Famous Stand-up Comedians - List of Famous Stand-up Comedians - page 6

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
Aisling BeaMarch 16, 1984IrishAisling Bea is an Irish actress, writer, and stand-up comedian
Vice GandaMarch 31, 1976FilipinosVice Ganda, is a Filipino multifaceted personality, excelling as a standup comedian, actor, TV presenter, recording artist and writer
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
Bill Hader

Bill Hader

Bill Hader is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, producer, and writer

AmericanJune 7, 1978537 views

Martin Lawrence

Martin Lawrence is an American actor, producer, stand-up comedian, and a writer

AmericanApril 16, 1965226 views

Chris Rock

Chris Rock is an American standup comedian, actor, director, producer, singer, and writer

Chris Tucker

Christopher Tucker, popularly known as Chris Tucker, is an American actor, stand-up comedian and humanist

AmericanAugust 31, 1971151 views

Katt Williams

Katt Williams is a noted American stand-up comedian and actor who is best known for his role as Money Mike in ‘Friday After Next’

Kevin Hart

Kevin Darnell Hart is an American comedian and actor

AmericanJuly 6, 1979185 views

Charlotte Rae

Charlotte Rae was an American actress, comedian and singer

AmericanApril 22, 1926155 views

Josh Peck

All about the American actor & stand-up comedian Josh Peck (Joshua Michael Peck); his age, birthday, girlfriends, family life, and some fun facts.

AmericanNovember 10, 1986130 views

Steve Martin

Steve Martin is a multiple award winning American comedian, actor and writer

AmericanAugust 14, 1945265 views

Sarah Silverman

Sarah Silverman is a stand-up comedienne known for her performances in television shows and films