Comedy Alumni

Highlighting the industry’s brightest stars and showcasing up-and-coming acts since 2008, explore SXSW Comedy’s growing list of alumni.


Comedy Alumni

Sasheer Zamata at 2017 SXSW Comedy Festival – Photo by Mai Schotz

About Comedy Alumni

 

Alumni By Year

 

2017

Al Madrigal Andrew Santino Bob Odenkirk Bonnie McFarlane
Brendon Walsh Byron Bowers Chris Hardwick Dan Harmon
Dave Hill Doug Benson Doug Stanhope Dulce Sloan
Eddie Pepitone Glenn Wool Guy Branum Hannibal Buress
Horatio Sanz Ian Edwards Janeane Garofalo Jason Mantzoukas
Jay Oakerson Jessica McKenna Joe DeRosa Joel Kim Booster
John Hodgman Jon Gabrus Julio Torres Lashonda Lester
Liza Treyger Mark Normand Matt Besser Matt Walsh
Matteo Lane Mike Lawrence Morgan Murphy Nate Bargatze
Nick Kroll Nick Swardson Nick Thune Nicole Byer
Noel Wells Rich Vos Robert Kelly Sasheer Zamata
Scott Aukerman Scott Thompson Sean Patton Shane Mauss
Shaun Diston Tim Dillon Tom Lennon Wanda Sykes
Whitney Cummings Wyatt Cenac

2016

Adam Cayton-Holland Alonzo Bodden Andrew Orvedahl Andrew Santino
Anthony Atamaniuk Arden Myrin Bajillion Dollar Properties Baron Vaughn
Ben Roy Ben Schwartz Brandon Wardell Brendon Walsh
Brooke Van Poppelen Brooks Wheelan Byron Bowers Cameron Esposito
Chris Cubas Chris Gethard Chris Hardwick Dan Harmon
David Gborie Doug Benson Drennon Davis Drew Tarver
Eddie Pepitone Eliza Skinner Emily Heller Emo Phillips
Eric Andre Gillian Jacobs Hannibal Buress Hasan Minhaj
Horatio Sanz Howard Kremer Ian Edwards Iliza Shlesinger
James Adomian Joe Pera Jon Gabrus Jon Rudnitsky
Jonah Ray Judd Apatow Kate Micucci Kulap Vilaysack
Kumail Nanjiani Kurt Braunohler Lauren Lapkus Leonard Maltin
Lucas Brothers Martha Kelly Matt Besser Matt Walsh
Megan Gailey Michael Showalter Michelle Wolf Mike Birbiglia
Mike O’Brien Morgan Murphy Moshe Kasher Natasha Leggero
Nate Bargatze Nick Kroll Owen Benjamin Paul F. Tompkins
Robert Klein Ron Lynch Rory Scovel Scott Aukerman
Sean Patton Shannon O’Neill Thomas Middleditch Todd Barry
Todd Glass Zach Woods

2015

Adam Cayton-Holland Al Madrigal Allen Strickland Williams Amy Schumer
Andrew Orvedahl Andrew Santino Ari Shaffir Ben Roy
Beth Stelling Bill Burr Bob Saget Brent Morin
Brooks Wheelan Chris D’Elia Colin Hanks Dan Harmon
Dave Ross Doug Benson Eliot Glazer Eric Andre
Erin Whitehead Glenn Wool Horatio Sanz Iliza Schlesinger
Jake Weisman James Adomian Jay Oakerson Jay Pharoah
Jeffrey Ross Joe DeRosa Jon Huck Judd Apatow
Katie Dippold Lauren Lapkus Liza Treyger Mark Normand
Mary Holland Matt Besser Matt Braunger Matt Walsh
Mike O’Brien Nate Bargatze Nick Kroll Nick Thune
Rachel Feinstein Rick Glassman Ron Funches Sasheer Zamata
Scott Aukerman Shannon O’Neill Sinbad Stephanie Allynne
Tim Robinson Todd Glass Vanessa Bayer W. Kamau Bell
Wyatt Cenac

2014

Adam Cayton-Holland Adam Pally Aisha Tyler Andres du Bouchet
Andrew Orvedahl Beck Bennett Ben Kronberg Ben Roy
Byron Bowers Carrie Brownstein Chris Gethard Doppelganger
Doug Benson Drennon Davis Eugene Mirman Fred Armisen
Good Neighbor Greg Proops Hari Kondabolu Iliza Schlesinger
Jake Weisman James Adomian Jay Oakerson Jeffrey Tambor
Jerrod Carmichael Jim Breuer Joe Wengert Jon Gabrus
Jonah Ray Karen Kilgariff Kate Berlant Kumail Nanjiani
Kyle Mooney Maggie Maye Matt Besser Matt Braunger
Mike MacRae Nate Bargatze Nick Rutherford Nick Thune
Paul Provenza Pete Davidson Pete Holmes Sasheer Zamata
Scott Aukerman Sean O’Connor Seth Meyers Sinbad
Tim Meadows Tim Robinson TJ Miller Todd Barry

2013

Adam Cayton-Holland Aisha Tyler Andres du Bouchet Andrew Short
Anthony Atamanuik Aparna Nancherla Brent Weinbach Brett Gelman
Burning Love Chris Gethard Drennon Davis Dwayne Kennedy
Eddie Pepitone Emily Heller Eric Wareheim Eugene Mirman
Fred Armisen Gabe Liedman Guy Branum Hari Kondabolu
James Adomian Janine Brito Jay Larson Jay Oakerson
Jenny Slate Jerrod Carmichael Joe Wengert Jon Dore
Josh Fadem Ken Marino Kevin Avery Kevin Pollak
Kyle Kinane Marc Maron Mark Normand Matt Besser
Matt Braunger Max & Ivan Michael Cera Moshe Kasher
Natasha Leggero Nate Bargatze Neil Casey Nick Turner
Reggie Watts Rob Huebel Robert Kelly Rory Scovel
Sarah Silverman Scott Aukerman Tim Heidecker W. Kamau Bell

2012

Amy Schumer Andres du Bouchet Aparna Nancherla Ari Shaffir
Ben Kronberg Beth Stelling Billy Eichner Bob’s Burgers
Brandon Wardell Brendon Walsh Brett Gelman Brooke Van Poppelen
Cameron Esposito Chip Pope Chris Cubas Chris Gethard
Cody Hustak Dan Mintz Dan Soder Dan St. Germain
DC Pierson Doug Benson Eliza Skinner Eugene Mirman
Gabe Liedman Gary Gulman Greg Proops Howard Kremer
Ian Edwards James Adomian Jeffrey Tambor Jenny Slate
Jerrod Carmichael Jessi Klein Joe Wengert John Hodgman
Jonah Ray Kelly Carlin Kevin Allison Kevin Pollak
Kristen Schaal Kristine Levine Kulap Vilaysack Kumail Nanjiani
Kurt Braunohler Kyle Kinane Larry Murphy Louis Katz
Marc Maron Martha Kelly Mike Birbiglia Mike Lawrence
Mike MacRae Nick Mullen Nick Turner Paul Provenza
Pete Holmes Reggie Watts Robert Kelly Ryan Stout
Scott Aukerman Shannon O’Neill Sklar Brothers T.J. Miller
Todd Barry Wyatt Cenac

2011

Al Madrigal Alex Koll Amy Schumer Anthony Jeselnik
Ben Kronberg Brendon Walsh Brett Gelman Brody Stevens
Bryson Turner Chelsea Peretti Chris Cubas Chris Fairbanks
Chris Hardwick Darryl Lenox Dave Foley Donald Glover
Doug Benson Doug Mellard Eugene Mirman Glenn Wool
Hampton Yount Howard Kremer Jena Friedman Joe Derosa
John Oliver Kevin Pollak Kumail Nanjiani Kurt Braunohler
Marc Maron Matt Bearden Michael Ian Black Pete Holmes
Rainn Wilson Scott Aukerman Shane Mauss Tig Notaro
Tom Lennon

2010

Andi Smith Andy Ritchie Ben Kronberg Chelsea Peretti
Donald Glover Doug Benson Eugene Mirman Hannibal Buress
Hari Kondabolu Howard Kremer Jimmie Roulette Joe Mande
Kevin Avery Kristen Schaal Kurt Braunohler Kyle Kinane
Lucas Molandes Margaret Cho Maria Bamford Matt Braunger
Moshe Kasher Myq Kaplan Natasha Leggero Nick Thune
Pete Holmes Ramin Nazer Rob Delaney Scott Aukerman
Tig Notaro Todd Barry

2009

Alex Koll Andy Kindler Brendon Walsh Chip Pope
Chris Fairbanks Chris Hardwick Doug Benson Eric Krug
Eugene Mirman Hannibal Buress Howard Kremer Janeane Garofalo
John Mulaney Jon Lajoie Josh Fadem Marc Maron
Margaret Cho Mark Agee Martha Kelly Matt Bearden
Matt Braunger Matt Ruby Michelle Biloon Natasha Leggero
Nick Kroll Sam Brown Scott Aukerman Sean O’Connor
Tig Notaro Todd Barry

2008

AD Miles Aziz Ansari BJ Porter Brian Posehn
Bryan Gutman Chris Hardwick Doug Benson Eugene Mirman
Gary Gulman H. Jon Benjamin Hard N Phirm Human Giant
Janeane Garofalo Jeremy Neal Jon Glaser Jonah Ray
Leo Allen Matt Braunger Matt Walsh Mike Phirman
Morgan Murphy Paul F. Tompkins Reggie Watts Rob Huebel
Ruby Collins Scott Aukerman Tig Notaro Todd Barry
Wyatt Cenac

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