Greg Giraldo


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Birth Name: Greg Giraldo
Born: 12/10/1965
Birth Place: Queens, New York, USA
Death Place: New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
Died: 09/29/2010

Born Dec. 10, 1965, Greg Giraldo was the eldest son of Colombian and Spanish immigrants who raised him in the Queens borough of New York City. A gifted student, he earned a bachelor's degree from Columbia University before studying at Harvard Law School. A brief stint as a lawyer at the prominent New York firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates followed before he decided to shift gears and pursue a career as a comic. Giraldo's days in the legal field, which he rarely discussed in interviews, served as the basis for a short-lived sitcom called "Common Law" (ABC, 1996), which featured Giraldo in the lead.

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