Check out Kelly creator, Liam Sullivan on his comedic website.
Liam Sullivan is the comic actor behind LiamShow.com, a collection of funny short films created by and starring Liam. In 2006, Liam's musical comedy video "Shoes" was lifted by a fan and posted on YouTube, where it went viral, spawning hundreds of remakes by fans and launching Liam's character Kelly into internet stardom. "Shoes" was selected as a viral video to watch by "Entertainment Weekly," was chosen as one of the top 10 videos of 2006 by YouTube, and went on to win the People's Choice Award for "Favorite User-Generated Video" of 2007. Liam's official reposting of "Shoes" on YouTube has received over 16 million views.
Liam released a full Kelly album on iTunes in 2006, and fans have bought over 200,000 downloads, keeping the title track "Shoes," in the Top Ten on iTunes Comedy, consistently sharing a spot among comedic giants Dane Cook, Adam Sandler and Weird Al Yankovic.
Liam's video "Muffins" has become another YouTube smash, with his original posting and fans' re-postings of the video combining for over 20 million views. His follow-up to "Shoes", "Let Me Borrow That Top," in which Liam plays five of the main characters, was nominated for a 2007 YouTube Video Award in Comedy, and received over 7 million views in less than 6 months.
With his vast, diverse and loyal fan following in tow, Liam has taken his act on tour, performing live and screening new videos as a headliner at the House of Blues in Las Vegas and L.A., the Upright Citizens Brigade Theaters in New York and L.A., Bamboozle in New Jersey and at numerous colleges across the country. Last fall he performed as Kelly in the off-Broadway hit, The Sensuous Woman, and was hailed by the New York Times as being "arguably even funnier live." Liam is currently on nationwide tour with comedian Margaret Cho, showcasing new videos and live performances.
Liam got his start as an actor in Boston, performing in plays from Shakespeare to Stoppard. He then moved to Los Angeles, where he discovered his talent for improv and sketch comedy. He joined the ACME Sketch Comedy Theater and quickly earned a spot in their main company. Liam began writing his own material and shooting videos in 2004. In addition to directing, writing, editing and performing his own material, he is also an experienced TV and film actor, and has been featured on the TV shows 8 Simple Rules, Gilmore Girls, Alias, and in the movie The Convent. In the fall of 2007 he became a series regular in the VH1 series I Hate My 30s, a show produced by his friends at Drama34 Productions.
Liam continues to produce his own videos, and is constantly writing new material. Watch for new videos, new characters and more insanity to be introduced on LiamShow.com in 2008. "It's all about having fun," says Liam. "My videos are provocative and strange, but mostly, I'm just aiming for hilarious."