My Most Favourite Comedians in Hollywood

Robert Jones
3 min readOct 15, 2018


In the Hollywood, there are many popular comedians who are known for their wit and humor. Behind the success of any comedy movie or Tv series, the acting of a comedian has a vital role to play. Not just the dialogue delivery but also the expressions of a comedy actor play an important role in making people laugh madly. In this post, we have enlisted the popular comedians of Hollywood which are known for their tremendous comedy style.

Will Ferrell

Will Ferrell in Saturday Night Live

John William Ferrell is an American actor who is not only popular as a comedian but also works as a producer and writer. He has worked in a number of comedy Tv shows as well as movies to make the audience laugh to the fullest. Ferrell jumped into the comedy world in the mid-1990’s with the comedy show, Saturday Night Live. After the superb response, he received many other opportunities in the comedy movies namely, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Talladega Nights, Step Brothers, The Other Guys and Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues. He is considered a member of the “Frat Pack”, a generation of leading Hollywood comic actors who emerged during the beginning of 2000’s.

Jim Carrey

Jim Carrey in Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond

Jim Carrey is known for his slapstick performances in the comedy tv series as well as movies. Not only is he a great comedian but also an excellent script-writer. Canadian actor gained his recognition in 1990’s after starring in the sketch comedy tv series, In Living Color. However, he got his first leading role in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Dumb and Dumber, The Mask, Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls. Also, he appeared in the supporting role in Batman Forever in 1995. Jim Carrey is known for his serious roles in the tv series namely The Truman Show, Man on the Moon, for which he received a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor.

Chris Tucker

Chris Tucker in Conan

Chris Tucker is popular as an actor as well as stand-up comedian in the Hollywood. He came to limelight for his role of Smokey in F. Gary Gray’s Friday and as Detective James Carter in Brett Ratner’s Rush Hour Film series. Tucker became a stand-up comedian in Def Comedy Jam in the 1990’s. His debut film was House Party 3 and he got popularity in the year 1995 with the movie, Friday. After starring in the movie, Mr. S: My Life With Frank Sinatra in the year 2007, he took a break. He made a comeback as a stand-up comedian in the year 2011 and appeared in the movie, Silver Linings Playbook, the following year.

Michael Richards

Michael Richards in UHF

Michael Richards is an American comedian, actor, and screenwriter, who is known for his work as a comedian in the tv series, Seinfeld. For his role of Cosmo Kramer as a supporting actor, he received lots of appreciation from the audience. Also, he won the highest number of awards than other cast members for his performance in the popular comic show, Seinfeld. Because of the popularity he gained from his work in Seinfeld, he made a huge amount of money by working in a number of tv series and movies. According to a recent report on, Cosmo Kramer is worth $45 million in 2018, which is great number for any 90’s actor in today’s time.

So, these are the popular comedians who have worked in Hollywood Tv series and won everyone’s heart with their work.