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  • Tony V

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    Tony V started his stand-up comedy career in 1982 after attending several shows at Boston’s prestigious Comedy Connection. He wandered in one night, quite by accident, looking for a little stress relief from a high pressure job as a case worker at the Somerville Mental Health Center. Tony was working his way toward a Masters degree in social work having graduated from the University of ...


  • Greg Vaccariello

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    Greg Vaccariello realized that he was funny in third grade. Appearing in the school play, Greg made the entire audience laugh without saying a word. To this day Greg doesn’t know what he did that day, but it worked and he was hooked. Because Greg can’t sing, he never appeared in another school play because they were all musicals, so he didn’t think that he could ever act again un...


  • John  A Vaiz

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    I got started in comedy because of my son's jr. high grades. I told him that he needs to study harder, to get his grades up. He said if he gets his grades up, I have to do a stand up set. So I did a couple of open mic sets, and here I am.


  • John Valby

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  • David Valdez

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  • Laura Valdivia

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    Laura Valdivia was born in New York City and raised in Madrid, Spain and Houston, Texas. After moving to Los Angeles she became a stand up comedian and currently tours all over the country. She has appeared as a panelist on VH1 and ABC Family, co-hosted Train On for the NFL Channel and guest starred on several sketch shows including MADtv and Nick Cannon Presents: Short Circuitz. Most recently ...


  • Jack Vale

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  • Carlos Valencia

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    Carlos Valencia has inspired millions to follow the way of the tiger. Through years of rigorous comedy research at Carlos Valencia World Headquarters R&D Institute, Carlos' line of cutting edge jokes have set new standards in stand-up quality. His comedic leadership in the field of enhanced joke telling techniques manages to make audiences laugh at rates that meet and often exceed the industry...


  • Chris Valenti

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    Chris Valenti is often called a romantic comedy expert. He channels his relationship frustrations into jokes, songs, films, and advice that leave audiences giggling, singing along, and wiser. His new album, Live Emotional Wreckage, released by New Wave Dynamics, includes funny insights like “Girls always think I’m trying to hit on them, no matter what I say… ‘Coul...


  • Gary Valentine

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      Gary Valentine "GV" got his start in the world of standup comedy. A 20-year veteran traveling the country refining his comedy, performing at clubs, theaters and festivals. He has since made the jump from Standup to Acting. Best known for his 9 years as "Cousin Danny" on the hit CBS show the King of Queens. After appearing at the Montreal Comedy Festival and co-hosting ...


  • Murray Valeriano

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    Murray Valeriano is a brilliant comedian, writer and human sponge. This Tennessee native and preacher’s son found his comedy calling in California and soon began a successful career in stand up and writing. Murray has appeared in clubs and theaters all over the country. He had been seen on Comedy Central, NBC, FuelTV and More. He is also a regular guest of Bill Engvall’s Blue Collar Co...


  • Tony Valle

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  • Kristian Vallee

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      Kristian Vallée spent six years as a middle school teacher, then transitioned into stand-up comedy and public speaking we he realized he was too funny to be even remotely educational.   In his time on stage he has convinced the powers that be to put him on Comedy Central, the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, SíTV, and the Game Show Network.  You c...


  • Carmen Vallone

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    When spoken aloud, Carmen Vallone's name resonates as majestically as trumpets blown by the highest choir of angels in the kingdom of heaven. Don't worry though, his ticket price usually isn't any higher then about twelve bucks. With his enthusiastic smile, and happily twisted vision of everyday life, Carmen guides you through a night of entertainment as he talks about being from Upstate New York,...


  • Sandra Valls

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    Sandra Valls is a brash high energy outrageously funny in your face Latina comic. Voted by Latina Magazine as one of the Top 33 Bad Ass Comics with Latin Roots, Sandra will make you laugh till your face hurts.  Performing in two Showtime Comedy specials: The Latin Diva’s of Comedy and Pride: the LGBT Comedy Slam hosted by Bruce Vilanch, Sandra has made a name for herself.  Her othe...


  • Rob Van Dam

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  • Bethany Van Delft

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    Bethany Van Delft discovered her greatest love, smoked meat, while performing at the "Just For Laughs" Festival in Montreal. She is a founding member/producer of "ColorStruck: Women of Color in Comedy", and a core member of the touring show “5 Funny Females”. She was happy to be featured at the first Nines Festival, and performs regularly at The Boston Comedy Festival and Women in Comedy Festivals...


  • Charles Van Deventer

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    Charles Van Deventer is a standup comedian who has been performing to packed houses for years.


  • Dick Van Dyke

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    Although he'd had small roles beforehand, Dick Van Dyke was launched to stardom in the 1960 musical "Bye-Bye Birdie", for which he won a Tony Award, and then later in the movie based on that play, Bye Bye Birdie (1963). He has starred in a number of films throughout the years including Mary Poppins (1964), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968) and Fitzwilly (1967), as well as a number of s...


  • Sissy Van Dyke

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  • Del Van Dyke

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    DEL VAN DYKE emerged from the San Francisco comedy scene in the 80s and quickly became a fixture on the nightclub circuit. The winner of several major comedy competitions, he has headlined across the U.S., appeared on network and cable television, performed with musical act such at The Pointer Sisters and The Neville Brothers, and entertained our armed forces serving overseas.


  • Mariko Van Kampen

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  • Mary Van Luven

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    Mary Van Luven's improv career began in sunny Coral Springs, Florida, when she and her fellow high school students founded "Rebels Without Applause". After 4 grueling winters at Boston University and graduation, Mary headed west to pursue her acting career. As a co- founding member of TheSpyAnts Theater Company, she has appeared in several plays including "Anything For You", "Trust", and the criti...


  • Brooke Van Poppelen

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    Brooke Van Poppelen is a NYC based comic, actress and writer who has appeared on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and performed on Season 4 of The John Oliver New York Stand-Up Show on Comedy Central. Brooke is a cast member of "World's Dumbest" on truTV and also appears as a talking head and panelist for different vh1 and MTV shows that make fun of the internet and celebrities. You can see ...


  • LYNN VAN PRAAGH-GRATTON

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    Lynn Van Praagh is a Spiritual Medium who discovered the gift inside herself of communicating with those who have passed on to the other side. "I want to heal people by speaking for those who can no longer be heard by loved-ones left behind" What people are saying: "From the moment I met Lynn, we connected and she shared her wonderful gift with me, she channeled my grandmother an...


  • J. Keith van Straaten

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  • Derek Vana

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  • Maronzio Vance

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    If you are looking for someone who knows the meaning of the word "no" then keep looking because if you ask anyone who knows him, Maronzio Vance refuses to acknowledge the word even exists. Making people laugh for as long as he can remember, this witty, sarcastic, storytelling North Carolina-born comedian/actor (who also refuses to accept the fact that he comes from the South becau...


  • Maranzio Vance

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  • Ruperto Vanderpool

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    Comedian, Ruperto Vanderpool has been into comedy his entire life. "Funny things always happened in my house being that there were 8 of us." So it's no surprise that he brings an extremely high level of energy, personality and style to the comedy stage that is hard to find today. Growing up in the Bronx as the son of Dominican parents, allowed Ruperto to be exposed to a diverse array of ...


  • Torio VanGrol

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    Torio Van Grol is glad you’re reading his name instead of hearing it. This way he doesn’t have to repeat it three times while you figure out the correct pronunciation. A new face to the Bay Area comedy scene, Torio considers himself a true Californian. Born in LA, raised in San Diego, educated in Sonoma, and heartbroken in Yosemite; Torio now resides in San Francisco. He has experienced much of...


  • Ian Varella

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    Ian Varella is one of the most popular ventriloquists in entertainment today. His performance combines comedy, variety and audience participation into one great entertainmenet package.


  • John Vargas

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    Born to two high school sophomores John Vargas came into this world a man on a mission. Being raised by people who might as well have been his siblings, John was forced to develop a personality far beyond his years. He took to the stage at age 18 and has yet to get off of it. Comedy quickly consumed his life as it became his avenue for sorting things out. His autobiographical style of comedy quick...


  • John Vargas

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    Born and raised in Southern California, John Vargas has stayed in the region he loves, living now in Los Angeles. He was born into a working class household of Mexican immigrants, this is where his love of comedy was born. Watching such greats as Richard Pryor, Bill Hicks, and George Carlin on stolen cable, he soon realized how much he wanted to be one of them. John has been performing stand-up f...


  • Paul Varghese

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    Paul Varghese's act includes a number of observations about being Indian, providing outsider-looking-in and insider-looking-out commentary, while also exploring an array of topics and issues outside that realm.   He was named by the Dallas Observer in 2007 as the "Best Stand-up Comic in Dallas" and recently won the 2009 "Funniest Comic in Dallas" competition. Varghe...


  • Kait Varkados

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  • Victor Varnado

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    Victor Varnado’s devilish knack for outrageousness and originality plays out in his personal URL: bestalbino.com. Varnado has navigated the adversities of born legally blind and an African-American albino with unique sensibilities to become a nationally known actor and comedian and, according to legend, a Jedi. You may recognize...


  • Patti Vasquez

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  • Denise Vasquez

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    Referred to as a "Modern Day Renaissance Woman" by the media, and industry alike Denise Vasquez is BUSTING OUT & Standing UP! She is an artist who creates because it is a part of her being. Born & raised in New York City Denise has been on an adventure, traveling the world and sharing her journey through her art while living in Scotland, London, the US Virgin Islands & now Ca...


  • Nick Vatterott

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  • Vince Vaughn

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    Vince Vaughn makes two special appearances at the comedy festival. On Thursday, May 15th, at the historic Belcourt Theatre, Vince will join Marc Maron for live in-depth interview for the popular “WTF with Marc Maron” podcast on the stage of the Polk Theater.   On Sunday, May 18th, also at the Belcourt Theater, join Vince as he hosts a night of video screenings and i...


  • Baron Vaughn

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    Actor/comedian Baron Vaughn just wrapped on the second season of the USA Network show FAIRLY LEGAL in Vancouver.  When he isn’t shooting, he performs stand-up at clubs around the country. He has also performed at numerous comedy festivals including the HBO Comedy Festival in Aspen, the Comedy Central Festival in South Beach and the 2010 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. As a c...


  • Vince Vaughn1

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    Vince Vaughn is one of Hollywood’s most acclaimed triple threats as an actor, producer and screenwriter. Vaughn is best known for his appearances in comedic classic hits such as Swingers, Made, Old School, Wedding Crashers, The Break-up, and Couple's Retreat. Recent film credits include The Internship, which was created, produced and starred in by Vince, and Delivery Man, a remake of the...


  • Michael Vecchione

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    Born in Youngstown, Ohio and raised Italian American and Catholic. My father was involved in a family business and my mother was/is an elementary school teacher. As a family, we moved back and forth between northeast Ohio and South Florida throughout my childhood. Started playing contact football at age 9 in Florida and wrestling at age 13 in Ohio. My senior year of high school I placed second in ...


  • Mike Vecchione

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    Born in Youngstown, Ohio and raised Italian American and Catholic. My father was involved in a family business and my mother was/is an elementary school teacher. As a family, we moved back and forth between northeast Ohio and South Florida throughout my childhood. Started playing contact football at age 9 in Florida and wrestling at age 13 in Ohio. My senior year of high school I placed second in ...


  • Joseph Vecey

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  • Joey Vega

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    I like to get up there and wing it. I have a set act but, I like to interact with the audience. That in a nutshell, sums up Joey Vegas approach to stand-up. Good-looking and easy going Joey Vega makes them laugh and makes them think. Born in NYC, Joe received some of his acting training at the HB Studios. He has used that training in many feature films, most recently ROUNDERS, and ROW YOUR BOA...


  • Victor Vega

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     Victor Vega has been bringing his Latino based comedy to venues throughout Northern and Southern California for over four years. He has performed at all the top venues in Southern California. He also has been producing his own comedy shows under "Victor Vega's Comedy Revue".


  • Ricky Velez

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  • Reginald VelJohnson

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