards:Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing - Variety Series, WGA Award for Best Variety Series or Special: Musical or Comedy - Television
Nominations:WGA Award for Best Comedy/Variety - Series - Television (Including Talk), WGA Award for Best Comedy/Variety - Music, Awards, Tributes - Specials - Television
Movies:Prime Times
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA: Living and working [July 2013]
2His father was a Marine officer, and moved the family around a great deal before they settled in El Paso, Texas where Handey attended high school and college.
3Wrote jokes for Steve Allen and Jimmie Walker in the 1970's.


Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2002Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy ProgramSaturday Night Live (1975)· Tina Fey (head writer)
· Dennis McNicholas (head writer)
· Doug Abeles (writer)
· James Anderson (writer)
· Max Brooks (writer)
· James Downey (writer)
· Hugh Fink (writer)
· Charlie Grandy (writer)
· Steve Higgins (writer)
· Erik Kenward (writer)
· Lorne Michaels (writer)
· Matt Murray (writer)
· Paula Pell (writer)
· Matt Piedmont (writer)
· Ken Scarborough (writer)
· Michael Schur (writer)
· Frank Sebastiano (writer)
· T. Sean Shannon (writer)
· Robert Smigel (writer)
· Emily Spivey (writer)
· Andrew Steele
1989Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Writing in a Variety or Music ProgramSaturday Night Live (1975)· James Downey (head writer)
· John Bowman (writer)
· A. Whitney Brown (writer)
· Greg Daniels (writer)
· Tom Davis (writer)
· Al Franken (writer)
· Shannon Gaughan (writer)
· Phil Hartman (writer)
· Lorne Michaels (writer)
· Mike Myers (writer)
· Conan O'Brien (writer)
· Bob Odenkirk (writer)
· Herbert Sargent (writer)
· Tom Schiller (writer)
· Robert Smigel (writer)
· Bonnie Turner (writer)
· Terry Turner (writer)
· Christine Zander (writer)
· George Meyer (additional sketches)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2003WGA Award (TV)Writers Guild of America, USAComedy/Variety (Including Talk) - SeriesSaturday Night Live (1975)· Tina Fey
· Doug Abeles
· Leo Allen
· James Anderson
· Max Brooks
· James Downey
· James Eagan
· Hugh Fink
· Charlie Grandy
· Steve Higgins
· Erik Kenward
· Dennis McNicholas
· Lorne Michaels
· Corwin Moore
· Matt Murray
· Paula Pell
· Matt Piedmont
· Ken Scarborough
· Michael Schur
· Frank Sebastiano
· T. Sean Shannon
· Eric Slovin
· Robert Smigel
· Emily Spivey
· Andrew Steele
· Scott Wainio
·
1993Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Writing in a Variety or Music ProgramSaturday Night Live (1975)· James Downey (writer)
· Tom Davis (writer)
· Al Franken (writer)
· Bruce Handy (writer)
· Warren Hutcherson (writer)
· Steve Koren (writer)
· David Mandel (writer)
· Ian Maxtone-Graham (writer)
· Tim Meadows (writer)
· Lorne Michaels (writer)
· Vanessa Middleton (writer)
· Adam Sandler (writer)
· Herbert Sargent (writer)
· Robert Smigel (writer)
· David Spade (writer)
· Bonnie Turner (writer)
· Terry Turner (writer)
· Christine Zander (writer)
1992Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Variety or Music ProgramSaturday Night Live (1975)· Tom Davis (writer)
· James Downey (writer)
· Al Franken (writer)
· Warren Hutcherson (writer)
· Steve Koren (writer)
· Dan McGrath (writer)
· Lorne Michaels (writer)
· Adam Sandler (writer)
· Herbert Sargent (writer)
· Rob Schneider (writer)
· Robert Smigel (writer)
· Bonnie Turner (writer)
· Terry Turner (writer)
· Christine Zander (writer)
1991Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Writing in a Variety or Music ProgramSaturday Night Live (1975)· A. Whitney Brown (writer)
· Tom Davis (writer)
· James Downey (writer)
· Al Franken (writer)
· Lorne Michaels (writer)
· Conan O'Brien (writer)
· Bob Odenkirk (writer)
· Andy Robin (writer)
· Adam Sandler (writer)
· Herbert Sargent (writer)
· Rob Schneider (writer)
· Robert Smigel (writer)
· David Spade (writer)
· Bonnie Turner (writer)
· Terry Turner (writer)
· Christine Zander (writer)
1990Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Writing in a Variety or Music ProgramSaturday Night Live (1975)· James Downey (head writer)
· A. Whitney Brown (writer)
· Gregory Daniels (writer)
· Tom Davis (writer)
· Al Franken (writer)
· Tom Hymes (writer)
· Lorne Michaels (writer)
· Mike Myers (writer)
· Conan O'Brien (writer)
· Bob Odenkirk (writer)
· Herbert Sargent (writer)
· Tom Schiller (writer)
· Rob Schneider (writer)
· Robert Smigel (writer)
· David Spade (writer)
· Bonnie Turner (writer)
· Terry Turner (writer)
· Christine Zander (writer)


Filmography

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
My Nature Documentary2013Short writer
Jack Handey: The Bible2013Short
Jack Handey: The Crone2013Short
Jack Handey: The Pirate2013Short
Saturday Night LiveTV Series writer - 180 episodes, 1985 - 2002 additional sketches - 1 episode, 1987
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Farley1998TV Special documentary
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Phil Hartman1998TV Special documentary
Best of Saturday Night Live: Special Edition1992Video
Toonces, the Cat Who Could Drive a Car1992TV Movie creator - uncredited / written by
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Robin Williams1991Video documentary
Doctor Duck's Super Secret All-Purpose Sauce1986Video
Our Time1985TV Series staff writer - 7 episodes
Television Parts Home Companion1985Video short
The New Show1984TV Series writer - 5 episodes
Prime Times1983TV Movie head writer
Marie1980TV Series 1 episode
Steve Martin: Comedy Is Not Pretty1980TV Special
Co-ed Fever1979TV Series 1 episode
Steve Martin: A Wild and Crazy Guy1978TV Special

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mr. Ed2004TV Movie executive producer
Toonces, the Cat Who Could Drive a Car1992TV Movie producer
Saturday Night Live1990-1991TV Series co-producer - 20 episodes

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Saturday Night Live1989-1990TV Series creative consultant - 20 episodes

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Beyond the Comics2014TV Mini-Series 2014-2016
My Nature Documentary2013Short voice
Jack Handey: The Nickname2013Short

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entrepreneur1997Video Game special thanks
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery1997special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jack Handey: The Bible2013ShortHimself
Jack Handey: The Crone2013ShortHimself
Jack Handey: The Pirate2013ShortHimself
Saturday Night Live1991-2002TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Saturday Night Live: Thanksgiving Special2014TV SpecialNarrator (segment "Fuzzy Memories")

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