Tag Archives: Comedians

20Aug/17

Comedian Dick Gregory, active in U.S. civil rights movement, dies at age 84

SAVANNAH, GEORGIA, UNITED STATES (NBC) – Comedian Dick Gregory, who took an active role in the civil rights movement in the United States in the 1960s, has died at age 84, his son said on social media on Saturday (August 19).
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07Sep/16

Eddie Murphy gets serious in “Mr. Church”

After a lengthy absence, Hollywood star Eddie Murphy arrived on the red carpet Tuesday for the Los Angeles premiere of his upcoming – very serious – drama, “Mr. Church.”

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18Jul/16
Trevor Noah appears during a taping of "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah"

Trevor Noah gives himself a passing grade after taking over The Daily Show hosting duties ten months ago

Ten months after taking over as The Daily Show host, South African comedian Trevor Noah says he would have never felt ready for the gig – the only way to make a splash was to dive in head first.

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19Oct/15

Comedian Eddie Murphy honoured in DC

(REUTERS / WETA WASHINGTON, D.C. / MT PRIZE PARTNERS J.V.) – Comedian Eddie Murphy was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC.
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28Sep/15

Trevor Noah prepares to take over “The Daily Show”

South African comedian Trevor Noah replaces Jon Stewart as the host of the late-night comedy parody “The Daily Show”.

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30Mar/15

Comedian Trevor Noah is named as Jon Stewart’s successor for ‘The Daily Show’

South African comedian Trevor Noah is tapped to take over The Daily Show seat from Jon Stewart.
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16Feb/15

‘Saturday Night Live’ marks 40 years with who’s who roster of fame

Chevy Chase, Bill Murray, Eddie Murphy and more hit the red carpet in celebration of the 40th anniversary of “Saturday Night Live.”

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