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"Underpinned by a wry intelligence, Proops is one of those rare comedians who can be silly all the time without becoming irritating."-Time Out Paris

 

Greg Proops is a style piglet and groovy stand up comic from San Francisco.

 

Proops is best known for his unpredictable appearances on Whose Line is it Anyway? The hit, improvised comedy show on ABC hosted by Drew Carey. Greg is also a regular on the long running British version of WLIIA? Whose Line is currently seen on BBC America and ABC Family Channel. Greg can also be heard as the voice of Bob the Builder on the popular children s series seen on PBS. Greg flashed his baseball knowledge on ESPN Classic. Appearing on the All-Time Greatest World Series Teams broadcast live during the 2006 All-Star Break. He also accompanied Drew Carey to the 2006 World Cup and helped produce and present Drew Carey s Sporting Adventures on the Travel Channel.

 

Greg Proops aided and abetted Joan and Melissa Rivers on the red carpet at the 2006 Oscars as a wag and celebrity traffic cop on TV Guide Channel.

 

Mr. Proops other television sightings include, The Bigger Picture with Graham Norton on BBC, Mock the Week on BBC2, The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson, The Drew Carey Show, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, Just Shoot Me, The Jimmy Kimmel Show, Veronica s Closet, The Wayne Brady Show and the Best Damn Sports Show.

 

Mr. Proopman regularly hosts his own live comedy chat show at the ridiculously hip Hollywood rock joint Largo. Guests have included Jack Black, Sarah Silverman Janeane Garofalo, David Cross, Maragaret Cho,

 

Mr. Proops has also performed his chat show in Aspen at the HBO Comedy Arts Festival and Montreal at the Just For Laughs Festival where he had Eddie Izzard on his couch. Le Proopchien also broke off his own stand up gala in Montreal.

 

Mr. P is very pleased to improvise with Drew Carey, Ryan Styles, Kathy Kinney, Colin Mochrie and many talented others as part of the Improv All Stars. They had the honor of performing for the troops in Bosnia, Kosovo and the Persian Gulf as part of the USO. The All-Stars can be seen on a fabulous Showtime comedy special. When over the pond in London, Greg sits in with the renowned Comedy Store Players.

 

Mr. Greg was spotted hosting his own syndicated, national dating show Rendez View. He also hosted the now cult classic game show Comedy Central s VS. Senor Proops threw down an original half-hour of stand up on Comedy Central Presents. Which is repeated ad infinitum.

 

Across the wide Atlantic in the United Kingdom Greg had his own chat show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival broadcast live on BBC Radio Scotland. Groovy guests like Candace Bushnell, Rich Hall, Geraldine Chaplin, Steven Berkoff and Garrison Keillor have shared his sofa.

 

Darth Proops was so excited to portray Bede, one half of the pod race announcer in the hit motion picture Star Wars: The Phantom Menace and all the subsequent video games. As well as many voices in Tim Burrton s The Nightmare Before Christmas.

 

The Proopkitty is a total smartyboots: he won The Weakest Link, Ben Stein s Money and Rock n Roll Jeopardy. He also asked Dick Clark what his plans were for New Years Eve while guest hosting The Other Half.

 

Proopmonkey rocks his stand up comedy all over the world and can be found most frequently performing in his beloved hometown of San Francisco at Cobb s Comedy Club or at Caroline s in New York City. Often he drops the knowledge on comedy night at the ridiculously hip alternative rock joint Largo in Hollywood.

 

Mr. P. has toured the UK four times, sold out the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 28 years running and has kicked it live in Paris, Turkey, Milan, Aspen, Montreal, Scotland, Ireland, Norway, New Zealand and the United Arab Emirates.

 

Below the Equator in New Zealand the Proopshobbit hosted the Oddfellows Comedy Gala for TVNZ and headlined the New Zealand International Comedy Festival. In Australia Speccy Spice jammed at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and hosted, Hey, Hey it s Saturday! A national TV institution.

 

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