Greatest Stand Up

by wilkbs | created - 22 Mar 2011 | updated - 07 Apr 2011 | Public

1. Jerry Sadowitz

Actor | Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle

Jerry Sadowitz was born on November 4, 1961 in New Jersey, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle (2009), Rab C. Nesbitt (1988) and Jerry Sadowitz: Total Abuse Show (1988).

2. Frankie Boyle

Art_department | Hangar 10

Frankie Boyle was born on August 16, 1972 in Glasgow, Scotland as Francis Martin Patrick Boyle. He is known for his work on Hangar 10 (2014), Caledonian MacBrains (2002) and Distraction (2003).

3. Billy Connolly

Actor | Brave

Billy Connolly was born and raised in Glasgow, Scotland. He left school to work in the shipyards becoming a welder and joined the Territorial Army (in the parachute regiment) at around the same time. He developed an interest in folk music, eventually becoming an accomplished banjo player and a ...

4. Jasper Carrott

Actor | Jane and the Lost City

Jasper Carrott was born on March 14, 1945 in Shaftmoor Lane, Acocks Green, Birmingham, England as Robert Norman Davis. He is an actor and writer, known for Jane and the Lost City (1987), Cool It (1985) and Canned Carrott (1990). He has been married to Hazel K Jackson since 1973. They have four ...

5. Lee Evans

Actor | Le cinquième élément

In 2014 Whilst being interviewed by Jonathon Ross on his show, he announced his immediate retirement from Stand Up and Touring after the premature death of his manager from a heart attack. He is now determined to spend more time with his wife Heather and daughter Molly, or Little Mo as he calls her.

6. Lee Mack

Actor | Not Going Out

Lee Mack was born in 1968 in Southport, Lancashire, England as Lee Gordon McKillop. He is an actor and writer, known for Not Going Out (2006), The Sketch Show (2001) and Kelsey Grammer Presents: The Sketch Show (2005). He has been married to Tara since 2005. They have three children.

7. Mike Harding

Actor | Go Getta!

Mike Harding is an actor, known for Go Getta! (2009).

8. Roy 'Chubby' Brown

Writer | U.F.O.

Roy 'Chubby' Brown was born on February 5, 1945 in Grangetown, Middlesbrough, England as Royston Vasey. He is a writer, known for U.F.O. (1993), The League of Gentlemen (1999) and Roy Chubby Brown: Obscene and Not Heard (1997).

9. Bob Newhart

Actor | Newhart

Bob Newhart was born on September 5, 1929 in Oak Park, Illinois, USA as George Robert Newhart. He is an actor and writer, known for Newhart (1982), The Rescuers (1977) and Elf (2003). He has been married to Ginny Newhart since January 12, 1963. They have four children.

10. Woody Allen

Writer | Manhattan

Woody Allen was born Allan Stewart Konigsberg on December 1, 1935 in Brooklyn, New York, to Nettie (Cherrie), a bookkeeper, and Martin Konigsberg, a waiter and jewellery engraver. His father was of Russian Jewish descent, and his maternal grandparents were Austrian Jewish immigrants. As a young boy...