This list contains information about the best improv comedians, loosely ranked by user votes. The best improvisational comedians come in many forms. Some famous comedians who are great at improv started at Second City while other improv comedians thrive on the stand-up stage. A few hilarious improv comedians have gone on to become some of the most successful stand-ups in the world.
Who will you find on this top improv comedians list? Amy Poehler has to be at the top. Not only did Poehler become a household name after starring on Saturday Night Live, she also co-founded the famed Upright Citizens Brigade improv troupe. Her UCB partners in comedy, Matt Besser, Ian Roberts, and Matt Walsh, are also among the best improvisational comedians of all time.
Todd Barry has been known to go on stand-up tours based solely on crowd work, so each set is completely improvised and unique. Other hilarious comics featured on this best improv comedians list include Stephen Colbert, Kristen Wiig, and Jane Lynch.Which improvisational comedian do you think is the funniest? Give the best comics a thumbs up and please add any hilarious improv stars we may have missed.
- Two and a Half Men, The Drew Carey Show
- Whose Line Is It Anyway? (UK), Whose Line Is It Anyway?
My name is Brent Mukai! I am a comedian, actor/voice actor and screenwriter born in Hawaii, now living in Las Vegas.
- Let's Make A Deal, The Wayne Brady Show
- The Office, The 40-Year-Old Virgin
- Step Brothers, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
- Brave, The Last Samurai
- Parks and Recreation, Inside Out
- Saturday Night Live, Mean Girls
- Block Party, Half Baked
- Bridesmaids, Despicable Me 2
- Just Go With It, Role Models
Mike "Nug" NahrgangThe Greatest Game Ever Played, The Love Guru
- Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Saturday Night Live
- Saturday Night Live, Ted 2
- Key & Peele, Little Fockers
- The Daily Show, he Colbert Report
- The League, The Dictator
- 30 Rock, Cop Out
- This Is Spinal Tap, Best in Show
- Glee, Wreck-It Ralph
Nick KrollThe League, I Love You
- Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon