Top 25 Living Comedians

My list of the top 25 living comedians. Updated 03/29/2015
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Chris Rock
Christopher Julius Rock was born in Andrews, South Carolina and raised in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York. He is the son of Rosalie (Tingman), a teacher and social worker for the mentally handicapped, and Julius Rock, a truck driver and newspaper deliveryman, whose own father was a preacher. Rock has been in stand-up comedy for several decades...
 
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Pat Cooper
Pat Cooper has been married twice. He has 2 biological children with his first wife named, Michael and Louise Caputo. He has an adopted daughter with his second wife named Patti Jo Cooper. His son Michael Caputo wrote a book entitled, "Dear Pat Cooper," What Happened To My Father Pasquale Caputo? (in 2009).
 
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Dave Chappelle
Dave Chappelle's career started while he was in high school at Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, DC where he studied theatre arts. At the age of 14, he began performing stand-up comedy in nightclubs. Shortly after graduation, he moved to New York City where he quickly established himself as a major young talent...
 
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Bill Burr
Actor, Date Night
Bill Burr is an American stand-up comedian, writer, actor, and podcaster. He is best known for playing Patrick Kuby in the crime drama series Breaking Bad, and creating and starring in the Netflix animated sitcom F Is for Family. In 2008, Burr's voice was featured in the game Grand Theft Auto IV as Jason Michaels of the biker gang The Lost MC in the mission "No Love Lost"...
 
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Katt Williams
Multi-talented actor/comedian Katt Williams was born in Cincinnati and raised in Dayton, Ohio. He currently resides in Los Angeles, California, where he is simultaneously working on several projects on camera and behind the scenes for your viewing pleasure in the near future. Throughout his journey...
 
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Joe DeRosa
Joe DeRosa is an accomplished comedian, who has become a regular on "The Opie and Anthony" radio show and Fox News' Red Eye w/Tom Shillue. DeRosa has had two Comedy Central specials and has made guest appearances on FX's Louie and HBO's Bored to Death. He is a co-author of the book, "Cheat: A Man's Guide to Infidelity"...
 
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Robert Kelly
Actor, Trainwreck
Robert Kelly, Boston native, now resides in New York City. Stand-Up comedian that tours the country Nationwide performing at Clubs and colleges. Has been doing stand-up comedy for over 10 years now. Went on a USO Tour with Colin Quinn in Kuwait and Afganastan to peform for our troops. Can be heard on Opie & Anthony on XM Radio.
 
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Nick Di Paolo
Actor, Louie
Nick was born in Danvers, Massachusetts and attended Danvers High. He went on to be a marketing major at the University of Maine. Nick honed his seething, sarcastic style in New York City. His range has allowed him to perform on shows as tame as The Tonight Show, yet as edgy as HBO's Young Comedians Special...
 
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Colin Kane
Colin Kane is a stand-up comedian and actor best known for his roles in The Wedding Ringer, Supoj Chancharoen and Going Under. Born in New York City and growing up in Long Island before moving to L.A. to pursue his career in entertainment, as a comedian, Kane has been performing for over a decade, was awarded the title of "King of Zing" in 2010 along with Jay Leno and Ricky Gervais...