Actors & Comedians

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1. Bobby Lee

Actor | A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas

Bobby Lee was born on September 17, 1972 in San Diego, California, USA as Robert Lee Jr. He is an actor and writer, known for A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas (2011), Paul (2011) and Pineapple Express (2008).

2. Steve-O

Writer | Jackass: The Movie

Steve graduated from Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Clown College in 1997. He says the program was more like boot camp than college. Out of 2000 applicants, only 33 were accepted and Steve-O was one of them. However, after graduation, 10 were selected for the circus and this didn't include ...

3. Macaulay Culkin

Actor | Home Alone

Macaulay Carson Culkin, one of the most famous American child stars, was born on August 26, 1980 in New York City, New York, USA, as the third of seven children of his father Kit Culkin (a former stage and child actor and also Macaulay's former manager) and mother Patricia Brentrup. He is the ...

4. Kate Mara

Actress | Fantastic Four

Kate Mara is an American actress. She starred in the Netflix political drama House of Cards (2013) as Zoe Barnes and appeared in the Fox TV series 24 (2001) as computer analyst Shari Rothenberg. She appeared in Brokeback Mountain (2005), We Are Marshall (2006), Shooter (2007), Transsiberian (2008), ...

5. Iliza Shlesinger

Actress | Spenser Confidential

Iliza Shlesinger was born on February 22, 1983 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Iliza Vie Shlesinger. She is a writer and producer, known for Spenser Confidential (2020), Instant Family (2018) and Pieces of a Woman (2020). She has been married to Noah Galuten since May 12, 2018.

6. Joey Diaz

Actor | The Many Saints of Newark

Joey Diaz is a writer and actor, known for The Many Saints of Newark (2021), This Is Not Happening (2015) and Grudge Match (2013). He has been married to Terrie Clark since November 25, 2009. They have one child.

7. Marc Maron

Actor | Maron

For over fifteen years, Marc Maron has been writing and performing raw, honest and thought-provoking comedy for print, stage, radio and television. A legend in the stand-up community, he has appeared on HBO, Conan, Letterman, his two Comedy Central Presents specials and almost every show that ...

8. Sarah Silverman

Actress | Wreck-It Ralph

Sarah Silverman was most recently the host of the two-time Emmy-nominated weekly topical series, I Love You America, which streamed on Hulu and also received a Writers Guild Awards nomination.

Silverman is currently working on a musical adaptation of her 2010 memoir and New York Times Bestseller ...

9. Annie Lederman

Actress | Grand Theft Auto V

Annie Lederman was born on July 20, 1983 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Anne Frances Lederman. She is an actress and producer, known for Grand Theft Auto V (2013), The Long Dumb Road (2018) and Bert and Arnie's Guide to Friendship (2016).

10. Wyatt Cenac

Writer | aka Wyatt Cenac

Wyatt Cenac is a writer and actor, known for aka Wyatt Cenac (2017), The Daily Show (1996) and People of Earth (2016).

11. Dax Shepard

Actor | Hit and Run

Dax Randall Shepard was born in 1975 in Milford, a suburb of Detroit, Michigan, to Laura (LaBo), who worked at GM, and Dave Robert Shepard, Sr., a car salesman. His mother is of French-Canadian and Belgian descent. With both his parents working in the automotive industry, Dax's first love was cars.

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12. Kristen Bell

Actress | Frozen

Kristen Anne Bell (born 1980) is an American actress and singer. She was born and raised in Huntington Woods, Michigan, and is the daughter of Lorelei (Frygier), a nurse, and Tom Bell, a television news director. Her ancestry is Polish (mother) and German, English, Irish, and Scottish (father). ...

13. Moshe Kasher

Actor | Zoolander 2

Moshe Kasher is a writer and producer, known for Zoolander 2 (2016), Another Period (2013) and Betty (2020). He has been married to Natasha Leggero since October 11, 2015. They have one child.

14. Nikki Glaser

Actress | Trainwreck

Nikki Glaser was born on June 1, 1984 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA as Nicole Rene Glaser. She is a writer and producer, known for Trainwreck (2015), I Feel Pretty (2018) and Punching the Clown (2009).

15. Whitney Cummings

Writer | Whitney

Whitney Cummings was born on September 4, 1982 in Georgetown, Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Whitney Ann Cummings. She is a writer and actress, known for Whitney (2011), Made of Honor (2008) and The Ridiculous 6 (2015).

16. Taylor Tomlinson

Writer | Untitled Taylor Tomlinson/ABC Project

Taylor Tomlinson was born on November 4, 1993 in Orange County, California, USA as Taylor Elyse Tomlinson. She is a writer and actress, known for Untitled Taylor Tomlinson/ABC Project, The Comedy Lineup (2018) and Playlist (2017).

17. Katherine Ryan

Actress | The Duchess

Katherine Ryan is a Canadian comedian and TV personality, based in London England.

In her relatively short time as a professional stand-up, Katherine has performed at Yuk Yuks venues across Canada, clubs throughout England, the world famous Comedy Store in Los Angeles, and was featured on NBC's Last...

18. Jen Kirkman

Writer | The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Jen Kirkman was born as Jennifer A. Kirkman. She is a writer and actress, known for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017), Home Again (2017) and Perfect Couples (2010). She was previously married to Neil Mahoney.

19. Christina Pazsitzky

Actress | Countdown

Christina P. is a stand-up comedian, writer, TV personality and host of two podcasts. Her new one hour stand-up special, Christina P: Mother Inferior, premiered October 10th 2017 on Netflix to rave reviews with The Interrobang calling it "intelligent, thought-provoking and not to be missed" Filmed ...

20. Chelsea Peretti

Actress | Parks and Recreation

Chelsea Peretti is a stand-up comedian, actress and writer who appeared in FOX's Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013). The show won two Golden Globe Awards in 2014 including one for Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy.

Peretti starred alongside Andy Samberg, Terry Crews and Joe Lo Truglio as 'Gina ...

21. Joe Rogan

Actor | NewsRadio

Joe Rogan was born on August 11, 1967 in Newark, New Jersey, USA as Joseph J. Rogan. He is a writer and actor, known for NewsRadio (1995), The Joe Rogan Experience (2009) and Zookeeper (2011). He has been married to Jessica Rogan since 2009. They have three children.

22. Bert Kreischer

Actor | The Shield

Spent six a half years at Florida State University. In 1997, Rolling Stone Magazine published "The Undergraduate", a 6-page article about him. Rolling Stone Magazine named Bert the "Number One Partier in the Nation". Oliver Stone optioned the "writes" to his life, book deals were offered, and a ...

23. Bill Burr

Actor | The King of Staten Island

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 ...

24. Louis C.K.

Writer | Louie

Louis C.K. was born on September 12, 1967 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Louis Szekely. He is a writer and producer, known for Louie (2010), American Hustle (2013) and Horace and Pete (2016). He was previously married to Alix Bailey.

25. Dana Carvey

Actor | Wayne's World

One of SNL's most talented alumni, comedian Dana Carvey reigned supreme during his six-season run creating some of the show's most memorable characters, including "Church Lady", "Garth" of Wayne & Garth fame, Grumpy Old Man and bodybuilding "Hans" of Hans & Franz notoriety. This sharp and witty ...

26. Chloë Grace Moretz

Actress | Let Me In

Chloë Grace Moretz was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Teri (Duke), a nurse, and McCoy Lee Moretz, a plastic surgeon. She has four brothers, all older, including actor Trevor Duke-Moretz. Her ancestry is mostly German and English.

Chloë's first two appearances were as Violet in two episodes of the ...

27. Rose Byrne

Actress | Spy

Rose Byrne was born in Balmain, Sydney, Australia. She is the daughter of Jane, a primary school administrator, and Robin Byrne, a semi-retired statistician and market researcher.

She landed her first role in a movie, Dallas Doll (1994), when she was 15 years old.

Since then, Rose has appeared in a ...

28. Charlie Day

Producer | It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

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. ...

29. Edie Falco

Actress | The Sopranos

Edith Falco, called Edie, was born on July 5, 1963 in Brooklyn, New York, to Judith Anderson, an actress, and Frank Falco, a jazz drummer. She is of Italian (father) and Swedish, English, and Cornish (mother) descent. Edie grew up on Long Island and attended SUNY Purchase, where she was trained in ...

30. Pamela Adlon

Actress | Better Things

Pamela Adlon comes from an acting family and began her career in television in 1983. She has appeared in many popular TV shows, including as a voice actress in a number of animated TV series including, most famously, King of the Hill (1997) for which she won an Emmy for her role as Bobby Hill.

31. Dave Chappelle

Writer | Chappelle's Show

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 ...

32. Steven Wright

Actor | Natural Born Killers

Steven Wright was born on December 6, 1955 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA as Steven Alexander Wright. He is an actor and producer, known for Natural Born Killers (1994), Reservoir Dogs (1992) and So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993).

33. Keanu Reeves

Actor | The Matrix

Keanu Charles Reeves, whose first name means "cool breeze over the mountains" in Hawaiian, was born September 2, 1964 in Beirut, Lebanon. He is the son of Patricia Taylor, a showgirl and costume designer, and Samuel Nowlin Reeves, a geologist. Keanu's father was born in Hawaii, of British, ...

34. Pauly Shore

Actor | Bio-Dome

Stand-up comic Pauly Shore (né Paul Montgomery Shore) tasted super-stardom in 1990 when his precedent-setting MTV show Totally Pauly (1990) hit the airwaves to major fan approval. The show ran for four years, opening the door wide for him for television and film roles. In 1993, he wrote and starred...

35. Aimee Teegarden

Actress | Friday Night Lights

Aimeé Richelle Teegarden, is an American actress, model, director and producer. She starred as Julie Taylor in the NBC drama Friday Night Lights (2006) from 2006 to 2011. In 2011, she co-starred with Dennis Quaid in Martin Guigui's thriller Beneath the Darkness (2011). Later she plays Jenny Randall...



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