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Lewis Niles Black (born August 30, 1948) is an American stand-up comedian, author, playwright, social critic and actor. He is known for his comedy style, which often includes simulating a mental breakdown, or an increasingly angry rant, ridiculing history, politics, religion, trends and cultural phenomena. He hosted the Comedy Central series Lewis Black's Root of All Evil, and makes regular appearances on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart delivering his “Back in Black” commentary segment. When…

George Carlin (1937-2008) was an American stand-up comedian, social critic, satirist, actor and writer/author, who won five Grammy Awards for his comedy albums. He was noted for his black humor as well as his thoughts on politics, the English language, psychology, religion, and various "taboo" subjects.

Gina Yashere: Black British Female Comedian from near my ends. Bethnal Green. Her humour and accent make me feel at home (and laugh!). She says exactly what she thinks.

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Get to Know Comedian and Game Show Host Tom Papa

Tom Papa was born [1968] and raised in Passaic, New Jersey. Papa got his big break when he was hand-picked by Jerry Seinfeld to open for the comedian on tour. He has toured as Seinfeld's opening act for eight years. He taped his first Comedy Central Presents stand-up special in 2001, and a second in 2007. His first stand-up album, Calm, Cool & Collected, was released in 2005. Papa won rave reviews for his 2008 one-man show, Only Human, which opened at the Just for Laughs Montreal comedy…

Mary Jean "Lily" Tomlin (born September 1, 1939) is an American actress, comedian, writer, & producer. She has been a major force in American comedy since the late 1960s when she began as a stand up comedian & became a featured performer on TV's Laugh-in. Her career has spanned television, comedy recordings, Broadway, & motion pictures, enjoying acclaimed success in each medium. She has won many awards including Tony Awards, Emmy Awards, a Grammy Award, & has been nominated for an Academy…

Charlie Callas (1924 - 2011) Stand-up comedian known for his rubber face and sound effects who made many appearances on various talks shows, he also had roles in various movies ("High Anxiety") and TV series ("The Snoop Sisters")

Lynne Koplitz is an American stand-up comedian and actress. Born June 13, 1969 in Long Island, New York, USA and raised in Sarasota, Florida

William Ray "Bill" Engvall, Jr. (born July 27, 1957) is an American comedian and actor best known for his work as a stand-up comic and as a member of the Blue Collar Comedy group.

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Take a BERRY Break (40 photos)

Kevin Hart Born July 3, 1980 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. Occupation Actor, Comedian Years active 1999 – present

Maria Bamford (born September 3, 1970) is an American stand-up comedian and voice actor. She is best known for her portrayal of her dysfunctional family and self-deprecating comedy involving jokes about depression. Her comedy style draws upon surrealism and incorporates voice impressions that good-naturedly mock various character types. Comic Patton Oswalt has called her one of the most creative and original comics working today

By August of 1994, Craig Ferguson was established as one of Great Britain's leading comedians - he had just had huge success at the Edinburgh Festival. In January 1995 he moved to Los Angeles where he now works as an actor-writer-director-producer-creator. Addresses himself as "TV's Craig Ferguson" in his monologues Opens his monologues by saying "It's a great day for America, everybody" Always smacks the side of the TelePrompTer on the camera at the beginning of his monologues…

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Humour With a (Political) Twist

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