Alebachew Teka ( 1962 - 2005) was one of Ethiopia's best known contemporary and renowned comedians. He also hosted a talk show, “ The Alebeh Show”, carried by stated owned Ethiopian Television (ETV). The weekly program, which was modeled similar to the American " The Tonight Show", was a hit and brought him widespread fame across the country. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alebachew Teka"
Alf Poier (born February 22, 1967) is an Austrian artist and stand-up comedian. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alf Poier"
Andrés López Forero (born June 25, 1971, in Bogotá, Colombia) is the pioneer of stand-up comedy in Colombia. ...more on Wikipedia about "Andrés López"
Arkadiy Isaakovich Raikin ( Russian: Аркадий Исаакович Райкин) ( – November 20, 1987, Moscow) was a Soviet stand up comedian of Jewish descent who led the school of Soviet and Russian humorists for about half a century. ...more on Wikipedia about "Arkady Raikin"
"Armstrong and Miller" are collectively the comedians and actors Alexander Armstrong and Ben Miller, and also the name of their 1997 sketch show. ...more on Wikipedia about "Armstrong and Miller"
Barbro 'Babben' Larsson (b. October 29, 1956) is a Swedish actress and comedian. ...more on Wikipedia about "Babben Larsson"
Bernie Mac (born Bernard Jeffrey McCollough, October 5, 1957) is an American actor and comedian ...more on Wikipedia about "Bernie Mac" It must be www.shortopedia.com. Comedians
Bobby Thompson (1910-1986) was a legendary comedian from Tyne & Wear in the north east of England. Although actually born in Penshaw, near Sunderland, he later moved to Whitley Bay on Tyneside and became an adopted son of Newcastle upon Tyne. ...more on Wikipedia about "Bobby Thompson"
Brother Theodore (born 11 November 1906 in Düsseldorf, Germany; died 5 April 2001 in New York City) was a monologuist and comedian known for rambling, stream of consciousness dialogues which he called "stand up tragedy". He was born Theodore Gottleib into a wealthy family in Germany, where his father was a magazine publisher. Theodore attended the University of Cologne. Under Nazi rule, he was imprisoned at Dachau until he signed over his family's fortune for one Reichsmark. After being deported for chess hustling from Switzerland he went to Austria where Albert Einstein, a family friend, helped him escape to the United States. He worked as a janitor at Stanford University, a dockworker in San Francisco and played a bit part in Orson Welles' The Stranger before moving to New York City. ...more on Wikipedia about "Brother Theodore"
Carlo D'Alpaos and Giorgio Pustetto, well known in Venice as "Carlo e Giorgio", are Venetian comedians born in Murano. ...more on Wikipedia about "Carlo e Giorgio"
Carlos J. Alazraqui (Born on July 20, 1962 in Sacramento, California) is an American actor, comedian, impressionist and voice actor. ...more on Wikipedia about "Carlos Alazraqui"
Carlos Mencia (born October 22, 1967) is a comedian, writer, and actor, born seventeenth of eighteen children as Ned Arnel Mencia in San Pedro Sula, Honduras to Magdelena Mencia and Roberto Holness. He was raised by his aunt Consuela and uncle Pablo Mencia in East Los Angeles, California, going by the name Ned Holness in honor of his father. By his own admission, staying out of trouble was difficult growing up, but with the help of his family he excelled in school and stayed out of gangs. He would go on to CSU at LA majoring in electrical engineering, but would leave one credit shy of graduation to pursue a career in comedy after a successful performance at open mic night at The Laugh Factory. ...more on Wikipedia about "Carlos Mencia"
Chichay ( 1922–199?), real name Amfaro Custodio, is a Filipino comedian and a contract star of Sampaguita Pictures where she made almost 2 decades. ...more on Wikipedia about "Chichay"
"Crack Heist" is a electronic/ techno/ hip-hop/ humor duo made up of Chance Baker, aka MC Onigiri, and Patrick Mclaughlin aka MC Chicken. They have collaborated with an array of musical artists including DJ "Alex" Crackers, Montana (DJ Empirical), Mc Deviltoast (Fudgie of Fudgie and Fufu), Todd and Tiny Animals (now in 1000 Arms). They both attended the University of Cincinnati. They performed from February 2002 to July of 2005 at various basements, bars and clubs around the Clifton Heights area. Clifton Heights or University Heights is an area around the University of Cincinnati that is home to many bars, clubs, and other hangouts for college students. A reunion show is in the works for February 2006. ...more on Wikipedia about "Crack Heist" You've Got Questions. We've Got shortopedia.
Craig Ward Anton (born August 28, 1962 in Omaha, Nebraska) is an American actor and comedian who's most famous for his role as Lloyd Diffy in the Disney Channel series Phil of the Future. His last name is pronounced AN-TAWN. ...more on Wikipedia about "Craig Anton"
David Steinberg (born August 9, 1942) is a Canadian comedian, actor, director, and writer who has appeared on Johnny Carson's Tonight Show 140 times, and directed episodes of Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Mad About You and Friends. ...more on Wikipedia about "David Steinberg"
Dennis Swanberg (AKA "The Swan" or "Swanny") is a pastor-turned-comedian who travels around America performing stand-up comedy with a Christian message. Known by many as “America’s Minister of Encouragement”, Dennis Swanberg's act consists of impersonations and humorous stories, followed by an encouraging message at the end of each performance. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dennis Swanberg"
Des Bishop is a New York City born comedian based in Ireland. ...more on Wikipedia about "Des Bishop"
Richard Schulefand ( December 1, 1923- April 17, 1987), an American actor and comedian known professionally as Dick Shawn, was born in Buffalo, New York. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dick Shawn"
Dieter "Didi" Hallervorden (born September 5, 1935, Dessau, Germany) is a German comedian and comic actor. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dieter Hallervorden"
Dudley Riggs (born 1932) is a noted improvisational comedian who created the Instant Theater Company, which later moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota to become the Brave New Workshop (BNW) comedy troupe. Riggs was born in Little Rock, Arkansas and joined the circus when he was five years old. His family performed in a variety of acts with the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus where he learned comedy in the vaudeville style. Later, he formed a group that toured the country during winters when the circus was not operating. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dudley Riggs"
Emil Steinberger (born January 6 1933) is a Swiss comedian, writer, director and actor. ...more on Wikipedia about "Emil Steinberger"
Half of the comic team Tim and Eric, Eric Wareheim's comedy has been said to be Andy Kaufman meets The Kids in the Hall. Eric's brand of comedy is very different than what most people are used to, uneasy laughing, tacky cosby sweaters, a capella singing are all common place. Eric with Tim Heidecker have now made their jump to the small screen with the show Tom Goes to the Mayor, which airs on the Adult Swim programming block on the Cartoon Network. Eric plays The Mayor, a quite overbearing but lovable character that gets Tom in some sticky situations. ...more on Wikipedia about "Eric Wareheim"
Erik Stolhanske, born August 23, 1968 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity and one of the members of the Broken Lizard comedy group. ...more on Wikipedia about "Erik Stolhanske"
Eugene Mirman is a comedian, writer, and film maker based in New York City who emigrated from Russia. Mirman attended Lexington High School in Lexington, MA, and later Hampshire College in Western Massachusetts. ...more on Wikipedia about "Eugene Mirman"
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