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 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 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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