Stand-up To Screen

Greg Proops on four American film and TV stars who started in stand-up.

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0101Steve Martin2002012620020507

Steve Martin, who performed in front of crowds of 20,000 before giving it all up to be in the movies.

0101Steve Martin2002012620020507

Steve Martin, who performed in front of crowds of 20,000 before giving it all up to be in the movies.

0102Chris Rock2002020220020514

has been a stand-up performer since his teens and runs his comedy and screen careers in parallel.

0102Chris Rock2002020220020514

has been a stand-up performer since his teens and runs his comedy and screen careers in parallel.

0103Robin Williams2002020920020521

Robin Williams, who enjoys a successful film career still returns to his roots in stand-up.

0103Robin Williams2002020920020521

Robin Williams, who enjoys a successful film career still returns to his roots in stand-up.

0104 LASTRoseanne Barr2002021620020528

, who is now back on the road.

0104 LASTRoseanne Barr2002021620020528

, who is now back on the road.