Comedians in History (Part 6)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 826

  • 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 [Brad H. 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, singer and comedian (Best in Show, Two and a Half Men, Criminal Minds), 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
  • 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
  • 1963-05-25 Mike Myers, Canadian comedian (SNL, Wayne's World), born in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
  • 1963-09-08 Hitoshi Matsumoto, Japanese comedian (Downtown), born in Amagasaki, Japan
  • 1963-10-17 Norm MacDonald, Canadian comedian
  • 1963-11-28 Armando Iannucci, comedian and radio producer, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1964-02-25 Lee Evans, English comedian
  • 1964-03-23 John Pinette, American comedian, (d. 2014)
  • 1964-04-13 Caroline Rhea, Canadian comedian and actress, born in Westmount, Quebec, Canada
  • 1964-04-24 Cedric the Entertainer, American comedian and actor, born in Jefferson City, Missouri

Person of interestStephen Colbert

1964-05-13 Stephen Colbert, American comedian and TV host (The Colbert Report, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert), born in Washington, D.C.

Comedian and TV Host Stephen Colbert
Comedian and TV Host
Stephen Colbert
  • 1964-05-27 Adam Carolla, American comedian and television personality
  • 1964-06-01 Mark Curry, American comedian and actor
  • 1964-07-02 Doug Benson, American comedian (The LEGO Batman Movie), born in San Diego, California
  • 1964-07-22 David Spade, American comedian and actor (SNL, Tommy Boy, Black Sheep), born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • 1964-07-26 Danny Woodburn, American actor and comedian, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1964-08-24 Dana Gould, American comedian and writer (The Simpsons 1989), born in Hopedale, Massachusetts
  • 1964-09-16 Mary Coustas, Greek-Austalian actress and comedian, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1964-09-19 Patrick Marber, British playwright (Closer) and comedian, born in London, England
  • 1964-10-01 Harry Hill, British comedian
  • 1964-11-24 Brad Sherwood, American comedian
  • 1964-12-11 Michel Courtemanche, French Canadian comedian (A New Comic is Born), born in Laval, Quebec, Canada

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