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Dafydd Iwan

Dafydd Iwan (born 24 August 1943), is a Welsh folk singer and politician. He is the president of Plaid Cymru, The Party of Wales. Dafydd Iwan Jones was born in Brynaman in Carmarthenshire, Wales, he spent most of his youth in Bala in Merioneth before attending the University of Wales, Cardiff. He rose to fame as a singer-songwriter, writing and playing folk music in the Welsh language Dafydd Iwan's earliest material was Welsh translations of tunes by American folk / protest singers: Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, and Bob Dylan.

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Tom Rhodes

As a true indie artist, Tom Rhodes has never asked a label to push his music. A life-long songwriter and performer, Tom has put out two self financed albums and sold thousands of copies at live shows and on the internet, in addition to a tireless playing schedule. As a hardworking musician, you can hear the life that he leads in the songs that he sings. With a new album in the works and hundreds of songs still in the vaults, there will be years of music to come from this already prolific songwriter.

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Kevin Hart

Kevin Hart (born July 6, 1978) is an American actor and comedian. Hart was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of George Washington High School, and attended Temple University for two years.
Achieving success in his local region, he quit his job as a shoe salesman and embarked on a career in comedy. His performances have led him to be in feature films, such as The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Soul Plane, Paper Soldiers, Scary Movie 3, Along Came Polly, Scary Movie 4, Death at a Funeral, Little Fockers, Not Easily Broken, and One Day in Jersey.

Read more about Kevin Hart on Last.fm.

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The Reduced Shakespeare Company

The Reduced Shakespeare Company is an American acting troupe that writes and performs unsubtle, fast-paced, seemingly improvisational condensations of huge topics. They bring out a podcast on an approximately weekly basis.

The Reduced Shakespeare Company on Last.fm.

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Bobcat Goldthwait

Robert Francis 'Bobcat' Goldthwait (born May 26, 1962) is an American comedian, actor, screenwriter, and film and television director. He is commonly known for his energetic, rabid stage personality, his dark, acerbic humor, and his high-pitched voice. Goldthwait was born in Syracuse, New York in 1962. He decided on a career as a comedian at an early age and was performing professionally while still in high school at the age of 15. He attended Bishop Grimes High School in East Syracuse, graduating with voice actor Tom Kenny (the voice of Spongebob Squarepants) in the class of 1980.

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Bill Burr

Over the last ten years, bill has established himself as one of the finest working comedians in the country. Be he appearing on Conan O'Brien or Showtime at the Apollo, his style of comedy is able to connect with the audience. Burr grew up in a large family outside of Boston, getting his first laughs imitating his lunatic father. Always putting laughter before his studies, Bill's dreams of pursuing any sort of respectable profession died in the sixth grade.

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Greg Proops

Gregory Everett Proops (born October 3, 1959, in Phoenix, Arizona) is an American actor and stand-up comedian, and works largely in Europe as a comic and improviser. Raised in San Francisco, Proops studied improvisation and acting at San Francisco State University. After graduation, he joined an improv group with Mike McShane, which proved to be his ticket to stardom. Both Proops and McShane impressed producers Dan Patterson and Mark Leveson, who put them on their show, Whose Line Is It Anyway?.

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Kathy Griffin

Kathleen Mary "Kathy" Griffin (born November 4, 1960) is an American actress, model, stand-up comedian, television personality, New York Times best-selling author and an LGBT rights advocate. Griffin first gained recognition for appearances on two episodes of Seinfeld, and then for her supporting role on the NBC sitcom Suddenly Susan. She was the star of the Bravo reality show Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List, for which she won two Emmy Awards as executive producer. She has also worked as a voice artist and red carpet commentator, in addition to several other career pursuits.

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