Ian Edwards

Ian Edwards


Ian is one of the best, most diverse comics around. Born in the UK to Jamaican parents, Ian grew up in New York and has already appeared on Conan Obrien, BET's Comic View and is a writer on "Boondocks" and "The Chocolate News."


Ian Edwards is a British-born, Jamaican, NY raised, and now LA-based – comedian and writer.

After making a name on the highly competitive New York comedy Circuit, he made his British debut as part of Stand Up Black America at the 1993 Edinburgh Comedy Festival.

While in the states he put in appearances on TV’s Def Comedy Jam, Showtime at the Apollo, comic view, and comedy central, before his clever writing landed him a move to Los Angeles to become a writer on the Keenan Ivory Wayans Show.

Since the cancellation of that show Ian has combined TV writing with a stand up career. He has gone on to write for Saturday Night Live, My Wife and Kids, MTV’s The Lyricist Lounge show, ESPN’s Morh Sports the Cartoon networks Boondocks, etc. Resent television appearances include a cast member of MTV’s “Punk’d”, Conan O’Brian’ Comedy Central “Live at Gotham, Craig Fergason, HBO’s Bad boys of Comedy, BBC’s The World Stands Up, etc. He is also featured on the Comedy Death-Ray album.

Simply put, if you’re in the mood to laugh at yourself, life, this ridiculous world, go see an Ian Edwards show.