Category Archives: Comedians G by Last Name

Ron G

Originally from Columbia, South Carolina, Ron G. is an accomplished comedian, actor, writer, host, and Emmy winning producer. He has been entertaining audiences all around the world with his “high energy and cleverness – with an urban flair” performances.

Ron G - Finalist on Last Comic Standing

After finishing his dual degrees in finance and management at the University of South Carolina, he began his stand up career in Atlanta and was crowned first place winner in the Sierra Mist Late Night Laff Off. He later made the move to Los Angeles where his talent shined as a finalist in both Bill Bellamy’s Who’s Got Jokes? and Last Comic Standing.

Ron G. has made appearances in Martin Lawrence’s 1st AmendmentComics UnleashedMulaneyKey & PeeleChelsea Lately, and Kevin Hart Presents: The Next Level.

Most recently, Ron G. starred as Lewis in Nickelodeon’s Cousins for Life and has appeared in the Lionsgate feature film, 2 Minutes of Fame, starring Jay Pharoah and Katt Williams.

Ron G performing in his hometown!

Sherman Golden

Atlanta is a hot city. Inside the comedy club the temperature is getting HOTTER as the audience laughs louder and louder in response to Sherman on stage. Every time he opens his mouth, the crowd nervously giggles anticipating the next joke that will come out of his mouth. By the time his finished the crowd is shouting “SHERM” in appreciation.

SHERM happens to be the nickname of sherman golden. Who happens to be one of the most respected comedians out today. If you haven’t seen SHERMAN GOLDEN you haven’t experienced COLLEGE LIFE, MY WHITE FRIENDS, CHINES FOOD, just to name a few halarious bits that are the brain child of SHERMAN GOLDEN.

Sherman Golden performing Stand-up Comedy

A native of OHIO, Sherman has rocked audiences for the past several years while residing in Atlanta, Georgia. When this reporter asked Sherman to explain his approach on comedy, he was quick to answer. I think i have a left field approach to my comedy. I attempt to find the comedy in every day life. kids, animals, old people, wherever there’s life there’s comedy, and its my job to find the funny. Finding the funny has catapulted Sherman into the upper echelon of comedy. With an impressive list of credits(see box for credits) and innumerable references who can attest to “SHERMS” ability to tear the roof off the joint. SHERM, who also produces his own comedy talk show called: JUST KICKIN IT COMEDY” on PTV Channel 12 Is one of the top shows in the Atlanta area. And you can see SHERM in his first movie roll called “PLAYER IN THE PULPIT” So why settle for a maybe when you can have the sho-nuff… (GOLDEN CHILD) SHERMAN GOLDEN

Sherman has opened for Don D.C. Curry, Jamie Foxx, Patty Label, Frankie Beverly and Maze. At home, you can see him on HBO’s Def Comedy Jam, BET’s Comic View, Spike L:ee’s movie School Daze and hosting Chris Tucker’s Comedy Cafe.

Skip-G Lawson

Skip-G started out as Street Cast Journalist on “The Power Hour” TV Show on UPN. Originally from Queens, NY, but raised in South Carolina. Skip-G Lawson emerged on the comedy scene in 2000.

His wide array of talents has led him to be featured in two videos and a movie. “How We Roll” and “We Getting Money” which can be seen at and on YouTube.

Skip developed his MC/Hosting skills at Mr. B’s in Columbia SC. He was awarded “Host of the Year” in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005 and first place at the “Salsa Cabana Comedy Club” in 2009.

Skip-G is actively involved in charity work with past and present Mayors in Columbia and is often tapped to by other local celebrities, law enforcement and broadcast personalities to speak for organizations.

Skip G Lawson

As the house MC at the Comedy House, I have worked with Nephew Tommy, Dl Hugley , Mike Epps, Faizon Love, Eddie Griffin, Kevin Hart, Lavelle Crawford, Damon Wayans, TP Hearn , George Wilborn, Don (D. C.) Curry, Chris Tucker, John Witherspoon, Daryle (D’Millitant) Littleton, Lav Luv, Josh Blue, Black Kasper, Diane Corder, Janet Williams,  Tyler Craig, Faye Woodruff and a host of other acts.

Mike Goodwin

Mike Goodwin - Playful

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In an industry where vulgarity is commonplace, a refreshingly funny entertainer has emerged with the class, style, sincerity and professionalism of a Southern gentleman. Considered “one of the brightest young minds in comedy,” Mike Goodwin has a heart to bring strength and healing through joy. That’s why he’s dedicated his comedic gift and wit to a style and delivery that is as clean as his bowtie. Good, guilt-free laughs are guaranteed. Mike’s engaging and hilarious discussions about everyday life will have you laughing about his wit and repeating his adages long after his performance.

Dispensing laughter medicine since his stand up debut at a 2005 New Year’s Eve service opening for Akintunde, “The Bowtie” has shared stages with John Gray, Taylor Mason, Spanky Brown, Marcus D. Wiley, Sister Cantaloupe, Robert G. Lee, Willie Brown and Woody, Thor Ramsey, and Small Fire and Ron G.

The Camden, SC native’s comedy has received rave reviews at showcases for the Official Christian Comedy Association (OCCA) and the Christian Comedy Association (CCA). Mike has recorded for BET, The Word Network, Black Family Channel, and Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN), and hosted Akintunde’s “Rebirth of Comedy” tour. He has been a featured artist on the Radio One, One Love Gospel Cruise and toured with Pastor Donnie McClurkin to host the Perfecting Music Conference in seven cities across the United States. Mike has also been featured on Akintunde’s Brutally Honest “God’s Trying to Tell You Something” short film, and on comedy DVDs “The Heavy Hitters of Christian Comedy” and “Who is Bishop February?” Serving as a writer and actor in the “It’s Time 2 Laugh” Internet comedy sketch series broadcasted to millions on, he hosted and performed in shows for a 40-city tour for the series. He has also been featured in’s “Joke of the Day” segment along with other nationally known Christian comedians. Mike co-hosts “The Akintunde Show,” a nationally syndicated radio show, and is the host of Pure Funny TV.

Mike’s act is family friendly and will make your event enjoyable and unforgettable. New, different, and reinvigorating, Comedian Mike Goodwin is refreshingly funny.

Red Grant

Red Grant @ the Comedy HouseAmerican comedian and actor Red Grant has remained one of the top comedians on television over the years, gaining millions of fans from all walks of life. Born and raised in Washington, DC, Red has gone to heights many performers can only dream of, doing things that few comics have done since Robert Townsend.

Getting his start at the Apollo Theatre and HBO’s Def Comedy Jam in 1996; Red Grant is best known for his contagious laugh and appearances in American Hustle (which he starred next to Katt Williams), First Sunday and Martin Lawrence First Amendment. Red Grant has become synonymous with ‘real, raw comedy.’ He can be seen most recently on Shaq’s All Star Comedy Jam, as well as his hour Showtime special “Caught Red Handed” and Comedy Central Presents ‘Red Grant’ (half hour special).

Not only is Red Grant a star in the comedy world he is also making a name for himself as a film and television producer, writer and director. In 2000, Red wrote and produced his first film Family Reunion.

Since then, Red has created and produced seven shows and pilots for the Viacom Network. Red has written on shows such as Snoop Dog’s, Dog After Dark and the Comedy Central roast of Flavor Flav. Red Grant does all this through his film company MOVIEOS where he has partnered up with companies such as Lions Gate and Artisan.

Some of his most recent accomplishments are Comedy Central Present “Red Grant” (half hour special), American Hustle which he starred next to Katt Williams, First Sunday, Martin Lawrence First Amendment, HBO’s Def Comedy Jam, Comedy Central’s hilarious reality show “Reality Bites Back”, Wonder Girls (movie for TV), and his new Showtime hour special “Caught Red Handed”.

Tai Griffin

Comedian Tai GriffinComedian Tai Griffin is one of the most comical and thought provoking comedians on the scene today. An accomplished stand-up comedian, voice over talent, radio personality and comedy writer hailing from Pittsburgh, PA now residing in Charlotte, NC.

Tai began his comedy career while as a senior in high school. Attending Peabody High School and CAPA (Creative And Performing Arts) high school by day and performing at comedy clubs at night is what helped develop Tai’s split personality image of being reserved in person and a complete fool on stage. His versatile style of comedy is candid, unfiltered and 1000% foolishness.

Tai’s credits include filling in for multi-talented actor/comedian/radio host Steve Harvey as the host of the “Hip-Hop Peacefest” shown via Pay Per View and HBO.  This was an East Coast vs West Coast hip-hop concert saluting two of hip-hop’s slain icons, The Notorious BIG and Tupac Shakur. The Hip Hop Peacefest was filmed entirely on location at the world famous Apollo Theatre in NYC and at the Bob Hope Theatre in Palm Desert, CA. The “Hip Hop Peacefest” featured live performances & interviews by Jay Z, Lil Kim, Foxy Brown, Junior Mafia, Ice Cube and many more. It was produced by Bigger than Life Productions of Los Angeles, CA and Charlotte, NC.  

In addition to HBO & Pay Per View, Tai appeared in the Hallmark movie “The Ultimate Gift” which starred “Army Wive’s” Drew Fuller and Abigail Breslin from the Halle Berry thriller “The Call”.

Tai has been blessed to share the stage on numerous comedy tours with the likes of: the Kings of Comedy’s Bernie Mac (RIP), Cedric the Entertainer and D.L. Hughley; in addition to Darren “DS” Sanders, Shang, Mike Epps, Earthquake, Tony Roberts and the Queen of Comedy Sommore just a name a few……

Tai travels regularly and has appeared at some of the most famous and respected comedy clubs in the country as well as performing on numerous Carnival Cruise Lines cruise ships. His comedy talent has taken him abroad to the Bahamas, Mexico, Jamaica, Grand Cayman Islands and Belize just to name a few of the vacation destinations that has witnessed Griffin’s comedic mastery and timing in action.

Comedian Tai Griffin is a “MUST SEE” performer whose performance is tailor made to suit his audience, and he always leaves them wanting more! He brings a refreshing, suave and entertaining approach to stand up comedy and the performing arts.