Matthew J. McCarthy

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McCarthy was born in Providence, Rhode Island at Women and Infants Hospital, grew up in Rumford, Rhode Island and attended St. Margaret's School and La Salle Academy. Described by The New York Times as a "John Belushi-like madman", McCarthy began performing stand-up comedy after graduating from Fordham University where he was the mascot, The Ram, from 1999 to 2001. McCarthy is known for having red hair and a beard. He portrayed The Cable Guy in a series of Verizon FiOs commercials. He appeared as a contestant on an episode of the television show Cash Cab, which aired on June 26, 2006. Read more...