1962 (age 60–61)
Rochelle, Illinois, United States
|Alma mater|| Bradley University |
Eastern Michigan University
|Notable work||Leaving Iowa|
Other Definitions of Confinement
Tim Clue (born 1962) is an American funny motivational speaker, comedian, director, and playwright, based in Chicago, Illinois.He is the founder of MindSlap Meetings.
As a professional comedian, Clue received his training at The Second City in Chicago.For a brief period, he hosted WGN Radio comedy show and New Year's Eve radio show with Steve Cochran.
Born in 1962, Clue grew up in Rochelle, Illinois.He completed his bachelor's degree in communications from Bradley University in 1985. At Bradley, he met with Marco Benassi and later, both became part of the university speech team. They participated in speech tournaments and in those tournaments performed adapted poetry or short story. As they excelled and became important part of speech team, they were awarded with full scholarship at the university. For a brief period, Clue coached the college speech teams and later taught speech at the College of DuPage.
In 2005, he graduated with a master's in speech communication and rhetoric from the Eastern Michigan University.
Clue started his career by writing a stand-up comedy.
In 1992, he founded Short Story Theatre, a theater company which is focused on combing short fiction and documentary footage.
In 1994, Greek Stories was premiered.In the same year, he directed Bark Like a Comic along with A.J. Lentini, Bill Gorgo and Jimmy Rhodes. In the following year, he and Benassi worked on The Jewish Melody and Other Definitions of Confinement, adapted from the short stories written by Dmitry Stonov.
In 1997, he worked on a show called Greek Streets with Marco Benassi.
In 1999, he co-wrote and directed Tiny Pig with Spike Manton.
In 2004, he worked on the Leaving Iowa with Spike Manton.The comedy was produced by the Purple Rose Theatre Company.
Clue is co-founder of Chicago Sitcom, a production company that develops works for stage, film, and television. Previously, he has worked as the coach of the College of DuPage (COD) national championship speech team.
Timothy Julian Brooke-Taylor OBE was an English actor and comedian best known as a member of The Goodies.
A comedian or comic is a person who seeks to entertain an audience by making them laugh. This might be through jokes or amusing situations, or acting foolish, or employing prop comedy. A comedian who addresses an audience directly is called a stand-up comedian.
Richard Philip Lewis is an American stand-up comedian and actor.
Lenny Clarke is an American comedian and actor. He is known for his thick Boston accent and as the role of Uncle Teddy on the series Rescue Me.
Louis Perry Anderson was an American stand-up comedian, actor, author and game show host. Anderson created the cartoon series Life with Louie and the television sitcom The Louie Show, and wrote four books, including Hey Mom: Stories for My Mother, But You Can Read Them Too, which was published in 2018. He was the fourth host of the game show Family Feud, from 1999 to 2002, in its third run and second revival.
Sheldon Leonard Berman was an American comedian, actor, writer, teacher, and lecturer.
Oak Park and River Forest High School (OPRF) is a public four-year high school located in Oak Park, a suburb of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. It is the only school in Oak Park and River Forest District 200.
Demetri Evan Martin is an American comedian, actor, writer, director, cartoonist and musician. He was a contributor on The Daily Show. In stand-up, he is known for his deadpan delivery, playing his guitar for jokes, and his satirical cartoons. He starred as Ice Bear in Cartoon Network's We Bare Bears.
Ancient Greek comedy was one of the final three principal dramatic forms in the theatre of classical Greece. Athenian comedy is conventionally divided into three periods: Old Comedy, Middle Comedy, and New Comedy. Old Comedy survives today largely in the form of the eleven surviving plays of Aristophanes; Middle Comedy is largely lost, i.e. preserved only in relatively short fragments by authors such as Athenaeus of Naucratis; and New Comedy is known primarily from the substantial papyrus fragments of Menander.
James Christopher Gaffigan is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and producer. His material often addresses fatherhood, laziness, food, religion, and general observations. He is regarded as a "clean" comic, using little profanity in his routines. He has released several successful comedy specials, including Mr. Universe, Obsessed, Cinco, and Quality Time, all of which have received Grammy nominations.
Dana James Hutton, known as Jim Hutton, was an American actor in film and television best remembered for his role as Ellery Queen in the 1970s TV series of the same name, and his screen partnership with Paula Prentiss in four films, starting with Where the Boys Are. He is the father of actor Timothy Hutton.
Jay Malone is a Canadian comedian from Kentville, Nova Scotia.
Ray Hanania is an American journalist, editor, public relations expert, reporter, and stand-up comedian of Palestinian descent. After the September 11 attacks, he created the Israeli-Palestinian Comedy Tour and Comedy for Peace, which brought together Israeli and Palestinian comedians. He founded his own public relations firm, called Urban Strategies Group.
Janet Munro was a British actress. She won a Golden Globe Award for her performance in the film Darby O'Gill and the Little People (1959) and received a BAFTA Film Award nomination for her performance in the film Life for Ruth (1962).
Tom Dreesen is an American actor and stand-up comedian.
Mayilsamy was an Indian actor and comedian who primarily played supporting roles. Appearing in many Tamil films, he was also a regular guest judge for Asathapovathu Yaaru on Sun TV in Chennai. He was well known for his comedy tracks in movies collaborating with veteran comedians Vivek and Vadivelu. He had featured in excess of 200 films in a career spanning nearly four decades.
Tim Harmston is a stand-up comedian from Minneapolis. He competed on Last Comic Standing in 2014, and has performed on The Late Show With David Letterman and Comedy Central's Live at Gotham. Star Tribune critic Jay Boller wrote that Harmston combines "the cadence of Brian Regan and the observational absurdism of Jim Gaffigan." He has released two albums on Stand Up! Records, The Most Bees Ever and The Whim of Tim.
Rhonda Hansome is an American stand-up comedian, writer, director, and actress.
Jamie Campbell is an American comedian, actor, improviser and playwright.
Adam Burke is a stand-up comedian, writer, and comic artist in the United States, best known for multiple appearances as a panelist on the National Public Radio comedy news program Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!