Mike Birbiglia (born June 20, 1978) is a comedian, writer, and actor.
Birbiglia has released three albums, including My Secret Public Journal Live, which was named one of the best comedy albums of the decade by the Onion AV Club.
His off-Broadway show, Sleepwalk With Me, opened November 11, 2008 at the Bleecker Street Theater.
Birbiglia has contributed to the Public Radio International-distributed program This American Life.
In October 2010, Birbiglia released a book, Sleepwalk With Me and Other Painfully True Stories, which debuted as number 29 on the hardcover nonfiction New York Times Bestseller List and number four on the hardcover nonfiction section of the Washington Post Political Bookworm Best Sellers.
Birbiglia has said that he and Ira Glass are working on a screenplay adaptation of Sleepwalk With Me.
Birbiglia lives with his wife, Jen Stein, in New York's Upper West Side. Birbiglia graduated from Georgetown University in 2000.
Birbiglia has rapid eye movement behavior disorder (sleepwalking), which caused him to run out of a second-story window of a motel he was staying at in Walla Walla, Washington, while on tour. As a result of the accident, Birbiglia received 33