Duncan Trussell

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Duncan Trussell
Duncan Trussell by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Trussell in 2016
Born Charles Duncan Trussell
(1974-04-20) April 20, 1974 (age 43)
Asheville, North Carolina
Occupation Actor, Comedian
Spouse(s) Natasha Leggero (2011-2012), Cora Keegan (2015 - present)
Parent(s) Deneen Fendig (1947-2013)
Website www.duncantrussell.com

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


Duncan Trussell is a stand-up comedian, podcaster, 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 two episodes of the Funny or Die web series Drunk History titled "Tesla & Edison" and "Great Escape".[3]

His television credits include MADtv and Curb Your Enthusiasm. 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]


The Duncan Trussell Family Hour is a project where Trussell invites guests to free conversation for about an hour per episode. Among the guests that have been featured are Joe Rogan, Ram Dass, Tim Ferriss, Lou Barlow, Bert Kreischer, Alex Grey, Rick Doblin, Natasha Leggero, Graham Hancock, Abby Martin, Dr Drew, Daniele Bolelli and Christopher Ryan.

Personal life[edit]

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


  1. ^ "Joe Rogan (Podcast Site),". 11.09.13. Retrieved 2013-11-26.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  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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