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A stand-up comedian is someone that performs in comedy clubs, usually reciting a fast paced succession of amusing stories, short jokes and one-liners, typically called a monologue. Some stand-up comedians use props, or tricks in their act.

Many stand-up comedians go on to have their own television programs or star in major motion pictures. Famous examples of this include Jerry Seinfeld, Bob Newhart, and Bill Cosby.

See List of stand-up comedians



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