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American comedians are some of the top rated stand up comedians in the world. These are the greatest stand up comedians this country has produced, including people who made their names as stand up comics and then went on to have great careers in other areas of entertainment and media.

You could say that one's environment does a lot to shape a famous comedian. Usually stand up comics are a product of their environment and experiences and in this case, that has a lot to do with their country. Comedians from the U.S.  are usually more accustomed to diversity and also tend to be more sensitive and politically correct than comedians from other countries. Which comedians, male or female, on this list are the most quintessentially American? Since everyone's humor is different, especially in such a diverse nation, there's bound to be some disagreement. From southern/country comedians like Jeff Foxworthy to New Yorkers like Jerry Seinfeld, this list ranks the best of the best.

Vote for your favorite American comedians and leave a comment with your thoughts. 

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Orny Adams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Orny Adams age 46

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Ahmed Ahmed is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Ahmed Ahmed age 46

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Max Alexander is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA

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Dan Allen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Dan Allen age 42

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Fred Allen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Fred Allen Died at 62 (1894-1956)

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Steve Allen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Steve Allen Died at 79 (1921-2000)

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Tim Allen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Tim Allen age 63

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Woody Allen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Woody Allen age 81

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Rabbi Bob Alper is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Rabbi Bob Alper

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Jeff Altman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Jeff Altman age 64

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Louie Anderson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA

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Aziz Ansari is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Aziz Ansari age 34

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ANT is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
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Craig Anton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Craig Anton age 54

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Dave Attell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Dave Attell age 52

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Rick Aviles is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Rick Aviles Died at 43 (1952-1995)

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Maria Bamford is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Maria Bamford age 46

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Arj Barker is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Arj Barker age 42

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Roseanne Barr is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Roseanne Barr age 64

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Chuck Barris is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Chuck Barris age 87

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Todd Barry is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Todd Barry age 53

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Richard Belzer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA

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Jack Benny is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Jack Benny Died at 80 (1894-1974)

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Milton Berle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Milton Berle Died at 94 (1908-2002)

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Sandra Bernhard is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA

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Michelle Biloon is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA

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Mike Birbiglia is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA

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Joey Bishop is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Joey Bishop Died at 89 (1918-2007)

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Lewis Black is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Lewis Black age 68

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Chris Bliss is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA

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Josh Blue is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Josh Blue age 37

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Elayne Boosler is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA

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Kevin Brennan is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Kevin Brennan age 57

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David Brenner is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
David Brenner Died at 78 (1936-2014)

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Jim Breuer is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Jim Breuer age 48

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Lenny Bruce is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Lenny Bruce Died at 41 (1925-1966)

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Andy Bumatai is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA

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Fred Burns is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA

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George Burns is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
George Burns Died at 100 (1896-1996)

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Bill Burr is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Bill Burr age 47

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Brett Butler is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Brett Butler age 57

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Red Buttons is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Red Buttons Died at 87 (1919-2006)

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Louis C.K. is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Louis C.K. age 49

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Frank Caliendo is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA

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Godfrey Cambridge is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Godfrey Cambridge Died at 43 (1933-1976)

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Mario Cantone is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Mario Cantone age 57

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John Caparulo is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
John Caparulo age 40

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John Caponera is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
John Caponera age 56

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Scott Capurro is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Scott Capurro age 53

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Steve Carell is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Steve Carell age 54