- n a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts
- n an actor in a comedy
- Conan O Brien in TIME
Every comedian dreams of hosting the 'Tonight Show' and, for seven months, I got to. I did it my way, with people I love, and I do not regret a second,O'Brien said.
- Al Franken in CNN
I'm not a typical politician,Franken said in an 8Â½ minute video message on his Web site. "I've spent my career as a comedian. Minnesotans have a right to be skeptical about whether I'm ready for this challenge, and to wonder how seriously...
- Michael Holroyd in Los Angeles Times
Beryl had an absolutely original voice: she was a serious comedian, all of whose novels ended tragically,writer Michael Holroyd told the Guardian newspaper.