Rick Younger

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Rick Younger
Rick Younger
Born Roderick Younger
Baltimore, Maryland
United States
Occupation Actor, comedian, writer, producer, musician,
Years active 1992–present
Spouse(s) Vanessa Shealy
Website http://rickyounger.net/

Rick Younger is a performer from Baltimore, Maryland.


Younger got his start in stand-up comedy in the Washington, DC area in 1992 while still in college at the University of Maryland. Since starting in the world of stand-up comedy, Rick has performed with many of the top names in comedy and has made television appearances on BET's ComicView and Teen Summit, FOX's 30 Seconds to Fame, Showtime at the Apollo, and NBC's Last Comic Standing.

Stand-up comedy has opened many doors for Rick, doors which have led to an acting career in theatre, commercials, television, and film. Rick was in the National Tour of Rent (2001–2002);[1] Law & Order: Special Victims Unit;[2] Damages; and spots for Starburst,[3] Verizon, Staples, and McDonald's.

He is a regular correspondent on the "Guys Tell All" monthly segment on NBC's The Today Show.[4] In 2010, he appeared in the film Morning Glory, featuring Harrison Ford, Rachel McAdams, Diane Keaton, and Jeff Goldblum. In 2009, the documentary Souled Out Comedy, which Younger produced, won the Audience Award at the inaugural New York Friars' Club Film Festival.[5]


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