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Daniel Tosh - Biography


Comedian Daniel Tosh
Photo by Mattias Clamer/Comedy Central


May 29, 1975

Daniel Tosh Overview:

Daniel Tosh is an energetic observational comedian who, like David Letterman, has a firm grasp of irony. His humor is largely politically incorrect, but Tosh sells it with an upbeat delivery style and huge smile. His saccharine edginess has made him a hit with college crowds.

Quick Daniel Tosh Facts:

  • Daniel Tosh was born in Germany and grew up in Titusville, Florida.
  • His big break in stand-up came in 1998 with a successful performance at the Just for Laughs Montreal Festival.
  • In 2001, Tosh made his network TV debut on The Late Show with David Letterman.
  • He released his first stand-up album, True Stories I Made Up, in 2005.
  • In 2007, Comedy Central debuted Tosh's first stand-up special, Daniel Tosh: Completely Serious. It became both an album and a DVD.
  • Tosh became the host of his own Comedy Central series, Tosh.0, in 2009.

Daniel Tosh Albums and Specials:

  • True Stories I Made Up (2005) (CD)
  • Daniel Tosh: Completely Serious (2007) (DVD)
  • Happy Thoughts (2011) (CD/DVD)

Additional Daniel Tosh Facts:

  • Tosh is an avid surfer and snowboarder.
  • He had a small role in the 2008 Mike Meyers bomb The Love Guru.
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