Jeff Klinger

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Jeff Klinger is an American comedian who lives in Los Angeles. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he attended school in Salt Lake City. After moving to Chicago Jeff wrote, produced and directed several short films including Thanks Tony! The 7 minute long satire about the quest for self-esteem went straight to the film festival circuit. Thanks Tony! premiered at the Chicago Comedy Shorts Film Festival.

Jeff taught a stand up comedy class to children at the Village Players Theater. His class was so successful that he scheduled his next tour such that he could teach the class again in the spring. Later that year Jeff set a personal record with a 16-week, non-stop tour. He participated in multiple comedy festivals including Chicago Comedy Festival, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, and Bentzen Ball.

In 2009 Jeff Klinger, was selected for the NACA national convention, a huge honor for comedians who perform for major Universities. He regularly performs stand-up in the Los Angeles area. He frequents The Comedy and Magic Club in Hermosa Beach, The Improv, Largo, and Upright Citizens Brigade.

He was a Last Comic Standing Quarter Finalist and Comedy Central’s Laugh Riots Semi Finalist 3 years in a row. He also starred along Daniel Tosh in the original pilot for comedy central's Tosh.0. He has appeared on the one hour special Mashup on Comedy Central which led to his appearance on the show when it was picked up to series.

Television[edit]

PBS - “The Cheap Show
WTTW ( Chicago) - “Ben Around Town"
featured w/ Larry Reeb

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