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Tammy Pescatelli

Tammy Pescatelli

American comedian
The basics
Gender female
Birth Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, U.S.A.
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Tammy Pescatelli
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Tammy Pescatelli (born Tammy Gillespie) is an American stand-up comedian. Her most recent comedy special, Finding the Funny, was released recently in an exclusive deal with Netflix. That same special was selected "New and Noteworthy" by iTunes editors and also hit number 3 on the charts.

In 2010, Pescatelli won Comedy Central's Standup Showdown. In 2004, she was a finalist on the second and third seasons of Last Comic Standing. She has performed on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The View (U.S. TV series), Joy Behar: Say Anything!, Stand-up In Stilettos, The Talk, Rocco's Dinner Party, Comedy Central Presents, The World Stands Up, The Bonnie Hunt Show, Last Call with Carson Daly, Dennis Miller and many others. She has also been a guest a number of times on the syndicated show “Comics Unleashed”, and was chosen for their “Best of the Best“ worldwide top selling DVD. Being one of the Final Five on NBC‘s Last Comic Standing catapulted Tammy‘s career and won her a slew of new fans, solidifying her as one of the sharpest women in the comedy world.

Pescatelli co-created, executive produced, wrote and starred in a reality television show on WE tv, called A Standup Mother (2011), related to Pescatelli's life as a mother, wife, and comedian.

Pescatelli is a regular guest on The Bob & Tom Show in Indianapolis, and is a fixture on the comedy channels of Sirius XM Radio. On January 22, 2010, she was a guest on Opie and Anthony, an XM Satellite Radio talk show. She also appeared as a guest on Ron and Fez on SiriusXM.

In 2014, she was chosen by Jenny McCarthy to be part of her “Dirty, Sexy, Funny” comedy special on EPIX and toured alongside Lynne Koplitz, Paula Bel and April Macie on the "Dirty, Sexy, Funny" comedy tour. Pescatelli has also been a regular co-host on Jenny McCarthy's SiriusXM radio show, "Dirty, Sexy, Funny." To celebrate the start of the radio show, Pescatelli was invited on to the Howard Stern show along with McCarthy and Koplitz.

She was chosen four years in a row to be included in The New York Post greatest jokes from the past year.

Her film appearances include minor roles in Made in Brooklyn (2007), Single: A Documentary Film (2008), and Everybody Wants to Be Italian (2007).

She has performed regularly for the United Service Organizations.


Year Title Notes
1991 Beauty Queen Butcher Elizabeth McKay
1999 Choose Life Sexy Girl
2003, 2006 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Herself
2004 The World Stands Up Herself
2004 Balderdash (game show) Herself
2004 Dennis Miller Herself
2004, 2007 Last Comic Standing Herself
2005 TV Land's Top Ten Herself
2005 Biography (TV series) Herself
2005 Poker Royale Herself
2005 101 Even Bigger Celebrity Oops Herself
2005 Weekends at the D.L. Herself
2005, 2006 Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon Herself
2006 Comedy Central Presents Herself
2006 Just for Laughs Herself
2006 CMT: The Greatest - Sexiest Southern Women Herself
2006 CMT: The Greatest - Sexiest Southern Men Herself
2006 Last Call with Carson Daly Herself
2006 CMT: The Greatest - 20 Sexiest Videos of 2006 Herself
2006, 2010, 2014 Comics Unleashed Herself
2007 Made In Brooklyn Francyne
2007 Nick Cannon Presents: Short Circuitz Jersey Girl
2007 Everybody Wants to Be Italian Katerina
2007, 2011 CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival Herself
2008 The Best of Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen Herself
2008 Single: A Documentary Film Herself
2008 NESN Comedy All-Stars Herself
2008 The Bob & Tom Show Herself
2009 Creating Comedy.TV Herself
2009 Under Construction Herself
2010 CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival Herself
2010 The Bonnie Hunt Show Herself
2010 Stand-up Showdown Herself
2011 Joy Behar: Say Anything! Herself
2011 Better (TV series) Herself
2011 Naughty But Nice with Rob Shuter Herself
2011 Rocco's Dinner Party Herself
2011 Funniest Women on TV Herself
2011 The Talk (TV series) Herself
2011 The Debaters Herself
2011 A Stand Up Mother Herself
2012 Roast of Parks Bonifay Herself
2012 Count It Down: Sexiest Hollywood Babes Herself
2012 Standup in Stilettos Herself
2012 The Artie Lange Show Herself
2013 Tammy Pescatelli: Finding the Funny Herself
2014 Jenny McCarthy's Dirty Sexy Funny Herself
2014 The View (U.S. TV series) Herself
2015 Donnie Loves Jenny Herself
2015 Dirty Sexy Funny Special Herself
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