Ben Roy

Ben Roy

 Denver, Colorado, USA
BandComedySpoken Word

I'm a stand up comic from Denver, Colorado. I'm a headliner at the famed, Denver Comedy Works. I was recently featured in the book 'Mock Stars: Indie Comedy and the Dangerously Funny'. I'm married and with baby. I'm hung about average.

Biography

Ben Roy is a fast rising star in the stand-up comedy world. A native of Maine now living in Colorado, Roy is poised to take the entertainment industry by storm with his unique blend of rant, sarcastic, observational and high-energy humor.

Recently featured in the book “Mock Stars: Indie Comedy and the Dangerously Funny,” alongside comedy greats Patton Oswalt, Maria Bamford, and Fred Armisen, author John Wenzel described him as, “gloriously erratic, mixing Louis Black’s quivering indignation with Bill Hicks’ vitriol and David Cross’s unapologetic misanthropy.” The Onion A.V. Club said “he’s like a skinny, punk-rock Sam Kinison.”

Roy is also a member of the Grawlix; hosts of the wildly popular and controversial Grawlix live show and Funny or Die web series. He has been a finalist in several local and national competitions, was selected to perform at the Boston Comedy Festival, the Laughing Skull Comedy Festival, the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival, the MTV Comedy Showcase, and most recently the Just for Laughs Montreal Comedy Festival.

After his performances on the New Faces show he was invited to perform as part of the Best of the Fest. In 2011, the Denver Post picked him as one of seven people in the Denver area as a pathmaker for the follow- ing year. 5280 Magazine, Colorado’s most widely distributed magazine, voted him 2011 Top of The Town in their personalities category.

Represented by:

Conan Smith
Apostle Management
568 Broadway, Suite 301
New York, NY 10012
Tel: 212.541.4323