Deon Cole

Deon Cole

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Tonight Show - August 2009 ! Comedian Deon Cole is one of the most requested comedians in comedy clubs and college campus's nation wide. He has also appeared in MTV's Short Circuitz and Wild N' Out as well as the movies Barbershop 1 and 2.

Biography

Deon Cole is originally from the south side of Chicago. He is one of the most requested headlining comedians in the club and college circuit nation wide. He is also a successful actor, having appeared in MTV's Short Circuitz and Wild N' Out as well as Barbershop 1 and 2. As a standup, he has been featured in Comedy Central's Laffapalooza, HBO's Def Comedy Jam, BET's Comic View, NBC's Showtime at the Apollo, BBC's The World Stands Up, and STARZ' First Amendment. Also, Comedy Central produced a half hour special with him which premiered in 2007.

Deon has been a featured comic in the HBO US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen and the CanWest Comedy Fest in Vancouver. He was a finalist in NBC's Stand-Up for Diversity Showcase and he won BET's Robin Harris Award for most original comic. He has been part of several tours including the Cole-Cola World European Tour for the Troops (Germany, Amsterdam, Belgium, Japan, & Korea), the BET Comedy Tour, the Def Jam Tour, the Budweiser Superfest R. Kelly Tour and the Mary J. Blige Tour. Deon's charismatic personality and original style make him one of the most popular performers in the comedy scene today.