Argus Hamilton

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Argus Hamilton
Born 1951 (age 62–63)
United States
Medium Stand-up, television, writing
Nationality American
Genres Character comedy, observational comedy, wit, satire, political satire, black comedy, sarcasm
Subject(s) American culture, American English, everyday life, philosophy, human behavior, American politics, religion, psychology, pop culture, family

Argus Hamilton is an American stand-up comedian and writer.[1][2][3] Hamilton began his stand-up comedy career at The Comedy Store.[4]

Hamilton has made a number of appearances on The Tonight Show[5][6] and has written for television series such as The Richard Pryor Show and Laugh-In. Hamilton is also a syndicated comedy columnist.[7][8]


  1. ^ "Argus Hamilton". The New York Times. 
  2. ^ Richard Zoglin (January 30, 2008). "Comedy at the Edge Excerpt". Time. 
  3. ^ "Argus Hamilton". All American Speakers. 
  4. ^ Dana Feldman (November 19, 2012). "Boot camp for tickling funny bone". The Chicago Tribune. 
  5. ^ "Carson, even in retirement, casts long shadow". CNN. May 22, 2002. 
  6. ^ Thomas K. Arnold (October 3, 1987). "Would-be Comics Try To Beat Down Door To Fame". The Los Angeles Times. 
  7. ^ Argus Hamilton. "The News in Zingers". Jewish World Review. 
  8. ^ "Comedian Hamilton Added To Daily Reporter Line Up". The Daily Reporter. July 29, 2003. 

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