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Alonzo Bodden      

Winner of NBC's "Last Comic Standing"; Regular Panelist on NPR's "Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me"

Alonzo Bodden’s impressive repertoire -- from his international stand-up comedy performances to his versatile television appearances and podcasts -- has secured him a reputation as an extraordinary entertainer. Best known for winning and captivating America’s attention on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Bodden has become one of the world’s most beloved comedians.

Bodden started his career in comedy by working for the USO in entertaining troops around the world, everywhere from Iraq to Greenland. He continued building international fame by headlining comedy festivals including “Just for Laughs” in Montreal, “Kilkenny Ireland Festival” in Australia, and “Brighton Beach” in the UK.

After becoming a household name since winning "Last Comic Standing," Bodden has hosted numerous shows on the Speed and Travel Channels which include 101 Cars You Must Drive and America’s Worst Driver. He brought his incisive, offbeat take to the ITV show Inside the Vault, and has continued to pave his way throughout television. He was a regular on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and his one hour comedy special, Who’s Paying Attention? premiered on Showtime as the second highest rated special in the history of the network.

Now he dominates the podcast world, as he is a regular panelist on NPR’s Wait Wait...Don’t Tell Me -- a widely popular award winning show -- and KPCC’s “Comedy Congress.” He is a favorite guest on Adam Corolla’s show and often appears on the trendy Jay Mohr and Phil Hendrie shows.

Whether he is headlining international comedy festivals or partaking in his numerous podcast shows, Bodden captures an enthusiastic audience no matter what size or environment. Alonzo can also be seen as a recurring guest on the hit Showtime series, Californication, with David Duchovny. This follows a popular guest starring role Alonzo did recently on the ABC comedy, The Neighbors.


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