Trevor Noah

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Trevor Noah is a South African comedian, television host, actor, and political commentator. He is the host of The Daily Show, an American satirical news program on Comedy Central. Born in Johannesburg, Noah began his career in South Africa in 2002. He had several hosting roles with the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and was the ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 7 wins & 30 nominations. See more awards »


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The Daily Show Producer
Born a Crime Producer


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  The Tipping Point (TV Series) (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2015-2022 The Daily Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 1,059 episodes)
- Episode #28.3 (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Cori Bush (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Cliff 'Method Man' Smith (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Iman (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Mark Cuban (2022) ... (executive producer)
 2022 Jordan Klepper Fingers the Globe: Hungary for Democracy (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2022 Kid of the Year (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2021 Player Vs Player with Trevor Noah (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Kat Gunn (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Sneaky (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Josh Richards (2021) ... (executive producer)
- FaZe Adapt (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Michelle Rodriguez (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2021 Trevor Noah Presents Josh Johnson: # (Hashtag) (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2021 Jordan Klepper Fingers the Pulse: Into the MAGAverse (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2021 Remotely Educational (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2020 Kid of the Year (TV Special documentary short) (executive producer)
 2020 Remembering RBG: A Nation Ugly Cries (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2019 Klepper (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- The New Weed War (2019) ... (executive producer)
- America First, Mars Next (2019) ... (executive producer)
- This is My Gun, These Are My Rights (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Invisible Nation (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Deported Fucking Vets (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2019 Desi Lydic: Abroad (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2018 Trevor Noah: Son of Patricia (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2018 Trevor Noah Presents Nation Wild (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Bongani Dube (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2017-2018 The Opposition with Jordan Klepper (TV Series) (executive producer - 128 episodes)
- The Final Fight (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Kim Gordon (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Lauren Duca (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Richard Painter (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Cameron Esposito (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2017 The Daily Show's The Yearly Show 2017 (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2017 There's a Gupta on My Stoep (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2017 Jordan Klepper Solves Guns (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2017 Trevor Noah: Afraid of the Dark (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2016 The Daily Show: Between the Scenes (TV Series) (executive producer - 2016)
 2015 Trevor Noah: Pay Back the Funny (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2015 Trevor Noah: Lost in Translation (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2015 Trevor Noah: The Nationwild Comedy Tour (executive producer)
 2013 Trevor Noah: It's My Culture (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2013 Trevor Noah: African American (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2012 Trevor Noah: That's Racist (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2011 Trevor Noah: Crazy Normal (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2010 Tonight with Trevor Noah (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2010 Trevor Noah: Daywalker Revisited (Video) (executive producer)
 2009 Trevor Noah: The Daywalker (Documentary) (executive producer)
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Other Works:

Book (Forward by Jon Meacham): "The Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library". New York: Spiegel & Grau. ISBN 1984801880

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 6 Articles | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 11¼" (1.81 m)




Nombuyiselo, Patricia | Noah, Robert

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Personal Quote:

[on working in non biracial atmospheres with the interviewer] Part of the job was to help people see that you have a bit of that color in yourself, he told the newspaper. Hey, there's a bit of you in me. I'm not coming from a world where I don't see you. If you look carefully, you'll see yourself in me and what I'm saying. See more »


During his childhood he did not know the famous "Happy Birthday to You" song as being the official birthday song because his mother would sing to him a birthday tune from Donald Duck's 50th Birthday (1984). See more »

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