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The Funniest Anecdotal Comedians of All Time 

Ranker Comedy
Updated February 29, 2020 3.5k votes 610 voters 20.2k views 40 items

List Rules Vote up the stand-up comedians who tell the funniest stories.

This list contains information about the best anecdotal comedians, loosely ranked by user votes. The best anecdotal comedians come in many forms. Some famous storyteller comedians joke about family in their stand-up acts while other anecdotal comedians joke about relationships. A few hilarious anecdotal comedians have gone on to become some of the most successful stand-ups in the world.

Who will you find on this top anecdotal comedians list? Bill Burr has to be at the top. Through hilarious storytelling, Bill Burr creates classic comedy from hysterical anecdotes about everything from going on vacation to visiting family to dealing with other people's kids. He is at his anger-filled best in his 2014 special, I'm Sorry You Feel That Way. Chris Rock is another great comedian who mines his own life for stand-up gold.

Sebastian Maniscalco's Italian family is the source of much of his anecdotal humor. Other funny stand-up acts features on this top anecdotal comedian's list include Amy Schumer, Louis CK, and Patton Oswalt.

Do you have a favorite storyteller comedian? Give the best anecdotal comics a thumbs up and share some of your favorite bits in the comments section.

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Roy Wood, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Funniest Anecdotal Comedians of All Time
Age 40 from Birmingham
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Jim Norton is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Funniest Anecdotal Comedians of All Time
Age 50 from Bayonne
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Deon Cole is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Funniest Anecdotal Comedians of All Time
Age 47 from Chicago
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Ron Funches is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Funniest Anecdotal Comedians of All Time
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Chris D'Elia is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Funniest Anecdotal Comedians of All Time
Susan Cerelli added Chris D'Elia
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Todd Barry is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Funniest Anecdotal Comedians of All Time
Age 54 from New York City
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Roseanne Barr is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Funniest Anecdotal Comedians of All Time
Age 66 from Salt Lake City
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Jack Whitehall is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Funniest Anecdotal Comedians of All Time
NancyCorp added Age 30 from City of Westminster
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Beth Stelling is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Funniest Anecdotal Comedians of All Time
Beth Stelling
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Jen Kirkman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Funniest Anecdotal Comedians of All Time
Age 44 from Needham
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Tig Notaro is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Funniest Anecdotal Comedians of All Time
Tig Notaro Age 47 from Jackson
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Amy Schumer is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Funniest Anecdotal Comedians of All Time
Age 37 from Manhattan
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Jackie Kashian is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Funniest Anecdotal Comedians of All Time
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Cristela Alonzo is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Funniest Anecdotal Comedians of All Time
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Julia Brown is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Funniest Anecdotal Comedians of All Time
Julia Brown added Julia Brown

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