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Jerry Seinfeld

Jerome Allen Seinfeld is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, producer, and director. He is known for playing himself in the sitcom Seinfeld, which he created and wrote with Larry David. As a stand-up comedian, Seinfeld specializes in observational comedy; in 2005, Comedy Central named Seinfeld the "12th Greatest Stand-up Comedian of All Time."

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Kumail Nanjiani

Kumail Nanjiani is a Pakistani-American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and podcast host. Nanjiani is best known for being a main cast member on HBO's Emmy Award-nominated series Silicon Valley, as well as for providing the voice of Prismo on the Emmy Award-winning animated series Adventure Time. He starred on the TNT series Franklin & Bash and the Adult Swim series Newsreaders. Nanjiani also co-hosted the Comedy Central show The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail. In addition to his television and film work, he hosted two podcasts: The Indoor Kids and The X-Files Files.

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Ricky Gervais

Ricky Dene Gervais is an English stand-up comedian, actor, writer, producer, director, and singer.

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Joe Rogan

Joseph James Rogan is an American stand-up comedian, mixed martial arts (MMA) color commentator, podcast host, businessman and former television host and actor.

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George Carlin

George Denis Patrick Carlin was an American stand-up comedian, actor, author, and social critic.

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Don Rickles

Donald Jay Rickles was an American stand-up comedian, actor, and author. He is widely regarded as being one of the best insult comics of all time. His prominent film roles included Run Silent, Run Deep (1958) with Clark Gable and Kelly's Heroes (1970) with Clint Eastwood, and beginning in 1976 he enjoyed a two-year run starring in the NBC television sitcom C.P.O. Sharkey.

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Louis C.K.

Louis Székely, better known by his stage name Louis C.K., is an American stand-up comedian, writer, actor, and filmmaker. In 2012, C.K. won a Peabody Award and has received six Primetime Emmy Awards, as well as numerous awards for The Chris Rock Show, Louie, and his stand-up specials Live at the Beacon Theater (2011) and Oh My God (2013). He has won the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album twice. Rolling Stone ranked C.K.'s stand-up special Shameless number three on their "Divine Comedy: 25 Best Stand-Up Specials and Movies of All Time" list and ranked him fourth on its 2017 list of the 50 best stand-up comics of all time.

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Jenny Slate

Jenny Sarah Slate is an American stand-up comedian, actress and author, best known for her role as Mona Lisa Saperstein on Parks and Recreation as well as being the co-creator of the Marcel the Shell with Shoes On short films and children's book series. She was a cast member on Saturday Night Live for the 2009/10 season and appeared in shows such as House of Lies, Married, Bob's Burgers, Hello Ladies, Kroll Show, Bored to Death, and Girls, as well as movies like Zootopia, The Secret Life of Pets, and Despicable Me 3. Slate played the lead role in the 2014 film Obvious Child, and in 2016 she was in Brain on Fire.

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Eddie Izzard

Edward John Izzard is a British stand-up comedian, actor, writer and political activist. His comedic style takes the form of rambling whimsical monologue and self-referential pantomime. He had a starring role in the television series The Riches as Wayne Malloy and has appeared in films such as Ocean's Twelve, Ocean's Thirteen, Mystery Men, Shadow of the Vampire, The Cat's Meow, Across the Universe, Valkyrie and Victoria & Abdul. He has also worked as a voice actor in The Wild, Igor, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, Cars 2 and The Lego Batman Movie.

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Bill Burr

William Frederic Burr is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and podcaster. Outside of stand-up, he is known for playing Patrick Kuby in the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad (2008–2013), creating and starring in the Netflix animated sitcom F Is for Family (2015–present), and co-founding the All Things Comedy network. He has hosted the bi-weekly comedy podcast, Monday Morning Podcast, since May 2007.

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Ralphie May

Ralph Duren May was an American stand-up comedian and actor, known for his extensive touring and comedy specials on Netflix and other outlets.

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Norm Macdonald

Norman Gene Macdonald is a Canadian stand-up comedian, writer, producer and actor. He is known for his five seasons as a cast member on Saturday Night Live, which included anchoring Weekend Update for three years. Early in his career, he wrote for the sitcom Roseanne and made appearances on shows including The Drew Carey Show and NewsRadio. He starred in The Norm Show from 1999 to 2001. Paste named him #31 on their The 50 Best Stand-up Comics of All Time.

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Marc Maron

Marcus David Maron is an American stand-up comedian, podcaster, writer and actor.

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Billy Connolly

Sir William Connolly, is a Scottish stand-up comedian, musician, presenter, actor and artist. He is sometimes known, especially in his homeland, by the Scots nickname "The Big Yin".

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Chris Hardwick

Christopher Ryan Hardwick is an American stand-up comedian, actor, television host, writer, producer, and podcaster. He hosts Talking Dead, an hourly aftershow on AMC affiliated with the network's zombie drama series The Walking Dead and Fear the Walking Dead, as well as Talking with Chris Hardwick, a show in which Hardwick interviews prominent pop culture figures, and The Wall, a plinko-inspired gameshow on NBC. From 2013 to 2017, he hosted @midnight with Chris Hardwick, a nightly comedy-game show series on Comedy Central.