Duncan Trussell

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Duncan Trussell
Born (1974-04-20) April 20, 1974 (age 39)
Occupation Actor, Comedian
Parents Deneen Fendig (1947-2013)

Duncan Trussell (born April 20, 1974) is an American actor and stand-up comic, known for his appearances on The Joe Rogan Experience podcast and Joe Rogan Questions Everything.[1]


Duncan Trussell is a stand up comedian, writer, actor, and practicing Buddhist.[2] He has written and appeared in sketches for two seasons of Fuel TV's Stupidface, Showtime's La La Land, Comedy Central's Nick Swardson's Pretend Time, and both seasons of HBO's Funny or Die Presents. He was featured in an episode of the Funny or Die web series Drunk History titled "Tesla & Edison".[3] His television credits include MADtv, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and Roots 3. He is the host of Thunderbrain, a comedy science pilot he is developing with Comedy Central. He co-hosted "the Lavender Hour" podcast with Natasha Leggero through January 2012. Duncan now hosts his own podcast, "The Duncan Trussell Family Hour".[4]

Personal life[edit]

On December 14, 2012, Trussell announced that he had been diagnosed with testicular cancer.[5] The cancer was successfully treated.


  1. ^ "Joe Rogan (Podcast Site),". 11.09.13. Retrieved 2013-11-26. 
  2. ^ http://www.arishaffir.com/ari-shaffirs-skeptic-tank-50-buddhism-with-duncan-trussell/
  3. ^ Slotek, Jim (June 2, 2010). "It's time for a history lesson, folks". Belleville Intelligencer. QMI Agency. Retrieved July 25, 2012. 
  4. ^ Heisler, Steve (July 24, 2012). "Podcasts pop, but show me the profit!". Variety. Retrieved July 25, 2012. 
  5. ^ The Duncan Trussell Family Hour, Episode: "OH HAI BALL CANCER" 12/14/2012

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