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List of notable or famous comedians from New Zealand, with bios and photos, including the top comedians born in New Zealand and even some popular comedians who immigrated to New Zealand. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Kiwi comedians then this list is the perfect resource for you. These comedians are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known comedian from New Zealand is included when available.

List is made up of many different New Zealanders of comedy, including Pamela Stephenson and Jemaine Clement.

This historic comedians from New Zealand list can help answer the questions "Who are some Kiwi comedians of note?" and "Who are the most famous comedians from New Zealand?" These prominent comedians of New Zealand may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Kiwi comedians.

Use this list of renowned Kiwi comedians to discover some new comedians that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. 
Dai Henwood is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Comedians from New Zealand
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Dai Henwood

Dai Henwood is a New Zealand comedian. He is best known for his hosting of several television shows found on C4 but also performs stand up comedy. ...more

Age: 39

Birthplace: Wellington, New Zealand

Profession: Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor

Credits: 7 Days

David McPhail is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Comedians from New Zealand
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David Alexander McPhail ONZM QSM is a New Zealand comedic actor and writer whose television career spans four decades. McPhail first won fame on sketch comedy show A Week of It, partly thanks to his impressions of New Zealand Prime Minister Rob Muldoon. He went on to appear in multiple series of ...more

Age: 72

Profession: Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor

Credits: Seven Periods with Mr Gormsby, The Amazing Extraordinary Friends

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Jemaine Clement is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Comedians from New Zealand
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Jemaine Atea Mahana Clement is a New Zealand comedian, actor and multi-instrumentalist, known as one half of the musical comedy duo Flight of the Conchords along with Bret McKenzie and the voice of Nigel the Cockatoo in the Rio film series. ...more

Age: 43

Birthplace: Masterton, New Zealand

Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Musician, Screenwriter, Lyricist, + more

Credits: What We Do in the Shadows, Rio, Rio 2, Men in Black 3

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Mark Hadlow is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Comedians from New Zealand
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Mark Hadlow is a New Zealand actor and comedian. Hadlow is perhaps best known internationally for playing the roles of Harry in King Kong and Dori, a Dwarf, in The Hobbit series. ...more

Age: 58

Birthplace: New Zealand

Profession: Television director, Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor, + more

Credits: King Kong, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Meet the Feebles, Last of the Living, The Scarecrow, + more

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