Ferguson has also written two books: Between the Bridge and the River, a novel, and American on Purpose, a memoir.
He was naturalised as a United States citizen in 2008.
By May 2008, Ben Alba, an American television historian and an authority on US talk shows, said Ferguson "has already made his mark, taking the TV monologue to new levels with an underlying story. He is making up his own rules: It's the immigrant experience." He had a remotely operated robot skeleton named Geoff Peterson and two silent performers in a pantomime horse costume that were added in 2010.
His monologues were conducted within a few feet of the camera versus the long distance that Johnny Carson kept from the camera and audience.
He has done voice work in cartoons, including being the voice of Barry's evil alter-ego in the "With Friends Like Steve's" episode of American Dad! as Roddy Mac Stew, Freakazoid's mentor; and on Buzz Lightyear of Star Command as the robot vampire NOS-4-A2.
He was the voice of Susan the boil on Futurama, which was a parody of Scottish singer Susan Boyle.
He has performed two stand-up television specials on Comedy Central, both released on DVD: A Wee Bit o' Revolution in 2009 and Does This Need to Be Said? His third comedy special, I'm Here to Help, was released on Netflix in 2013, garnering positive reviews on 4 out of 5 stars on Netflix and peaking at number 6 on Billboard top comedy albums.In 1994, Ferguson played Father Mac Lean in production of Bad Boy Johnny and the Prophets of Doom at the Union Chapel in London.The same year, he appeared again at the Edinburgh Fringe, as Oscar Madison in The Odd Couple.After enjoying success at the Edinburgh Festival, Ferguson appeared on television as 'Confidence' in Red Dwarf, STV's Hogmanay Show, and the 1993 One Foot in the Grave Christmas special One Foot in the Algarve.In 1990 a pilot was broadcast The Craig Ferguson Show, a one-off comedy pilot for Granada Television, which co-starred Paul Whitehouse and Helen Atkinson-Wood.His first US role was as baker Logan Mc Donough on the short-lived 1995 ABC comedy Maybe This Time, which starred Betty White and Marie Osmond.His breakthrough in the US came when he was cast on The Drew Carey Show as the title character's boss, Mr. He played the role with an over-the-top posh English accent "to make up for generations of English actors doing crap Scottish accents".Craig Ferguson (born ) is a Scottish-American television host, comedian, author and actor. After starting his career in Britain with music, comedy and theatre, Ferguson moved to the United States where he appeared in the role of Nigel Wick on the ABC sitcom The Drew Carey Show (1996–2004).He was the host of both the syndicated game show Celebrity Name Game (2014–2017), for which he has won two Daytime Emmy Awards, and of Join or Die with Craig Ferguson (2016) on History. He has written and starred in three films, directing one of them, and has appeared in several others, including several voice-over roles for animations.He also co-hosted Live with Regis & Kelly with Kelly Ripa and was guest host on the April Fools' Day episode of The Price Is Right in 2014.From 2007 to 2010, Ferguson hosted the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular on 4 July, broadcast nationally by CBS.