Doug Stanhope is an American stand-up comedian, writer, and actor. He was born on March 25, 1967, in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA.
Stanhope began his career as a stand-up comedian in the 1990s, performing at clubs and festivals all over the United States. He gained a following for his dark humor and his willingness to address controversial topics such as drug use, politics, and religion.
In addition to his stand-up comedy, Stanhope has written several books, including “Digging Up Mother: A Love Story” and “This Is Not Fame: A ‘From What I Re-Memoir’.” He has also appeared on television shows such as “Louie,” “The Man Show,” and “The Howard Stern Show.”
Stanhope is known for his libertarian views and his outspoken criticism of government and society. He has been a vocal advocate for drug legalization, free speech, and individualism.
Stanhope continues to tour as a stand-up comedian and is known for his raw, unfiltered comedy style. He has been described as one of the most important comedians of his generation, and his work has influenced a new generation of comedians.