In just a few short years, Steve Byrne has risen through the ranks of the comedy world to become one of the industry’s most innovative and sought-after performers. With his high-energy, physical style of comedy, Byrne has evolved throughout the years into an extremely versatile entertainer that delivers on a day-to-day basis. Hailing from Pittsburgh, PA, Steve Byrne was born to a Korean mother and an Irish father. His unique background has given him the base comedic material for his first television show, Sullivan & Son. Byrne released a one hour standup comedy special, CHAMPION, on Netflix which then became a live show on the road, Steve Byrne & the Cast of Sullivan & Son Comedy Tour, along with his castmates: Ahmed Ahmed, Owen Benjamin and Roy Wood Jr.
After winning TBS’ cutthroat competition, the Myspace Standup or Sitdown Comedy Challenge, Byrne was hurtled into a brilliant television and film career. As his popularity began to expand, Byrne was featured in his very own half-hour Comedy Central Presents which was soon voted as one of the best specials of all time in the Comedy Central Standup Showdown. His hilarious standup has been seen on NBC’s The Tonight Show, ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, CBS’s The Late Late Show and BET’s Comic View. In 2008, Byrne’s first one-hour special, Steve Byrne’s Happy Hour, premiered on Comedy Central and further cemented his star status. Packing an impressively wide range of appeal, Byrne’s comedy soon landed him on the The History of the Joke on the History Channel and the Discovery Channel’s The Science of Laughter. He has since appeared on some of TV’s hottest shows including ABC’s The Middle, The Chapelle Show, G4’s The International Sexy Ladies Show, The Howard Stern Show, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, The Very Funny Show, The Byrne Identity on Comedy Central and was a series regular on NBC’s The Real Wedding Crashers.
A true international comedian, Byrne has performed to sold-out crowds around the world. He has been a featured comic at the Just for Laughs Festival (in Montreal, Toronto and Chicago), HBO’s US Comedy Arts Festival in Las Vegas and the CanWest Comedy Fest in Vancouver. He has been part of several national comedy tours including The Jameson Comedy Tour, Vince Vaughn’s Wild West Comedy Tour, The Kims of Comedy, The Camel Cigarettes Sin City Tour, and his own national Myspace Comedy tour. Byrne even had the honor of opening for esteemed musical acts such as Kanye West, Mariah Carey, Modest Mouse, Puddle of Mudd, Spoon, Rev. Horton Heat and many more. As a big supporter of the US troops, Steve also headlined several USO tours in Afghanistan, Iraq, Japan and Guam.
Byrne has appeared in the hit comedies The Dilemma, Couples Retreat, Four Christmases and The Goods: The Don Ready Story. His 2006 documentary, 13 or Bust, chronicles the attempt to perform 13 comedy shows in Manhattan in one night.
Byrne’s lack of ego and outstanding work ethic has helped him become one of today’s most respected comedians.
If your type of comedian is someone who reminds us all how funny we all are, Chris Strait is for you! No topic is off limits for the California native, but he’s just telling his story.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Strait is a study in what happens when a man spends his formative years standing out. From being the only white guy among black guys in the neighborhood, to being the only tall guy among short guys in the boxing gym, to being the only man among women in grad school, Strait became an expert on people. If you don’t believe me, try and count how many times you laugh while saying “that is so true!” He tells it like it is, never losing his smile!
Strait headlines comedy clubs, private events, and colleges all over the U.S. and Canada. You may see him every week on TRU-TV’s, The Smoking Gun Presents, “Worl’ds Dumbest”. You may also have also seen him as a commentator on the E! channel, and the National Lampoon film, “Lost Reality 2″. He has also done stand-up on Starz and Playboy. In addition, Strait has entertained the troops in the Middle East, Cuba, Japan, and Europe, and has hosting his own boxing/commentary podcast. www.stickandmoveshow.com / www.str8boxing.com
Chris Millhouse can be seen coming up on Comedy Central & Netflix on Owen Benjamin's 1 Hour Special "Huge Pianist!" He has been seen on CBS, SiTV (NuVo TV), VH1, Hulu, Comedy Time TV & more!
Chris is also a regular at multiple clubs in NYC & LA, and can be seen regularly in both cities. For videos & live dates, check his website at: www.ChrisMillhouse.com
Chris is the Host & Producer of the live stand up comedy show "Hot Comedy Action," which has been featured at the Improv Comedy Clubs for over 7 years! The show features the BEST comedians in stand up which is why the show often has SOLD OUT audiences!
For FREE TICKETS to a "Hot Comedy Action" show, email: HotComedyAction@gmail.com (please include the number of tickets you'd like, along with your first & last name
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Hot Comedy Action features & showcases the BEST up in coming comedians, and BIGGEST Headliners in stand up!
This show was Created, Produced, & is hosted by Comedian Chris Millhouse who is regularly featured on TV & at the the BIGGEST Comedy Clubs across the country!
Hot Comedy Action has been featured monthly at The Hollywood Improv, The Irvine Improv, & occasionally at The Brea Improv Comedy Clubs in Southern California for over 3 years!Past Comedians on the show include: Daniel Tosh, Craig Robinson, Bill Burr, Nick Swardson, Dane Cook, Russell Brand, TJ Miller, & Aziz Ansari (to name a few)
Audiences have been SELLING OUT & PACKING THE HOUSE since the first show back in 2008!!Its the hottest action you've seen since Paris Hilton in night vision!