Comedian Deon Cole: Conan Writer/Performer at Jokes & Notes
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The last date listed for Comedian Deon Cole was Friday June 8, 2012 / 10:30pm.
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I love Jokes & Notes and a huge fan of Deon Cole. He was extremely funny as always and I always look forward to whenever he come to Chicago. I took my two nieces and my daughter, who had never been to Jokes & Notes before. They enjoyed...continued
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 with Nick Cannon, as well as Barbershop 1 and 2. As a standup, he has been featured on The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien, 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’ Martin Lawrence’s First Amendment. Deon also had his own half-hour special on Comedy Central which premiered in 2007.
After Deon’s standup appearance on The Tonight Show_, he was offered a job as a staff writer for the show and has since made multiple appearances as a commentator and sketch performer on the show. TV Guide declared, “A Star is Born” after Deon’s commentary pieces kept growing as a bit on the show. He is currently a featured act on Conan O’Brien’s The Legally Prohibited from Being Funny on Television Tour.
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.