Barry Diamond

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Barry Diamond
Born (1951-11-14) November 14, 1951 (age 68)

Barry Diamond (born November 14, 1951) is an American comedian who released one album, Fighter Pilot, on IRS Records in 1983. He continues to perform stand-up comedy today.[1]

He has had bit parts in several films and television sitcoms. He played a comedian in an episode of Seinfeld - "The Movie", Season 2 episode 7 “The One Where Ross Finds Out,” as Phone Guy in an episode of Friends, and a major role in 1984's Bachelor Party, which starred Tom Hanks.[2] As a stand-up comedian he was a regular on ABC's The 1/2 Hour Comedy Hour c. 1983.[3]

Fighter Pilot[edit]

Fighter Pilot was released on IRS Records in June 1983 after Diamond was discovered by IRS's Miles Copeland III.[4] It was released on vinyl LP (SP-70035) and cassette tape only, and has never been released on CD.

Track listing[edit]

  1. What Pisses Me Off
  2. How I Got Started In Showbiz
  3. The South Bronx
  4. Gay Whale Hunting In Hawaii
  5. Live And Let Live
  6. Killed My Girlfriend
  7. Everything Except The...
  8. Nuclear Missile Silo Repairman
  9. Tribute To The Boss
  10. Health, Money, Herpes
  11. College In Peru
  12. Fighter Pilot
  13. My House After The Show


  1. ^ a b "The Magic and Comedy Tour: 'Tricks and Treats'". City of Thousand Oaks. Archived from the original on July 16, 2011. Retrieved October 22, 2009.
  2. ^ "Whoa! 'Bachelor Party' Should Be Rated 'H' For Hilarious". The Sacramento Bee. June 30, 1984. p. C. Retrieved October 22, 2009. Adrian Zmed and Barry Diamond are two of Rick's party organizers.
  3. ^ "Previews". St. Petersburg Independent. July 12, 1983. p. 13-B. Archived from the original on November 19, 2015. Retrieved October 22, 2009. The 1/2 Hour Comedy Hour: Comedy sketches and blackouts featuring hosts Thorn Sharp and Arsenio Hall and regulars including John Moschitta, Barry Diamond, Vic Dunlop, Jan Hooks, [...]
  4. ^ "Barry Diamond / Fighter Pilot". The Record Room. Retrieved October 22, 2009.

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