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  • Colin Hanks
    Actor Colin Hanks rose to fame playing Alex Whitman on the sci-fi series Roswell. He has since appeared on The O.C., Orange County, the 2005 remake of King Kong, roles in several movies that debuted in...
  • Jack Black
    Thomas Jacob "Jack" Black (born August 28, 1969)[1] is an American actor, producer, comedian, voice artist, writer, and musician. His acting career has been extensive, starring primarily in comedy fi...
  • Ed Helms
    Edward Parker "Ed" Helms (born January 24, 1974) is an American comedic actor known for his work as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart , as Andy Bernard on the US version of the sitcom/...
  • Catherine Keener
    Catherine Keener is an American actor. She has been twice nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, for her roles as Maxine Lund in Being John Malkovich (1999) and Harper Lee in Capo...
  • Taran Killam
    Taran Hourie Killam is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, singer, and writer. He is best known for his television work on shows such as The Amanda Show , Wild 'n Out , Mad TV , and Saturday Nigh...

Comedians (sometimes comediennes) or comics are people who seeks to entertain an audience, primarily by making them laugh. This might be through jokes or amusing situations, or acting a fool, as in slapstick, or employing prop comedy. Comedians who address an audience directly are called a stand-up comics.

List of notable comedians

  • Woody Allen, American screenwriter, director, actor, comedian, jazz musician, author, and playwright
  • Lucille Ball, best known for the I Love Lucy television show
  • Matt Besser, American actor and comedian; best-known as one of the founding members of the Upright Citizens Brigade
  • Mel Brooks, American film director, screenwriter, composer, lyricist, comedian, actor and producer
  • Charlie Chaplin, English comic actor, film director and composer
  • Billy Crystal, American actor, writer, producer, comedian and film director
  • Toon Hermans, Dutch Comedian
  • Andy Kaufman, American actor and comedian; best-known for his role as Latka Gravas on Taxi
  • Don Knotts, American comedic actor; best-known for his role as Barney Fife on The Andy Griffith Show
  • Steve Martin, American actor, comedian, writer, playwright, producer, musician and composer
  • Harpo Marx, American comedian and film star; second-born Marx Brothers
  • Groucho Marx, American comedian and film star; third-born Marx Brothers
  • Gummo Marx, American actor and theatrical agent; forth-born Marx Brothers
  • Jackie Mason, American stand-up comedian
  • Bette Midler, American singer, actress, and comedian
  • Jerry Seinfeld, American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and television and film producer; best-known for his role on Seinfeld

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