Last Comic Standing Winners

Tuesday, August 9 by Andrea Miller

Do you want to learn more about "Last Comic Standing" winners? This comedian competition reality show has aired since 2003, featuring hosts and guest stars like Jay Mohr, Joe Rogan, and Kathleen Madigan. Many of the winners of "Last Comic Standing" have gone on to successful careers in comedy. Read on to learn more about these winners:

  1. Season 1: Dat Phan. After winning the first season of "Last Comic Standing," Phan has toured as a headlining comedian all over the country. He has also appeared on "The Tonight Show" and "The Tyra Banks Show." In addition to his comedy career, Phan is also an actor, best known for his voice work on the cartoon "Danny Phantom."
  2. Season 2: John Heffron. John Heffron, who started out as a radio sidekick to Danny Bonaduce, won the second season of "Last Comic Standing." He has since won a producing contract with NBC, and regularly appears on "The Tonight Show" and in Comedy Central specials.
  3. Season 3: Alonzo Bodden. In addition to his comedy career, Bodden has acted in many feature films, including "Scary Movie 4," "The Onion Movie," and "The Girl Next Door." He also regularly appears on Comedy Central, VH1, and on "Last Comic Standing."
  4. Season 4: Josh Blue. Blue is a notable comedian in that he often uses his disease, cerebral palsy, as a part of his routine. In addition to stand-up specials, he will also be appearing in an upcoming documentary called "The Cohesion Project."
  5. Season 5: Jon Reep. As well-known for his television career as for his comedy, Reep was a regular on the TV show "Rodney" from 2004-2008. He also appeared in the feature film "Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay."
  6. Season 6: Iliza Shlesinger. The first and only female winner of "Last Comic Standing," Shlesinger often makes television appearances with her comedy. She is also a writer, most recently for the movie "Bridging the Gap: A Middle East Comedy Conference," in which she also starred.
  7. Season 7: Felipe Esparza. A Latino comic, Esparza is known for his raw style. He just completed a 2010 65-city comedy tour, and also has two feature films that just wrapped: "The Deported," and "I'm Not Like That No More."

-Andrea Miller