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  • Dax Shepard
    Dax Shepard is an American actor, comedian, writer, and director. He is best known for his work in the feature films Employee of the Month (2006), Without a Paddle (2004), Idiocracy (2006), Let's Go to...
  • James Downey
    James Downey is an American comedy writer and occasional actor. Downey is best known as a long-time writer for Saturday Night Live .
  • Johnny Standley (1912 - 1992)
    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Johnny Standley (December 6, 1912 - May 27, 1992) was an American musician, actor, and comedian from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, who later lived in Okla...
  • Jimmy Fallon
    James Thomas "Jimmy" Fallon (born September 19, 1974) is an American television host, comedian, actor, singer, musician and producer. He currently hosts The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon , a late-...
  • Chayela Rosenthal (1924 - 1979)
    CHAYELA ROSENTHAL-“wunderkind of the Vilna ghetto theatre” SINGER / ACTRESS/ COMEDIENNE ( in Yiddish, Hebrew, English, Polish, French languages ) Chayela Rosenthal was born in Vilna, Po...

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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