Steven Wright

1955 - Today

Steven Wright

Steven Alexander Wright (born December 6, 1955) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and film producer. He is known for his distinctly lethargic voice and slow, deadpan delivery of ironic, philosophical and sometimes nonsensical jokes, paraprosdokians, non sequiturs, anti-humor, and one-liners with contrived situations.Wright was ranked as the 15th Greatest Comedian by Rolling Stone in their 2017 list of the 50 Greatest Stand-up Comics. His accolades include the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film for starring, writing and producing the short film The Appointments of Dennis Jennings (1988) and two Primetime Emmy Awards nominations as a producer of Louie (2010–15). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Steven Wright has received more than 1,702,277 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 7,381st most popular comedian.

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  • 31.70

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  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.28

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.58

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among comedians, Steven Wright ranks 78 out of 8Before him are Margaret Cho, Norm Macdonald, Gabriel Iglesias, Tim Meadows, Mindy Kaling, and Chris O'Dowd. After him are Kristen Schaal, Dane Cook, Bill Burr, B. J. Novak, Aziz Ansari, and Chelsea Handler.

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Among people born in 1955, Steven Wright ranks 423Before him are Kazuhiko Takemoto, Andy Gray, Carl E. Walz, Leslie Jordan, Hiroshi Hayano, and Flip Saunders. After him are Jan Versleijen, Ken Salazar, Susie Essman, Rob Portman, Ann Bancroft, and Darrell Hammond.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Steven Wright ranks 10,081 out of 12,171Before him are Richard R. Arnold (1963), Joy Lauren (1989), Patrick Fugit (1982), Flip Saunders (1955), Thomas Mann (1991), and Joe DeLoach (1967). After him are Arija Bareikis (1966), Larry Hogan (1956), Laura Allen (1974), Cody Linley (1989), Cameron Richardson (1979), and Felicia Day (1979).

Among COMEDIANS In United States

Among comedians born in United States, Steven Wright ranks 64Before him are Sinbad (1956), Nick Swardson (1976), Margaret Cho (1968), Gabriel Iglesias (null), Tim Meadows (1961), and Mindy Kaling (1979). After him are Kristen Schaal (1978), Dane Cook (1972), B. J. Novak (1979), Aziz Ansari (1983), Chelsea Handler (1975), and Nick Kroll (1978).