Sean Kent is a critically acclaimed standup comedian known for his riveting onstage and tv performances. A “comic’s comic,” he has been described as having “an urgency not seen in comedy since the likes of Bill Hicks” His comedy has been enjoyed by millions on Showtime, NBC, ABC, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, Fox, and as the star of A&E’s prime time series Modern Dads.
Die-hard fans come to multiple shows (current record is nine shows in one weekend!), knowing they will never see the same act twice as his uniquely creative process allows him to take a germ of an idea and turn it into a fully fledged bit on stage. Sean’s ad-libs leave audiences breathless with laughter as he riffs on everything from world history and technology to parenting and relationships.
Sean is one of only three comics in history to win both of the most prestigious comedy competitions in the world, San Francisco International CC and Seattle International CC. All of his original albums have received rave reviews from fans and critics alike, and can be heard on Sirius/XM, iTunes, All Comedy Radio, Pandora, Jango, and other outlets.
His international comedy tours have brought Sean to clubs and theaters around the globe on 6 continents, picking up hilarious experiences along the way that have woven their way into his shows. He has also performed for US troops in Afghanistan, Iraq, Kuwait, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Qatar, UAE, Dubai, Italy and Germany.
Sean’s writing credits including Fox’s The Best Damn Sports Show Period, A&E’s Modern Dads, NBC’s Yes Dear, and Comedy Central Roasts. Recent TV appearances include his Showtime comedy special, headlining “NickMom Night Out and a series regular on two seasons of Last Comic Standing. Sean has performed in numerous comedy festivals including the prestigious Aspen Laff Festival, the Laughing Skull Festival, and Gilda Radner’s Laugh Fest.
Sean is a two-time cancer survivor and regularly performs at charity functions, including Will Farrell’s “Cancer for College” benefit and the Annual City of Hope Bone Marrow Transplant Reunion.
Sean lives in Austin, TX with his wife, their two daughters and a menagerie of ridiculous animals.
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