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The Top Comedians in California

Comedians from all over the world make their way through LA’s comedy clubs on their way to fame and stardom. There are clubs in Los Angeles where the already famous, soon-to-be-famous, and wannabe famous comics are ready to make you laugh. 


Being a good stand-up comic is tough, and whether they’re observational, an orator, an absurdist, blue-collar, or alternative, all of the funny comedians on this list are unique, hardworking, and hilarious. Many of the best comedians of all time got their start as stand-up comedians and then progressed to star in their own films or TV series. It takes a certain skill set and ability to connect with people to excel at stand-up comedy, and we feel that these are the ones that shine.


In order to be a great stand up comedian, you need to be able to make people laugh, learn from other comedians, find your own style and finally let laughter help you through tough times. We listed some of the top comedians in California. 


Tony Baker 

Tony Baker is a stand-up comedian who has performed all over the world.  Tony has appeared on 2 seasons of NBC’s hit show “Last Comic Standing” as well as Comedy Central, Starz, Aspire, CBS, MTV2 & FOX. Tony has also built a social media presence and fan base because of his original characters and his TonyBakerVoiceovers series. Tony Baker is a comedic star on the rise, book him today.


La Don

La Don offers a wide range of comedy from Corporate Comedy to Christian Comedy and College events. He enjoys hosting shows and doing clean comedy for everyone. He has performed for: The Ice House, Comedy Store, The Improv, Jon Lovitz Comedy Club, and The Laugh Factory.


Jay Light

Jay Light is a stand-up comedian, writer, actor, and filmmaker living in Los Angeles. Graduate of Elon University. Jay also runs the podcast “Explain Yourself with Jay Light” available on iTunes. He’s a door guy and regular performer at the world-famous Comedy Store, and has performed at South by Southwest, the North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival, and clubs and colleges nationwide. Jay Light has been seen on both seasons of Comedy Central’s Roast Battle, wrote for the latest season of Battlebots, and has performed comedy nationwide.


M. Dickson

M’s debut book Dear Dad, It’s Over was published by Wyatt-MacKenzie, topped the Amazon list of best sellers and was called “a must-read” by Lewis Black. Later that year she, along with writing partner Jeny Batten, sold a television project to Universal Cable Productions. M headlines colleges on The College Agency’s roster in addition to touring clubs and opening theater shows for notable acts like Kathleen Madigan. She recently joined the list of contributing writers to Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update and television credits include MTV, FUSE, CBS Sunday Morning and Last Comic Standing.

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