Al Madrigal (born 1971) is an American comedian and actor. He has appeared in two short-lived television comedy series and has been a fixture on the stand-up comedy circuit. He is among the most prominent members of the Latino community to achieve recognition in the mainstream U.S. comedy scene.A native of San Francisco, California, Madrigal grew up in the city's Inner Sunset District, where his neighbors included future comedians Mike Pritchard, Margaret Cho and the Meehan Brothers. He attended the University of San Francisco, but left the school two credits shy of receiving a degree. Madrigal worked for 10 years in a human resources staffing agency run by his family. In 1998, he decided to pursue a full-time career in comedy.