Brian Regan is an American stand-up comedian. Regan uses observational humor, which is also occasionally self-deprecating. He keeps his performances relatively clean by refraining from blue humor, sexual references, or obscenities. Because of this, he has gained a large following in conservative religious communities, although his act is very secular.
Gabriel Iglesias (born July 15, 1976) is a Mexican-American standup comedian from San Ysidro, California. He is best known for making fun of his obesity and his ability for impressions. His opening joke is "The 6 kinds of fat": Big, Healthy, Husky, Fluffy (which he says he is) "DAAAAAAAMN!", and "OH HELL NAH"!!!!
James Douglas Muir "Jay" Leno (/?l?no?/; born April 28, 1950) is an American comedian, actor, voice actor, writer, producer and television host.
Rarely seen without a drink in one hand and a smoke in the other, Ron White has had a career that has taken him from the cassette racks of truck stops to the world of stadiums and feature films -- but all the while they've called him "Tater Salad." The myth around the Fritch, TX, native's famous nickname has to do with a flippant remark made to an arresting police officer. He told the officer that he had once before broken the law under the sinister alias of "Tater Salad," the officer believed him, and it was forever on his arrest record.
Adam Carolla (born May 27, 1964) is an American comedic radio and television personality, best known for co-hosting the radio shows Loveline and The Adam Carolla Show, and the television shows The Man Show and his own short-lived Too Late With Adam Carolla. He is literally a millionaire. Wrote and starred in The Hammer!
Adam Ferrara is an Italian-American actor and comedian who played Detective Tommy Manetti on the television series The Job. He has performed on Comedy Central Presents and was nominated twice for the American Comedy Award for Best Male Stand-Up. Ferrara frequently performs stand-up at Caroline's and the Comedy Cellar, both of which are in Manhattan. Ferrara also tours often, performing stand-up at the top clubs around the country.
Adam Ray is a talented comedian and regular at the Hollywood Improv, Laugh Factory and the Comedy Store in Los Angeles, California.
Anjelah Nicole Johnson (born May 14, 1982) is an American actress, comedian, & former NFL cheerleader. Johnson is most notable for her membership in the recurring cast of comedians on sketch comedy series MADtv during its 13th Season. Her characters include a rude fast food employee named Bon Qui Qui and a Vietnamese nail salon employee.
Comedian best known from Mad TV.
Jason M. "Big Jay" Oakerson (born 1977) is an American comedian and actor. Life and career: Oakerson grew up in Philadelphia. He enrolled at Camden County Community College but left after a month to pursue comedy.
William "Bill" Bellamy (born April 7, 1965) is an American actor and stand-up comedian. Bellamy first gained national notoriety on HBO's Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam, where he is credited for creating or coining the phrase "booty call", described as a late night call to a potential paramour with the intention of meeting strictly for sex. Bellamy is African-American. He attended Seton Hall Preparatory School in West Orange, New Jersey, before moving on to major in economics at Rutgers University.
Bill Engvall is a stand-up comedian best known for being a member of the Blue Collar Comedy Group. He got his first big break when he went on the Johnny Carson show. "Here's Your Sign" was the first release in a series of very successful comedy albums.
Bob Saget is a stand-up comedian, actor and TV host best known for his television role on Full House. His career continues today as he continues his stand-up routine, directing and charity work, especially focused on the Scleroderma Foundation.
Bradley "Brad" Sherwood (born November 24, 1964) is an American actor and comedian. He has worked in entertainment as an actor, comedian, singer, writer, and producer. Early life and career: Sherwood was born in Chicago, Illinois and later grew up in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He began acting at the age of eight.
Bruce Bruce (born as Bruce Church on February 9, 1965) is an African-American actor and stand-up comedian from Atlanta, Georgia. He grew up in The Bluff, one of the city's roughest ghettos. He was the host of BET's ComicView and has appeared in various stand-up comedy specials and television series. He was also a spokesman for Popeye's Chicken & Biscuits.
Ned Arnel Holness was born in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, the seventeenth of eighteen children. At the time of his birth, his mother, Magdelena Mencía from Mexico, was engaged in a domestic dispute with his father, Honduran Roberto Holness, and declined to give her son his biological father's last name. The name appearing on his birth certificate is "Ned Arnel Mencía", although Mencia has said that out of respect for his biological father he went by the Holness name anyway, and was known as "Ned Holness" until he was eighteen years old.
Cedric Antonio Kyles (born April 24, 1964), known professionally by his stage name Cedric the Entertainer, is an American actor, comedian, director, and game show host. He originally was the host on It's Showtime at the Apollo, He also hosted BET's ComicView during the 1993-1994 season and Def Comedy Jam in 1995. Kyles is best known for co-starring with Steve Harvey on The WB sitcom The Steve Harvey Show, Eddie in the film Barbershop and its sequel. Since September 2, 2013, Cedric the Entertainer is now the host of the daytime version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, replacing Meredith Vieira during the 2013-2014 season.
Name-checking the likes of Sacajawea, Muhammad Yunus, and Dora the Explorer while keeping the Midwest on his sleeve by off-handedly referencing the traditional meat-raffle, Chad Daniels (no relation to Jack) means it when he says he's 'Busy Being Awesome.' If that's not enough, he's even crafted the finest segue known to man: 'While I'm being a jerk...' Daniels' experience as a veteran of Comedy Central Presents, the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival, and the Late Late Show pays off in spades on his masterful new release from Stand Up! Records.
Cheech & Chong are a comedy duo consisting of Richard Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong, who found a wide audience in the 1970s and 1980s for their stand-up routines, which were based upon the era's hippie, free love and (especially) drug culture movements. Cheech played a cholo from Los Angeles, while Chong was a burnt-out "druggie" whose entire life revolved around getting high. The duo released a number of successful comedy albums, and starred in a series of low-budget films, becoming one of the most successful comedy teams of all time.
Christopher Titus (born October 1, 1964 in Castro Valley, California) is an American comedian and actor. He grew up in Newark, California. Titus came to national attention with the eponymous FOX show Titus. He is also a successful stand-up comedian whose act revolves around his dysfunctional family and shocking life experiences.
A native of inner city Chicago, Corey Holcomb’s distinctive voice of what it means to be "ghetto" and what it takes to be a player makes him one of the most engaging and appealing acts in comedy. No matter how cold his stories of poverty, street life, and women may be, he always warms you with his charming smile, and he certainly leaves you rolling with laughter. Corey hit his first open mic in 1992 when Adele Givens called him to the stage.
Craig Phillip Robinson (born October 25, 1971) is an American actor and stand-up comedian. He is best known for his roles on The Office as Darryl Philbin and in the films Pineapple Express, Zack and Miri Make a Porno and Hot Tub Time Machine.
Darryl Lynn "D. L." Hughley (born March 6, 1963) is an American actor, stand-up comedian, and star of the television sitcom The Hughleys, which ran from 1998 to 2002 on ABC and then on UPN. Most notably, D.
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Dan Cummins (b. May 17, 1977) is a professional stand-up comedian. His first comedy album, Revenge is Near, distributed by Warner Brothers, was ranked as one of the top 10 comedy CDs of 2009 by Punchline Magazine. His first hour-long special for Comedy Central, titled Crazy With A Capital F, premiered May 29, 2010.
David 'Dave' Chappelle (born August 24, 1973 in Washington, D.C.) is an American comedian, satirist, and actor. Early life Chappelle became enraptured by stand-up comedy as an elementary school student at Woodlin Elementary School in Silver Spring, Maryland, and at middle school in Yellow Springs, Ohio.
David Sedaris (born December 26, 1956) is an American humorous essayist and radio contributor. Much of his humor is autobiographical and self-deprecating, concerning his large family life, Greek heritage, various jobs, education, and his life in France with his boyfriend Hugh.
David Wayne Spade (born July 22, 1964) is an American actor, comedian, writer and television personality. He rose to fame in the 1990s as a cast member on Saturday Night Live, for co-starring in the 1995 comedy Tommy Boy, and from 1997 until 2003 when he starred as Dennis Finch on Just Shoot Me!. He also starred as C. J.
Demetri Martin (born May 25, 1973) is an American comedian. He graduated from Yale before attending law school at New York University. He later dropped out to pursue a career in comedy. The son of a Greek Orthodox priest and a nutritionist, Martin grew up with his brother and sister in Toms River, New Jersey.
Doug Benson is an American comedian who has appeared on Comedy Central Presents, Best Week Ever, and most recently as a contestant on Last Comic Standing. Benson graduated from a community college in San Diego, California, before moving to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career. While working as a stand-in and extra in movies and TV, he did his first stand-up gig after he and two other friends dared each other to try it. One of them didn't show up, and the other had signed up too late.
Doug Stanhope (born March 25, 1967) is an American stand-up comedian. Stanhope's career began in 1990 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was the host of Comedy Central's The Man Show for its two final seasons and has appeared on ABC's The View. He has also produced and starred in "Invasion of the Hidden Cameras" (a project for the Fox Broadcasting network).
1) Hardcore Band from Syracuse, New York.
Finesse Mitchell (born June 12, 1972, Atlanta, Georgia) is an American pornographic actor, philanthropist, author, stand-up comedian and entrepreneur. From 2003-2006, he was a cast member on Saturday Night Live. Mitchell has also appeared on such television shows as Showtime at the Apollo, BET's ComicView, Comedy Central Presents and NBC's Late Friday.
Gary Owen has been entertaining America for over a decade with his side-splitting comedy performing in all of the major comedy rooms across America. More recently Owen headlined in the ever popular, Mike Epps Presents: Live from the Club Nokia which is currently airing on Showtime. This hilarious stand-up showcase was filmed live at a sold-out Club Nokia in Los Angeles. Funny man Owen and was able to deliver top rated laughs and gut busting humor.
Gilbert Gottfried (born February 28, 1955) is an American stand-up comedian and actor whose trademark is a distinctively loud, obnoxious, rasping, grating voice. He has played numerous roles in film and television, perhaps most notably voicing the parrot Iago in Disney's Aladdin (1992), as well as co-starring in the Problem Child movies.
Robert Guy Torry (born January 5, 1969) is an American actor and comedian.He is the younger brother of actor and comedian Joe Torry. Early life: Guy Torry was born in St. Louis, Missouri.
Cho, who is of Korean American descent, was raised in Knoxville and went into stand-up comedy in 1986.He attended University of Tennessee at Knoxville, and moved to Los Angeles, California in 1989 to pursue his career, but always with the intent of returning to his roots in Tennessee. Cho often uses his childhood experiences as an Asian American in the South in his comedy. "I'm an Asian with a Southern accent," remarks Cho, "To a lot of people, that right there is funny.
Heywood Banks is a comedian. Heywood has been featured in "Rolling Stone Magazine" and "People Magazine." He won First Place in the Johnnie Walker Comedy Search Contest. Heywood Banks has appeared on A&E's "Evening at the Improv," MTV's "1/2 Hour Comedy Hour," CNN's "Hollywood Minute," "Caroline's Comedy Hour," "Entertainment Tonight," "Showtime Comedy Club Network," "Dr.
Referred to as "The Funniest Man in America" by fans and by other comedians. He set the standard for many of the well-known southern style comedians such as Bill Engvall and Jeff Foxworthy. Gregory has long been a favorite on the comedy club circuit.
Jamie Kennedy and his partner Stu Stone try to make it and be taken seriously in the Rap world.
Jeanne Robertson, a 6'2" former Miss North Carolina, talks about finding the humor in life, all with a Southern drawl. She talks about her adventures with her husband "Left Brain" and gives us a gentle new way to look at life.
Jim Breuer is a comedian from Valley Stream, Long Island. He did a short stint on SNL and now hosts VH1's Web Junk 20. He starred in the movie "Half Baked" with Dave Chapelle.
Jim Florentine is a comedian best known as the voice of Special Ed, a character on the Comedy Central program Crank Yankers.
Jimmy Carr was born in Slough, Berkshire to Irish parents and was educated at Burnham Grammar and later at the Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe where he achieved 4 A grades at A-level, before going on to receive a 2:1 degree in Social and Political Sciences from Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. After leaving Cambridge, Carr was hired by the oil company Shell as a marketing executive, a job which he described as "the easiest job in the world". Less than two years afterwards, he took redundancy and joined JC Productions Ltd in order to begin a career in stand-up comedy.
Joseph James "Joe" Rogan (born August 11, 1967) is an American comedian, actor, writer, and martial artist. He is best known for his work on NewsRadio, his work as color commentator for the Ultimate Fighting Championship, his hosting work on Fear Factor, and his popular internet podcast. He holds a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Eddie Bravo and Jean Jacques Machado.
"It wasn't until 2003 that he got his first break appearing at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, where he was offered a sitcom, and on The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn. He applied his blue collar work ethic to the stage, which he now does full-time. He has appeared on The Tonight Show, a half-hour special on Comedy Central, was featured on Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Next Generation along with Reno Collier, Juston McKinney and Jamie Kaler hosted by Bill Engvall, and is one of the comedians on the Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Tour.
John Marwood Cleese (born 27 October 1939) is an English award-winning actor, comedian, writer, film producer and singer.
John Heffron is an American stand-up comedian. He is a past winner of the "Last Comic Standing" reality competition on NBC. His kinetic style has made him a favorite on the comedy club scene.
There are two artists named John Waters. 1. John Russell Waters (born 8 December 1948, London) is a film, theatre and television actor and musician best known in Australia, to where he moved in 1968. He has been in the industry for over 40 years, and was part of the Australian children's series, Play School, for almost 20 years.
Jonathan M. "Jon" Lovitz (born July 21, 1957) is an American comedian, actor and singer. He is best known as a cast member of the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live from 1985 to 1990. Early life: Lovitz was born in Los Angeles, California.
Josh Blue (born November 27, 1978) is an American comedian who was voted the "Last Comic Standing" on NBC's reality show Last Comic Standing during its fourth season, which aired May–August, 2006. Blue was born in Cameroon, West Africa, where his father, a university Romance Languages professor, was teaching in a mission, and grew up in Saint Paul, Minnesota and currently resides in Denver, Colorado.
Judy Gold (born November 15, 1962) is an American stand-up comedian and actress. She won two Daytime Emmy Awards for her work as a writer and producer on the Rosie O'Donnell Show. She has also been involved in many projects in various roles, including the television series All American Girl and HBO At the Multiplex segments where she asks humorous questions of unexpecting moviegoers. She is known for her height (6'3", 1.
Just a few years ago, KATHLEEN MADIGAN was working as a waitress and journalist in St. Louis, Missouri. Now, Madigan has filmed her own Half Hour comedy special for HBO, and has been honored with the title and recognition few comedians experience, winner of "Best Female Stand-up Comedian" at the American Comedy Awards. She has appeared on the The Late Show with David Letterman, made numerous appearances on The Tonight Show, starred on the Bob Hope's NBC Special "Ladies of Laughter," was a featured performer on HBO's "Women of the Night" and on CBS's "NFL Comedy Jam.
Kevin Nealon (born November 18, 1953 in Bridgeport, Connecticut) is an American comedian and actor best known for the characters he played on Saturday Night Live from 1986 to 1995, and his role on the series Weeds. Nealon graduated from Notre Dame High School in 1971 and then graduated with a bachelor's degree in marketing from Sacred Heart University, and worked in a variety of part-time jobs while doing stand-up comedy.
Kevin Patrick Smith (born August 2, 1970) is an American screenwriter, actor, film producer, and director, as well as a popular comic book writer, author, comedian/raconteur, and internet radio personality. He came to prominence with the low-budget comedy Clerks (1994), in which he appeared as the character Silent Bob. Smith's first several films were mostly set in his home state of New Jersey, and while not strictly sequential, they frequently feature crossover plot elements...
Born and raised in the Chicago area, Kyle has quickly become a favorite of the Los Angeles comedy scene with his distinctive, growling delivery, his conversational storytelling style and his penchant for brutal self-deprecation. The London Evening Standard once called Kyle "bleak and misanthropic," but he prefers to describe himself as a "bag of garbage ... a real pile of trash." On his debut CD, "Death of the Party," Kyle sifts through the debris of a life spent working dead-end jobs and enduring sleepless nights, all the while marveling at the uselessness of his college education.
Larry Reeb (aka Uncle Lar) is a stand-up comedian from Chicago, Illinois. He is best known for his one-liners often followed by the catchphrase "That's a tip from your Uncle Lar". His earliest recorded and released performance was in 1987. Reeb is a frequent guest on The Bob & Tom Show.
Daniel Lawrence Whitney (born February 17, 1963 in Pawnee City, Nebraska), better known by the stage name Larry the Cable Guy, is an American stand-up comedian and one of the co-stars of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour and the subsequent series Blue Collar TV. He starred in the feature-length movie Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector, and also stared alongside close friend Bill Engvall in the film Delta Farce.
Lavell Maurice Crawford (born November 11, 1968) is an American stand-up comedian and actor from St. Louis, Missouri and is known for playing Huell in Breaking Bad. Life and career: Crawford attended Pattonville High School in Maryland Heights, Missouri, where he graduated in 1986. As a child, Crawford suffered from numerous hardships, including a struggle with weight, a near-drowning at age 10, and abandonment by his father (Daryl Crawford), a body builder.
Lil Duval (born Roland Powell; 1977) is an American stand-up comedian. In 2005, he was a semifinalist on BET's comedy competition series Coming to the Stage. Duval is a series regular to the MTV2 shows Guy Code and Hip Hop Squares. Beginning in July 2013, he hosts the viral video show Ain't That America on MTV2.
Sacramento CA based singer/songwriter previously signed to Virgin Records, known for his raw raw voice and rugged edge. One of his latest projects was The Hell House Band wich released a CD featuring his longtime drinking buddy and step-brother El Hefe, a member of NOFX.
Mark Alan Lowry (born June 24, 1958 in Houston, Texas) is an American evangelical Christian comedian and singer. From 1988 to 2001, he was the baritone in the Gaither Vocal Band. Lowry attended Liberty University (called Liberty Baptist College at the time) from 1975 to 1980. He intended to get a business degree, but instead followed a self-described "spiritual calling" into the music business, and he ended up singing in many independent Baptist churches in the United States.
Maziar "Maz" Jobrani is an Iranian-American comedian who was part of the "Axis of Evil" Comedy Tour, which featured some of the top Middle Eastern-American comics in the world. The Axis of Evil Comedy Central Special premiered in 2007 as the first all Middle Eastern show on American TV. The DVD was also released in 2007. The world tour continues and dates can be found at www.
Michael Colyar is an American comedian and motivational speaker. He is mostly known as the heavy-hitting concert promoter "Showboat" in the 1994 movie, House Party 3. Colyar also spent his formative years as a comic, busking on Venice Beach. In 1990, Colyar won the $100,000, "Star Search" grand-prize in the Comedian category and promptly donated $50,000 of his winnings to benefit the homeless on Venice Beach.
In high school Mike started a sketch comedy group called "The Sickies." He went to Georgetown University where he won "The Funniest Man on Campus" contest. This earned him the chance to perform at the D.C.
Michael Elliot "Mike" Epps (born November 18, 1970) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, film producer, writer, singer, musician, and rapper, best known for playing Day-Day Jones in Next Friday and the sequel-to-the-sequel, Friday After Next, and also starring alongside Ice Cube in All About The Benjamins. As of 2010, Epps was the executive producer on a documentary about the life story of a former member of Tupac Shakur's Outlawz, Napoleon: Life Of An Outlaw. Epps was born Michael Elliot Epps in Indianapolis, Indiana on November 18, 1970 into a large family.
Mike Mariño (born October 8 as Michael Harrison - died 24 August 1981) was an English professional wrestler and a leading name during the World of Sport era in British wrestling. At his death Marino was holder of the three Mid-Heavyweight titles active in Britain at the time. Contents 1 Wrestling career, 2 Death, 3 In wrestling, 4 Championships and accomplishments, 5 References, Wrestling career: Born in London of Italian extraction, Marino initially turned to boxing as a Cruiserweight. However unable to obtain a licence to box in the United Kingdom, he spent his entire career in mainland Europe.
Nick Di Paolo (b. January 31, 1962) is a American stand-up comedian and writer. Di Paolo has been featured on Comedy Central Presents as well as other Comedy Central shows including Tough Crowd, The Comedy Central Roast of Pamela Anderson, The Comedy Central Roast of Denis Leary, The Comedy Central Roast of Jeff Foxworthy, and The Comedy Central Roast of Larry the Cable Guy. Di Paolo is also a regular guest on the Opie and Anthony radio show and on the Howard Stern show.
Nicholas Roger Swardson (born October 9, 1976) is an American actor and stand-up comedian. Swardson was born in St. Paul, Minnesota to Pamela and Roger Swardson. He was asked to write the original screenplay for Malibu's Most Wanted after being noticed by Jamie Kennedy.
Paul Rodriguez (born January 19, 1955 in Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico) Raised in East Los Angeles, California, USA, he later served in the military where he was stationed in Iceland, Duluth, Minnesota and elsewhere. He considered becoming a lawyer, but instead went into comedy. Many of his comedy specials involved serious issues for the Latino community and he is presently known for charity work. His son, Paul Rodriguez, Jr.
Appearing on stage with a stool, a microphone, and a can of Diet Pepsi, PAULA POUNDSTONE is famous for her razor-sharp wit and spontaneity. The Boston Globe said, “Poundstone improvises with a crowd like a Jazz musician…swinging in unexpected directions without a plan, without a net.” Paula is so quick and unassuming that audience members at her live shows often leave complaining that their cheeks hurt from laughter and debating whether the random people she talked to were “plants”.
Paul Montgomery "Pauly" Shore (born February 1, 1968) is an American comedian and actor who starred in several comedy films in the 1990s and hosted a video show on MTV in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Shore is still performing stand-up comedy and toured in 2012. Early life: Shore was born Paul Montgomery Shore, the son of Mitzi Shore (née Saidel), who founded The Comedy Store, and Sammy Shore, a comedian. Shore was raised Jewish, and grew up in Beverly Hills, California.
Richard Caruthers "Rich" Little (born November 26, 1938) is a Canadian-American impressionist and voice actor, nicknamed "The Man of a Thousand Voices," by voice actor Mel Blanc. Early life: Little was born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, the middle of three sons of Elizabeth Maud (née Wilson) and Lawrence Peniston Little, a doctor. In his early teens, he formed a partnership with Geoff Scott, another budding impressionist, concentrating on reproducing the voices of Canadian politicians such as then-Prime Minister John Diefenbaker and Ottawa mayor Charlotte Whitton (Geoff went on to become a politician). They were performing professionally in night clubs by age 17.
Rich Ira Vos (born June 30, 1957) is an American comedian. Originally from New Jersey, Vos has been a working stand-up for decades. Colin Quinn described Vos' early days as a "Jersey Hack". Described by Jim Norton as a "tall dwarf", Vos recently had a DVD released of an hour of his stand-up, entitled "Vos".
Rita Rudner (born September 17, 1953) is an American comedian, writer and actress. Early life: Rudner was born in Miami, Florida, the daughter of Frances, a homemaker, and Abe Rudner, a lawyer. Her mother died when she was 13 (an experience she detailed in a 2012 episode of Celebrity Ghost Stories). After graduating from high school at 15, Rudner left Miami and headed to New York City to embark on a career as a dancer.
Robert Michael "Rob" Schneider (born October 31, 1963) is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and director. A stand-up comic and veteran of the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live, Schneider has gone on to a successful career in feature films, including starring roles in the comedy films Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, The Hot Chick, and Grown Ups. Early life: Schneider was born in San Francisco, California, and grew up in the nearby suburb of Pacifica. He is the son of Pilar Schneider (née Monroe), a former kindergarten teacher and ex-school board president, and Marvin Schneider, a real estate broker.
Robert Kelly refers to two different artists: 1) Robert Kelly (born October 8, 1970) is an Irish-American stand-up comedian from Boston, Massachusetts. He frequently performs at the Comedy Cellar. Robert Kelly often appears on The Opie and Anthony Show on Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio, and has also appeared on Last Call with Carson Daly, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, and Premium Blend. Kelly is an avid angler.
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Rodney Carrington (October 19, 1968 in Longview, Texas) is an American stand-up comic and comic country musician. He was the star of the ABC television sitcom Rodney. Rodney is best known for his acoustic song called "A Letter to My Penis" (sometimes called "Dear, Penis"). Rodney Carrington is a frequent guest on the Bob and Tom show.
Russell Dominic Peters (born 29 September 1970) is a Canadian stand-up comic of Indian descent, specifically Anglo-Indian, from Brampton, Ontario. His parents are originally from Bombay and Kolkata, India.  Russell Peters focuses primarily on his cultural background, Arab, Caribbean, Chinese, Filipino, Korean, Vietnamese, and other South and Southeast Asian communities that remain invisible to the mainstream media.
Sandra Bernhard (born June 6, 1955) is an American comedienne, singer, actress, and author. She first gained attention in the late 1970s with her stand-up comedy in which she often bitterly critiques celebrity culture and political figures. Bernhard is number 97 on Comedy Central's list of the 100 greatest standups of all time.
Shawn Mathis Wayans (born January 19, 1971) is an American actor, DJ, producer, writer and comedian who starred in In Living Color and The Wayans Bros. He is the brother of Keenen Ivory, Damon, Marlon, Kim, and Nadia Wayans. Early life: Wayans, second youngest child of ten siblings, was born in New York City, New York, the son of Elvira, a homemaker and social worker, and Howell Wayans, a supermarket manager. His family were once Jehovah's Witnesses.
Sheryl Underwood (born (1963-10-28)October 28, 1963) is an American prior service member, comedian and actress. She is a panelist on the daytime chat show The Talk on CBS. Professional career: After graduating college, Underwood served in the military. She later gained public notice as the first female finalist in the Miller Lite Comedy Search in 1989.
Sinbad is one of the "clean" stand-up comedians.
Sommore (born Lori Ann Rambough; May 15, 1966) is an actress and comedienne from Trenton, New Jersey. She is the half sister of actress Nia Long. Sommore has appeared on various shows including Def Comedy Jam, Showtime at the Apollo, Comicview, and BET's Live from L.A.
Stephen Lynch is an American singer and comedian, famous for his raunchy comic lyrics. He was born July 28, 1971 in Abington, Pennsylvania, but grew up in Saginaw, Michigan and attended Western Michigan University, where he learned to play guitar. He is a Tony nominee for his role as Robbie Hart in the Broadway musical, The Wedding Singer. Stephen married Erin Dwight in September of 2003.
There is more than one artist with this name: 1) Steven Wright (born December 6, 1955) is an Academy Award-winning American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer. He is known for his distinctly lethargic voice and slow, deadpan delivery of ironic, witty, deeply philosophical and sometimes confusing or nonsensical jokes and one-liners with overly-contrived situations. 2) Steven Wright is an Jamaican reggae artist.
Suzanne Westenhoefer (born March 31, 1961 in Columbia, Pennsylvania) is an out lesbian stand-up comedian.She starred as a panelist on GSN's 2006 remake of I've Got a Secret, which featured a panel of gay celebrities who had to guess the various guests' 'secrets' through a series of timed questions.
Terry Fator, aka "The Human Jukebox" is a ventriloquist and impressionist from Dallas, Texas. He was the winner of Season 2 of America's Got Talent, and received the million dollar prize. He was born on June 10, 1965 in Dallas, Texas. His father is Jeff Fator.
Tom Papa is an American comedian, actor, writer and television/radio host. Early life: Papa was born November 10, 1968 in Passaic, New Jersey, and grew up in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey, where he graduated from Pascack Hills High School in 1986. He is a graduate of Rider University. Career: Stand-up comedy: Tom Papa's most recent stand-up "Freaked Out" aired on Epix and Netflix in July 2013.
Tommy Davidson (born December 18, 1965 in Washington, D.C., USA)is an American film and television actor. Davidson was adopted when he was 2 years old.
Anthony "Tony" Rock (born June 30, 1974) is an American actor and stand-up comedian. He is the younger brother of comedian Chris Rock. In the early 2000s, Rock hosted a short-lived game show entitled Can You Tell? for Oprah Winfrey's Oh!
Multi-talented Vicki Lawrence was born in Inglewood, California where she excelled in dancing and singing, was a cheerleader and was voted "Most Likely to Succeed" by her graduating class. From 1965 to 1967 Vicki sang with the Young Americans musical group and, also, appeared in the feature film "The Young Americans" which won an Academy Award for Best Documentary. During her senior year of high school Vicki sent Carol Burnett a letter which included a local newspaper article mentioning their resemblance.
Whitney Cummings (born September 4, 1982) is an American comedian and actress. She was formerly a cast member of the MTV television show Punk'd and is the creator and star of the NBC sitcom Whitney, as well as the co-creator of the CBS sitcom 2 Broke Girls. Cummings moved to Los Angeles after college and worked on Punk'd on MTV in 2004 and the same year starred in a low-budget thriller, EMR, which was screened at Cannes. She began performing stand-up in 2004.
Bruce Williams and Terry Ree, often billed as "The Indian and the White Guy", are a pair of American comedians. Since the late 1960s, they have performed throughout the United States. Williams and Ree first met in 1968 at Black Hills State University in Spearfish, South Dakota, as members of a band who filled time between songs with comedy sketches. Their humor soon became more popular than their music.