Born to a Greek-American family in New York in '73, Demetri Martin has worked in numerous categories of comedy, writing, music and acting. He is best known as a contributor to The Daily Show, and for his "Important Things With Demetri Martin" at Comedy Central.
Martin won the Perrier Award at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The show was adapted to British TV in '04. He later wrote for Late Tonight with Conan O'Brien," and produced a CD/DVD entitled, These Are Jokes in '06. He has appeared in movies such as "Rocker" and in HBO's "Flight of the Conchords." Martin's first book, "This Is a Book" was released in 2011.