Hannibal Buress (/ˈhænᵻbəl ˈbʌrᵻs/; born February 4, 1983) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and screenwriter. He plays Lincoln Rice in the Comedy Central series Broad City and serves as a sidekick to Eric André on The Eric Andre Show.
Buress is a native of Chicago, Illinois, who was raised in its Austin neighborhood. He was named after the Carthaginian military commander Hannibal Barca.
After attending Steinmetz High School, he briefly attended Southern Illinois University Carbondale where he became friends with hip hop artist Open Mike Eagle, his resident adviser at the time.