William Maher, Jr., (pronounced: /mɑɹ/) (born January 20, 1956) is an American comedian, actor, writer, and producer. He hosted the late-night television talk show Politically Incorrect on Comedy Central and ABC, and is currently the star of Real Time with Bill Maher on HBO. On June 1, 2006, he also began hosting an Internet-exclusive talk show on Amazon.
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.
Jeffrey M. Foxworthy (born September 6, 1958 in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American comedian and actor who is best known for his work as a stand-up comedian. He was a member of the class of 1979 at Georgia Tech in Atlanta, and worked for five years in mainframe maintenance at IBM (where his father also worked) before, at the urging of co-workers, entering and winning the Great Southeastern Laugh-off at Atlanta's Punch Line comedy club in 1984.
Jerome Seinfeld (born April 29, 1954) is an American comedian, actor, and writer from Massapequa, New York, a large community on the south shore of Long Island. Seinfeld is often described as an observational comedian. He is best known for playing a semi-fictional version of himself in the long-running sitcom Seinfeld, which he co-created and executive produced. Seinfeld created The Seinfeld Chronicles with Larry David in 1989 for NBC.
Jim Gaffigan (born July 7, 1966 in Chesterton, Indiana) is an American stand-up comic. His comedy routines often include him doing the voice of a supposed audience member commenting on his performance. He is also known for making fun of Hot Pockets, usually likening them to "a Pop-Tart filled with nasty meat." He often begins his routines with, "Don't worry, I've never heard of me either.
Kevin Hart (born July 6, 1978) is an American actor and comedian. Hart was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of George Washington High School, and attended Temple University for two years.
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.
Roseanne Cherie Barr (born November 3, 1952) is an Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award winning American actress, comedienne, and writer. Roseanne became famous in the early 1980s with her stand-up comedy routine, receiving critical acclaim for her unglamorized portrayal of the typical American working-class housewife. In her routine she popularized the now well-known phrase, "domestic goddess," to refer to a homemaker or housewife.
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!
Alex Reymundo is a Mexican-American comedian and actor, who was featured on the 2007 ALMA Awards. He was born and raised in Acapulco, Mexico, until he and his family moved to the United States and lived in Texas from the age of two to twenty-two. He lived in Kentucky for seven years. Reymundo is married and has two children, a boy and a girl.
Alonzo Bodden, born 1962 in Queens New York, is an American comedian and actor known for winning the grand prize in the third season of the reality-television series Last Comic Standing. He had been the runner-up in the previous season. In 2005, he released his DVD Tall, Dark and Funny. He was a talent judge in NBC's 5th season of Last Comic Standing, along with Kathleen Madigan and ANT.
Angelo Tsarouchas is a Canadian comedian/actor whose parents are originally from Greece. A large element of his stand-up comedy revolves around the parody of his Greek origins. Early Life and Career: Born Evangelos Petros Tsarouchas (Born: Montreal, Quebec, Canada), Angelo was raised by a Greek mother and father and is an international stand-up comic with television specials in Canada, USA, and The UK. He has toured throughout the world.
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.
Aziz Ansari (born February 23, 1983) is an American actor and comedian. He is best known as one of the stars of the critically acclaimed sketch comedy series Human Giant on MTV, for which he is also a writer and executive producer. Ansari now appears in a new NBC series, Parks and Recreation, from producers of The Office. Official website: http://azizisbored.
Bert Kreischer grew up in Tampa, Florida. While attending Florida State University, he was discovered by Rolling Stone Magazine and given the title ’The number 1 Party Animal in the Country’ in a six-page article entitled ’The Undergraduate.’ This article set his comedy career in motion. Oliver Stone optioned the rights to his life, book deals were offered, and he moved to New York City to pursue Stand-up Comedy.
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.
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 Marley (February 6, 1945 – May 11, 1981), born Nesta Robert Marley which was later to be changed by passport officials to Robert Nesta Marley, was a Jamaican singer-songwriter, guitarist, and activist. He was the most widely known writer and performer of reggae, and more specifically roots reggae. He is famous for popularising the genre outside of Jamaica and the Caribbean. Much of his music dealt with the struggles of the spiritually wealthy rasta and/or spiritually powerful Jah Rastafari.
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.
Bob Zany (born Robert Earl Tetrault; September 11, 1961) is an American stand-up comedian. He is known for performing with his trademark cigar on stage. According to an article found on his web page, he "stuffs a cigar into a plastic bag with a couple of Bob Zany original postcards and charges five bucks for the package. He calls it the Bob Zany Fun Kit.
Bobby Collins is always the funniest guy in the room. With more than 200 stand-up performances around the country each year, he is a show-business institution who has made millions laugh. A native of New York, he was literally born into comedy when his father named him for his favorite comedian, Bob Hope. In the 1980s, Bobby left a lucrative position as vice president of Calvin Klein to pursue his dream and ended up working alongside such comedy legends as Jerry Seinfeld and Jay Leno.
Brad Garrett was born in Woodland Hills, Calfornia in 1960. He dropped out of college after six weeks in order to become a stand-up comedian. He got his big break in 1983 by winning the comedy category of "Star Search". He is best known for his role as Ray Romano's brother Robert in the sitcom "Everybody Loves Raymond" and for starring in the sitcom "Til Death".
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.
Carol Creighton Burnett (born April 26, 1933) is an American actress, comedienne, singer, dancer and writer. Burnett started her career in New York. After becoming a hit on Broadway beginning with "Once Upon A Mattress," directed by George Abbott, she debuted on television. After successful appearances on The Garry Moore Show, Carol moved to Los Angeles and began an eleven-year run on the The Carol Burnett Show which was aired on CBS television from 1967 to 1978.
Caroline Rhea, stand-up comedian and actress, brings a fresh, smart and spontaneous approach to all of her work. In 1989, Caroline ventured to New York to start her career in stand-up comedy. She studied in the stand-up program at the New School of Social Research and trained at the comedy club, Catch a Rising Star.
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 "Chris" Tucker (born August 31, 1971) is an American actor and comedian, best known for his roles as Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour trilogy and Smokey in the 1995 film Friday.
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.
Comedy Club is an Russian stand-up-comedy show.
Comedy Of Errors is a Glasgow-based progressive rock band formed in January 1984 with a first line-up of Jim Johnson (keyboards, vocals), Joe Cairney (vocals), John McPhee (drums), Mark Spalding (bass) and Mike Barnard (guitar). Their first recording is a three track demo cassette called "Ever be the Prize", which is recorded at a studio in Blanefield (Scotland) in 1985, and followed by a mini album in 1986.
Conan O'Brien, most commonly known from his work on Late Night with Conan O'brien, is not only a comedic genius, scholar and talk show host; he is also a guitar player. Be it acoustic or...ok just acoustic, either way he's great.
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.
Glasgow comedian Craig Ferguson has been host of CBS's The Late Late Show since 2005. Before breaking into US television, Ferguson was popular as a stand-up comedian in Britain in the 1980s, first as Bing Hitler and later under his own name. His stage shows sometimes included comic songs (he accompanied himself on acoustic guitar), including crowd favourites "The Sheep Song" and "Scotland Hooch Och Aye".
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.
Dana Thomas Carvey is an American actor and comedian known for his work on Saturday Night Live and the spin-off movie Wayne's World.
Dana Gould (born August 24, 1964) is an American comedian and comedy writer born and raised in Hopedale, Massachusetts. His upbringing in the "weird little" factory town and the backward eccentricities of his extended family lent themselves to his stand-up routine, which has been seen on HBO, Showtime, and Comedy Central, among other places. After high school, he studied communications and theatre at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
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.
Dennis Miller (born 3 November 1953) is an American Emmy Award-winning comedian, political commentator, television personality, game show host, sports commentator, and talk radio host. He rose to fame as a cast member of Saturday Night Live in the late 1980s, and subsequently hosted a string of his own talk shows on HBO, CNBC and in syndication. He currently hosts a daily, three-hour, self-titled talk radio program, nationally syndicated by Westwood One.
Domenick Jack Irrera (born 1947), originally from Philadelphia, is a stand-up comedian. Much of his material is in the form of stories about his life, especially his childhood years and growing up in an Italian-American family, which contributes to the "natural" feel of his performances. Irrera has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The View, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and The Late Show with David Letterman, and has made numerous cameo appearances on TV shows.
Don is currently co-hosting VH1 Classic’s hit heavy metal talk show series, That Metal Show. The program is a round-table talk show where legends of rock hang out and discuss their past and current projects in front of a live studio audience full of metal maniacs. Rolling Stone Magazine just dubbed That Metal Show one of the 50 Best Reasons to Watch TV! Amongst his many accomplishments, comedian Don Jamieson’s proudest moment is becoming an Emmy Award-Winner for his work on HBO’s Inside the NFL.
Donnell M. Rawlings is an American comedian, actor and radio host, best known as a cast member on the Comedy Central sketch comedy TV series Chappelle's Show. Early life: Rawlings was born in Washington D.C.
Dov Davidoff is an American comedian. In addition to performing regularly in clubs and colleges throughout the country, Davidoff has been seen as an actor in the hit movie Invincible with Mark Wahlberg, and on any number of TV shows, most notably as a series regular in NBC’s Raines with Jeff Goldblum. He also had his own Comedy Central Presents special, as well as talk show appearances, including The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Late Late Show, Last Call with Carson Daly, and other Comedy Central shows, Chappelle's Show, Tough Crowd with Collin Quinn, and Premium Blend.
1) Hardcore Band from Syracuse, New York.
Edward John Izzard (born February 7, 1962) is a British stand-up comedian and actor. He has a very individual style of rambling, surreal monologue. He has turned his attention to acting as well as maintaining his demanding touring schedule.
Etta May is an American comedian. She was the winner of the American Comedy Awards Stand-Up Comic of the Year, and has appeared on MTV, Oprah, Comic Strip Live, and as a guest commentator on CBS Sunday Morning. In 1999, promoted by Scott Sherman of Atlantic Entertainment Group, Etta Mae appeared at the Philadelphia LGBT Pride Fest, her first LGBT event, with comic Thea Vidale. Both were honored by the city's mayor, who officially named the day simultaneously "Thea Vidale Day" & "Etta May Day".
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.
From his many appearances on the Late Show with David Letterman to his weekly picks segment on the FOX NFL pregame show with Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long and Jimmy Johnson, comedian/actor/impressionist Frank Caliendo has been all over Television the past few years. (Last year He even performed in front of the Vice President of the United States broadcast on C-SPAN). Known for "dead on" impressions of famous actors (like Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Robert DeNiro), politicians (George W.
There are two artists named Rory Gallagher: (1) Rory Gallagher (1948-1995) was a legendary Irish blues/rock guitarist, born in Ballyshannon, County Donegal, and raised in County Cork. He is regularly credited as one of the most influential Irish rock and blues musicians of all time. Before finding solo fame he was a member of blues-rock band Taste. In 1972 he was voted Melody Maker's Top Musician of the Year, dethroning Eric Clapton.
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.
George Lopez (born April 23, 1961) is an American comedian, actor, and talk show host. He is mostly known for starring in his self-produced ABC sitcom George Lopez. His stand-up comedy examines race and ethnic relations, including Mexican American culture. He was the host of the late-night talk show Lopez Tonight on TBS until its cancellation on August 12, 2011.
George Wallace is from Pennsylvania. He released several albums including Communion and Frontiers. Communion is a new age electronic album with world and jazz influences. His actual picture has not been uploaded yet.
Gregory Paul "Greg" Behrendt (born July 21, 1963) is an American stand-up comedian and best-selling author. While his image and style differ markedly from most comics associated with the so-called alternative comedy scene, Behrendt came up as a performer alongside comics like David Cross (with whom he roomed for years) and Patton Oswalt. Behrendt was a consultant for two 2001 episodes of the popular television show Sex and the City, and co-wrote the New York Times best sellers He's Just Not That Into You and It's Called a Breakup Because It's Broken.
Fitzsimmons has performed his comedy on numerous programs such as The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Chelsea Lately and Comedy Central Presents. In 1996, Greg hosted the MTV game show Idiot Savants. He is also a regular commentator on Vh1's Best Week Ever and I Love The series. From 2003 to 2005, he was one of the writers and producers of The Ellen DeGeneres Show for which he won four Daytime Emmys.
Gregory Everett Proops (born October 3, 1959, in Phoenix, Arizona) is an American actor and stand-up comedian, and works largely in Europe as a comic and improviser. Raised in San Francisco, Proops studied improvisation and acting at San Francisco State University. After graduation, he joined an improv group with Mike McShane, which proved to be his ticket to stardom. Both Proops and McShane impressed producers Dan Patterson and Mark Leveson, who put them on their show, Whose Line Is It Anyway?.
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.
Hal Harry Magee Sparks III (born September 25, 1969) is an American actor, comedian, musician and television personality. He is known for his contributions to VH1, hosting E!'s Talk Soup, and the role of Michael Novotny on the American television series Queer as Folk.
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.
Howie Mandel is a Canadian TV host and comedian. Born in Toronto, Canada, Howie has been hosting shows like Deal or No deal since 2002.
Iliza Vie Shlesinger (born February 22, 1983) is an American comedienne from Dallas, Texas best known for her appearance on the reality TV show Last Comic Standing. She is notable for being the winner of the final season as well as being the only woman to win a season. She is a graduate of Emerson College and currently resides in Los Angeles, CA where she continues to pursue a career in comedy. Before embarking on a show business career, she worked as a copyrighter.
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.
Jason Alexander (born September 23, 1959) is an American actor, comedian and singer, best known for his role as George Costanza on the television series Seinfeld. Born and sometimes credited as Jason Greenspan, the actor known as one of Seinfeld's idiot friends during the '90s has an original soundtrack discography that includes one of composer Stephen Sondheim's biggest flops, the early '80s show Merrily We Roll Along.
Jay Mohr (born August 23, 1970) is an American actor and stand up comedian. He is known for his role as Professor Rick Payne in the TV series Ghost Whisperer, the title role in the CBS sitcom Gary Unmarried, which ran from 2008 to 2010, and the back-stabbing sports agent Bob Sugar in Jerry Maguire. Mohr appeared as a featured player for the 1993-94 and 1994-95 seasons of Saturday Night Live. Mohr has contributed frequently to The Jim Rome Show as a caller and has also guest-hosted the program.
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.
Jeremy Hotz (born May 31, 1963) is a Canadian actor and stand-up comedian. He has appeared on Comedy Central Presents, the Just For Laughs comedy festival, the Late Show with David Letterman, and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. He has also worked as a staff writer for Paramount's The Jon Stewart Show and has appeared in various American and Canadian motion pictures including: My Favorite Martian, Speed 2: Cruise Control, and Married Life. Current: Hotz has finished shooting the pilot "My Life and a Movie" for Muse Entertainment and Adjacent 2 Productions and is developing another comedy series designed for Canadian network release.
James Adam "Jim" Belushi (born June 15, 1954) is an American actor, comedian, singer, and musician. He is best known for playing the role of James "Jim" Orenthal on the long-running sitcom According to Jim, and is the younger brother of late comic actor John Belushi. Early life: Belushi was born in Chicago. His father was an Albanian immigrant from Qytezë and his mother was the daughter of Albanian immigrants.
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.
Australian born Jim Jeffries is a headline performer in countries such as Canada, Asia, South Africa, Europe and the UK. Regarded as one of the fastest rising stars in the comedy world, his brash confrontational style has made him one of the most sought after comics on the world stage. Jim gets away with jokes that most comedians wouldn’t touch due to his ability to both charm and offend the crowd through equal measures.
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.
Jimmy Shubert is a stand-up comedian, producer, and actor-- both in film and on television. He has headlined comedy clubs, casinos, and theaters across the country. He typically performs observational humor, heavily influenced by Denis Leary and Dennis Miller.
Jo Koy (born Joseph Glenn Herbert; June 2, 1971) is an American stand-up comic. He is currently touring the college circuit as a featured comedian and performs in clubs across the country. He is often a panelist on E!'s late night show Chelsea Lately.
Joel Edward McHale (born November 20, 1971) is an American comedian, television personality and actor. Since 2004 he has been the host of The Soup, a weekly comedy series that airs on E!. McHale also stars as Jeff Winger in NBC's Community, which premiered in September 2009. McHale was born in Rome, Italy, the middle of three brothers, and is of Irish and Nordic descent.
"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.
Leguizamo was born in Bogotá, Colombia to Alberto and Luz Leguizamo. His paternal grandfather was of Italian and Puerto Rican descent; his maternal grandfather was Lebanese. Leguizamo's father was once an aspiring film director and studied at Cinecittà but eventually dropped out due to lack of finances. When Leguizamo was three years old, his family emigrated to the United States and lived in various neighborhoods of Queens in New York City.
Composer and guitarist John Oliver came to international attention during 1988/89 when he won six prizes for five compositions ranging from chamber to orchestral to electroacoustic music. Among these the "City of Varese Prize" at the 1988 Luigi Russolo Competition (Italy), and the Canada Council's Grand Prize at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's 8th National Competition for Young Composers for his live electroacoustic work El Reposo del Fuego.
Chicago comedian, caucasian, not gay.
John Valby (born 1945 in Rochester, New York) is a musician and comedian who plays in barrooms and college campuses across the east coast. Using an old-fashioned piano, he creates comedic parodies of classic songs. He can always be found performing in his classic white tails tuxedo and black derby hat. Valby lives up to his nickname "Dr.
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.
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.
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.
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.
She gave away genuine locks of her hair as a bonus for buyers of her home video library in 1993. Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1977" in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 29. One of her first "professional" gigs was as a waitress in Howard Johnson's on Broadway near Times Square.
Lizz Winstead (born August 5, 1961) is a Minnesota-born comedian who was co-creator of The Daily Show along with Madeline Smithberg, and served as head writer. In late 1997, the show's host Craig Kilborn made an offensive comment about Winstead in an Esquire magazine interview, and behind-the-scenes tension led her to leave the program in early 1998. Winstead has made multiple appearances as a panelist on shows such as Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn and the public access/PBS program Mental Engineering (where she was notably featured in an episode that aired following Super Bowl XXXVI in 2002).
Louie Perry Anderson (born March 24, 1953) is an American stand-up comedian. Anderson created the cartoon series Life with Louie, has written three books, and was the initial host of the second revival of the game show Family Feud, from 1999 to 2002.
What young stand up comedienne was able to marry John Travolta in the feature film "Lucky Numbers," got to make out with John Cryer on the ABC series "The Trouble with Normal" and teach Jenna Elfman how to play the violin on the hit series "Dharma and Greg?" Maria Bamford. Maria is a Duluth, Minnesota native who left Minnesota for Hollywood. Maria started her stand up career performing at comedy clubs in Minneapolis.
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.
born April 16, 1965 is an American actor, comedian, director and producer. He came to fame during the 1990s, establishing a Hollywood career as a leading actor.
Martin Hayter Short, CM (born March 26, 1950) is a Canadian actor, comedian, writer, singer and producer. He is best-known for his comedy work, particularly on the TV programs SCTV and Saturday Night Live. He starred in such comedic films as Three Amigos, Innerspace, Pure Luck, Jungle 2 Jungle, Mars Attacks!, Father of the Bride and Father of the Bride Part 2.