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Ron White

While not performing live with The Blue Collar Comedy Tour, Ron White is a regular headliner at comedy clubs and concert halls across the United States. His credits include An Evening at the Improv and Caroline's Comedy Hour, and during his 16-year stand-up career White has performed with a number of acts as diverse as Sam Kinison and George Jones. White appeared at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in 2001, where he was voted Best Act of the Friday Night Gala by Anne Sutherland and scored Best Joke and Artistic Impression by Bill Brownstein, both of the Montreal Gazette. George Balcan, also of the Gazette, declared 'Ron White, sheer genius. I'm coming back tomorrow night and I hope Ron White is too.'

Having earned rave reviews in Montreal in 2001, White returned to the festival in 2002. The Hollywood Reporter noted that he earned strong reviews for his performances in The Masters Show and Nasty Show, where he was featured with Robert Schimmel and Dave Attell. Also in 2002, White performed at the Chicago Comedy Festival.

On October 11, 2002, White appeared on Late Night with David Letterman, and was featured as part of Comedy Central's Premium Blend, which aired in December, 2002. Also in December, he taped a half-hour stand-up special for Comedy Central.

In January 2003, White will be recording an album for Warner Bros. Records to be released later in the year, and is currently working with the FOX Network to develop The Ron White Show for the fall 2003 season.

Originally from Texas, White lives in Dallas with his son, Marshall.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Ron White Facts

OccupationActor, Comedian
BirthplaceBritish Columbia, Canada

Selected Filmography

Not available.