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The Funniest People of All Time

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The funniest people of all time are a mix of actors, comedians, and even a few people who probably didn't start off trying to be funny. Included in this list of people vying for the title of funniest person ever are the funniest stand-up comedians of all time and the funniest actors and actresses ever. One thing's for sure: these funny actors and comedians are at the top of their ha ha games and could make most people laugh 'til they pee.

The funniest people ever include actors like Will Ferrell and John Belushi, comedians-turned-actors like Bill Cosby and Eddie Murphy, and general funny people like George Carlin and John Cleese. While ranking a funny person is completely subjective, the folks on this list of funny people are undeniably hilarious. The real question is: who is the funniest person ever?

This is your chance to decide! Vote for the funniest comedians and actors and help decide once and for all who the funniest person alive or dead really is. If your favorite funny person isn't on the list of the funniest people ever, make sure to add them so others can revel in their hilarity.

List Criteria: May include some comedic actors, but mainly people that make you laugh no matter what they do

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    Will Ferrell

    1967 More
    100
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    1950 More
    99
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    often listed
    Robin Williams

    1951 More
    99
  4. 4
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    Steve Martin

    1945 More
    98
  5. 5
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    Richard Pryor

    1940 More
    98
  6. 6
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    the people's #1 &often listed
    George Carlin

    1937 More
    98
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    Eddie Murphy

    1961 More
    97
  8. 8
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    1962 More
    94
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    Bill Cosby

    1937 More
    93
  10. 10
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    Leslie Nielsen

    1926 More
    89
  11. 11
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    Mel Brooks

    1926 More
    89
  12. 12
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    John Belushi

    1949 More
    89
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    Steve Carell

    1962 More
    87
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    Chris Farley

    1964 More
    86
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    Chris Rock

    1965 More
    82
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    John Candy

    1950 More
    82
    added by: clash1977
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    Jerry Seinfeld

    1954 More
    81
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    1911 More
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    added by: clash1977
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    1921 More
    81
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    Mike Myers

    1963 More
    79
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    Phil Hartman

    1948 More
    79
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    Chevy Chase

    1943 More
    78
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    Tina Fey

    1970 More
    77
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    Dan Aykroyd

    1952 More
    77
    added by: augie
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    1939 More
    76
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    Zach Galifianakis

    1969 More
    75
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    Betty White

    1922 More
    74
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    Adam Sandler

    1966 More
    73
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    1890 More
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    Louis C.K.

    1967 More
    71
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    Ben Stiller

    1965 More
    71
    added by: acquarella
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    Bob Newhart

    1929 More
    71
    added by: bojanthebest
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    Dave Chappelle

    1973 More
    71
    added by: Coolza
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    Gene Wilder

    1933 More
    71
    added by: DeeEmry
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    Carol Burnett

    1933 More
    70
    added by: snowman69
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    Johnny Carson

    1925 More
    70
    added by: DeeEmry
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    Seth MacFarlane

    1973 More
    70
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    Tim Conway

    1933 More
    69
    added by: DeeEmry
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    1916 More
    67
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    Billy Crystal

    1948 More
    67
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    1955 More
    67
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    often listed &controversial
    Vince Vaughn

    1970 More
    66
  44. 44
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    ranked high on reranks
    Peter Sellers

    1925 More
    66
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    Stephen Colbert

    1964 More
    66
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    Bob Hope

    1903 More
    65
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    Dick Van Dyke

    1925 More
    65
    added by: DeeEmry
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    Lou Costello

    1906 More
    64
    added by: clash1977
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    Amy Poehler

    1971 More
    62
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    1926 More
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    added by: DeeEmry
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