Famous Stand-up Comedians - List of Famous Stand-up Comedians - page 5

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
Vice Ganda

Vice Ganda

Vice Ganda, is a Filipino multifaceted personality, excelling as a standup comedian, actor, TV presenter, recording artist and writer

FilipinosMarch 31, 1976387 views

Brian Quinn

Brian Quinn (Q) is an American comedian

AmericanMarch 14, 1976659 views

Zakir Khan

Check out all that you wanted to know about Zakir Khan, the famous Indian stand-up comedian and YouTuber; his birthday, his family and personal life, fun trivia facts and more.

IndianAugust 20, 1987106 views

Tanmay Bhat

Tanmay Bhat is a self-made Indian standup comedian and scriptwriter who later on went on to become a popular YouTuber and actor

IndianJune 23, 1987158 views

Gursimran Khamba

Gursimran Khamba is an Indian blogger, stand-up comedian and writer

IndianApril 24, 1987141 views

Biswa Kalyan Rath

Biswa Kalyan Rath is an Indian stand-up comedian & YouTuber

IndianDecember 27, 1990125 views

Varun Grover

Varun Grover is an Indian stand-up comedian and writer

IndianJanuary 26, 1980118 views

Kanan Gill

Kanan Gill is an Indian stand-up comedian and YouTuber who rose to fame with the YouTube series, ‘Pretentious Movie Reviews’

IndianDecember 24, 1989198 views

Aditi Mittal

Aditi Mittal is an Indian stand-up comedian and YouTuber, hailed as one of the first women to do stand-up comedy in India

IndianNovember 12, 1987144 views

Richard Belzer

Richard Belzer is an American stand-up comedian, actor and author

AmericanAugust 4, 1944197 views