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.
- Dirty Work, Billy Madison, Saturday Night Live
- Reservoir Dogs, Natural Born Killers, Babe: Pig in the City
- Newhart, The Bob Newhart Show, Elf
- Almost Famous, Lords of Dogtown, Los Enchiladas!
- Parks and Recreation, Safety Not Guaranteed, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
- Parks and Recreation, We're the Millers, 21 Jump Street
- Miss March, Down and Dirty with Jim Norton, Down & Dirty with Jim Norton
- The Golden Girls, Maude, Lovers and Other Strangers
- 8 Out of 10 Cats, 10 O'Clock Live, Distraction
- The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, Space Ghost, The Tonight Show
- Christmas Vacation, Caddyshack, Vacation
- The General, Steamboat Bill, Jr.
- Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Demetri Martin. Person., Important Things with Demetri Martin
- Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Saturday Night Live, Carson on TCM
- Submarine, The Watch, The Boxtrolls
- Dennis Miller Live, Dennis Miller, Dennis Miller: The Raw Feed
- Win Ben Stein's Money, Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed, Ferris Bueller's Day Off
- Kate & Allie, 3rd Rock from the Sun, Antz
- Saturday Night Live, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Easy A
- 20Walk of Shame, In a World..., Have Tig at Your Party
- Up, Elf, JFK
- Wreck-It Ralph, School of Rock, There's Something About Mary
- Comedy's Dirtiest Dozen, Bill Hicks: Sane Man, Bill Hicks Live: Satirist
- Archer, Bob's Burgers, Wet Hot American Summer