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  • Réal Béland
    De Wikipedia : Réal Jr Béland (Montréal, 8 mars 1971 - ) est un humoriste québécois. Il est le fils de Réal Béland (père) humoriste, et de Suzanne Bélisle, comédien et le demi-frère de la défunte cha...
  • Marcel Béliveau (1939 - 2009)
    From Wikipedia (French) : Marcel Béliveau (né le 19 novembre 1939 à La Tuque, au Québec, Canada et mort le 28 mai 2009 à Montréal) est un animateur, réalisateur et comédien québécois. Il est décédé à...
  • Carl Reiner
    Carl Reiner (born March 20, 1922)[1] is an American stand-up comedian, actor, director, producer, writer and voice artist. He has won nine Emmy Awards and one Grammy Award during his career. Contents [...
  • "Professor" Irwin Corey (1914 - 2017)
    Corey was born on July 29, 1914 in Brooklyn, New York. Poverty-stricken after his father deserted the family, his mother was forced to place him and his five siblings in the Hebrew Orphan Asylum of New...
  • Darrell Hammond (1955 - d.)
    Darrell Hammond is an American actor, stand-up comedian, and impressionist. He was a regular member of "The Not Ready For Prime Time Players Company" on Saturday Night Live from 1995 to 2009. Upon hi...

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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