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Bard Ylvisaker

Bard Ylvisaker About Performing alongside his brother Vegard Ylvisaker, he makes up one half of the comedy duo Ylvis. With his brother, he hosts a talk show called Tonight with Ylvis. Life Before Becoming Famous His professional career began in 2000 when he performed in the critically acclaimed Ylvis – A Cabaret. Alongside his brother, […]

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D'Lai

D'Lai About Standup comedian first known as a writer and performer on the television series Who’s Got Jokes. He has also appeared on BET’s Comicview and posted skits and sketches on his YouTube channel DLAITV. Life Before Becoming Famous One of his earliest successes was in 2004 when he won the Las Vegas Star Search. […]

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Dennis Miller

Dennis Miller About Famed comedian and host who became known for his dry wit and sarcasm. He has hosted his own shows and starred in several movies. Life Before Becoming Famous In 1976, he graduated from Point Park University with a journalism degree. Other Informations His big break came when he joined the cast of […]

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Ardal O'hanlon

Ardal O'hanlon About Irish comedian who us known for playing Father Dougal McGuire in the TV sitcom, Father Ted. His novel, The Talk of the Town, was published in 1998. Life Before Becoming Famous In 1987, he graduated with a degree in Communications Studies from Dublin City University. Other Informations He wrote and hosted the […]

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Kim Sook

Kim Sook About Comedian, television actress, and writer who is best known for her work on the first and second seasons of Sister’s Slam Dunk. In 2016, she was recognized with a KBS Entertainment Award for excellence in a talk show. Life Before Becoming Famous She attended Youngsan University and made her television debut on Gag Concert in 2002. Other […]

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Oliver Otieno

Oliver Otieno About Professional standup comedian who is known for hosting several television programs as well as being a writer and director of films other comedic shorts. He shares his humorous content on his Instagram account with his over 320,000 Instagram followers.  Life Before Becoming Famous He first began sharing comedic content to his Instagram in […]

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Kim Young-chul

Kim Young-chul About Comedian and performer who rose to fame after delivering the viral catch phrase “Cheer up, super power” on the variety show Infinite Challenge. In 2018, he appeared on the South Korean reality TV program Grandma’s Restaurant in Samcheong-dong. Life Before Becoming Famous In 2000, he was the recipient of the Comedian Award for Male Comedy […]

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Dick Gregory

Dick Gregory About Nightclub comedian, political activist, and nutritional consultant known just as much for his comedy as he was for his political message on civil rights.  Life Before Becoming Famous He pursued comedy at the urging of his commanding officer in the Army, where he won several Army talent shows. He later performed as […]

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Stephnie Weir

Stephnie Weir About Known best for her six-year-long association (in the early 2000s) with the Madtv sketch comedy series, she also appeared in such television shows as Big Day, Weeds, and Modern Family.  Life Before Becoming Famous After graduating from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, she began performing with Second City, a renowned Chicago sketch comedy troupe. Other […]

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Ole Olsen

Ole Olsen About Made up half of the comedy duo called Olsen and Johnson which featured them improvising lyrics to ragtime tunes and exchanging insults. They were also skilled vaudevillians. Life Before Becoming Famous He was a graduate of Northwest University and earned a degree in music. Other Informations He performed on Broadway starting in […]

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Zakir Khan

Zakir Khan About Indian stand-up comedian who was declared the winner of Comedy Central’s India’s Best Stand Up Comedian competition in 2012. In addition to his stand-up comedy, he is known for his work on the comedy news show Air with AIB. Life Before Becoming Famous He grew up in the city of Indore. Other […]

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John Oliver

John Oliver About British comedian and actor best known for his appearances as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He had a recurring role on the NBC sitcom Community, and in 2014 he began hosting the show Last Week Tonight on HBO. Life Before Becoming Famous After graduating from university, he debuted his comedy at the […]

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Rebecca Front

Rebecca Front About BAFTA Award-winning comedienne who appeared in the popular 1990s satirical sitcoms On the Hour and The Day Today as well as the the sketch show Big Train. She was listed in The Observer as one of the 50 funniest acts in British comedy in 2003. Life Before Becoming Famous She came to […]

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Ellen Cleghorne

Ellen Cleghorne About American comedienne who was a cast member on the popular sketch comedy television show Saturday Night Live from 1991 to 1995. Life Before Becoming Famous She started out performing in comedy clubs around New York City. Other Informations She had a series of comedy skits played on Sirius XM Radio’s Raw Dog […]

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Gallagher

Gallagher About American comedian who became famous in the 1980s for his unique brand of prop comedy. He is best know for smashing watermelons as part of his act. Life Before Becoming Famous He got a chemical engineering degree from the University of South Florida in 1970. After he moved to Los Angeles, he began […]