Famous Stand-up Comedians - List of Famous Stand-up Comedians - page 3

Stand-up comedians are the professional performers who tell jokes and perform comical acts in front of a live audience, usually speaking directly to them. These comedians usually recite humorous stories, jokes and one-liners to the audience, pausing in between for a few seconds to allow for audience reaction. Stand-up comedy is very popular in comedy clubs, bars, colleges and theaters, and the comedians may use props, music, and magic tricks to make their routines more interesting. Being a stand-up comedian is a high pressure job as the comedians are expected to keep the audience laughing steadily throughout the performance. Eric and Ernie, a British comic double act who worked in variety, radio, film and television were considered "the most illustrious, and the best-loved, double-act that Britain has ever produced". Peter Sellers and Tommy Cooper followed in their footsteps to establish themselves as hilarious stand-ups who were much loved by the audiences. Their American counterparts like Jackie "Moms" Mabley and Jack Benny touched the heights of popularity with their excellent comic timing and delivery of jokes. Chris Rock, Joe Rogan, and David Cross are popular stand-up comedians of the contemporary time. This section provides you information about the life and works of various Stand-up comedians from all over the world.

The Most Famous Stand-up Comedians

Deshae FrostJanuary 9, 2001AmericanDeshae Frost is an American stand-up comedian and actor
Jack DeeSeptember 24, 1961BritishJack Dee is an English stand-up comedian, actor and writer
Rowan AtkinsonJanuary 6, 1955BritishRowan Atkinson is an English actor and screenwriter, famous for his work in ‘Mr
Dylan MoranNovember 3, 1971IrishDylan Moran is a stand-up comedian and actor best known for his observational comedy
Brian QuinnMarch 14, 1976AmericanBrian Quinn (Q) is an American comedian
Bill HaderJune 7, 1978AmericanBill Hader is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, producer, and writer
Vice GandaMarch 31, 1976FilipinosVice Ganda, is a Filipino multifaceted personality, excelling as a standup comedian, actor, TV presenter, recording artist and writer
Aisling BeaMarch 16, 1984IrishAisling Bea is an Irish actress, writer, and stand-up comedian
Jerry SeinfeldApril 29, 1954AmericanJerry Seinfeld is an American stand-up comedian, producer and author
Michael BlacksonNovember 28, 1972Ghanaian, AmericanMichael Blackson is an Ghanian-American actor and stand-up comedian
Tim Allen

Tim Allen

Tim Allen is a famous American actor, comedian and voice over artist

AmericanJune 13, 1953252 views

Joey Diaz

Joey Diaz is an American actor, comedian, and podcast host

CubanFebruary 19, 1963235 views

Matt Rife

Matt Rife is an American actor and standup comedian

AmericanSeptember 10, 1995178 views

Amy Schumer

Amy Beth Schumer is an award-winning American stand-up comedian and actress

AmericanJune 1, 1981126 views

Michael Blackson

Michael Blackson is an Ghanian-American actor and stand-up comedian

GhanaianNovember 28, 1972294 views

Pete Davidson

Pete Davidson is an American comedian and actor

Chico Bean

Chico Bean is an American stand-up comedian

AmericanFebruary 20, 1987249 views

Jack Dee

Jack Dee is an English stand-up comedian, actor and writer

BritishSeptember 24, 19611,328 views

Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby is an American actor, musician, author, and stand-up comedian

AmericanJuly 12, 1937140 views

Aisling Bea

Aisling Bea is an Irish actress, writer, and stand-up comedian

IrishMarch 16, 1984384 views