This list contains information about the best deadpan comedians, loosely ranked by user votes. The best deadpan comedians come in many forms. Some famous deadpan comedians got their start working New York comedy clubs while other deadpan comics found the funny on Saturday Night Live. A few hilarious deadpan comedians have gone on to become some of the most successful stand-ups in the world.
Who will you find on this top deadpan comedians list? Todd Barry has to be at the top. Whether he is riffing with the crowd or sarcastically analyzing the appeal of egg salad sandwiches, Todd Barry's deadpan delivery encourages endless laughter. Norm Macdonald's deadpan style worked great as the host of “Weekend Update” just as it does on the stand-up stage.
Tig Notaro finds the funny in dark topics using personal experiences and deadpan delivery. Other hilarious comics featured on this best deadpan comedians list include Steven Wright, Sarah Silverman, and Michael Ian Black.Which deadpan comedian do you think is the funniest? Give the best comics a thumbs up and share some of your favorite comedy specials in the comments section.
- 1Dirty Work, Billy Madison
- 2Newhart, The Bob Newhart Show
- 3Reservoir Dogs, Natural Born Killers
- 4Almost Famous, Lords of Dogtown
- 5Parks and Recreation, We're the Millers
- 6The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, Space Ghost
- 7Christmas Vacation, Caddyshack
- 8Dennis Miller Live, Dennis Miller
- 9The General, Steamboat Bill
- 10Parks and Recreation, Safety Not Guaranteed
- 11Win Ben Stein's Money, Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed
- 12The Golden Girls, Maude
- 13Miss March, Down and Dirty with Jim Norton
- 14Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Demetri Martin. Person.
- 15Kate & Allie, 3rd Rock from the Sun
- 16Submarine, The Watch
- 178 Out of 10 Cats, 10 O'Clock Live
Tig NotaroWalk of Shame, In a World...
- 19Saturday Night Live, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
- 20Wreck-It Ralph, School of Rock
- 21Up, Elf
- 22The Wrestler, Pootie Tang
- 23Archer, Bob's Burgers
- 24The Daily Show, Top Five