Chad Daniels

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Chad Daniels
Comedian Chad Daniels performing live.jpg
Born (1975-03-02) March 2, 1975 (age 43)
Fergus Falls, Minnesota
Years active2002–present

Chad Daniels is an American comedian from Fergus Falls, Minnesota.[2][3]


Chad started performing standup comedy at an open mic night at ACME Comedy Company in 1998. His performance earned him a job offer from the comedy club Westward Ho in Grand Forks, North Dakota. In 2003, Chad performed in Comedy Central’s Laugh Riots competition where he was a finalist. He also performed at the Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal in 2004 and again in 2012.

He has performed on The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn and Craig Ferguson,[4] Live at Gotham, The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien, Conan, The Bob and Tom Television program, and the Aspen Comedy Festival. He has published two comedy albums with Stand Up! Records and one self-produced album. In 2009, he was named artist of the year by City Pages.[5] In 2012, he won $10,000 for his performance at the Gilda Laughfest.[6][7]



Year Title Role Notes
2012 As Is[8] Himself
2017 I Need You To Kill Himself


Year Title Role Notes
2006 Live at Gotham Himself
2008 Comedy Central Presents Himself Writer
2009 The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien Himself Guest Comedian
2010 The Bob & Tom Show Himself
2010 The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn Himself Guest Comedian
2010 The Bob & Tom Show Himself
2012, 2014, 2018 Conan Himself Guest Comedian
2012 The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Himself Guest Comedian


  • Two Minutes for Stale Hacking
  • Busy Being Awesome (2009)
  • You're the Best (2012)
  • Natural Selection (2014)
  • Footprints on the Moon (2017)


  1. ^ P. Gadino, Dylan (2012-06-13). "Comedian Chad Daniels' new stand-up special to premiere exclusively on Laughspin". LaughSpin. Retrieved 6 July 2013.
  2. ^ "Stand up comedy review: Chad Daniels". Bits and Segways. Retrieved 12 September 2013.
  3. ^ Birmingham, Steve (2012-06-25). "Chad Daniels' Free One Hour Special: "As Is"". Moontower Comedy. Retrieved 6 July 2013.
  4. ^ "Stand-Up Chad Daniels Disarms with Personality, Pushes Boundaries with Comedy". Goldstar Events. Retrieved 6 March 2013.
  5. ^ "Chad Daniels Bio". Retrieved 6 July 2013.
  6. ^ Misiano, Lou. "Chad Daniels' 'You're the Best'". America's Comedy. Retrieved 12 September 2013.
  7. ^ Kaczmarczyk, Jeffrey (2012-11-27). "Gilda's LaughFest unveils 10 comedians vying for $10,000 in next LaughFest Stand Up Comedy Competition". Booth Newspapers. Retrieved 12 September 2013.
  8. ^ Merriman, John. "CHAD DANIELS' FREE ONE HOUR SPECIAL: "AS IS"". Moontower Comedy. Retrieved 12 September 2013.

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