|Born||1973 (age 46–47)|
|Alma mater||James Madison University, University of Nevada, Las Vegas|
|Years active||2002 - present|
|Genres||Observational comedy, clean comedy, sarcasm|
Anthony Robert "Tony" Deyo is an American stand-up comedian. In 2013, he made his late-night television debut on Conan. Just a few months later, he made a second television appearance on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. He has performed at the HBO Aspen Comedy Festival, and can be heard on SiriusXM Satellite Radio.
In 2019, Deyo recorded his third album, "Secret Headliner", in front of an unexpecting audience, who had no idea who he was. “The true test of a joke,” Deyo said of the experimental album, “is will it make strangers laugh? Does it work when no one has any idea who you are?”
|Film and television appearances|
|2013||Conan (talk show)||Himself||1 episode|
|2014||The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson||Himself||1 episode|
|2014||Gotham Comedy Live||Himself||1 episode|
|2014||Comics Unleashed||Himself||1 episode|
|2017||Dry Bar Comedy||Himself||1 episode|
|2017||Red Eye (talk show)||Himself||1 episode|
|2019||Gotham All-Stars Live||Himself||1 episode|
William Edward Crystal is an American actor, voice artist, comedian, singer, writer, producer, director, and television host. He gained prominence in the 1970s and 80s for television roles as Jodie Dallas on the ABC sitcom Soap and as a cast member and frequent host of Saturday Night Live. He then became a Hollywood film star during the late 1980s and 1990s, appearing in the critical and box office successes The Princess Bride (1987), Throw Momma from the Train (1987), When Harry Met Sally... (1989), City Slickers (1991), Mr. Saturday Night (1992) and Analyze This (1999), and providing the voice of Mike Wazowski in the Monsters, Inc. films, starting in 2001. He will reprise his role in the upcoming Disney+ series Monsters at Work (2021).
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