Comedian - Tony Roberts
Originally from Detroit, comedian, actor, writer and sometimes director, Tony T. Roberts has been blessed with the coveted honor of being the, "Comedians-comedian." The guy other performers love to watch work. His hilarious and refreshing energetic comedy style has granted him respect and created a huge demand for him on the comedy circuit, here in the states and abroad. Legendary comedian and sitcom director, David Steinberg , acclaimed Tony as, "A breakout talent" after witnessing Tony's stand-up act and casting him as the lead in a series of funny burger king commercials he directed.
Tony's television debut was on HBO's "DEF COMEDY JAM", followed by, "IT'S SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO" and "BET'S COMICVIEW." In 1994, he received the BET ROBIN HARRIS AWARD, for Most Original Comic. A favorite on the program, to date Tony has appeared on COMICVIEW, six times.
His club appearances cracked up audiences in some of the nations hottest comedy spots including: Caroline's, The Boston Comedy Club in New York City; The Peppermint Lounge in New Jersey; All Jokes Aside in both Chicago and Detroit; and The Comedy Act Theater in Los Angeles, just to name a few.
As an actor he toured with the comedy stage production of "Ain't Nothing Like Family." He was cast in a CBS sketch pilot titled, Just Add Water. And he founded a sketch comedy troupe he writes and directs, called "The Other Level."
Soon to be a household name, Tony T. Roberts, now makes New York City his home base where he continues to bring his creative, energetic, non-stop comedy. Just give him a stage and a microphone then sit back and watch him do his thing.