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George Carlin Dogma, Cars, Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure George Denis Patrick Carlin was an American comedian, social critic, actor, and author. Carlin was noted for his black comedy and his thoughts on politics, the English language, psychology, religion,
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Robin Williams Good Will Hunting, Dead Poets Society, Jumanji Robin McLaurin Williams was an American actor and comedian. Starting as a stand-up comedian in San Francisco and Los Angeles in the mid-1970s, he is credited with leading San Francisco's comedy
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Richard Pryor Richard Pryor: Live in Concert, Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip, ... Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor was an American comedian, actor, film director, social critic, satirist, writer, and MC. Pryor was known for uncompromising examinations of racism and topical
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Louis C.K. Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Louie, Louis C.K. Oh My God Louis Székely, known professionally as Louis C.K., is an American comedian, actor, and filmmaker. He is the creator, star, writer, director, and editor of the acclaimed FX comedy series Louie.
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Eddie Murphy Beverly Hills Cop, Trading Places, Coming to America Edward Regan "Eddie" Murphy is an American comedian, actor, writer, singer, and director. Box-office takes from Murphy's films make him the 4th-highest grossing actor in the United States.
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Chris Rock Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker, Madagascar, Head of State Christopher Julius "Chris" Rock III is an American comedian, actor, screenwriter, producer, and director. After working as a standup comic and appearing in small film roles, Rock came to
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Dave Chappelle Block Party, Half Baked, Chappelle's Show David Khari Webber "Dave" Chappelle is an American comedian, screenwriter, television and film producer, and actor. After beginning his film career in 1993 as Ahchoo in Mel Brooks' Robin
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Jerry Seinfeld Seinfeld, Jerry Seinfeld: 'I'm Telling You for the Last Time', Comedian ... Jerome Allen "Jerry" Seinfeld is an American comedian, actor, writer, and producer. He is best known for playing a semi-fictional version of himself in the sitcom Seinfeld, which he
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Steve Martin The Jerk, ¡Three Amigos!, Bowfinger Stephen Glenn "Steve" Martin is an American comedian, actor, musician, writer, and producer. Martin came to public notice as a writer for the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, and later became
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Rodney Dangerfield Back to School, Rover Dangerfield, Rodney Dangerfield: It's Not Easy Bein' ... Rodney Dangerfield was an American comedian and actor, known for the catchphrase "I don't get no respect!" and his monologues on that theme. He is also remembered for his 1980s film roles,
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Bill Burr The Heat, Date Night, Walk of Shame William "Bill" Burr is an American comedian, writer, and actor. He is best known for his stand up comedy specials. He also has a weekly Monday podcast that can be found at BillBurr.com, and
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Mitch Hedberg Almost Famous, Lords of Dogtown, Los Enchiladas! Mitchell Lee "Mitch" Hedberg was an American stand-up comedian known for his surreal humor and unconventional comedic delivery. His comedy typically featured short, sometimes one-line jokes
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Kevin Hart Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain, Ride Along, The Wedding Ringer Kevin Darnell Hart is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Hart began his career by winning several amateur comedy competitions at clubs
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Lewis Black The Daily Show, The Aristocrats, Lewis Black: Black on Broadway Lewis Niles Black is an American comedian, author, playwright, social critic and actor. He is known for his angry face, comedy and style, which often includes simulating a mental breakdown, or an
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ranked low on reranks Why is this #15?
Jim Gaffigan It's Kind of a Funny Story, Away We Go, 17 Again James Christopher "Jim" Gaffigan is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and author. His memoir, Dad Is Fat and his most recent book, Food: A Love Story, are both published by Crown
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Bill Cosby The Cosby Show, Bill Cosby: Himself, Uptown Saturday Night William Henry "Bill" Cosby Jr. is an American stand-up comedian, actor, author, and activist. Cosby's start in stand-up began at the hungry i in San Francisco which was followed by landing a
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Ricky Gervais The Office, The Invention of Lying, Cemetery Junction Ricky Dene Gervais is an English comedian, actor, voice actor, film director, producer, musician, screenwriter, and radio presenter. Gervais worked initially in the music industry, attempting a career
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Steven Wright Reservoir Dogs, Natural Born Killers, Babe: Pig in the City Steven Alexander Wright is an American comedian, actor and writer. He is known for his distinctly lethargic voice and slow, deadpan delivery of ironic, philosophical and sometimes nonsensical jokes,
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Bill Hicks Comedy's Dirtiest Dozen, Bill Hicks: Sane Man, Bill Hicks Live: Satirist ... William Melvin "Bill" Hicks was an American comedian, social critic, satirist and musician. His material, encompassing a wide range of social issues including religion, politics, and
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Jim Carrey Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, The Truman Show, Ace Ventura: Pet ... James Eugene "Jim" Carrey is a Canadian American actor, comedian, impressionist, screenwriter, and film producer. Carrey has received two Golden Globe Awards. Known for his highly energetic
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Don Rickles Toy Story, Toy Story 3, Toy Story 2 Donald Jay "Don" Rickles is an American stand-up comedian and actor. A frequent guest on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, he has acted in comedic and dramatic roles, but is widely
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Zach Galifianakis The Hangover, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), The ... Zachary Knight "Zach" Galifianakis is an American stand-up comedian and actor, known for his television appearance in his own Comedy Central Presents special. He also starred in films, such
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Redd Foxx Harlem Nights, Sanford, Norman... Is That You? John Elroy Sanford, known professionally as Redd Foxx, was an American comedian and actor, best remembered for his explicit comedy records and his starring role on the 1970s sitcom Sanford and
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Bernie Mac The Bernie Mac Show, Ocean's Eleven, Transformers Bernard Jeffrey "Bernie" McCullough, better known by his stage name Bernie Mac, was an American stand-up comedian, actor and voice artist. Born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, Mac
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Bob Newhart Newhart, The Bob Newhart Show, Elf George Robert "Bob" Newhart is an American stand-up comedian and actor. Noted for his deadpan and slightly stammering delivery, Newhart came to prominence in the 1960s when his album of
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Norm Macdonald Dirty Work^! Billy Madison^! Saturday Night Live^! Screwed Norman Gene "Norm" Macdonald is a Canadian stand-up comedian, writer, producer and actor. He is best known for his five seasons as a cast member on Saturday Night Live, which included
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Aziz Ansari Parks and Recreation, Ice Age: Continental Drift, Epic Aziz Ishmael Ansari is an American actor and comedian. He starred as Tom Haverford on the NBC show Parks and Recreation. Ansari began his career performing standup comedy in New York City during the
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Johnny Carson The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, Space Ghost, The Tonight Show John William "Johnny" Carson was an American television host, comedian, writer, producer, actor, and musician known for thirty years as host of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.
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Will Ferrell Step Brothers, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Anchorman 2: The ... John William "Will" Ferrell is an American actor, comedian, producer, and writer. Ferrell first established himself in the mid-1990s as a cast member on the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday
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Jim Jefferies Legit, Down and Dirty with Jim Norton, Jim Jefferies: I Swear to God Geoff James Nugent, known professionally as Jim Jefferies, is an Australian stand-up comedian, actor and writer.
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Sam Kinison The Sam Kinison Family Entertainment Hour, Back to School, Rodney ... Samuel Burl "Sam" Kinison was an American stand-up comedian and actor. He was known for his intense, harsh and politically incorrect humor. A former Pentecostal preacher, he performed
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Patton Oswalt Ratatouille, The King of Queens, Magnolia Patton Oswalt is an American stand-up comedian, writer, actor and voice actor known for roles such as Spencer Olchin in the sitcom The King of Queens and for voicing Remy in the film Ratatouille.
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Jon Stewart The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, The 78th Annual Academy Awards Jonathan Stewart is a voice actor.
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Billy Crystal Monsters, Inc, Monsters University William Edward "Billy" Crystal is an American actor, singer, writer, producer, director, comedian, and television host. He gained prominence in the 1970s for playing Jodie Dallas on the ABC
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Bill Murray Groundhog Day, Ghostbusters, Lost in Translation William James "Bill" Murray is an American actor and comedian. He first gained exposure on Saturday Night Live for which he earned an Emmy Award and later went on to star in comedy films,
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Sarah Silverman Wreck-It Ralph, School of Rock, There's Something About Mary Sarah Kate Silverman is an American stand-up comedian, writer, producer and actress. Her satirical comedy addresses social taboos and controversial topics, such as racism, sexism and religion, having
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Mel Brooks The Producers, Spaceballs, Blazing Saddles Melvin James "Mel" Brooks is an American film director, screenwriter, comedian, actor, producer, composer, and songwriter. He is best known as a creator of broad film farces and comic
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Lenny Bruce Lenny Bruce in 'Lenny Bruce', Dance Hall Racket, Thank You Mask Man Leonard Alfred Schneider, better known by his stage name Lenny Bruce, was an American stand-up comedian, social critic and satirist. He was renowned for his open, free-style and critical form of
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Ellen DeGeneres Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Oscars, Ellen DeGeneres: Here and Now ... Ellen Lee DeGeneres is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and producer. She was the star in the popular sitcom Ellen from 1994 to 1998, and has hosted her syndicated talk show The
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Daniel Tosh Daniel Tosh: Completely Serious, Daniel Tosh: Happy Thoughts, Tosh.0 Daniel Dwight Tosh is an American comedian, television host, actor, writer, and executive producer who hosts the Comedy Central television show Tosh.0.
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Chris Farley Tommy Boy, Beverly Hills Ninja, Black Sheep Christopher Crosby "Chris" Farley was an American comedian and actor. Farley was known for his loud, energetic comedic style, and was a member of Chicago's Second City Theatre and cast
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Ron White Horrible Bosses, Sex and the City 2, Ron White: They Call Me Tater Salad ... Ronald Dee "Ron" White is an American stand up comedian and actor, best known as a charter member of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour. Nicknamed "Tater Salad," he is the author of the
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Craig Ferguson The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Celebrity Name Game, Kick-Ass Craig Ferguson is a Scottish-born American television host, stand-up comedian, writer, actor, director, author, producer and voice artist. He was the host of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, an
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Jonathan Winters It's a Mad, Mad, Mad Jonathan Harshman Winters III was an American comedian, actor, author, and artist. Beginning in 1960, Winters recorded many classic comedy albums for the Verve Records label. He also had records
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Stephen Colbert The Daily Show, he Colbert Report, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Stephen Tyrone Colbert is an American political satirist, writer, producer, singer, television host, actor, media critic, and comedian. From 2005 to 2014, he was the host of Comedy Central's The
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Russell Peters Source Code^! Russell Peters: The Green Card Tour - Live from The O2 ... Russell Dominic Peters is a Canadian comedian and actor. He began performing in Toronto in 1989 and won a Gemini Award in 2008. He has set records for sales and attendance at a comedian's performance:
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Gabriel Iglesias Magic Mike, All That, Planes Gabriel J. Iglecias, known professionally as Gabriel Iglesias and comically as Fluffy, is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer and voice actor. He is known for his shows I'm Not Fat… I'm
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Joan Rivers Fashion Police, The Joan Rivers Show, The Joan Rivers Show Joan Alexandra Molinsky, known as Joan Rivers, was an American actress, comedian, writer, producer, and television host noted for her often controversial comedic persona — where she was alternately
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Bob Hope The Bob Hope Show, The 50th Annual Academy Awards, Bob Hope: The First 90 ... Leslie Townes "Bob" Hope, KBE, KC*SG, KSS, was an English-born American comedian, vaudevillian, actor, singer, dancer, athlete, and author. With a career spanning nearly 80 years, Hope