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American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA 

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Updated June 14, 2019 169.8k views 315 items

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
Age 48 from USA, Massachusetts, Lexington
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Ahmed Ahmed is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Age 48 from Helwan, Egypt
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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
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Fred Allen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Dec. at 62 (1894-1956) from Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
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Steve Allen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Dec. at 79 (1921-2000) from New York City, New York, United States of America
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Tim Allen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Age 65 from Denver, Colorado, United States of America
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Woody Allen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Age 83 from New York City, New York, United States of America
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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
Age 67 from USA, New York, Syracuse
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Louie Anderson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Louie Anderson Age 65 from Minneapolis, USA, Minnesota
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Aziz Ansari is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Age 35 from Columbia, South Carolina, United States of America
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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
Age 58 from USA, Nebraska, Omaha
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Dave Attell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Age 54 from New York City, New York, United States of America
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Rick Aviles is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Dec. at 43 (1952-1995) from Manhattan, New York City, New York
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Maria Bamford is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Age 48 from Port Hueneme, California, United States of America
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Arj Barker is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Age 44 from California, United States of America
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Roseanne Barr is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Age 66 from Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America
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Chuck Barris is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Age 89 from USA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Todd Barry is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Age 54 from New York City, New York, United States of America
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Richard Belzer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Age 74 from Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States of America
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Jack Benny is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Dec. at 80 (1894-1974) from Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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Milton Berle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Dec. at 94 (1908-2002) from New York City, New York, United States of America
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Sandra Bernhard is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list American Stand-Up Comedians: The Best Comics In the USA
Age 63 from Flint, Michigan, United States of America