Comedy Alumni

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


Hannibal Buress - Photo by Mike Jordan/Getty Images for SXSW

Hannibal Buress - Photo by Mike Jordan/Getty Images for SXSW

About Comedy Alumni

 

Alumni By Year

 

2019

Abbi Jacobson

Amy Miller

Anna Seregina

Baron Vaughn

Beth Stelling

Busy Philipps

Dave Hill

Debra DiGiovanni

Doug Benson

Dulce Sloan

Erin Foley

Erik Griffin

Eugene Mirman

Hannibal Buress

Horatio Sanz

Ian Edwards

Ilana Glazer

Jaboukie Young-White

James Adomian

Jena Friedman

Jessica McKenna

Johnny Pemberton

Jon Gabrus

Josh Johnson

Kathy Griffin

Kumail Nanjiani

Kurt Braunohler

Leonard Maltin

Liza Treyger

Marc Maron

Mark Normand

Matt Besser

Matt Braunger

Megan Gailey

Michael Kosta

Michaela Watkins

Mike Lawrence

Nick Thune

Open Mike Eagle

Paul Scheer

Paul F. Tompkins

Ramy Youssef

Ricky Velez

Roast Battle

Ronny Chieng

Roy Wood Jr.

Sam Jay

Stuart Goldsmith

Tim Heidecker

Todd Barry

Todd Glass

Whitmer Thomas


2018

Adam Lustick

Adam Pally

Aparna Nancherla

Baron Vaughn

Ben Gonzalez

Beth Stelling

Betsy Sodaro

Bill Hader

Brandon Wardel

Brooks Wheelan

Chris Garcia

Conner O’Malley

Dave Anthony

Dave Hill

David Gborie

Dick Cavett

Doug Benson

Gareth Reynolds

Godfrey

Horatio Sanz

Ian Abramson

Ian Karmel

Jake Weisman

James Adomian

James Davis

Jeffrey Ross

Jermaine Fowler

Jim Gaffigan

Jo Firestone

Joe Pera

John Reynolds

Jon Gabrus

Lauren Lapkus

Leonard Maltin

Liza Treyger

Lynne Koplitz

Maeve Higgins

Martha Kelly

Matt Besser

Matt Ingebretson

Matteo Lane

Matthew Broussard

Monroe Martin

Nick Offerman

Nick Rutherford

Nick Thune

Orlando Leyba

Rachel Bloom

Ramon Rivas

Robin Thede

Ron White

Sam Morril

Scott Aukerman

Sean Patton

Stuart Goldsmith

Vanessa Gonzalez

Willie Barcena


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

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 Gutmann

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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