Six Stars Doing Stand-up Before They Had TV Shows

ray romano

Stand-up comedy has yielded many of our best comedic actors today. That’s certainly true of television, and some of the best TV shows ever made have stand-up comedians as their stars.

I hunted down as many as I could find and came up with six actors who were doing stand-up way before they ever landed a TV show. Often times, it’s the reason many of them got their own shows in the first place.

From Ray Romano to Dave Chapelle to Bill Cosby, check out the rare video collection below:

Ray Romano (1990s)

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  1. joe rogan March 5, 2013

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