James Joseph "Jim" Norton, Jr. (born July 19, 1968) is an American comedian, radio personality, author, and actor. He is an on-air personality, often dubbed the 'third mic' on The Opie & Anthony Show, which airs on Sirius XM Radio. Norton has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and on the Late Show with David Letterman, filmed an HBO stand-up special for the series One Night Stand as well as his special "Monster Rain", co-starred in the short-lived HBO sitcom Lucky Louie and had cameos in the films Spider-Man, Zack and Miri Make a Porno and Courting Condi. Norton hosted a four-episode stand-up showcase for HBO titled Down and Dirty with Jim Norton and appeared on The Comedy Central Roast of Bob Saget. He was also in Jerry Seinfeld's 2002 documentary Comedian. Norton is also a regular guest on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Jim Norton was born in Bayonne, New Jersey, to a family from the Duncan Avenue area of Jersey City. He grew up in North Brunswick. Norton dropped out of high school in his senior year. He entered rehab soon after, at age 17. A couple of years later he attended Middlesex County College, where he earned a B in English, an F in Probability and Statistics, an F in Western Civilization and an F in Biology. A year later he obtained his GED, after being sober for around three years.
James Joseph Norton, Jr.