Trevor Noah

Host


Trevor Noah is the host of "The Daily Show." Born in South Africa to a black South African mother and a white European father, he was the first South African comedian to appear on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" and "Late Show with David Letterman." He also hosted his own talk show, "Tonight with Trevor Noah." In 2012, Noah's one-man show, "The Racist," had a sold-out run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and he was the subject of the documentary "You Laugh But It's True." His comedy special "African American" premiered in 2013.

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Aasif Mandvi

Correspondent


Aasif Mandvi received an OBIE Award for his critically acclaimed one-man show "Sakina's Restaurant," and he was nominated for a Lucille Lortel Award for his performance in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Disgraced" at Lincoln Center. His other stage credits include "Homebody/Kabul," "Suburbia" and the Broadway revival of "Oklahoma!" He has appeared in the films "Million Dollar Arm" (2014), "The Internship" (2013), "Premium Rush" (2012), "The Last Airbender" (2010), "Spider-Man 2" (2004) and "The Mystic Masseur" (2001).

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Al Madrigal

Correspondent


Senior Latino Correspondent Al Madrigal has brought his caliente reporting style to "The Daily Show" since 2011. In addition to more than 75 memorable appearances on many less-than-memorable sitcoms, he has also performed stand-up on "The Tonight Show," "Jimmy Kimmel Live!," "Conan" and "The Late Late Show." He was named Best Stand-Up Comedian at the HBO U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, and he taped his Comedy Central hour special "Why Is the Rabbit Crying?" in 2013. His award-winning docu-comedy "Half Like Me" premiered in 2015.

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Desi Lydic

Correspondent


Desi Lydic is a professionally trained improvisational and comedic actress who studied and performed at The Groundlings and Improv Olympic. She had a starring role on MTV's hit comedy series "Awkward," and her other television credits include CBS's "Two and a Half Men," CBS's "The Odd Couple" and FXX's "The League." Lydic's feature film credits include Jay Chandrasekhar's "The Babymakers" (2012) and Cameron Crowe's "We Bought a Zoo" (2011).

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Hasan Minhaj

Correspondent


A 2014 Just For Laughs New Face, Hasan Minhaj was recently selected by the Sundance Institute to develop his solo show, "Homecoming King," at the prestigious New Frontier Storytelling Lab. He hosted the documentary special "Stand-Up Planet," which was produced by The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. His viral web series "The Truth with Hasan Minhaj" has been featured in The Huffington Post, Gawker and The New York Times.

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Jordan Klepper

Correspondent


Jordan Klepper joined "The Daily Show" in 2014 after years as a performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York City. He co-created and co-starred in the UCB Comedy-produced pilot "Engaged," which was featured at the New York Television Festival. Together with his collaborator and wife, Laura Grey ("Klepper & Grey"), he created "Peepers" (2014), which was featured at SXSW and the Tribeca Film Festival, and the short film "TMI" (2012), which was a featured short at Slamdance.

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Ronny Chieng

Correspondent


Born in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, and raised in Manchester, NH, and Singapore, Ronny Chieng was named one of the Top 10 Rising Comedians in Australia by The Age, the Herald Sun and The Sydney Morning Herald in 2012. He also received the Best Newcomer Award at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival for his debut stand-up special, "The Ron Way" (2014). Chieng has performed at the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the New Zealand International Comedy Festival.

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Roy Wood Jr.

Correspondent


In 2006, Roy Wood Jr. appeared in the New Faces Showcase at the Montreal Just For Laughs Comedy Festival and made his network television debut on "The Late Show with David Letterman." Wood's stand-up album, "Things I Think, I Think," was released in 2013. Wood was one of 10 national finalists in Comedy Central's 2002 Laugh Riots competition, has been featured on its "Premium Blend" stand-up series and appeared on "@midnight." He has also performed on "Late Night with Seth Meyers," "The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson" and HBO's "Def Comedy Jam."

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Adam Lowitt

Contributor


Adam Lowitt is a six-time Emmy Award-winning Executive Producer/Writer for his work on "The Daily Show." As a stand-up comedian, he has appeared on "John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show," and he was selected to perform at the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal as part of their New Faces showcase in 2012. In 2013, Lowitt and three other staff members of "The Daily Show" were deployed by the USO to the Middle East as part of a morale boosting USO/Armed Forces Entertainment tour.

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Eliza Cossio

Contributor


Eliza Cossio started at "The Daily Show" as an intern and is now a digital producer and contributor. She studied improv at Second City Hollywood, UCB New York and The Annoyance New York. She performs monthly with "The Daily Show" writers at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre and regularly all around New York.

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John Hodgman

Contributor


John Hodgman has served as the resident expert and deranged millionaire for "The Daily Show" since 2006. He and his mustache have appeared in several TV shows and motion pictures, including FX's "Married," HBO's "Bored to Death," Cinemax's "The Knick" and "Pitch Perfect 2" (2015). As a writer, his work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Paris Review, This American Life and Mad Magazine.

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Kristen Schaal

Contributor


In addition to being a contributor to "The Daily Show," Kristen Schaal co-stars on Fox's series "The Last Man on Earth." She can be heard as the voice of Louise Belcher in Fox's "Bob's Burgers" and as Mabel Pines in Disney XD's "Gravity Falls." Schaal hosts the stand-up show "Hot Tub" alongside comedy partner Kurt Braunohler, and she released her own one-hour comedy special "Live at the Fillmore" on Comedy Central in 2013. In 2011, she appeared in the play "The Coward," for which she received the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Featured Actress.

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Lewis Black

Contributor


In 1996, Lewis Black began a segment on "The Daily Show," which evolved into Back in Black. Since then, Black has taped four specials for the "Comedy Central Presents" series, co-created "Last Laugh with Lewis Black" and presided over "Lewis Black's The Root of All Evil." Black's stand-up albums include "In God We Rust" (2012), "Stark Raving Black" (2011), "The Carnegie Hall Performance" (2007) and "The White Album" (2000). He's also filmed two specials for HBO: "Black on Broadway" and "Red, White and Screwed."

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Michelle Wolf

Contributor


Michelle Wolf made her late-night television debut in July 2014 on "Late Night with Seth Meyers." She appeared regularly on "Late Night" in various bits and as the popular reoccurring character she created, Grown-Up Annie. In addition to her appearances on Comedy Central's "@midnight," Wolf created and starred in two Comedy Central digital series, "Used People" and "Now Hiring." She has done stand-up at the Riot LA Comedy Festival, Moontower, Bonnaroo and the Dublin Comedy Festival, and she has performed as part of the San Francisco Sketchfest Dozen.

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