Stand Up NY

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Dean Edwards

Dean Edwards is an actor and stand up comedian. He made waves as a cast member on NBC’s Saturday Night Live for two seasons. He earned fans with his dead-on impressions of Don Cheadle, Michael Jackson, and Denzel Washington. Dean has many television credits, including appearances on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Last Call with Carson Daly, and Byron Allen’s Comics Unleashed. Recently, Dean performed on the Showtime series Comics Without Borders, which showcased some of the top multicultural stand up comedians. He made a name for himself on Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam. This successful appearance led to a featured stand up spot on Showtime at the Apollo. Dean was selected to perform at the Cape Town, Jozi, and Durban Comedy Festivals. He has also completed a Middle Eastern stand up tour, where he performed for more than 10,000 fans from Cairo, Egypt to Kuwait. Dean has loaned his vocal talents Dean’s debut comedy album RealTalk with Fake People, Vol. 1 debuted atop the iTunes Comedy charts. He recently starred in the independent film April Fools to strong reviews. Dean is a Bronx native, who served six years in the U.S. Army Reserve. He lives in New York City.