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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60 30
Stephen Fry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
QI, V for Vendetta, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

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44 18
Paul Lynde is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Bewitched, Charlotte's Web, Hollywood Squares

3
68 40
Neil Patrick Harris is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
How I Met Your Mother, Starship Troopers, The Smurfs

4
53 29
Billy Eichner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Parks and Recreation, What Happens in Vegas, The Unbelievably Sweet Alpacas!

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39 19
Graham Chapman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Life of Brian, The Meaning of Life

6
37 20
Scott Thompson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Hannibal, The Larry Sanders Show, The Kids in the Hall

7
41 25
Alan Cumming is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
The Good Wife, X-Men 2, GoldenEye

8
30 16
David Sedaris is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
C.O.G., Smoking

9
37 26
Todd Glass is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Last Comic Standing, Rebound, David Cross: Bigger and Blackerer

10
29 20
Mario Cantone is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Sex and the City, Sex and the City, MouseHunt

11
40 31
Sampson McCormick is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Sampson McCormick

12
27 22
Matt Lucas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Alice in Wonderland, Bridesmaids, Little Britain

13
24 19
Ant is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Last Comic Standing, Another Gay Movie, Bad Girls

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19 14
Jim Nabors is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Gomer Pyle: USMC, The Jim Nabors Hour, The Jim Nabors Show

15
19 14
James Adomian is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
WordGirl, Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay, The Big Lebowski 2

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26 22
John Early is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
John Early

17
20 18
Simon Amstell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Grandma's House, Black Pond

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20 18
Mo Rocca is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
The Daily Show, Bewitched, CBS News Sunday Morning

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14 18
Frank DeCaro is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
The Daily Show, What's the Name of the Dame?, Stand-Up 360: Inside Out

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5 9
Jason Stuart is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
JasonStuart added Kindergarten Cop, Vegas Vacation, Puff -

The Birth Of A Nation, Love, My Wife & Kids, Tangerine

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6 11
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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8 16
Joel Kim Booster is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
RyLevey added Joel Kim Booster Conan,

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8 17
Gabe Liedman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Gabe Liedman Obvious Child

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21 38
Andy Dick is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
NewsRadio, The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride, Road Trip