Aaron Yonda

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aaron Yonda
Yonda at ROFLCon 2010
Born (1973-01-19) January 19, 1973 (age 50)
Occupation(s)Comedian, writer, actor, and director

Aaron Yonda (born January 19, 1973) is an American comedian, writer, actor, director, and YouTuber from Menomonie, Wisconsin.[1][2]

He portrays the title character in Chad Vader: Day Shift Manager, a web serial he co-produced with his friend Matt Sloan, who provides the voice of Chad.[3]

Early life[edit]

Yonda is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.[4]


His short film, The Life and Death of a Pumpkin, swept the Chicago Horror Film Festival awards, receiving "Best Short Film" and "Concept".[5] His shorts have been screened worldwide including the Just for Laughs Festival and the Worldwide Short Film Festival in Toronto.

Yonda is also a member of the comedy troupe Monkey Business Institute in Madison, Wisconsin.[6]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Callender, David (2007-10-15). "In a City Far, Far Away From Hollywood, the YouTube Tales of a Lesser Vader". New York Times. Archived from the original on 2013-09-29. Retrieved 2007-10-15.
  2. ^ "Store Wars". Metro.co.uk. 2007-02-26. Archived from the original on 2008-09-10. Retrieved 2007-10-15.
  3. ^ Foleythe, Ryan J. (2007-02-22). "Vader's brother: He's no Darth". Associated Press. Archived from the original on 2011-06-10. Retrieved 2007-07-07.
  4. ^ Profile Archived 2011-06-08 at the Wayback Machine, uwec.edu; accessed March 11, 2015.
  5. ^ "Aaron Yonda Profile Short Films". Archived from the original on 2018-10-21. Retrieved 2018-10-21.
  6. ^ "Monkey Business Institute Performers". Archived from the original on 2018-10-21. Retrieved 2018-10-21.

External links[edit]