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Tammy Pescatelli Poster

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Overview (1)

Birth NameTammy Gillespie

Mini Bio (1)

Tammy Pescatelli is an American stand-up comedian and the kind of woman you wish was your sister or your best friend. Like a good sister, she's always ready with a good joke and is everyone's "3am friend." Tammy learned her funny skills growing up in a large, crazy, Italian family outside of Cleveland and has married into an even bigger Italian family. Her most recent comedy special, Tammy Pescatelli: Finding the Funny (2013) was released recently in an exclusive deal with Netflix, which also hit number 3 on the charts on iTunes.

She won Comedy Central's Stand-Up Showdown (2010) and was a finalist on the second and third seasons of Last Comic Standing (2003). She has performed on talk shows such as The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992), The Talk (2010), and The View (1997). She has also been a guest a number of times on the syndicated show Comics Unleashed (2006), and was chosen for their "Best of the Best" worldwide top selling DVD. Tammy is now considered to be one of the sharpest women in the comedy world after being one of the final five on NBC's Last Comic Standing (2003).

Not only did Tammy star in the reality television show on WEtv, called A Stand Up Mother (2011), but she also co-created, executive produced and wrote it, which related to her life as a mother, wife and comedian.

In 2014, she was chosen by Jenny McCarthy to be part of her Jenny McCarthy's Dirty Sexy Funny (2014) comedy special on EPIX and tours alongside Lynne Koplitz, Paula Bel and 'April Macie') on the "Dirty, Sexy, Funny" comedy tour.

Tammy has also been a regular co-host on Jenny McCarthy's SiriusXM radio show, "Dirty, Sexy, Funny," as well as appearing on the 'Howard Stern' and Artie Lange radio shows.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Sunset Social Inc.

Spouse (1)

Luca Palanca (11 February 2008 - present) (1 child)

Trivia (4)

Graduated from Perry High School (Perry, OH) class of 1987.
Tammy has a degree in fashion design.
Tammy is a 3 time Addy Award Winner.
She won 3 Cleo awards for commercials.

Personal Quotes (1)

The real problem with the internet, is it let's everyone think their opinion counts - and it doesn't. It's basically a think tank of nothing!

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