For more than 20 years, Tymon Shipp has been entertaining and bringing laughter to audiences everywhere with his clean yet hilarious comedy routines, poking fun at himself, his childhood, everyday life, and human relationships. An East Saint Louis native, Tymon moved to Los Angeles via Denver in 1989. Since then he has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno nine times and has performed at such venues as Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club at the Tropicana in Las Vegas, and the LAX Hilton to audiences of over 1000 people. Tymon was in the top 10 of the Las Vegas Comedy Festival Competition. In addition, Tymon was the winner of the "Ultimate Laff Down Comedy" contest and winner of the LA Womens Theater Festival Spotlight Comedy Competition. Early this year Tymon appeared on the Craig Shoemaker Radio Show.
Based in Los Angeles, he is a regular feature at many popular comedy clubs such as Regency West, L.A. Cabaret, Mixed Nuts Comedy Club, Ontario Improv Comedy Club, The Ice House, and Laff Stop. His ongoing night club performances include The Improv in Santa Monica, the Laugh Factory on Sunset, and many others. He also appears regularly at corporate, social and charity events and private parties throughout Southern California.
In addition to his nine appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Tymon has been seen on the CBS series THAT’S LIFE. He has also done a variety of national commercials including an NFL spot on FOX and a 9-spot campaign for Xerox. Other credits include Lead Roles in two films, one of which was a controversial project screened with the Black Filmmakers Association at Warner Bros. His 20 years of training includes one year at Theatre East. He has also appeared in several plays, among them a production of A SOLDIER’S PLAY at the Morgan/Wixson Theatre.
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Hang N There
Film (Short and Drama) Actor A neighborhood barber seeks to pacify a volatile standoff between two warring gang members.
Tonight Show with Jay Leno
Television by Tonight Show with Jay Leno Standup Comedian Multiple appearances on The Tonight Show over 15 years.
Television (Drama and Comedy) Actor Lydia DeLucca is a New Jersey bartender who wants more out of her life than just marriage and kids. So she breaks off her engagement, and heads to college. This doesn't make her ex-boyfriend Lou happy, who thinks she is wasting her time getting an education. Her family is none too supportive either. Her mother, Dolly, thinks marriage would be better since she thinks Lydia can't take care of herself. Her dad, Frank, cares more about the New York Giants than Lydia's psych term paper. But that's life... Written by Pat McCurry <email@example.com>
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Winner of Best Male Comedian of the Las Vegas Comedy Festival
Finalist: Laughs Across America Comedy Contest
Winner of the L.A. Women’s Theater/Festival Comedy Spotlight Competition
2003Winner Ultimate Laffdown Comedy Contest, Huntington Beach, CA