Bobby Slayton

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Bobby Slayton
Born (1955-05-25) May 25, 1955 (age 60)
Years active 1987-present
Spouse(s) ? (1988-present) 1 child
Children Natasha Slayton (b. 1988)

Bobby Slayton (born May 25, 1955) is an American stand-up comedian sometimes referred to as "The Pitbull of Comedy" or "Yid Vicious". Slayton, a native of Scarsdale, New York, is probably best known for a supporting role in the 2001 film Bandits, and as a frequent guest on "The David Feldman show."

Professional Life[edit]

For over 30 years, Slayton is known for his intense style of stand-up comedy. He uses a somewhat unique style of complaining, insulting, personal story-telling, which is not entirely unlike Don Rickles, except Slayton can drift off on multiple layers of side tangents and still return to the core theme of his story. He is proficient at mimicking certain celebrities, as well as presenting ethnic and racial characterizations which would be seen as unbearably bigoted if they were not so pants-wettingly hilarious that even the people he is racially disparaging can not control their laughter. His rendition of "Bowery Boy" Huntz Hall is so spot on that it makes the viewer wonder if the two are blood related. He has been featured on many popular radio shows across the country including Howard Stern, Kevin & Bean, and Tom Leykis. He played Joey Bishop in the 1998 movie The Rat Pack and a character named simply "Slayton" in The Mind of the Married Man.[1]

Slayton has a distinctive gravelly voice. He performed voiceovers on animated shows like “Dr. Katz’” and “Family Guy”.

He was featured on many television shows including "The Tonight Show", "Politically Incorrect", as well as "Comic Relief" and his own stand-up special on HBO.[2][3]

Personal life[edit]

Slayton was raised in a Jewish home and often jokes about his own Jewish ethnicity. Slayton lives in Los Angeles with his wife; they have one daughter, singer Natasha Slayton from girl group G.R.L..

Discography[edit]

  • Raging Bully - CD, 1998
  • I've Come For Your Children - CD, 2003
  • Built For Destruction - CD, 2006
  • Born To Be Bobby - DVD, 2010 [4]

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