Roy Wood Jr. is a correspondent in Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah." He also regularly appears on TBS's "Conan," Comedy Central's "@midnight" and ESPN's "SportsNation." He recently starred in TBS's comedy "Sullivan & Son" and was one of the comedians competing in Season 7 of the NBC reality competition series "Last Comic Standing" in 2010, finishing in third place.

Named by Entertainment Weekly as on of 12 comics to watch in 2009, Roy Wood Jr. has been featured on CBS's "The Late Show with David Letterman," HBO's "Def Comedy Jam," TV One's 'The Funny Spot with Tony Rock," BBC's "The World Stands Up - London," CBS's "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson," and Comedy Central's "Bob & Tom Comedy Tour." He's also showcased at the prestigious "Montreal Comedy Festival" and is a regular guest on the E! Network's 'Chelsea Lately."

Hailing from Birmingham, Alabama, Roy's creative writing and dedicated work ethic has since earned him the right to perform his comedy in front of millions of people coast to coast.

The Montreal Gazette called Roy's 2006 festival performance on the "New Faces"show "tremendous" and the Hollywood Reporter called Roy a "standout." Roy has also appeared on Comedy Central's "Premium Blend', BET's "Comic View," CBS's "Star Search" (2003) where he made it to the semi-finals, "It's Showtime at The Apollo" and "Live In Hollywood with Kiki Sheppard."

Steering clear of predictable topics and premises, Roy delivers comedy that gives an honest look at not only his life, but the world in which we live. The universal appeal of his comedy crosses all race and cultural lines which is why he has opened for an array of comedians ranging from D.L. Hughley, Ron White, Monique, Tommy Davidson, Bill Engvall and Katt Williams.

A two-time nominee for APCA's title of Comedian of the Year Roy works numerous college and university appearances into his schedule every year as well.

Roy has also carved a niche for himself in the world of radio. Until late 2006 he was head writer and producer of the "Buckwilde Morning Show" on WBHJ 95.7 JAMZ in Birmingham, Alabama. He is also a regular guest on the "Bob & Tom Radio Show," a syndicated morning show heard by more than six million people every morning. His hilarious prank phone calls are also carried in almost 50 different radio markets including stations in Canada and England.

In addition to terrestrial radio, his prank calls are a main stay on Jaime Foxx's "Foxxhole Station" on Sirius Satellite Radio. These same prank calls have been compiled into three nationally released CDs. 2003's "My Momma Made Me Wear This," 2005's "Confessions of a High School Bench Warmer" and his newest CD, "I'll Slap You to Sleep." Wood's stand-up album, "Things I Think, I Think," was released in 2013.

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Age: 38 years old
Birthday: December 11, 1978
Height: 6' 2"
Hometown: Birmingham, AL

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Talent Rocks 'The Comedy Jam' — Premiering March 22, the new Comedy Central series features celebrities dishing on a cherished memory linked to an iconic song and then performing that song with the Comedy Jam Band in front of a live audience. Read more...
'The Daily Show with Trevor Noah' Adds 3 Correspondents — Said Noah about adding Ronny Chieng, Desi Lydic, Roy Wood Jr. to his team, "I'm so excited to welcome these new members of the Daily Show Team. Now I get to share my stress with other new people." Read more...
'Sullivan & Son' Season 3 Welcomes Back Guest Stars — Premiering Tuesday, June 24, the new season of the TBS comedy series will feature the return of Kunal Nayyar, Ken Jeong and Billy Gardell. Read more...

NBC Unveils 2015-16 Primetime Schedule — New series for this fall include "Blindspot," "Heartbreaker," "Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris," "Heroes Reborn," "The Player" and "People Are Talking." Read more...
Norm MacDonald to Judge 'Last Comic Standing 2015' — Due this summer, the new season of the NBC reality competition series will also welcome new host Anthony Jeselnik and returning judges Roseanne Barr and Keenen Ivory Wayans. Read more...
'Last Comic Standing' Season 8 Winner Is Rod Man — Beating out Nikki Carr and Lachlan Patterson, the fan favorite from Georgia wins a prize package worth $250,000 with a talent and development deal for a television show. Read more...

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