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The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time 

Ranker Comedy
Updated June 14, 2019 2.1k votes 614 voters 40k views 23 items

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
Age 45 from Albuquerque, USA, New Mexico
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Stephen Fry is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Age 61 from England, London, Hampstead
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Billy Eichner is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Age 40 from New York City, New York, United States of America
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Graham Chapman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Dec. at 48 (1941-1989) from Stoneygate, United Kingdom
5
Paul Lynde is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Dec. at 56 (1926-1982) from Mount Vernon, Ohio, USA
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Alan Cumming is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Age 54 from Aberfeldy, United Kingdom
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Mario Cantone is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Age 59 from USA, Massachusetts, Stoneham
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Scott Thompson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Age 59 from Canada, North Bay
9
Sampson McCormick is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Sampson McCormick
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David Sedaris is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Age 62 from Binghamton, New York, United States of America
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Todd Glass is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Age 54 from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
12
Matt Lucas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Age 44 from Paddington, London, United Kingdom
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Simon Amstell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Age 39 from Gants Hill, London, United Kingdom
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Mo Rocca is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Age 50 from Washington, D.C., United States of America
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Ant is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Age 51 from Boston, USA, Massachusetts
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John Early is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
John Early Dec. at 49 (1828-1877) from Essex County, Canada
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Jim Nabors is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Age 88 from Sylacauga, Alabama, United States of America
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Joel Kim Booster is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
RyLevey added Joel Kim Booster
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James Adomian is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Age 39 from Omaha, Nebraska, USA
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Frank DeCaro is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Age 56 from New York City, New York, United States of America
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Gabe Liedman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Gabe Liedman
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Jason Stuart is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
JasonStuart added Age 60 from New York City, New York, United States of America

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

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Andy Dick is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Gay Comedians of All Time
Age 53 from Charleston, South Carolina, USA