Comedians in History (Part 6)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 851

  • 1956-12-29 Fred MacAulay, Scottish comedian, born in Perth, United Kingdom
  • 1957-01-17 Steve Harvey, American actor, comedian and radio personality, born in Welch, West Virginia
  • 1957-01-22 Rene Requiestas, Filipino actor & comedian, born in Tondo, Philippines (d. 1993)
  • 1957-01-24 Adrian Edmondson, British comedian, born in Bradford, United Kingdom
  • 1957-01-28 Frank Skinner, English comedian
  • 1957-02-06 Robert Townsend, American comedian & actor (Hollywood Shuffle, Ratboy), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1957-04-13 Gary Kroeger, American comedian (SNL, Return of Shaggy Dog), born in Cedar Falls, Iowa
  • 1957-04-14 Richard Jeni, American comedian (d. 2007)
  • 1957-04-27 Michel Barrette, Canadian actor and stand-up comedian, born in Chicoutimi, Quebec
  • 1957-06-12 Jim Morris, impressionist/comedian (Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush)
  • 1957-07-09 Paul Merton, British writer, actor and comedian (Room 101), born in Parsons Green, London
  • 1957-07-27 Bill Engvall, American "Blue Collar" comedian ("Here's Your Sign"), born in Galveston, Texas
  • 1957-08-18 Denis Leary, American actor and comedian (Rescue Me), born in Worcester, Massachusetts

Person of interestStephen Fry

1957-08-24 Stephen Fry, English comedian, writer and actor (Blackadder, QI), born in London

Actor, Comedian and Writer Stephen Fry
Actor, Comedian and Writer
Stephen Fry
  • 1957-09-29 Andrew "Dice" Clay [Silverstein], American comedian (Adventures of Ford Fairlane), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 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), born in Holyhead, Wales
  • 1957-10-24 John Kassir, American actor and comedian, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1957-11-30 Colin Mochrie, Scottish-born Canadian comedian
  • 1958-01-04 Andy Borowitz, American comedian and satirist

Person of interestEllen DeGeneres

1958-01-26 Ellen DeGeneres, American comedian (Ellen Morgan-Ellen), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Comedian and TV Star Ellen DeGeneres
Comedian and TV Star
Ellen DeGeneres
  • 1958-01-30 Brett Butler, American comedian (Grace-Grace Under Fire), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • 1958-03-07 Rik Mayall, English comedian & actor (Drop Dead Fred, The Young Ones), born in Epping, Essex, (d. 2014)
  • 1958-03-21 Brad Hall, comedian (SNL), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1958-05-03 Sandi Toksvig, Danish-British comedian and radio presenter (The Great British Baking Show), born in Copenhagen, Denmark

Person of interestDrew Carey

1958-05-23 Drew Carey, American actor & comedian (Drew Carey Show), born in Cleveland, Ohio

Actor and Comedian Drew Carey
Actor and Comedian
Drew Carey
  • 1958-06-08 Keenan Ivory Wayans, American comedian (In Living Color), born in NYC, New York
  • 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 stand-up comedian (3 of a Kind), born in Dudley, West Midlands, England
  • 1958-09-06 Jeff Foxworthy, American comedian (Jeff Foxworthy-The Jeff Foxworthy Show), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1958-09-06 Michael Winslow, American actor and comedian (Police Academy), born in Spokane, Washington
  • 1958-10-30 Kevin Pollak, American comedian (Usual Suspects, Grumpy Old Men), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1958-12-24 Bob Smith, American author and a groundbreaking gay comedian (The Tonight Show, Funny Gay Males), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2018)
  • 1959-01-24 Vic Reeves [James Roderick Moir], English comedian, born in Leeds, United Kingdom
  • 1959-05-03 Ben Elton, English actor and comedian (Blackadder Back & Forth, Friday Night Live), born in Fitzrovia, London
  • 1959-05-23 Robert "Bob" Mortimer, British comedian, podcast presenter, and actor, born in Acklam, England
  • 1959-06-06 Colin Quinn, American comedian
  • 1959-06-06 Josie Lawrence, British comedian and actress (Whose Line Is It Anyway?, Eastenders, Humans), born in Staffordshire, England
  • 1959-06-12 Scott Thompson, Canadian comedian (The Kids in the Hall, Larry Sanders Show), born in North Bay, Ontario, Canada
  • 1959-06-22 Wayne Federman, American comedian
  • 1959-06-26 Mark McKinney, Canadian comedian and actor (The Kids in the Hall), born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • 1959-08-02 Victoria Jackson, comedian and actress (Casual Sex, Saturday Night Live), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1959-10-03 Greg Proops, American actor and comedian
  • 1959-10-17 Russell Gilbert, Australian comedian
  • 1959-10-20 Mark Little, Australian actor and comedian (Neighbours), born in Brisbane
  • 1959-11-09 Tony Slattery, British actor and comedian (Whose Line Is It Anyway?), born in Stonebridge, London
  • 1959-12-29 Paula Poundstone, American stand-up comedian (Emmy Awards), born in Huntsville, Alabama
  • 1960-02-20 Joel Hodgson, American comedian (Mystery Science Theater 3000), born in Stevens Point, Wisconsin
  • 1960-03-23 Terry Sweeney, American writer/comedian (SNL), born in Queens, New York

Person of interestBrad Garrett

1960-04-14 Brad Garrett [Gerstenfeld], American actor and comedian (Everybody Loves Raymond), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1960-05-04 Andrew Denton, Australian television presenter and comedian, born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1960-05-31 Chris Elliott, actor/comedian (Get a Life, David Letterman Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1960-06-04 Bradley Walsh, British comedian and actor (Law & Order: UK), born in Watford, Hertfordshire, England
  • 1960-07-14 Jane Lynch, American actress (Best In Show; Glee; Two and a Half Men; Criminal Minds), singer and comedian, born in Evergreen Park, Illinois
  • 1960-09-04 Damon Wayans, American actor and comedian (In Living Color, SNL), born in New York City, New York
  • 1960-10-24 Jaime Garzón, Colombian journalist and comedian, born in Bogotá, Colombia (d. 1999)
  • 1961-01-15 Yves P. Pelletier, Canadian comedian & film director, born in Laval, Canada
  • 1961-02-05 Tim Meadows, American actor & comedian, born in Highland Park, Michigan
  • 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, born in Endicott, New York
  • 1961-04-22 Byron Allen, comedian (Real People, Byron Allen Show), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-04-23 George Lopez, Mexican-American actor and comedian, born in Mission Hills, Los Angeles
  • 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)

Person of interestMichael J. Fox

1961-06-09 Michael J. Fox, Canadian actor, author, comedian and activist (Family Ties; Back To The Future; Teen Wolf), born in Edmonton, Alberta

Person of interestRicky Gervais

1961-06-25 Ricky Gervais, English actor and comedian (The Office), born in Reading, England

Comedian Ricky Gervais
Comedian
Ricky Gervais
  • 1961-08-20 Joe Pasquale, English comedian (King of the Jungle - I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! 2004 4th series), born in Grays, Essex, England
  • 1961-11-27 Steve Oedekerk, American film director, actor and comedian, born in Los Angeles. California
  • 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
  • 1962-02-13 Hugh Dennis, English comedian and actor (Not Going out), born in Kettering, England
  • 1962-03-30 Bil Dwyer, American comedian and TV host, born in Evergreen Park, Illinois
  • 1962-04-26 Debra Wilson, American actress and comedian (Mad TV), born in South Ozone Park, Queens, New York
  • 1962-05-13 Paul McDermott, Australian comedian

Person of interestCraig Ferguson

1962-05-17 Craig Ferguson, Scottish actor, writer and comedian, born in Glasgow, Scotland

Actor & Comedian Craig Ferguson
Actor & Comedian
Craig Ferguson
  • 1962-05-26 Bob[cat] Goldthwait, comedian (Police Academy), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1962-06-05 Jeff Garlin, American comedian
  • 1962-06-25 Phill Jupitus, English comedian and broadcaster, born in Newport, Isle of Wight, England
  • 1962-07-10 Charles Papa, Kenyan comedian and actor (Papa Shirandula), born in Busia, Kenya (d. 2020)
  • 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 (The Office), born in Concord, Massachusetts
  • 1962-09-02 Eugenio Derbez, Mexican comedian and actor
  • 1962-09-19 Cheri Oteri, American actress and comedian, born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
  • 1962-09-24 Jack Dee, British comedian (I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue), born in Bromley, England
  • 1962-11-28 Paul Dinello, American comedian and actor

Person of interestJon Stewart

1962-11-28 Jon Stewart [Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz], American Comedian (The Daily Show), born in NYC, New York

Comedian and TV Host Jon Stewart
Comedian and TV Host
Jon Stewart
  • 1962-12-30 Henry Cho, Korean-American comedian
  • 1963-01-04 Dave Foley, actor and comedian (Kids In The Hall, Dave Nelson on NewsRadio)
  • 1963-02-17 Larry the Cable Guy [Daniel Lawrence Whitney], American comedian (Blue Collar Comedy Tour), born in Pawnee City, Nebraska
  • 1963-03-06 D.L. Hughley, American comedian and actor (ComicView), born in Portsmouth, Virginia
  • 1963-04-04 Anthony Clark, American actor and comedian (Boyd Pritchett-Boston Common), born in Lynchburg, Virginia

Person of interestGraham Norton

1963-04-04 Graham Norton [Graham Walker], Irish comedian and TV presenter, born in Dublin

TV Host and Comedian Graham Norton
TV Host and Comedian
Graham Norton
  • 1963-04-22 Sean Lock, British comedian and actor (British Comedy Award, 2000), born in Chertsey, Surrey
  • 1963-05-11 Masatoshi Hamada, Japanese comedian

Person of interestMike Myers

1963-05-25 Mike Myers, Canadian actor and comedian (SNL, Wayne's World), born in Scarborough, Ontario

Actor and Comedian Mike Myers
Actor and Comedian
Mike Myers
  • 1963-09-08 Hitoshi Matsumoto, Japanese comedian (Downtown), born in Amagasaki, Japan

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