My Favorite Funny People

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“ Human Giant, Children's Hospital, I Love You, Man. ” - sandraerica91
 
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“ Upright Citizens Brigade. Enough said. ” - sandraerica91
 
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Amy Poehler
Actress, Inside Out
Amy Meredith Poehler was born in Newton, Massachusetts, to high school teachers Eileen Frances (Milmore) and William Grinstead Poehler. Her brother is comedian Greg Poehler. She is of Irish (from her mother) and English, Irish, German, and Portuguese (from her father) descent. Amy was first involved...
“ Upright Citizens Brigade, And the funniest show on tv right now Parks and Recreation. ” - sandraerica91
 
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Charlie Day
Charles Peckham Day was born in New York City, NY, and raised in Middletown, Rhode Island. His parents are both music teachers - his mother, Mary (Peckham), is a piano teacher, and his father, Dr. Thomas Charles Day, was a professor of music at Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island. Charlie plays both piano and guitar...
“ It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, one of the best things to happen to TV in a while. ” - sandraerica91
 
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Matt Walsh
Actor, Ted
“ Upright Citizens Brigade ” - sandraerica91
 
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Michael Ian Black
Michael Ian Black was born in Chicago, Illinois, but his family moved to Hillsborough, New Jersey, when he was young. His parents divorced when he was 3. When he was 12, his father died during neurological surgery following a mysterious assault. Michael attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts but left before graduation...
“ The State, Wet Hot American Summer, Stella ” - sandraerica91
 
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“ Writer and Star of the Office ” - sandraerica91
 
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“ The State, Reno 911, I Love You, Man. ” - sandraerica91
 
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“ The State, Party Down, Children's Hospital. ” - sandraerica91
 
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“ Writer for Parks and Recreation, and frequent guest on The Comedy Bang Bang Podcast with Scott Aukerman. ” - sandraerica91
 
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Adam Scott
Adam Scott was born in Santa Cruz, California, the son of Anne and Douglas Scott. He has two older siblings, Shannon and David. Scott has said that his brother David "looks like me but is far more cerebral and inherited the intellect of our parents," both of whom are retired teachers. He graduated from Harbor High School and he is a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles...
“ Step Brothers, Party Down, Parks and Recreation ” - sandraerica91
 
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“ aka Bobby Bottleservice, El Chupcabra, Fabrice Fabrice...oh and watch the League on FX. ” - sandraerica91
 
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Donald Glover
Actor, Community
Donald McKinley Glover was born at the Edwards Air Force Base, California, and was raised in Stone Mountain, Georgia. His mother, Beverly (Smith), ran a daycare center, and his father, Donald Glover, was a postal worker. He is not, despite rumors, related to actor Danny Glover. Donald graduated from New York University with a degree in Dramatic Writing in 2006...
“ aka Childish Gambino. Watch Community so it doesn't go away. ” - sandraerica91
 
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Ian Roberts
Writer, Get Hard
Ian Roberts was raised in Secaucus, New Jersey, and attended Grinnell College in Iowa. From 1987-1990, he lived in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, performing plays with various local companies including the Acacia Theater, Hansberry Sands and Milwaukee Players. In 1990, he moved to Chicago and studied Improvisation...
“ Upright Citizens Brigade ” - sandraerica91
 
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Will Arnett
Will Arnett is a Canadian-American actor, voice actor, and comedian. He played George Oscar "Gob" Bluth II in the Fox series, Arrested Development. He also appeared in films, such as The Lego Movie, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows and The LEGO Batman Movie. Arnett also voices the title character of Netflix's original animated series, BoJack Horseman.
“ Arrested Development!!! ” - sandraerica91
 
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“ Mr. Show, Arrested Development. ” - sandraerica91
 
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Paul Rudd
Actor, Ant-Man
Paul Stephen Rudd was born in Passaic, New Jersey. His parents, Michael and Gloria, both from Jewish families, were born in the U.K. He has one sister, who is three years younger than he is. Paul traveled with his family during his early years, because of his father's airline job at TWA. His family eventually settled in Overland Park...
“ Do I really need to comment on PAUL RUDD. ” - sandraerica91
 
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“ Creator and Star of what may be the best 10 minutes of your life, that's right Children's Hospital. ” - sandraerica91
 
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Aziz Ansari
Aziz Ansari was born in Columbia, South Carolina, to Fatima, a medical office worker, and Shoukath, a gastroenterologist. His family is from Tamil Nadu, India. He graduated from NYU as a business major in 2004. He graduated from the South Carolina Governor's School for Math and Science in Hartsville...
“ Human Giant, Funny People, 30 Minutes or Less, but most importantly Parks and Recreation. ” - sandraerica91
 
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Paul Scheer
Actor, The League
Scheer is an American actor, comedian, writer, director, podcaster, and producer. Scheer was born in Huntington, New York and graduated from New York University. He starred on the FXX series The League, The HBO comedy Veep, The Netflix series Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, the ABC sitcom Fresh Off the Boat...
“ Human Giant, The League, NTSF:SD:SUV. ” - sandraerica91
 
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“ aka Rafi from the League ” - sandraerica91
 
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Paul F. Tompkins
Started out in stand-up comedy in 1986 at The Comedy Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he was half of a duo with the late Rick Roman. Dropped out of Temple University. Moved to Los Angeles in 1994. Met actor Jay Johnston through their mutual friend, Adam McKay, and created a live sketch show called "The Skates", which led to his being hired on HBO's Mr. Show with Bob and David.
“ Mr. Show, Best Week Ever. Check out his podcast and his many characters. ” - sandraerica91
 
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“ Happy Endings ” - sandraerica91
 
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David Wain
David Wain was born and raised in Shaker Heights, Ohio. He met the other members of the comedy troupe The State while a film student at NYU, where he graduated from in 1991. As part of The State, he co-created and co-starred on their self-titled MTV sketch comedy show in the mid 90's. He then continued to work with his State partners on many other projects...
“ The State, Stella, Wet Hot American Summer, Role Models, Children's Hospital. ” - sandraerica91
 
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Ben Schwartz
Ben Schwartz is known for playing Jean-Ralphio in the American comedy TV series 'Parks and Recreation.' He plays an annoying yet lovable character who thinks he is a player and a baller and often uses insurance money and his father's money to buy whatever he wants. Jean-Ralphio was created for Schwartz when he met co-creator of the show Michael Schur, and he often improvised his lines.
“ Jean Ralphio on Parks and Recreation. ” - sandraerica91
 
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Patton Oswalt
Patton Oswalt has been headlining at comedy clubs all over the United States since 1996, as well as appearing in his own standup specials on Comedy Central and HBO. He was chosen as Entertainment Weekly's "It" comedian in 2002. He is a regular on Late Night with Conan O'Brien. His other television credits include appearances on Seinfeld and NewsRadio...
 
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“ Ron effing Swanson ” - sandraerica91
 
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Megan Mullally
Actress, Will & Grace
Megan is an only child born in Los Angeles, California. Her mother, Martha, was a model, and her father, Carter Mullally Jr., was a contract player for Paramount. Megan first entered Northwestern University intending to study acting, but switched to English literature. However, she still ended up starring in several campus musicals...
“ Will and Grace, Party Down, Children's Hospital. ” - sandraerica91
 
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Rob Riggle
Comedian, actor and United States Marine Corps Reserve Lieutenant Colonel Robert Allen Riggle, Jr. was born April 21, 1970 in Louisville, Kentucky, to Sandra (Shrout) and Robert Allen Riggle, who worked in insurance. Riggle has amassed many notable television credits and has also earned roles in several feature films...
“ Step Brothers, The Hangover, The Other Guys ” - sandraerica91
 
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