. He is known for his distinctly lethargic voice and slow, deadpan
delivery of ironic
, philosophical and sometimes nonsensical joke
s and one-liners
with contrived situations.
Wright was born in Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts
, and grew up in Burlington, Massachusetts
, one of four children of Lucille “Dolly” (née Lomano) and Alexander K. Wright. He was raised Catholic
I was once walking through the forest alone. A tree fell right in front of me, and I... didn't hear it.
I have a large seashell collection which I keep scattered on the beaches all over the world... Maybe you've seen it?
Curiosity killed the cat, but for a while I was a suspect.
When I first read the dictionary I thought it was a long poem about everything.
I wish the first word I ever said was the word "quote," so right before I die I could say "unquote."
They say you're not supposed to put metal in a microwave oven... They're right.
In school they told me "Practice makes perfect." And then they told me "Nobody's perfect," so then I stopped practicing...
Last time I went to the grocery store I caused a lot of commotion 'cause I tried to buy that thing at the register that separates your food from the other guy's food... [feigns distress] "No, I need this! You don't know what its like where I live."