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Felipe Esparza      

Stand-Up Comedian, Actor & Podcast Host; Known for "Last Comic Standing"

Felipe Esparza is a stand-up comedian, actor, and podcast host, known for his raw, real-life comedy that audiences everywhere can relate to. Felipe won NBC’s "Last Comic Standing" in 2010 and his first one-hour stand-up special, “They’re Not Gonna Laugh at You,” premiered on Showtime in 2012.

Esparza is a product of the streets of East Los Angeles and much of his material is the result of seeing the humor in the struggles of everyday life, including gentrification and changes within his community. Early in his stand-up career, Felipe appeared on Showtime in a “Diamonds in the Rough” segment. Since that time, he has appeared on numerous television shows, including ABC’s “Comics Unleashed,” Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend” and “Russell Simmons Presents Stand-Up at the El Rey,” Showtime’s “Comics Without Borders,” BET’s “Comic View” and Galavisión’s first English-speaking show, “Que Locos” (where he holds the title of most appearances by any comedian). That show also spurred the careers of George Lopez and Gabriel Iglesias.

He appeared in his first two feature-length films, “The Deported,” with Nick Turturro, Talia Shire and Paul Rodriguez and a feature-length film based on his stand-up comedy called, “I’m Not Like That No More,” where he stars opposite fellow comedian, Paul Rodriguez in 2009.

Esparza has hosted a weekly podcast called "What's Up Fool?" on All Things Comedy since 2014. The podcast features interviews with numerous people, particularly fellow comedians.

Set to be released in 2021, Esparza will appeasr as Crazy Dave, a wise-cracking, thought provoking character in Netflix's "Gentefied", a bilingual series about family, community, brown love, and displacement by gentrification.

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Felipe Esparza performs at Ontario Improv Comedy Club

Ontario, CA Events: Felipe Esparza performs at Ontario Improv Comedy Club at The Ontario Improv.

Arsenio Uncovers Latino Stereotypes With Felipe Esparza Video ...

Arsenio Uncovers Latino Stereotypes With Felipe Esparza Video - Arsenio Hall Videos.

‘Gentefied’: Netflix Sets Recurring Cast For Latinx Dramedy Series

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