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Comedian - Historical Events
Date Event
1964-12-22

Comedian Lenny Bruce is convicted of obscenity.

1980-06-09

Comedian Richard Pryor suffers burns from free basing cocaine

1992-01-18

Comedian Pat McCormick injured in a car accident

1994-05-06

Comedian Bobcat Goldthwait sets fire to the couch on Tonight Show

1996-05-07

Comedian Martin Lawrence suffers a nervous breakdown

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Comedian - Notable Birthdays

Groucho MarxOct 2, 1890

Moe HowardJun 19, 1897

Lou CostelloMar 6, 1906

Spike MilliganApr 16, 1918

Rodney DangerfieldNov 22, 1921

Steve AllenDec 26, 1921

Carl ReinerMar 20, 1922

Jerry LewisMar 16, 1926

Jerry StillerJun 8, 1927

Bill CosbyJul 12, 1937

John CleeseOct 27, 1939

Tom DreesenSep 11, 1942

Michael PalinMay 5, 1943

David LettermanApr 12, 1947

Richard LewisJun 29, 1947

Larry DavidJul 2, 1947

Martin ShortMar 26, 1950

Bill MurraySep 21, 1950

John CandyOct 31, 1950

Robin WilliamsJul 21, 1951

Tim AllenJun 13, 1953

Sam KinisonDec 8, 1953

seinfeldApr 29, 1954

Rowan AtkinsonJan 6, 1955

Whoopi GoldbergNov 13, 1955

Bill MaherJan 20, 1956

Drew CareyMay 23, 1958

Ricky GervaisJun 25, 1961

Craig FergusonMay 17, 1962

Robert Downey JrApr 4, 1965

Martin LawrenceApr 16, 1965

Adam SandlerSep 9, 1966

Sacha Baron CohenOct 13, 1971

Wayne BradyJun 2, 1972

Russell BrandJun 4, 1975

Comedian - Birthdays
Date Event
1858-10-07

R.G. Knowles, R.G. Knowles the Comedian Making Progress Up Pyramid

1863-09-21

John Bunny, American film comedian (d. 1915)

1864-02-07

Arthur Collins, singer/comedian (Peerless Quartet)

1867-01-01

Lew Fields, comedian (of Weber & Fields)

1867-08-11

Joseph M Weber, comedian/singer (Weber & Lewis Fields)

1870-08-04

Harry Lauder, Scotland, comedian/singer (Roamin' in the Gloamin)

1876-02-24

Victor Moore, Hammonton NJ, comedian (Ziegfeld Follies, 7 Year Itch)

1880-05-16

Julian Tannen, NY, comedian (Great Moment)

1886-11-09

Ed Wynn, [Isaiah Edwin Leopold], Phila Pa, comedian (Ed Wynn Show)

1887-03-22

Chico Marx, [Leonard Martin], NYC, comedian (Marx Brothers)

1887-11-28

Bobby Watson, [Knucher], Springfield IL, comedian

1888-11-23

Harpo Marx, [Adolph] NYC, actor/comedian (Marx brothers)

1888-12-06

Will Hay, English comedian and actor (d. 1949)

1889-04-16

Charles 'Charlie' Chaplin, London UK, actor/comedian (City Lights, Gold Rush)

1889-07-16

Larry Semon, American comedian (d. 1928)

1889-10-28

Juliette Béliveau, Quebec comedian (d. 1975)

1890-01-10

Douglas MacLean, Phila, silent film comedian/producer (Going Up)

1890-06-16

Stan Laurel, [Arthur S Jefferson], England, comedian (Laurel & Hardy)

1890-10-02

Groucho Marx, [Julius], NYC, comedian (Marx Bros, You Bet Your Life)

1891-02-22

"Chico" Marx, NYC, actor/comedian (Marx Brothers, Animal Crackers)

1891-03-05

Harold Ogden "Chic" Johnson, Chicago Ill, comedian (Olsen & Johnson)

1891-10-22

Parker Fennelly, American comedian and actor (d.1988)

1892-01-31

Eddie Cantor, NYC, comedian (Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater)

1892-07-28

Joe E Brown, Holgate Ohio, comedian (Buck Circus Hour)

1892-10-23

Gummo [Milton] Marx, American actor and comedian (Marx Brothers) (d. 1977)

1892-11-06

John Sigvard "Ole" Olsen, Wabash Ind, comedian (Olsen & Johnson)

1893-02-10

Jimmy Durante, NYC, long-nosed comedian (and goodnight Mrs Calabash)

1893-10-20

Charley Chase, American comedian, actor and director (d. 1940)

1894-05-29

Beatrice Lillie, Toronto, comedian/actress (Around World in 80 Days)

1894-05-31

Fred Allen, Cambridge Massachusetts, comedian (Fred Allen Radio Show)

1895-03-17

Shemp Howard, Bkln, comedian (3 Stooges, Bank Dick) [or 1891]

1895-05-14

Lew Lehr, Phila, comedian (Stop Me if I heard this One)

1895-10-02

Bud Abbott, Asbury Pk NJ, comedian (Abbott & Costello)

1895-10-10

Fridolf Rhudin Swedish actor and comedian (d. 1935)

1896-01-20

George Burns, [Nathan Birnbaum], NYC, actor/comedian (Oh God)

1896-08-24

Phil Baker, Phila, comedian (Who's Whose)

1896-10-01

Ted Healy, American actor and comedian (d. 1937)

1896-11-06

Jim Jordan, Peoria IL, radio comedian (Fibber McGee)

1897-06-19

Moe Howard, [Moses Horowitz], Brooklyn New York, American actor and comedian (The 3 Stooges)

1897-11-02

Dennis King, Coventry England, comedian (Devil's Brother)

1898-04-11

Lou Holtz, comedian/actor (Follow the Leader)

1899-01-25

Ace Goodman, KC Mo, comedian (Easy Aces)

1899-02-02

Benny Rubin, Boston Mass, actor/comedian (Benny Rubin Show)

1899-08-19

Charlie Hall, English comedian actor (d. 1959)

1901-02-25

[Herbert] Zeppo Marx, NYC, comedian/actor (Marx Brothers)

1901-09-12

Ben Blue, Montreal, Quebec, Canadian actor and comedian (Accidental Family, Frank Sinatra Show)

1902-07-26

Gracie Allen, SF California, Mrs George Burns/comedian (Burns & Allen)

1902-09-03

Mantan Moreland, Monroe LA, comedian (Charlie Chan, Spirit of Youth)

1902-10-05

Larry Fine, [Laurence Feinberg], PA, comedian (3 Stooges)

1903-03-04

Harold Berens, comedian

1903-05-08

Joseph Desire Fernandel, Marseilles France, comedian (Grand Chef)

1903-07-14

Ken Murray, NYC, comedian (Ken Murray Show, Judy Garland Show)

1903-10-17

Jerry Colona, Boston Mass, comedian (Jerry Colona Show)

1904-04-18

Pigmeat Markham, American comedian (d. 1981)

1905-03-15

Joe E Ross, comedian (Gunther Toody-Car 54, Ritzik-Phil Silvers Show)

1905-05-31

Florence Desmond, English actress and comedian (d. 1993)

1905-12-28

Cliff Arquette, Toledo Oh, comedian (Charlie Weaver)

1906-01-12

Henny Youngman, England, comedian (Take my wife please...)

1906-01-19

Ish Kabbible, [Merwyn Bogue], Penns, comedian (Kay Kyser's Kollege)

1906-03-06

Lou Costello, Paterson NJ, comedian/actor (Abbott & Costello)

1906-03-16

Henny Youngman, London England, comedian (Take my wife please)

1906-04-16

Pigmeat Markham, Durham NC, comedian (Here Comes da Judge-Laugh In)

1907-05-28

Henry Ritz, comedian/dancer (Ritz Brothers)

1907-08-12

Joe Besser, American actor and comedian (d. 1988)

1908-02-02

Cal Tinney, Oklahoma, comedian (Stop Me If You Heard This One)

1908-07-12

Milton Berle, Harlem NYC, comedian (Uncle Miltie, Mr Television)

1908-11-29

N. S. Krishnan, Tamil film comedian (d. 1957)

1908-12-14

Morey Amsterdam, American comedian and actor (d. 1996)

1909-01-03

Victor Borge, [Borge Rosenbaum], Copenhagen Denmark, pianist/comedian

1909-07-12

Joey Faye, NYC, comedian (Joey Faye's Follies)

1909-07-12

Curly Joe DeRita, American actor and comedian (d. 1993)

1910-02-18

Mariuccia Medici, Comedian

1911-01-06

Joey Adams, Brooklyn New York, American comedian/actor/columnist (ABC's Back That Fact)

1911-03-14

Pete Piute, [Morris Kaufman], NYC, comedian (Village Barn)

1911-04-24

Jack E Leonard, Chicago Ill, comedian (Disorderly Orderly)

1911-05-11

Doodles Weaver, Los Angeles California, comedian (Spike Jones & City Slickers)

1912-01-29

"Professor" Irwin Corey, Brooklyn NY, comedian (Car Wash, Doc)

1912-05-11

Foster Brooks, Louisville Ky, comedian/actor (Miles-Mork & Mindy)

1912-05-11

Phil Silvers, Brooklyn New York, American comedian (Sgt Bilko-Phil Silvers Show)

1912-09-17

Irena Kwiatkowska, Polish actress and comedian

1912-12-14

Morey Amsterdam, Chicago Ill, comedian (Buddy-Dick Van Dyke Show)

1913-01-18

Danny Kaye, Brooklyn New York, American UNICEF/comedian/actor (Danny Kaye Show)

1913-03-29

Phil Foster, Brooklyn New York, American comedian (Frank De Fazio-Laverne & Shirley)

1913-05-01

Louis Nye, American comedian and actor (d. 2005)

1913-06-25

Cyril Fletcher, British comedian (d. 2005)

1913-07-18

Red Skelton, [Richard], Vincennes Ind, comedian (Red Skelton Show)

1913-11-10

Arthur Mullard, comedian

1913-12-28

Lou Jacobi, Toronto Ontario, comedian (Dean Martin Show, Melba)

1914-01-06

Danny Thomas, Deerfield Mich, comedian (Danny Thomas Show)

1914-02-19

Jacques Dufilho, French comedian (d. 2005)

1914-04-01

Lor Tok, Thai comedian and actor (d. 2002)

1914-04-26

Charlie Chester, British comedian (Never Say Die)

1914-07-29

"Professor" Irwin Corey, comedian (Car Wash)

1914-11-17

Archie Campbell, Bullsgap Tenn, comedian (Hee Haw)

1915-03-15

Joe E. Ross, American actor and comedian (d. 1982)

1915-03-31

Henry Morgan, NYC, comedian/TV panelist (I've Got a Secret, Arena)

1915-06-17

Stringbean, [David Akeman], Ky, banjoist/comedian (Hee Haw)

1915-06-25

Peter Lind Hayes, SF California, comedian/singer (Peter Lind Hayes Show)

1915-09-15

Ismail Yasin, Egyptian comedian and actor (d. 1972)

1915-09-19

Germán Valdés, Mexican actor, singer and comedian (d. 1973)

1916-02-20

Jackie Gleason, Brooklyn New York, American comedian (Ralph Kramden-Honeymooners)

1916-05-14

Del Moore, American comedian (d. 1970)

1916-06-10

Bill Waddington, British actor/comedian (Percy-Coronation Street)

1916-09-05

Frank Shuster, Canadian comedian (Wayne and Shuster) (d. 2002)

1917-01-08

Stanley Prager, NYC, comedian (College Bowl)

1917-03-06

Frankie Howerd, English comedian (d. 1992)

1917-05-21

Dennis Day, Irish tenor/comedian (Jack Benny Show, Danny Boy)

1917-10-04

Jan Murray, Bronx NY, comedian (Treasure Hunt, Who Killed Teddy Bear)

1918-02-04

Norman Wisdom, London England, comedian (Kraft Music Hall)

1918-04-16

Spike Milligan, India, actor/comedian (Digby, 3 Musketeers)

1918-07-23

Bueno de Mesquita Dutch comedian and actor (d. 2005)

1918-09-15

Nipsey Russell, American comedian (d. 2005)

1919-01-23

Ernie Kovacs, Trenton NJ, comedian (Ernie Kovacs' Show)

1919-02-05

Red Buttons, [Aaron Chwatt], Bronx NYC, comedian/actor (Sayonara)

1919-03-02

Eddie Lawrence, comedian

1919-05-09

Arthur English, comedian/actor (Malachi's Cove)

1919-05-20

George Gobel, Chicago Ill, comedian/TV personality (I Love My Wife)

1919-09-24

Dayton Allen, NYC, comedian (Steve Allen Show)

1920-02-05

Frank Muir, British comedian (d. 1998)

1920-04-19

Frank Fontaine, Cambridge Massachusetts, comedian (Crazy Guggenheim)

1920-10-13

Nipsey Russell, Atlanta Ga, comedian (Car 54, Barefoot in the Park)

1921-01-28

Alfred Marks, actor/comedian (Desert Mice, Scream & Scream Again)

1921-03-19

Tommy Cooper, British comedian and magician (d. 1984)

1921-07-23

Calvert DeForest, Brooklyn NY, comedian (Larry "Bud" Melman)

1921-09-20

Melvin "Slappy" White, comedian

1921-11-22

Rodney Dangerfield, [John Cohen], Babylon NY, comedian (Caddyshack)

1921-12-26

Steve Allen, NYC, comedian/TV host (Tonight Show, Steve Allen Show)

1922-01-26

Michael Bentine, England, author/comedian (Reluctant Jester)

1922-01-30

Dick Martin, Detroit Mich, actor/comedian (Laugh-In, Carbon Copy)

1922-03-20

Carl Reiner, Bronx, comedian (2000 Year Old Man, Dick Van Dyke Show)

1922-03-20

Ray Goulding, Lowell Mass, comedian (Bob & Ray)

1922-03-23

Marty Allen, Pitts, comedian (Allen & Rossi), "Hello Dere"

1922-07-02

Dan Rowan, Beggs Oklahoma, comedian (Rowan & Martin's Laugh-in)

1922-09-08

Sid Caesar, Yonkers NY, comedian (Your Show of Shows)

1922-12-09

Redd Foxx, St Louis Mo, comedian (Sandford & Son, Redd Foxx Show)

1923-01-07

Pinkas Braun, Comedian

1923-01-08

Larry Storch, NYC, comedian (F Troop, Larry Storch Show)

1923-03-26

Bob Elliot, Boston, Massachusetts, American comedian (Bob & Ray, Get a Life)

1923-04-13

Don Adams, American actor and comedian (d. 2005)

1923-06-24

Jack Carter, Brooklyn New York, American comedian/actor (Amazing Dobermans, Octagon)

1923-08-31

Larry White Grayson, British comedian (Generation Game)

1924-01-21

Benny Hill, Southampton England, comedian (Benny Hill Show)

1924-06-08

George Kirby, Chicago, comedian (ABC Comedy Hour, Pearl Bailey Show)

1924-08-31

Buddy [Leonard] Hackett, Bkln, comedian (God's Little Acre, Music Man)

1924-10-05

Bill Dana, Quincy Mass, comedian/actor (Jose Jimenez)

1925-04-08

Shecky Greene, Chicago Ill, comedian/actor (Love Machine, Combat)

1925-09-28

Arnold Stang, Mass, comedian/actor (Broadside, Milton Berle, Top Cat)

1925-10-13

Lenny Bruce, [Leonard Schneider], comedian, arrested on obsenity

1925-10-23

Johnny Carson, Corning Iowa, comedian (Tonight Show, Who Do You Trust)

1925-11-11

Jonathan Winters, Dayton OH, comedian (J Winters Show, Mork & Mindy), (d. 2013)

1925-11-11

June Whitfield, British comedian

1925-11-27

Ernie Wise, England, comedian (Morecambe & Wise)

1926-01-08

Soupy Sales, [Milton Hines], NC, comedian (Soupy Sales Show)

1926-02-03

Shelley Berman, Chicago, comedian (Son of Blob, Love American Style)

1926-03-16

Jerry Lewis, [Joseph Levitch], Newark New Jersey, comedian/fund raiser (MDA),

1926-04-13

Don Adams, NYC, comedian (Maxwell Smart-Get Smart, Check it Out)

1926-05-08

Don Rickles, Queens NY, comedian (Don Rickles Show, CPO Sharkey)

1926-05-14

Eric Morecambe, London, comedian (Morecambe & Wise, Picadilly Palace)

1926-06-11

Brother Dave Gardner, Novelty singer/comedian

1926-06-13

Paul Lynde, Mt Vernon Ohio, comedian (Uncle Arthur-Bewitched)

1926-09-28

Jerry Clower, Amite County Miss, country comedian (Nashville on Road)

1927-01-15

Norm Crosby, Boston MA, comedian (Young at Heart Comedians)

1927-04-26

Jack Douglas, comedian (My Brother Was an Only Child, Jack Paar Show)

1927-05-04

Terry (Owen John) Scott, Watford UK, English actor and comedian (Carry On Films)

1927-05-11

Mort Sahl, Montreal, comedian/political satirist/beatnik (Big Party)

1927-06-08

Jerry Stiller, Brooklyn New York, American comedian (Frank Constanza-Seinfeld)

1927-07-06

Pat Paulsen, Wash, comedian/pres candidate (Smothers Bros Show)

1927-08-30

Bill Daily, Des Moines, Iowa, American actor and comedian (I Dream of Jeannie, The Bob Newhart Show)

1927-09-15

Norm Crosby, Boston Mass, comedian/double talker (Liar's Club)

1927-11-08

Ken Dodd, English comedian

1927-12-26

Alan King, Brooklyn New York, American comedian/actor (Anderson Tapes, Memories of Me)

1928-02-22

Bruce Forsyth, London England, comedian/TV host (Generation Game)

1928-04-04

Jimmy Logan, British comedian (Mad Death)

1928-05-23

Jeannie Carson, English actress and comedian

1928-05-24

Stanley Baxter, British comedian (Joey Boy, Fast Lady)

1928-06-01

Bob Monkhouse, Kent England, comedian (Bonkers)

1928-07-22

Orson Bean, Burlington VT, actor/comedian (To Tell the Truth)

1929-01-20

Arte Johnson, Chicago Ill, comedian (Laugh-in, Don't Call Me Charlie)

1929-03-29

Ronald Clive Williams, actor/comedian

1929-06-23

Dave King, Twickenham England, comedian (Kraft Music Hall)

1929-09-05

Bob Newhart, Oak Park Ill, comedian (Bob Newhart Show, Newhart)

1929-09-20

Anne Meara, Brooklyn New York comedian/actress (Stiller & Meara, Archie's Place)

1929-09-25

Ronnie Barker, British comedian (the Two Ronnies)

1930-03-12

Scoey Mitchill, Newburgh NY, comedian (Barefoot in the Park, Rhoda)

1930-04-10

Norma Candal, Puerto Rican actor/comedian (d. 2006)

1930-04-10

Spede Pasanen, Finnish comedian (d. 2001)

1930-06-30

Doyle Holly, comedian/country performer (Buckaroos)

1930-12-04

Ronnie Corbett, Edinburgh Scotland, comedian (The 2 Ronnies)

1930-12-09

Buck Henry, NYC, screenwriter/comedian (SNL, Get Smart)

1930-12-23

Manny Dworman, Comedian

1931-02-02

Les Dawson, British comedian (d. 1993)

1931-06-09

Jackie Mason, Wisc, comedian (World According to Me, Chicken Soup)

1931-08-13

Bernard Manning, British comedian

1931-12-23

Ronnie Schell, Richmond Cal, comedian (Gomer Pyle, Good Morning World)

1932-01-30

Knock Yokoyama, Japanese comedian and politician

1932-05-19

Claude Blanchard, Quebec comedian and actor (d. 2006)

1932-09-24

Dominique Michel, French Canadian comedian

1932-10-12

Dick Gregory, comedian/political activist/dietician (Bahamian Diet)

1933-01-06

Emil Steinberger, Swiss comedian

1933-04-05

Frank Gorshin, Pittsburgh Pa, comedian/impersonator (Riddler-Batman)

1933-04-26

Carol Burnett, San Antonio Tx, comedian/actress (Annie, 4 Seasons)

1933-06-11

Jud Strunk, Jamestown NY, singer/comedian (Laugh-In)

1933-08-01

Dom DeLuise, Brooklyn New York, American comedian (End, Cannonball Run, Fatso)

1933-08-01

Jesse Corti, Venezuelan-born actor and comedian

1933-11-15

Jack Burns, Boston Mass, comedian (Burns & Schreiber)

1933-12-08

Flip Wilson, [Clerow], Jersey City NJ, comedian (Flip Wilson Show)

1934-01-13

Rip Taylor, Washington, D.C., American actor and comedian (Gong Show, $1.98 Beauty Show)

1934-05-04

Pete Barbutti, Scranton Pa, comedian (Garry Moore Show)

1934-07-08

Marty Feldman, London England, comedian (Young Frankenstein)

1934-07-17

Pat McCormick, comedian (Don Rickles Show)

1935-03-23

Barry Cryer, comedian/writer (Goodies Rule-OK, All You Need is Cash)

1935-04-09

Avery Schreiber, Chicago Ill, comedian (My Mother the Car)

1935-04-29

Len Weinrib, NYC, comedian (Spike Jones Show)

1935-07-20

Ted Rogers, Kennington London, comedian (Aladdin, Cinderella)

1935-09-21

Henry Gibson, Germantown Pa, comedian (Nashville, Laugh-In's poet)

1935-12-06

Jean Lapointe, Quebec comedian, singer and senator

1936-02-04

David Brenner, American comedian

1936-02-20

Larry Hovis, Wapito Wash, comedian (Gomer Pyle, Hogan's Heroes)

1936-03-09

Marty Ingels, Brooklyn New York, American comedian (I'm Dickens He's Fenster)

1936-03-20

Vaughn Meader, American comedian (d. 2004)

1936-05-16

Roy Hudd, English comedian (Blood Beast Terror, Vampire Beast Craves Blood)

1936-06-11

Jud Strunk, American musician and comedian (d. 1981)

1936-07-06

Dave Allen, Irish comedian (d. 2005)

1936-09-22

Art Metrano, Brooklyn New York, American comedian (Amy Prentiss, Joanie Loves Chachi)

1936-12-06

David Ossman, Santa Monica, California, American writer and comedian (The Firesign Theatre)

1937-02-02

Tom Smothers, NYC, comedian (Smother Brother Show, Serial)

1937-05-12

George Carlin, Bronx, comedian (7 dirty words, AM & FM, Carwash)

1937-06-11

Johnny Brown, St Petersburg Fla, comedian (Good Times, Leslie Uggams)

1937-07-12

Bill Cosby, Phila, actor/comedian (I Spy, Cosby, Leonard Part 6)

1937-08-20

Jim "Bullseye" Bowen, British TV game show host and comedian

1937-08-26

Don Bowman, Comedian

1937-11-17

Peter Edward Cook, Torquay England, actor/comedian (Bedazzled)

1938-03-18

Carl Gottlieb, comedian (Ken Berry Wow Show)

1938-05-24

Tommy Chong, Edmonton, Alberta, comedian/actor (Cheech & Chong)

1938-06-28

John Byner, American comedian

1939-03-23

Bert Berdis, Pitts, comedian (Tim Conway Show)

1939-08-18

Harald Heide-Steen Jr., Norwegian actor and comedian (d. 2008)

1939-09-18

Fred Willard, Ohio, comedian (Fernwood 2 Night, Real People)

1939-10-27

John Cleese, Weston-Super-Mare England, comedian (Monty Python)

1939-10-31

Tom O'Connor, British comedian

1939-11-20

Dick Smothers, NYC, comedian (Smother Brothers' Show)

1939-11-29

Peter Bergman, American comedian, (d. 2012)

1940-01-19

Mike Reid, English comedian (d. 2007)

1940-04-18

Skip Stephenson, Omaha Neb, comedian (Real People)

1940-07-17

Tim Brooke-Taylor, English comedian

1940-07-28

Phil Proctor, comedian (Firesign Theater)

1940-12-01

Richard Pryor, Ill, comedian/actor (Lady Sings the Blues, Stir Crazy)

1940-12-07

Stan Boardman, English comedian

1941-01-08

Graham Chapman, England, comedian (Monty Python's Flying Circus)

1941-07-07

Bill Oddie, English comedian and ornithologist

1942-01-01

Don Novello, [Father Guido Sarducci], Ashtabula Oh, comedian (SNL)

1942-02-01

Terry Jones, Colwyn Bay North Wales, comedian (Monty Python)

1942-02-08

Robert Klein, Bronx, comedian/actor (Hooper, Deadly Rivals)

1942-04-06

Phil Austin, comedian (Firesign Theater)

1942-08-09

David Steinberg, Winnipeg Canada, comedian/director (End)

1942-09-11

Tom Dreesen, Harvey, Illinois, comedian (Tim Ried's partner)

1942-10-06

Fred Travalena, NYC, comedian/impressionist (Buy & Cell)

1942-11-20

Bob Einstein, Los Angeles, California, American comedian (Officer Judy, Super Dave Osborne)

1942-11-24

Billy Connolly, Scotland, comedian/actor (Blue Money)

1943-01-09

Freddie Starr, English comedian and singer

1943-03-29

Eric Idle, England, comedian/actor (Monty Python)

1943-05-05

Michael Palin, Sheffield England, comedian (Monty Python, Fish Called Wanda)

1943-07-27

Stu Gilliam, Detroit, actor/comedian (Roll Out, Harris & Company)

1943-08-18

Martin Mull, Chicago Illinois, actor/comedian (Bad Manners, Flick, Serial)

1943-10-08

Chevy Chase, NYC, comedian/actor (SNL, Vacation, Fletch, Caddyshack)

1944-03-05

Paul Sands, LA Ca, comedian/actor (SCTV, Story Theater, St Elsewhere)

1944-06-07

Bill Rafferty, Queens NY, comedian (Laugh-In, Real People)

1944-06-17

Bill Rafferty, comedian (Real People, Laugh-in '77)

1944-08-04

Richard Belzer, KOed by Hulk Hogan/comedian (How to be a Stand Up)

1944-08-30

Freek de Jonge, Dutch comedian (Neerlands Hoop)

1944-10-28

Coluche, [Michel Colucci] France, comedian (My Best Friend's Girl)

1944-11-17

Lorne Michaels, [Lipowitz], Toronto Ontario, comedian (SNL)

1944-12-19

Tim Reid, Norfolk VA, American actor and comedian (Venus Flytrap-WKRP, Frank's Place)

1945-02-04

David Brenner, Phila, comedian/TV talk show host (Nightlife)

1945-07-21

Lydia Shum, Hong Kong comedian and actress (d. 2008)

1945-08-14

Steve Martin, comedian (Parenthood, Jerk, Roxanne)

1945-10-31

Brian Doyle-Murray, American comedian and actor

1945-11-23

Steve Landesberg, Bronx NY, comedian/actor (Barney Miller)

1946-03-14

Jasper Carrott, English comedian (Jane & the Lost City, Detectives)

1946-03-31

Gabe Kaplan, Brooklyn New York, American comedian/actor (Welcome Back Kotter)

1946-04-08

Stuart Pankin, Phila, comedian (Striptease, Congo, Earl-Dinosaurs)

1946-06-21

Trond Kirkvaag, Norwegian comedian and author

1946-07-13

Cheech Marin, [Richard], comedian (Cheech & Chong-Up in Smoke)

1946-08-06

Masaaki Sakai, Japanese comedian

1946-12-17

Eugene Levy, Hamilton Canada, comedian/writer (SCTV)

1947-03-18

Patrick Barlow, English actor, comedian and playwright

1947-04-12

David Letterman, Indianapolis Ind, comedian (Late Night)

1947-06-25

Jimmie Walker, Bronx NY, comedian (JJ-Good Times, At Ease)

1947-06-29

Richard Lewis, NYC, comedian (Marty Gold-Anything But Love)

1947-07-02

Larry David, Brooklyn NY, actor/comedian/writer (Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm)

1947-07-22

Albert Brooks, Los Angeles California, comedian (Broadcast News, Lost in America)

1947-09-16

Russ Abbott, British TV comedian (September Song)

1947-10-18

Paul Chuckle, British comedian

1948-02-14

Jackie Martling, "Jackie the Jokeman", comedian (Howard Stern Show)

1948-02-21

Larry Ragland, Richmond Va, comedian (Keep on Truckin')

1948-04-18

Skip Stephenson, Omaha Neb, comedian (Real People)

1948-04-23

Serge Thériault, French-Canadian comedian and actor

1948-05-20

Dave Thomas, St Catherines Ontario, comedian (SCTV, Grace Under Fire)

1948-07-12

Jay Thomas [Jon Thomas Terrell], Kermit, Texas, American actor and comedian (Cheers, Murphy Brown)

1948-07-22

Otto Waalkes, German comedian

1948-08-30

Lewis Black, American comedian

1949-01-17

Andy Kaufman, NYC, comedian/actor (Latka Gravas-Taxi)

1949-01-24

John Belushi, Chicago Ill, comedian/actor (SNL, Blues Brothers)

1949-05-13

Franklin Ajaye, Brooklyn New York, American comedian/actor (Jazz Singer, Car Wash)

1949-07-08

Frank Delima, American comedian

1949-07-24

Michael Richards, Los Angeles California, comedian (Fridays, Kramer-Seinfeld)

1949-08-30

Christopher Collins, American actor and comedian (d. 1994)

1949-10-17

Bill Hudson, Portland Ore, comedian (Bonkers, Hudson Brothers Show)

1949-11-24

Shane Bourne, Australian comedian and actor

1949-11-29

Garry Shandling, AZ, comedian (Garry Shandling, Larry Sanders Show)

1950-03-03

Tim Kazurinsky, Johnstown Pa, comedian (SNL, Police Academy 2, 3, 4)

1950-03-26

Martin Short, Hamilton Ontario, comedian (SNL, SCTV, 3 Amigos)

1950-03-30

Robbie Coltrane, Scottish actor and comedian

1950-04-28

Jay Leno, New Rochelle, comedian/talk show host (Tonight Show)

1950-07-27

Simon Jones, Willshire England, comedian (News is the News)

1950-08-27

Charles Fleischer, Wash DC, comedian (Roger Rabbit)

1950-09-21

Bill Murray, Evanston Ill, Wilmette, Illinois, actor/comedian (Saturday Night Live, Ghostbusters)

1950-10-31

John Candy, Newmarket Ontario, Canadian actor and comedian (SCTV, Uncle Buck)

1950-12-28

Øivind Blunck, Norwegian comedian and actor

1951-01-20

Patrick Frey, Comedian

1951-01-24

Yakov Smirnoff, Russia, comedian (It's a wonderful country)

1951-05-18

Denny Dillon, comedian (SNL, Dream On)

1951-05-21

Al Franken, comedian/writer/actor (SNL, Stuart Saves His Family)

1951-06-17

Joe Piscopo, Passaic NJ, comedian (SNL, Miller Lite commercials)

1951-07-21

Robin Williams, Chicago, Illinois, American actor and comedian (Mork & Mindy, Good Will Hunting)

1951-08-11

Vincent Bilodeau, Quebec actor and comedian

1951-08-13

Jeff Altman, comedian/actor (Nurses, Pink Lady, Soul Man)

1951-08-23

Mark Hudson, Portland Ore, comedian (Bonkers, Hudson Brothers Show)

1952-01-11

Massimo Lopez, Italian comedian

1952-03-03

Dermot Morgan, Irish actor and comedian (d. 1998)

1952-04-15

Kym Gyngell, Australian comedian

1952-05-04

Michael Barrymore, English comedian, actor, quiz master and entertainer

1952-05-11

Darrow Igus, Newark NJ, comedian (Fridays, Roll Out)

1952-07-01

Dan Aykroyd, Ottawa Canada, comedian/actor (SNL, Dragnet)

1952-08-07

Alexei Sayle, British comedian

1952-11-24

Thierry Lhermitte, French comedian and actor

1952-12-03

Mel Smith, author, actor, and comedian (Morons From Outer Space), (d. 2013)

1953-01-18

Brett Hudson, Portland Ore, comedian (Bonkers, Hudson Brothers Show)

1953-02-19

Bill Kirchenbauer, actor/comedian (Coach-Just the 10 of Us)

1953-03-21

Carl Wolfson, Wash DC, comedian (Thicke of the Night)

1953-03-23

Louie Anderson, Minn, comedian (Ratboy, Wrong Guys)

1953-03-25

Mary Gross, Chicago Ill, actress/comedian (SNL, Club Paradise, Feds)

1953-06-13

Tim Allen, Denver Colorado, comedian (Tim-Home Improvement, Jungle2Jungle)

1953-07-27

Yahoo Serious, Australian comedian

1953-10-15

Larry Miller, NYC, comedian/actor (Larry-Pursuit Of Happiness)

1953-11-03

Dennis Miller, Pitts Pa, comedian/TV host (SNL, Dennis Miller Show)

1953-11-13

Larry Miller, comedian (Dream On, Favor, Dream Lover)

1953-12-08

Sam Kinison, Yakima, Washington, screaming comedian and actor (Back to School, Charlie Hoover)

1954-02-12

Tzimis Panousis, Greek musician and stand-up comedian

1954-03-05

Marsha Warfield, comedian/actress (Roz-Night Court)

1954-04-29

Jerome 'Jerry' seinfeld, Brooklyn New York, comedian/actor ('Seinfeld')

1954-06-15

James Belushi, Chicago Ill, comedian (Sat Night Live, Trading Places)

1954-06-22

Freddie Prinze, NYC, comedian/actor (Chico & the Man)

1954-12-28

Tony Rosato, Naples Italy, comedian (SCTV, Saturday Night Live, Amanda's)

1955-01-06

Rowan Atkinson, England, comedian/actor (Mr Bean, Blackadder)

1955-01-19

Paul Rodriguez, Mexican-born actor and comedian

1955-02-12

Arsenio Hall, comedian (Alan Thicke, Arsenio, Coming to America)

1955-02-28

Gilbert Gottfried, comedian (Beverly Hills Cop)

1955-06-02

Dana Carvey, Missoula MT, comedian (SNL, Garth-Wayne's World)

1955-11-13

Whoopi Goldberg [Caryn Johnson], New York, actress, comedian, and singer (Color Purple, Burglar)

1955-11-29

Howie Mandel, Toronto Canada, comedian (Dr Wayne Fiscus-St Elsewhere)

1955-12-06

Steven Wright, droll comedian (Steven Wright Live)

1956-01-20

Bill Maher, New York New York, American comedian and political commentator (Real Time with Bill Maher, Politically Incorrect)

1956-02-07

Emo Philips, American comedian

1956-05-12

Glenn Robbins, Australian comedian

1956-05-17

Bob Saget, Phila, comedian (Full House, America's Funniest Home Video)

1956-06-30

David Alan Grier, comedian (In Living Color, Boomerang)

1956-11-07

Judy Tenuta, Chicago, Illinois, American comedian

1956-11-10

Sinbad, comedian/actor (Different World, At the Apollo)

1956-11-12

Rhonda Shear, New Orleans LA, comedian (Up All Night)

1956-12-18

Ron White, American comedian

1956-12-24

Stephanie Hodge, comedian/actress (I Madman, Happily Ever After)

1956-12-29

Fred MacAulay, Scottish comedian

1957-01-17

Steve Harvey, American actor, comedian and radio personality

1957-01-22

Rene Requiestas, Filipino comedian (d. 1993)

1957-01-24

Adrian Edmondson, British comedian

1957-01-28

Frank Skinner English comedian

1957-02-06

Robert Townsend, Chicago, comedian/actor (Hollywood Shuffle, Ratboy)

1957-04-13

Gary Kroeger, Cedar Falls Iowa, comedian (SNL, Return of Shaggy Dog)

1957-04-14

Richard Jeni, American comedian (d. 2007)

1957-04-27

Michel Barrette, Canadian actor and stand-up comedian

1957-06-12

Jim Morris, impressionist/comedian (Ronald Reagan, George Bush)

1957-07-09

Paul Merton, British comedian

1957-08-24

Stephen Fry, English comedian and actor

1957-09-29

Andrew "Dice" Clay, [Silverstien], comedian (Adv of Ford Fairlane)

1957-10-05

Bernie Mac, American comedian (d. 2008)

1957-10-11

Dawn French, Welsh comedian and TV actress (Supergrass, French & Saunders, The Vicar of Dibley)

1957-10-24

John Kassir, American actor and comedian

1957-11-30

Colin Mochrie, Scottish-born Canadian comedian

1958-01-04

Andy Borowitz, American comedian and satirist

1958-03-07

Rik Mayall, comedian (Drop Dead Fred, Bottom, Little Noises)

1958-03-21

Brad Hall, Santa Barbara California, comedian (SNL)

1958-05-03

Sandi Toksvig, Danish comedian and radio presenter

1958-05-23

Drew Carey, Cleveland, Ohio, American actor & comedian (Drew-Drew Carey Show)

1958-06-08

Keenan Ivory Wayans, NYC, comedian (In Living Color)

1958-08-15

Rondell Sheridan, American actor and comedian

1958-08-27

Normand Brathwaite, Canadian comedian and television and radio host

1958-08-29

Lenny Henry, British comedian (3 of a Kind)

1958-09-06

Jeff Foxworthy, comedian (Jeff Foxworthy-The Jeff Foxworthy Show)

1958-09-06

Michael Winslow, American actor and comedian

1958-10-30

Kevin Pollak, SF, comedian (Usual Suspects, Grumpy Old Men)

1959-01-24

James Roderick Moir (alias Vic Reeves), English comedian

1959-04-02

Victoria Jackson, Miami Florida, comedian (SNL, Casual Sex)

1959-05-03

Ben Elton, Catford, London, English actor and comedian (Blackadder Back & Forth, Friday Night Live)

1959-06-06

Colin Quinn, American comedian

1959-06-12

Scott Thompson, comedian (Kids in the Hall, Larry Sanders Show)

1959-06-22

Wayne Federman, American comedian

1959-10-03

Greg Proops, American actor and comedian

1959-10-17

Russell Gilbert, Australian comedian

1960-02-20

Joel Hodgson, American comedian (Mystery Science Theater 3000)

1960-03-23

Terry Sweeney, St Albans NY, writer/comedian (SNL)

1960-05-04

Andrew Denton, Australian television presenter and comedian

1960-05-31

Chris Elliott, actor/comedian (Get a Life, David Letterman Show)

1960-09-04

Damon Wayans, actor/comedian (In Living Color, Major Payne, Blankman)

1960-09-06

Michael Winslow, Spokane WA, actor/comedian (Police Academy)

1960-10-24

Jaime Garzón, Colombian journalist and comedian (d. 1999)

1961-01-15

Yves P. Pelletier, Canadian comedian and film director

1961-02-05

Tim Meadows, American actor and comedian

1961-03-03

Knut Nærum, Norwegian comedian

1961-03-25

Fred Goss, American actor, comedian, and writer

1961-03-29

Amy Sedaris, American actress and comedian

1961-04-22

Byron Allen, Los Angeles California, comedian (Real People, Byron Allen Show)

1961-04-23

George Lopez, American actor and comedian

1961-05-05

Beat Schlatter, Comedian

1961-05-16

Kevin McDonald, Canadian comedian and actor

1961-05-30

Harry Enfield, Horsham, West Sussex, English comedian (Dermot-Men Behaving Badly, Saturday Live)

1961-06-25

Ricky Gervais, Reading England, actor and comedian (The Office)

1961-08-20

Joe Pasquale, English comedian

1961-11-27

Steve Oedekerk, American film director, actor and comedian

1961-12-08

Mikey Robins, Australian comedian

1961-12-16

William Melvin "Bill" Hicks, Valdosta, Georgia, American stand-up comedian and social critic

1962-02-07

Eddie Izzard, British actor and comedian

1962-04-26

Debra Wilson, American actress and comedian

1962-05-13

Paul McDermott, Australian comedian

1962-05-17

Craig Ferguson, Glasgow, Scottish actor, writer and comedian

1962-05-26

Bob[cat] Goldthwait, Syracuse NY, comedian (Police Academy)

1962-06-05

Jeff Garlin, American comedian

1962-06-25

Phill Jupitus, English comedian and broadcaster

1962-07-18

Shaun Micallef, Australian comedian

1962-07-20

Carlos Alazraqui, American actor and comedian

1962-08-16

Steve Carell, American actor and comedian

1962-09-02

Eugenio Derbez, Mexican comedian and actor

1962-09-19

Cheri Oteri, American actress and comedian

1962-09-24

Jack Dee, British comedian

1962-11-28

Paul Dinello, American comedian and actor

1962-11-28

Jon Stewart, American comedian

1962-12-30

Henry Cho, Korean-American comedian

1963-01-04

Dave Foley, actor/comedian (Kids In The Hall, Dave Nelson-NewsRadio)

1963-02-17

Larry the Cable Guy, American comedian

1963-03-06

D.L. Hughley, American comedian and actor

1963-04-04

Anthony Clark, comedian (Boyd Pritchett-Boston Common)

1963-05-11

Masatoshi Hamada, Japanese comedian

1963-05-25

Mike Myers, Canada, comedian (SNL, Wayne's World) [or Jun 25]

1963-09-08

Hitoshi Matsumoto, Japanese comedian

1963-10-17

Norm MacDonald, Canadian comedian

1963-11-28

Armando Iannucci, Glasgow, Scotland, comedian and radio producer

1964-02-24

Bill Bailey, British comedian

1964-02-25

Lee Evans, English comedian

1964-03-23

John Pinette, American comedian

1964-04-24

Cedric the Entertainer, American comedian and actor

1964-05-07

Doug Benson, American comedian

1964-05-13

Stephen Colbert, American comedian and actor

1964-05-27

Adam Carolla, American comedian and television personality

1964-06-01

Mark Curry, American comedian and actor

1964-07-22

David Spade, comedian (SNL, Tommy Boy, Black Sheep)

1964-08-24

Dana Gould, American comedian and writer

1964-10-01

Harry Hill, British comedian

1964-11-24

Brad Sherwood, American comedian

1964-12-11

Michel Courtemanche, French Canadian comedian

1964-12-31

Michael McDonald, American actor-comedian

1965-01-18

Dave Attell, American writer and comedian

1965-02-10

Mario Jean, Quebec comedian and television actor

1965-02-25

Carrot Top, [Scott Thompson], Fla, comedian (Amer Comedy Award-1994)

1965-04-04

Robert Downey Jr, NYC, comedian (SNL, Less than Zero, Back to School)

1965-04-16

Martin Lawrence, comedian (Martin)

1965-04-26

Kevin James, American comedian

1965-05-03

Rob Brydon, Welsh comedian

1965-05-13

Hikari Ota, Japanese comedian

1965-07-10

Alec Mapa, Filipino-American actor and comedian

1965-08-18

Jim Florentine, American comedian

1965-09-13

Jeffrey Ross, American Comedian

1965-09-30

Kathleen Madigan, American comedian

1965-10-08

Ardal O'Hanlon, Irish comedian and actor

1965-11-19

Sean Hughes, Irish comedian

1965-12-10

Greg Giraldo, Comedian

1965-12-21

Anke Engelke, German comedian

1966-01-24

Jimeoin, Northern Irish comedian

1966-02-07

Chris Rock, comedian (SNL, CB4, Boomerang)

1966-02-09

Harald Eia, Norwegian TV - comedian

1966-02-23

Marc Price, actor/comedian (Skippy-Family Ties)

1966-03-05

Aasif Mandvi, Indian-born American actor and comedian

1966-03-06

Alan Davies, British comedian and actor

1966-05-31

Jeremy Hotz, Canadian stand-up comedian

1966-06-15

Michael Britt, Comedian

1966-07-07

Jim Gaffigan, American comedian

1966-07-11

Mick Molloy, Australian comedian

1966-09-09

Adam Sandler, Brooklyn New York, actor/comedian (Billy Madison, Happy Gilmore, Saturday Night Live)

1966-10-01

Christopher Titus, American actor/comedian

1966-11-28

Sam Seder, American comedian

1967-01-02

Jón Gnarr, Icelandic comedian

1967-01-07

Mark Lamarr, British comedian and broadcaster

1967-01-28

Jan Lamb, Hong Kong disc jockey & stand-up comedian

1967-02-22

Alf Poier, Austrian comedian

1967-03-25

Doug Stanhope, American comedian

1967-04-22

Sherri Shepherd, American comedian and actress

1967-06-21

Jim Breuer, American comedian

1967-07-12

Richard Herring, English comedian

1967-07-16

Will Ferrell, American comedian

1967-08-22

Ant, American comedian

1967-09-22

Matt Besser, American comedian

1967-10-11

Artie Lange, American actor and comedian

1967-10-22

Carlos Mencia, Honduras-born American comedian

1967-11-25

Gregg Turkington, American comedian (as Neil Hamburger) and musician

1967-11-28

Stephnie Weir, American comedian

1967-12-13

Jamie Foxx, comedian (In Living Color)

1968-02-01

Pauly Shore, Hollywood, comedian (Totally Pauly, Encino Man)

1968-02-24

Mitch Hedberg, American comedian (d. 2005)

1968-02-29

Frank Woodley, Australian comedian

1968-04-05

Stewart Lee, Stewart Lee: If You Prefer a Milder Comedian, Please Ask for One

1968-04-10

Orlando Jones, American actor and comedian

1968-04-14

Anthony Michael Hall, Boston Mass, comedian (SNL, Breakfast Club)

1968-05-04

Julian Barratt, English comedian and musician, one half of The Mighty Boosh

1968-05-10

Al Murray, British comedian

1968-05-12

Catherine Tate, British comedian

1968-05-22

Kevin Carolan, American actor and comedian

1968-06-02

Jon Culshaw, British comedian and impressionist

1968-06-10

Bill Burr, American comedian

1968-07-03

Christian Charles, Comedian

1968-07-15

Eddie Griffin, American comedian

1968-07-17

Beth Littleford, American comedian

1968-07-19

Jim Norton, Comedian

1968-08-22

Casper Christensen, Danish comedian

1968-09-12

Paul F. Tompkins, American comedian

1968-10-22

Jay Johnston, American actor and comedian (Mr. Show)

1968-11-11

David L Cook, American singer and comedian

1968-12-20

Joe Cornish, British comedian

1968-12-31

Gerry Dee, Canadian comedian and actor

1969-01-10

Doug E Doug, rapper/comedian (Operation Dumbo Drop, Jungle Fever)

1969-01-28

Mo Rocca, American writer and comedian

1969-03-04

Frank Nicotero, American comedian

1969-06-04

Horatio Sanz, Chilean-born comedian

1969-09-26

Anthony Kavanagh, French-Canadian comedian, actor and singer

1969-10-17

Rick Mercer, Canadian comedian

1970-01-19

Udo Suzuki, Japanese comedian

1970-01-20

Mitch Benn, UK comedian, songwriter, actor

1970-02-14

Simon Pegg, British comedian and actor

1970-02-15

Craig Gass, American impressionist and comedian

1970-04-21

Rob Riggle, American comedian

1970-06-17

Will Forte, American writer, actor and comedian

1970-06-17

Michael Showalter, American comedian

1970-08-15

Anthony Anderson, American comedian and actor

1970-08-23

Jay Mohr, American actor and comedian

1970-09-18

Aisha Tyler, American actress and comedian

1970-10-19

Chris Kattan, American comedian and actor

1970-11-10

Orny Adams, Comedian

1970-11-26

Dave Hughes, Australian comedian

1970-12-01

Sarah Silverman, American actress and comedian

1971-01-31

Patrick Kielty, Northern Irish comedian

1971-02-04

Rob Corddry, American actor and comedian

1971-03-02

Dave Gorman, English documentary comedian

1971-07-21

Nuno Markl, Portuguese comedian and radio host

1971-07-30

Tom Green, Canadian comedian and actor

1971-08-20

David Walliams, British comedian

1971-09-11

Johnny Vegas, English comedian

1971-09-16

Amy Poehler, American comedian (Saturday Night Live)

1971-09-29

Mackenzie Crook, British actor and comedian

1971-10-13

Sacha Baron Cohen, Hammersmith, London, comedian/actor (Ali G, Borat)

1971-11-03

Dylan Moran, Irish comedian

1971-11-20

Joel McHale, American actor and comedian

1972-01-12

Randy Sklar, American comedian

1972-02-05

Koriki Chōshū, Japanese comedian

1972-02-14

Hiroshi, Japanese comedian

1972-03-18

Dane Cook, American comedian and actor

1972-03-26

Jon Reep, American comedian and actor

1972-03-28

Nick Frost, English comedian and actor

1972-06-02

Wayne Brady, Columbus, Georgia, American actor and comedian (The Wayne Brady Show, Whose Line Is It Anyway?)

1972-06-04

Rob Huebel, American comedian

1972-07-10

Peter Serafinowicz, British comedian and actor

1972-07-23

Marlon Wayans, comedian (Wayans Bros, In Living Color)

1972-07-27

Maya Rudolph, American actress and comedian

1972-08-16

Frankie Boyle, Scottish comedian

1972-09-15

Jimmy Carr, English comedian

1972-09-17

Bobby Lee, American comedian

1972-09-29

Robert Webb, British actor, comedian, and writer

1972-9-15

Jimmy Carr, Jimmy Carr: Comedian

1973-04-01

Christian Finnegan, American comedian

1973-04-06

Gina Yashere, English comedian

1973-05-21

Noel Fielding, British comedian

1973-05-25

Demetri Martin, American comedian

1973-05-27

Jack McBrayer, American actor and comedian

1973-05-30

Leigh Francis, British comedian

1973-07-02

Peter Kay, British comedian

1973-07-15

Chris Taylor, Australian comedian, member of The Chaser

1973-07-17

Liam Kyle Sullivan, American comedian and actor

1973-08-22

Kristen Wiig, American comedian

1973-08-24

Dave Chappelle, American actor and Comedian

1973-09-14

Mike Ward, Canadian comedian

1973-10-06

Jeff Davis, American comedian

1974-01-19

Frank Caliendo, American comedian

1974-01-21

Rove McManus, Australian television host and comedian

1974-03-05

Matt Lucas, English comedian

1974-05-24

Will Sasso, Canadian actor and comedian

1974-07-14

David Mitchell, English comedian and actor

1974-07-28

Justin Lee Collins, British comedian

1974-08-25

Dave Luza, Dutch comedian

1974-09-19

Jimmy Fallon, American actor and comedian

1974-10-10

Assi Cohen, Israeli comedian and actor

1974-11-24

Stephen Merchant, British comedian

1975-01-25

Dat Phan, Vietnamese stand-up comedian

1975-02-15

Brendon Small, American comedian and animator

1975-02-25

Chelsea Handler, American comedian and actress

1975-04-03

Aries Spears, American comedian

1975-04-25

Chris Lilley, Australian actor, comedian, and writer

1975-06-04

Russell Brand, British comedian and television personality

1975-09-18

Jason Sudeikis, American actor and comedian

1975-10-07

Tim Minchin, Australian comedian and musician

1975-12-18

Masaki Sumitani, Japanese comedian

1976-01-30

Andy Milonakis, American comedian

1976-02-11

André Wickström, Finland-Swedish comedian and actor

1976-02-24

Crista Flanagan, American television comedian

1976-06-05

Ross Noble, British comedian

1976-06-14

Alan Carr, British Stand-up comedian, Television presenter

1976-06-23

Patrick Monahan, British comedian

1976-10-23

Ryan Reynolds, Canadian actor and comedian

1976-11-15

Brandon DiCamillo, American comedian

1976-12-31

Craig Reucassel, Australian comedian, member of The Chaser

1977-03-19

Jorma Taccone, American writer and comedian

1977-05-10

Chas Licciardello, Australian comedian, member of The Chaser

1977-08-10

Matt Morgan, British comedian

1977-08-29

Charlie Pickering, Australian comedian

1978-06-07

Bill Hader, American comedian

1978-08-18

Andy Samberg, American comedian

1979-03-03

Alex Zane, English comedian

1979-09-11

Steve Hofstetter, comedian & radio personality

1979-09-24

Ross Mathews, American television personality and comedian

1979-11-29

Simon Amstell, English comedian and television presenter

1980-02-08

Ralf Little, English actor/comedian

1980-03-23

Russell Howard, British Comedian

1980-04-04

Trevor Moore, American comedian

1981-04-04

Jacare Calhoun, Comedian Epic Fail. (No Homo)

1981-06-04

T. J. Miller, American actor and comedian

1981-07-31

J.Son Dinant, American comedian

1981-10-26

Sam Brown, American comedian

1981-12-11

Hamish Blake, Australian comedian

1982-01-31

Bruno Nogueira, Portuguese actor, comedian and TV host

1982-04-01

Taran Killam, American comedian and actor

1982-05-26

David Reed, British writer and comedian

1982-09-30

Ryan Stout, American comedian

1983-01-20

Paula Taylor, The Little Comedian

1983-02-23

Aziz Ansari, Indian American Comedian

1983-07-02

Sammy J, Australian comedian

1983-09-05

Xavier Susai, Australian comedian

1988-06-28

Cody Melcher, Survival of a Comedian

Comedian - Notable Weddings

Lou CostelloJan 30, 1934

Phyllis DillerNov 4, 1939

Charlie ChaplinJun 16, 1943

Carl ReinerDec 24, 1943

Jerry LewisOct 3, 1944

Bill CosbyJan 25, 1964

Tony HancockDec 2, 1965

Michael PalinApr 16, 1966

John CleeseFeb 20, 1968

John CandyApr 28, 1979

Julia Louis-DreyfusJun 25, 1987

Robin WilliamsApr 30, 1989

Sam KinisonApr 4, 1992

Janeane GarofaloAug 16, 1992

Rodney DangerfieldDec 26, 1993

Martin LawrenceJan 7, 1995

Jerry SeinfeldDec 25, 1999

Weird Al YankovicFeb 10, 2001

Drew BarrymoreJul 7, 2001

Rosie O'DonnellFeb 26, 2004

Tim AllenOct 7, 2006

Mary Lynn RajskubAug 1, 2009

Sacha Baron CohenMar 15, 2010

Katy PerryOct 23, 2010

Seth RogenOct 2, 2011

Comedian - Weddings
Date Event
1934-01-30

Actor and comedian Lou Costello marries burlesque dancer Anne Battler

1936-09-28

"Marx Brothers" comedian Harpo Marx (47) weds "Million Dollar Legs" actress Susan Fleming (28)

1939-11-04

Actress and comedian Phyllis Diller (22) weds inspector Sherwood Diller in Covington, Kentucky

1943-06-16

Actor/comedian Charlie Chaplin (54) marries actress Oona O'Neill (18)

1943-12-24

Actor and comedian Carl Reiner (21) weds singer Estelle Lebost (29)

1944-10-03

Comedian Jerry Lewis marries singer Patti Palmer

1949-10-01

Television host and comedian Johnny Carson (23) weds Joan Morrill Wolcott (23) at the North Platte Episcopalian Church

1952-02-14

Comedian Joey Adams marries gossip columnist Cindy Heller

1964-01-25

Comedian and actor Bill Cosby marries Camille Olivia Hanks

1965-10-07

Actress and comedian Phyllis Diller (48) weds actor Warde Donovan

1965-12-02

Comedian Tony Hancock (40) weds publicist Freddie Ross (35)

1966-04-16

Actor and comedian Michael Palin (22) weds Helen Gibbins

1968-02-20

Comedian John Cleese (Monty Python) marries actress Connie Booth

1979-04-28

Actor and comedian John Candy (28) weds Rosemary Margaret Hobor at St. Basil's Church in Toronto, Canada

1984-09-14

Stage and screen actor Gene Wilder (51) weds "Saturday Night Live" actress-comedian Gilda Radner (38) in France

1985-09-18

Comedian Jeff Foxworthy (27) weds Pamela Gregg at New York City's Central Park

1986-11-20

Comedian and actor Steve Martin (41) weds actress Victoria Tennant (36)

1987-06-25

Actress and comedian Julia Louis-Dreyfus (26) weds actor Brad Hall (29)

1989-04-30

Actor and comedian Robin Williams (37) weds nanny Marsha Garces at a private ceremony in Lake Tahoe, California

1991-07-08

"Sanford and Son" actor-comedian Redd Foxx (68) weds Ka Ho Cho at The Little Church of the West in Las Vegas

1991-08-14

Comedian Jackie Mason marries his manager Jyll Rosenfeld (37)

1992-04-04

Comedian Sam Kinison (38) weds Malika Souiri at the Candlelight Chapel in Las Vegas

1992-04-05

Comedian Sam Kenison marries live-in girlfriend Maleeka

1992-08-16

Comedian Janeane Garofalo (27) weds writer Robert Cohen in Las Vegas

1993-12-26

Comedian Rodney Dangerfield (72) weds Joan Child (41) at Silver Bells Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas

1994-10-29

Impressionist Rich Little (55) weds comedian Jeannette Markey (28) at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas

1995-01-07

Actor-comedian Martin Lawrence (29) weds former Miss Virginia USA Patricia Southall (24) at Norfolk Waterside Marriott in Virginia

1996-05-26

"Seinfield" actor-comedian Wayne Knight (41) weds makeup artist Paula Sutor (44) in Pacific Palisades, California

1996-09-23

Actor-comedian Jim Carrey (35) weds "Dumb and Dumber" actress Lauren Holly (33) in Malibu

1996-10-19

"Rescue Me" actor-comedian Lenny Clarke (43) weds former TV producer Jennifer Miller (31) at Martha's Vineyard in Cambridge, Massachusetts

1996-11-23

Actor and comedian Chris Rock (31) weds founder and executive director of StyleWorks Malaak Compton

1997-08-02

"Frazier" actor-comedian Kelsey Grammer (43) weds Playboy model Camille Donatacci (29) at Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu

1998-05-02

Actor-comedian Jim Belushi (43) weds Jennifer Sloan (30) at their home garden in Brentwood, Los Angeles

1999-12-25

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld (45) marries PR executive Jessica Sklar (28)

2000-08-12

"Saturday Night Live" actor-comedian Will Ferrell (33) weds Swedish actress Viveca Paulin (31)

2001-02-10

Singer-comedian Weird Al Yankovic (41) weds Suzanne Krajewski

2001-02-18

Comedian Kathy Griffin (37) weds computer administrator Matthew Moline (32) at the 360 Degree Restaurant in Hollywood

2001-07-07

"Charlie's Angels" star Drew Barrymore (26) weds actor-comedian Tom Green (29) in Malibu

2002-06-29

Actor-comedian Tom Arnold (43) weds Shelby Roos (29) at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills

2004-02-26

Comedian Rosie O'Donnell (41) weds marketing executive Kelli O'Donnell (36) in San Francisco, California

2005-09-24

"King of Queens" actor-comedian Patton Oswalt (36) weds writer Michelle McNamara in Los Angeles

2006-03-14

Comedian actor Jack Black (36) weds musician and animator Tanya Haden (34) in Big Sur, California

2006-05-20

Comedian-actress Mo'Nique (38) weds actor Sidney Hicks in an idyllic island ceremony

2006-10-07

Comedian-actor Tim Allen (53) weds actress Jane Hajduk (39) at an outdoor ceremony in Grand Lake, Colorado

2006-12-29

Comedian Jay Mohr (36) weds "Las Vegas" actress Nikki Cox (28) at the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles, California

2007-02-17

Japanese actress Noria Fujiwara weds comedian Tomonori at Jinnai Ikuta Shrine in Kobe, Japan

2007-07-28

Comedian and actor Steve Martin (61) weds Anne Stringfield (35) at his Los Angeles home

2008-06-28

"Saturday Night Live" actor-comedian Chris Kattan (37) weds model Sunshine Tutt (31) at Chateau Du Sureau in Yosemite, California

2008-09-13

"Curb Your Enthusiasm" comedian actress Susie Essman (53) weds real-estate broker Jim Harder (51) at the Friars Club in Manhattan

2009-08-01

"Heroes" actress Ali Larter (33) weds stand-up comedian and actor Hayes MacArthur (32) in Kennebunkport, Maine

2009-08-01

Actress-comedian Mary Lynn Rajskub (38) weds personal trainer Matthew Rolph in an impromptu wedding in Las Vegas

2010-03-15

Stand-up comedian and writer Sacha Baron Cohen (40) weds actress Isla Fisher (36) in Paris, France

2010-05-16

British comedian David Walliams (38) weds supermodel Lara Stone (26) at Claridge's Hotel in London

2010-10-23

Singer-songwriter Katy Perry (25) weds actor-comedian Russell Brand (35) at luxury resort Aman-i-Khas in Northern India

2011-02-25

Actor and comedian Kelsey Grammer (57) weds Kayte Walsh (29) at the Longacre Theater in Manhattan, New York

2011-10-02

Canadian stand-up comedian and actor Seth Rogen (30) weds screenwriter Lauren Miller at Kunde Family Estate in Sonoma, California

2011-10-22

Actor and comedian Robin Williams (60) weds graphic designer Susan Schneider at the luxurious Meadow Wood Resort in the Napa Valley town of St. Helena, California

2011-11-11

Actor and comedian Kenan Thompson (33) weds model Christina Evangeline at George Aquarium in Atlanta, Georgia

2012-06-09

Comedian Rosie O'Donnell (50) weds Michelle Rounds in New York

2012-08-11

"The Hangover" actor-comedian Zach Galifianakis (42) weds co-founder of the Growing Voices charity Quinn Lundberg at the UBC Farm in Vancouver, Canada

2012-10-12

Comedian and ventriloquist Jeff Dunham (50) weds fitness model Audrey Murdick (32) at the Sunstone Vineyards in Santa Ynez, California

2013-12-31

Actress-comedian Lily Tomlin (74) weds screenwriter Jane Wagner (78) in Los Angeles, California

Comedian - Notable Divorces

Robin WilliamsDec 6, 1988

Drew BarrymoreOct 15, 2002

Martin LawrenceApr 25, 2012

Russell BrandJul 16, 2012

Comedian - Divorces
Date Event
1988-12-06

Actor and comedian Robin Williams (37) divorces Valerie Velardi after 10 years of marriage

1997-06-25

"Dumb and Dumber" actress Lauren Holly (33) divorces actor-comedian Jim Carrey (35) due to irreconcilable differences after 9 months of marriage

2002-10-15

Comedian Tom Green (30) divorces actress Drew Barrymore (26) due to irreconcilable differences after less than a year of marriage

2008-03-21

Second wife Marsha Garces divorces comedian Robin Williams (56) after nearly 19 years of marriage due to irreconcilable differences

2008-08-19

Actor-comedian Tom Arnold (48) divorces Shelby Roos (35) after six years of marriage

2008-10-10

Actor and comedian Chris Kattan (37) divorces model Sunshine Tutt (32) due to irreconcilable differences after 2 months of marriage

2011-02-10

Former Playboy model Camille Donatacci (42) divorces "Frazier" actor-comedian Kelsey Grammer (56) due to irreconcilable differences after 14 years of marriage

2012-04-25

Comedian and actor Martin Lawrence (47) files for divorce from Shamicka Gibbs due to irreconcilable differences after 1.5 years of marriage

2012-07-16

Actor-comedian Russell Brand (36) divorces popstar Katy Perry (27) due to irreconcilable differences a year after the fairy-tale wedding in India

Comedian - Notable Deaths

Lou CostelloMar 3, 1959

Moe HowardMay 4, 1975

Groucho MarxAug 19, 1977

Charlie ChaplinDec 25, 1977

Sam KinisonApr 10, 1992

Phil HartmanMay 28, 1998

Steve AllenOct 30, 2000

Spike MilliganFeb 27, 2002

Bob HopeJul 27, 2003

Rodney DangerfieldOct 5, 2004

Robin WilliamsAug 11, 2014

Comedian - Deaths
Date Event
1909-05-20

Ernest Hogan, blackface comedian and musician (b. 1859)

1915-08-26

John Bunny American comedian (b. 1863)

1919-01-01

R.G. Knowles, R.G. Knowles the Comedian Making Progress Up Pyramid

1928-10-08

Larry Semon, comedian (b. 1889)

1933-08-03

Arthur Collins, singer/comedian (Peerless Quartet), dies at 69

1935-03-06

Fridolf Rhudin Swedish actor and comedian (b. 1895)

1941-01-10

Joe Penner, Hungarian-born comedian and actor (b. 1904)

1942-05-10

Joseph M Weber, comedian/singer (Weber & Lewis Fields), dies at 74

1946-12-25

W C Fields, writer/comedian (Bank Dick, It's A Gift), dies at 67

1949-04-18

Will Hay, English comedian and actor (b. 1888)

1950-03-06

Lew Lehr, comedian (Stop Me if I heard this One), dies at 54

1951-05-05

Eddie Dunn, comedian (Face to Face, Spin the Picture), dies at 54

1952-01-18

Curly Howard, American actor and comedian (b. 1903)

1955-02-27

Tom Howard, comedian (It Pays to be Ignorant), dies at 66

1956-03-17

Fred Allen, comedian (Fred Allen Radio Show), dies at 61

1957-08-07

Oliver Hardy, comedian of Laurel & Hardy, dies at 65

1959-03-03

Lou Costello, comedian/actor (Abbott & Costello), dies at 52

1959-05-16

Joe Cook, Stage comedian, dies at 69

1960-09-06

Jimmy Savo, comedian (Through the Crystal Ball), dies at 65

1961-03-06

George Formby, British singer/comedian, dies at 56

1961-10-11

Leonard "Chico" Marx, comedian (Marx Brothers), dies at 74

1962-01-12

Ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42

1962-01-13

Ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42

1962-02-28

Harold Ogden "Chic" Johnson, comedian (Olsen & Johnson), dies at 70

1962-07-24

Victor Moore, comedian, dies of heart attack at 86

1962-10-27

Fatso Marco, comedian (Milton Berle Show), dies at 56

1963-01-26

John Sigvard Olsen, comedian (Olsen & Johnson), dies at 70

1964-08-28

Gracie Allen, Mrs George Burns/comedian (Burns & Allen), dies at 62

1964-09-28

Harpo [Arthur] Marx, comedian (Marx Bros), dies at 75

1964-10-10

Eddie Cantor, comedian (Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater), dies at 72

1965-01-03

Julius Tannen, comedian, dies at 84

1965-02-23

Stan Laurel, comedian (Laurel & Hardy), dies of heart attack at 74

1965-05-22

Bobby Watson, comedian (Hitler Gang, Boys Town), dies at 77

1966-06-19

Ed Wynn, comedian (Ed Wynn Show), dies at 79

1966-08-03

Lenny Bruce, comedian, dies of a morphine overdose at 39

1966-09-07

Al Kelly, double talk comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), dies at 67

1967-02-26

Harry McNaughton, comedian (It Pays to be Ignorant), dies at 70

1967-04-15

Antonio de Curtis Toto, comedian, dies of heart attack at 69

1967-07-09

Douglas MacLean, silent film comedian turned producer, dies at 77

1970-06-04

Menasha Skulnik, comedian (Menasha the Magnificent), dies at 78

1970-07-07

Sylvester Wiere, comedian (Wiere Brothers-Ford Festival), dies at 60

1970-08-30

Del Moore, American comedian (b. 1916)

1971-02-26

Joseph Desire Fernandel, comedian, dies of cancer at 67

1971-11-16

Charlie Dell, comedian, dies at 90

1972-05-24

Ismail Yasin, Egyptian comedian and actor (b. 1915)

1973-05-10

Jack E Leonard, Chicago Ill, comedian, dies at 62

1973-07-06

Joe E Brown, comedian, dies after long illness at 80

1973-09-28

Mantan Moreland, comedian (Watermelon Man), dies at 71

1973-11-10

Stringbean, country singer/comedian/banjoist (Hee Haw), dies at 58

1973-11-11

Stringbean, [David Akeman], banjoist/comedian (Hee Haw), dies at 58

1974-04-24

Bud Abbott, comedian (Abbott & Costello), dies at 78

1974-09-23

Cliff Arquette, comedian (Charlie Weaver), dies at 68

1974-11-11

Jane Ace, comedian (Easy Aces), dies at 74

1974-12-26

Jack Benny, comedian (Jack Benny Show), dies at 80

1975-05-04

Moe Howard, [Moses Horowitz], comedian (3 Stooges), dies at 77

1975-09-28

Sidney Fields, comedian (Abbott & Costello), dies at 77

1976-03-13

Willy Alfredo, [Willem Jue], Dutch comedian/poet, dies at 77

1976-04-26

Sid James, South African-born British comedian, dies at 62

1977-01-29

Freddie Prinze, comedian/actor (Chico & the Man), shoots himself at 22

1977-02-28

Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, comedian (Jack Benny Show), dies at 71

1977-08-19

Groucho Marx, NYC, comedian (Marx Bros), dies in LA at 86

1977-12-25

Charlie Chaplin, actor/comedian (Modern Times, The Kid), dies in Switzerland at 88

1979-01-24

Jerry Damon, comedian (That Was The Week That Was), dies at 51

1980-01-29

Jimmy Durante, comedian (Palooka, Jimmy Durante Show), dies at 86

1980-06-28

Herbie Faye, comedian (Doc, Phil Silvers Show), dies at 81

1980-07-15

Eddie Jackson, comedian (Jimmy Durante Show), dies at 84

1980-09-20

Sanpei Hayashiya, Japanese comedian (b. 1925)

1980-11-22

Leonard Barr, comedian (Dean Martin Show, Szysznyk), dies at 77

1981-10-05

Jud Strunk, singer/comedian (Laugh-In), dies at 48

1981-10-15

Justin Jud Strunk Jr, comedian (Laugh In), dies at 48

1981-12-13

Pigmeat Markham, comedian (Here Comes da Judge-Laugh In), dies at 75

1982-01-10

Paul Lynde, comedian (Uncle Arthur-Bewitched), dies at 55

1982-01-30

Stanley Holloway, comedian (My Fair Lady, Our Man Higgins), dies at 91

1982-03-05

John Belushi, comedian (Sat Night Live), dies of drug overdose at 33

1982-03-24

Ace Goodman, KC Mo, comedian (Easy Aces), dies at 83

1982-08-13

Joe E Ross, comedian (Toody-Car 54, Phil Silvers Show), dies at 77

1982-11-16

Arthur Askey, British comedian, dies at 82

1982-12-02

Marty Feldman, comedian (Young Frankenstein), dies at 49

1983-01-13

Doodles Weaver, comedian (Spike Jones & City Slickers), dies at 71

1983-01-17

Doodles Weaver, actor/comedian (Ring of Fire), shoots himself at 71

1983-08-04

Chaz Chase, Chaz Chase: 'The Unique Comedian'

1984-03-05

Michael Sklar, California, comedian (Laugh-in, Sha Na Na), dies at 39

1984-04-15

Tommy Cooper, British comedian and magician, collapses and dies on stage at 61

1984-05-16

Andy Kaufman, comedian (Latka-Taxi), dies of cancer at 35

1984-05-28

Eric Morecambe, British comedian (Morecambe & Wise), dies at 58

1984-07-14

Kenny Delmar, comedian (School House), dies at 74

1985-07-08

Phil Foster, comedian (Frank De Fazio-Laverne & Shirley), dies at 72

1985-08-10

Kenny Backer, comedian (Time Bandits), dies of a heart attack at 72

1985-11-26

Ransom Sherman, comedian (Father of Bride), dies at 87

1986-02-12

Sid Stone, comedian (Milton Berle Show), dies at 82

1986-03-31

Harry Ritz, comedian/actor (Ritz Brothers), dies at 79

1986-06-20

Tim Herbert, comedian (Dagmar's Canteen), dies at 71

1986-07-15

Benny Rubin, actor/comedian (Benny Rubin Show), dies at 87

1987-03-03

Danny Kaye, comedian (Danny Kaye Show), dies at 74

1987-04-17

Dick Shawn, comedian (Producers), dies on stage at 57

1987-06-24

Jackie Gleason, comedian (Honeymooners), dies of colon cancer at 71

1987-08-04

Kenny Price, comedian (Midwestern Hayride, Hee Haw), dies at 56

1987-08-29

Archie Campbell, American country music comedian (b. 1914)

1988-03-01

Joe Besser, comedian (3's Stooges, Abbott & Costello), dies at 80

1988-03-05

Alberto Olmedo, Argentine comedian (b. 1933)

1988-05-22

Dennis Day, tenor/comedian (Jack Benny Show, Danny Boy), dies at 71

1988-12-10

Dick Clair, comedian (Clair & McMahon, Facts of Life), dies of AIDS

1989-10-04

Graham Chapman, comedian (Monty Python), dies of cancer at 48

1990-03-24

Ray Goulding, comedian (Bob & Ray), dies of kidney failure at 68

1990-07-06

Jim Samuels, comedian, dies of spinal meningitis at 41

1990-07-19

Johnny Wayne, comedian (Wayne & Shuster), dies of cancer at 72

1991-01-24

George Gobel, comedian, dies of a heart attack at 71

1991-02-06

Danny Thomas, comedian (Jazz Singer), dies of a heart attack at 79

1991-02-24

George Gobel, Chicago, comedian (George Gobel Show), dies at 71

1991-05-30

Manolo Gomez Bur, Spanish comedian dies at 74

1991-06-09

Bob Irwin, Comedian, dies of Alzheimer's related illness at 88

1991-08-07

Billy James, comedian/singer (Women at Play, Lusty Business), dies

1991-10-10

Redd Foxx, comedian (Sanford & Sons), dies of heart attack at 68

1992-04-10

Sam Kinison, loud mouth comedian, dies in a car crash at 38

1992-04-20

Benny Hill, comedian (Benny Hill Show), dies of a heart attack at 67

1992-05-18

Skip Stephenson, comedian (Real People), dies of heart attack at 52

1992-08-29

Teddy Turner, comedian, dies at 75

1992-12-27

Cardew "the Cad" [Douglas] Robinson, Engl comedian (Alfie), dies at 75

1993-05-13

Borolas, [Joaquin Garcia], Mexican comedian (Santa Sangre), dies at 71

1993-06-10

Les Dawson, English Comedian (b. 1934)

1993-07-24

Rene Requiestas, Filipino comedian (b. 1957)

1994-02-26

William Melvin "Bill" Hicks, American stand-up comedian and social critic, dies of pancreatic cancer at 32

1994-07-26

Terry (Owen John) Scott, English actor and comedian (Carry On Films) aged 67

1994-10-03

Dennis Wolfberg, comedian (Quantum Leap), dies from cancer at 48

1994-10-03

V, comedian/actor, dies at 48

1994-11-07

Michael O'Donoghue, comedian (SNL), dies at about 54

1995-01-07

William Larry White Grayson, comedian, dies at 71

1995-03-29

Eddie Williams Wiggins, alto saxophone/comedian, dies at 78

1995-04-16

Arthur English, comedian, dies at 75

1995-05-10

Harold Berens, comedian, dies at 92

1995-05-26

Severn Darden, comedian (Second City), dies at 65

1995-06-30

Gale Gordon, comedian (Our Miss Brooks, Here's Lucy), dies at 89

1995-09-30

George Kirby, comedian/impressionist (Pearl Bailey), dies at 71

1995-11-07

Melvin "Slappy" White, comedian, dies of heart attack at 74

1995-12-03

Jimmy Jewel, comedian, dies at 82

1995-12-11

Arthur Mullard, comedian, dies at 82

1996-10-28

Morey Amsterdam, comedian (Dick Van Dyke Show), dies at 87

1996-11-26

Michael Bentine, Brit author/comedian (Reluctant Jester), dies at 74

1997-04-24

Pat Paulsen, comedian (Smothers Brothers Show), dies at 69

1997-05-11

Brenda Carlin, TV producer/wife of comedian George Carlin, dies at 57

1997-09-17

Red Skelton, comedian (Red Skelton Show), dies at 84

1997-12-18

Chris Farley, comedian (SNL, Tommy Boy), dies at 33

1997-12-28

Ronald Clive Williams, actor/comedian, dies at 68

1998-02-24

Henny Youngman, comedian (Take my wife please), dies at 92

1998-02-28

Dermot Morgan, Irish actor and comedian (b. 1952)

1998-05-28

Phil Hartman, Canadian actor and comedian, murdered by his wife in his sleep at 49

1998-11-25

Flip Wilson, American actor and comedian (b. 1933)

1999-03-08

Peggy Cass, American actress and comedian (b. 1924)

1999-03-17

Rod Hull, British comedian (b. 1936)

1999-03-21

Ernie Wise, British comedian (b. 1925)

1999-04-20

Señor Wences, Spanish ventriloquist and comedian (b. 1896)

1999-08-13

Jaime Garzón, Colombian journalist and comedian, murdered (b. 1960)

2000-10-30

Steve Allen, American comedian, author, and composer (b. 1921)

2000-12-23

Victor Borge, Danish-born comedian and pianist (b. 1909)

2001-04-05

Brother Theodore, German comedian (b. 1906)

2001-04-11

Harry Secombe, Welsh actor and comedian (b. 1921)

2001-05-02

Ted Rogers, British comedian (b. 1935)

2001-12-20

Foster Brooks, American actor and comedian (b. 1912)

2002-01-12

Stanley Unwin, South African comedian (b. 1911)

2002-01-13

Frank Shuster, Canadian comedian (b. 1916)

2002-02-27

Spike Milligan, Irish comedian (b. 1918)

2002-03-27

Milton Berle, American actor and comedian (b. 1908)

2002-03-31

Barry Took, British comedian (b. 1928)

2002-04-29

Lor Tok, Thai comedian and actor (b. 1914)

2003-04-04

Resortes, Mexican comedian (b. 1916)

2003-07-27

Bob Hope, English-born American actor, comedian and entertainer (b. 1903)

2003-10-23

Tony Capstick, English actor, comedian, and musician (b. 1944)

2003-12-28

Manny Dworman, Comedian

2003-12-29

Bob Monkhouse, English comedian and game show host (b. 1928)

2004-05-09

Alan King, American comedian (b. 1927)

2004-10-05

Rodney Dangerfield, American comedian (b. 1921)

2004-10-29

Vaughn Meader, American comedian (b. 1936)

2004-11-15

John Morgan, Canadian comedian (b. 1930)

2005-01-02

Cyril Fletcher, British comedian (b. 1913)

2005-01-10

Gene Baylos, American comedian (b. 1906)

2005-03-10

Dave Allen, Irish comedian (b. 1936)

2005-03-29

Mitch Hedberg, American comedian (b. 1968)

2005-07-10

Freddy Soto, American comedian and actor (b. 1970)

2005-08-19

Bueno de Mesquita, Dutch comedian and actor (b. 1918)

2005-09-25

Don Adams, American actor and comedian (b. 1923)

2005-09-27

Ronald Golias, Brazilian comedian (b. 1929)

2005-10-02

Nipsey Russell, American comedian (b. 1918)

2005-10-09

Louis Nye, American comedian and actor (b. 1913)

2005-11-07

Harry Thompson, English-born comedian and novelist (b. 1960)

2005-12-10

Richard Pryor, American comedian and actor (b. 1940)

2006-01-28

Henry McGee, English comedian (b. 1929)

2006-02-05

Norma Candal, Puerto Rican actress and comedian (b. 1930)

2006-02-27

Linda Smith, British comedian (b. 1958)

2006-06-17

Cláudio Besserman Vianna, aka "Bussunda", Brazilian comedian (b. 1962)

2006-07-02

Jan Murray, American comedian (b. 1916)

2006-07-13

Red Buttons, American comedian (b. 1919)

2006-08-20

Claude Blanchard, French-Canadian singer, comedian and actor (b. 1932)

2006-12-23

Charlie Drake, English comedian (b. 1925)

2006-12-24

Kenneth Sivertsen, Norwegian singer, poet and comedian (b. 1961)

2007-03-10

Richard Jeni, American comedian (b. 1957)

2007-05-03

Knock Yokoyama, Japanese comedian and politician (b. 1932)

2007-06-18

Bernard Manning, British comedian (b. 1930)

2007-07-29

Mike Reid, English comedian and actor (b. 1940)

2007-11-16

Trond Kirkvaag, Norwegian comedian and author (b. 1946)

2008-02-19

Lydia Shum, Hong Kong comedian and actress (b. 1945)

2008-04-14

Miguel Galvan, Mexican actor/comedian. (b. 1957)

2008-05-24

Dick Martin American comedian (b. 1922)

2008-06-22

George Carlin, American comedian, actor (b. 1937)

2008-06-24

Pinkas Braun, Comedian

2008-08-09

Bernie Mac, American comedian, actor.(b. 1957)

2008-10-19

Rudy Ray Moore, American comedian and actor (Dolemite) (b. 1937)

2009-01-31

Nagesh, Indian comedian actor in Kollywood (b. 1933)

2009-03-14

Alain Bashung, French singer, songwriter, comedian and actor. (b. 1947)

2009-04-25

Beatrice Arthur, American comedian, actress, and singer, dies of cancer at 82

2009-05-04

Dom Deluise, American comedian, actor (b. 1933)

2009-06-28

Fred Travalena, American comedian and impressionist (b. 1942)

2009-10-22

Soupy Sales, American comedian and television personality (b. 1926)

2010-04-12

Palito, Filipino comedian (b. 1934)

2010-07-25

Redford White, Filipino comedian (b. 1955)

2010-09-03

Robert Schimmel, American stand-up comedian (b. 1950)

2010-09-29

Greg Giraldo, American comedian (Comedy Central Roast) (b.1965)

2010-09-29

Greg Giraldo, Comedian

2010-10-04

Sir Norman Wisdom, English comedian, singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1915)

2010-12-20

Steve Landesberg, American actor and comedian (b. 1945)

2011-03-26

Roger Abbott, Canadian comedian (Air Farce Live) (b. 1946)

2011-11-28

Patrice O'Neal, American stand-up comedian (b. 1969)

2012-02-23

Mariuccia Medici, Comedian

2012-03-09

Peter Bergman, American Comedian, dies from leukemia at 72

2013-04-11

Jonathan Winters, American comedian and actor, dies from natural causes at 87

2013-06-05

Don Bowman, Comedian

2013-07-19

Mel Smith, English comedian and author, dies from a heart attack at 60

2014-08-11

Robin Williams, American actor and comedian (Mork & Mindy, Good Will Hunting), commits suspected suicide at 63

2015-11-03

Comedian Kondavalasa Lakshmana Rao dies at 69; fans mourn his death

2016-03-25

Legendary comedian Garry Shandling dies aged 66

2016-04-01

Prominent British comedian Ronnie Corbett dies aged 85

2016-04-21

Victoria Wood: British comedian dies aged 62

2016-05-24

Veteran comedian Gaston Berghmans dies aged 90

2016-08-27

Veteran Comedian Koo Bong-seo Dies Aged 90

2017-02-17

Comedian Irwin Corey dies in New York aged 102

2017-04-07

Comedian And Actor Don Rickles Dies, Aged 90

2017-04-10

John Clarke, satirist and comedian, dies aged 68

2017-04-13

Comedian Charlie Murphy dies from leukemia aged 57

2017-05-15

Taiwanese comedian Chu Ke-liang dies aged 70

2017-08-20

US comedian and activist Dick Gregory dies aged 84

2017-08-21

Actor and comedian Jerry Lewis dies aged 91

2017-08-21

US comedian Jerry Lewis dies, aged 91

2017-10-07

American comedian Ralphie May dies aged 45

2017-10-17

Irish comedian Sean Hughes dies at age 51

2018-03-12

Madcap British comedian Ken Dodd dies, aged 90

2018-04-09

Chuck McCann Dead - TV Personality & Comedian Dies at 83


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