Famous Stand-up Comedians - List of Famous Stand-up Comedians - page 4

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

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
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
Bob Saget

Bob Saget

Once famous as the loving father on the American television series ‘Full House’, Bob Saget is a stand-up comedian, television host and an actor.

AmericanMay 17, 1956224 views

Vir Das

Vir Das is an Indian actor, YouTube personality, as well as a comedian

IndianMay 31, 1979137 views

Larry the Cable Guy

Larry the Cable Guy is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and radio personality

AmericanFebruary 17, 1963106 views

Alan Davies

A stand-up comedian, writer-actor, Alan Davies is best known for his stand-up gig, ‘Urban Trauma’

BritishMarch 6, 1966101 views

Cecily Strong

Cecily Legler Strong is a well-known American actor and stand-up comedian

Marsha Warfield

Marsha Warfield is an American actress best known for appearing in sitcom ‘Night Court.’

AmericanMarch 5, 1954156 views

Nick Kroll

Nick Kroll is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer and producer

AmericanJune 5, 1978164 views

Marc Maron

Marc Maron is a popular American stand-up comedian

AmericanSeptember 27, 1963155 views

Chris Hardwick

Christopher Ryan Hardwick is an American stand-up comedian, television host, film and TV actor, voice actor, musician, podcaster, writer and producer.

AmericanNovember 23, 1971125 views

Kevin Pollak

Kevin Pollack is an American actor, comedian, and impressionist

AmericanOctober 30, 1957170 views