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Doug Stanhope

Stand-up Comedian + Actor + Author
Born Mar 25, 1967

Douglas Gene "Doug" Stanhope is an American stand-up comedian, actor and author known for his abrasive comedy style.

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  • Critic’s Notebook: Doug Stanhope’s ‘Beer Hall Putsch,’ A Stand Up Album
    NYTimes - Sep 06, 2013
  • Gina Barreca: What Happens When Women Tell Rape Jokes?
    Huffington Post - Jun 06, 2013
  • Alf La Mont: A Degree In Stand Up: Coming To A College Near You
    Huffington Post - Feb 22, 2013
  • A Definitive Guide To Nyc's Comedy Scene
    Huffington Post - Feb 06, 2013


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Doug Stanhope.


1967 Birth Born on March 25, 1967.


1995 28 Years Old Stanhope was the winner of the 1995 San Francisco International Comedy Competition where he edged out Dane Cook in a three-week contest.


2002 35 Years Old Stanhope had his own prank show on Fox called Invasion of Hidden Cameras in 2002.
2003 36 Years Old He also was one of the pranksters on Spy Tv In 2003 and 2004, Stanhope co-hosted the fifth and sixth seasons of The Man Show with Joe Rogan.
2005 38 Years Old He hosted his own radio show on SIRIUS Satellite Radio in 2005. … Read More
Stanhope appeared in the film The Aristocrats, telling a caustic joke to a baby. He was the subject of an 8-page feature in British GQ under the title "Is This America's Most Depraved Man?" by Robert Chalmers in 2006.


2009 42 Years Old 1 More Event
His live show was placed in the top 5 of the 20 Best Live Shows of 2009 by London's The Guardian newspaper.
2010 43 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2010, Stanhope aired a series of vignettes during Newswipe with Charlie Brooker in the UK. … Read More
2011 44 Years Old 1 More Event
Stanhope appeared on the FX television show Louie as Eddie, a fictional comedian that Louis C.K. knew 20 years earlier when they first started performing, in the season 2 episode entitled "Eddie," first aired on August 11, 2011. Doug had a supporting role in the 2014 Chris Rock film Top Five, playing a police officer.
2012 45 Years Old …  In 2012, Stanhope originally supported Ron Paul for U.S. president, but later endorsed the Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson.
2013 46 Years Old On February 16, 2013, Stanhope debuted a show Doug Stanhope's Podcast. … Read More
2014 47 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2014, his podcast was hosted by the All Things Comedy network. … Read More
2015 48 Years Old As of May 2015, he is writing a book about his life with his mother, an occasional subject in his comedy. … Read More
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