Comedy The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time  

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List Rules Vote up the funniest gay men ever to take the mic.

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

Who will you find on this top gay comedians list? Scott Thompson has to be at the top. The Kids in the Hall funnyman is one of the most hilarious gay improv comedians and stand-up acts. His monologues as the flamboyant Buddy Cole were beloved by KITH fans. Andy Dick is another hilarious gay comedian both on the stand-up stage and in TV shows and films.

With his celebrity-filled queries on Billy on the Street, Billy Eichner quickly became known as one of the funniest comedians to ever tackle pop culture. Other funny men featured on this best gay comedians list include Ant, Mario Cantone, and Todd Glass.

Do you have a favorite gay comedian? Give the funniest comics a thumbs up and please add any hilarious gay comedians we may have missed.

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Neil Patrick Harris is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Neil Patrick Harris How I Met Your Mother, Starship Troopers, The Smurfs

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Stephen Fry is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Stephen Fry QI, V for Vendetta, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

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Billy Eichner is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Billy Eichner Parks and Recreation, What Happens in Vegas, The Unbelievably Sweet Alpacas!

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Paul Lynde is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Paul Lynde Bewitched, Charlotte's Web, Hollywood Squares

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Alan Cumming is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Alan Cumming The Good Wife, X-Men 2, GoldenEye

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David Sedaris is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
David Sedaris C.O.G., Smoking

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Graham Chapman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Graham Chapman Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Life of Brian, The Meaning of Life

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Scott Thompson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Scott Thompson Hannibal, The Larry Sanders Show, The Kids in the Hall

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Todd Glass is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Todd Glass Last Comic Standing, Rebound, David Cross: Bigger and Blackerer

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Mario Cantone is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Mario Cantone Sex and the City, Sex and the City, MouseHunt

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Ant is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Ant Last Comic Standing, Another Gay Movie, Bad Girls

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James Adomian is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
James Adomian WordGirl, Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay, The Big Lebowski 2

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Sampson McCormick is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Sampson McCormick

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John Early is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
John Early

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Matt Lucas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Matt Lucas Alice in Wonderland, Bridesmaids, Little Britain

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Jim Nabors is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Jim Nabors Gomer Pyle: USMC, The Jim Nabors Hour, The Jim Nabors Show

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Simon Amstell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Simon Amstell Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Grandma's House, Black Pond

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Mo Rocca is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Mo Rocca The Daily Show, Bewitched, CBS News Sunday Morning

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Jason Stuart is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
JasonStuart added Jason Stuart Kindergarten Cop, Vegas Vacation, Puff - The Birth Of A Nation, Love, My Wife & Kids, Tangerine

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Frank DeCaro is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Frank DeCaro The Daily Show, What's the Name of the Dame?, Stand-Up 360: Inside Out

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Joel Kim Booster is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
RyLevey added Joel Kim Booster

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Gabe Liedman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Gabe Liedman Obvious Child

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Joel Kim Booster is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
RyLevey added Joel Kim Booster Conan,

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Andy Dick is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Andy Dick NewsRadio, The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride, Road Trip