Steven Wright is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and film producer, known for his deadpan delivery of one-liner jokes. He was born on December 6, 1955, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and began performing stand-up comedy in the late 1970s.
Wright’s style of humor is often described as surreal and absurd, with a focus on wordplay and observational humor. He has released several comedy albums, including “I Have a Pony” and “I Still Have a Pony”, and has appeared in numerous films and TV shows, including “Reservoir Dogs”, “Mad About You”, and “The Larry Sanders Show”.
One of Wright’s most famous jokes is, “I woke up this morning and everything in my apartment had been stolen and replaced with an exact replica.” This type of humor is indicative of his style, which often takes the audience on a journey of unexpected twists and turns.
Wright’s unique delivery and style have earned him numerous accolades throughout his career, including an Academy Award for his short film “The Appointments of Dennis Jennings”. He continues to perform stand-up comedy and tour regularly, and his influence can be seen in many of today’s up-and-coming comedians.