Fletcher Christian Finnegan (born April 1, 1973), better known as Christian Finnegan, is an American stand-up comedian, writer and actor based in New York City.
Finnegan was born in Albany, New York. He grew up in Acton, Massachusetts, and attended The Walnut Hill School, a boarding/day high school focused on programs in the performing, visual, and creative arts and located in Natick, Massachusetts.
Finnegan's television credits include VH1's Best Week Ever, his own half hour special Comedy Central Presents: Christian Finnegan, Premium Blend and regular appearances on The Today Show and Countdown with Keith Olbermann. He also appeared as "Chad," the only white roommate in the sketch, "'Mad' Real World" on Comedy Central's Chappelle's Show, in which he played the sole white person humiliated and abused on an imaginary season of the MTV reality show The Real World until his eventual breakdown. He is the host of TV Land's interstitial game show "Game Time", and was a writer for Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, on which he also appeared as a guest. Christian Finnegan's stand up was also featured in Comedy Central's animated series Shorties Watchin' Shorties.
In mid-2005, Finnegan played