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David O’Doherty


Irish comedian known for his make of self-referential, surreal musical comedy, which he performs using a small electric powered keyboard. He’s also a released author, regular tv program visitor, and Perrier award champion. He went to Trinity University, where his humor career started. He also proved helpful in a bike store. In June of 2012, he previously a Humor Central special surroundings on American tv, a first for just about any Irish comedian. He includes a sibling named Tag, with whom he’s created for tv and radio. He performed with John Oliver on the Edinburgh Fringe both in 2006 and 2008.

Quick Facts

Full Name David O'Doherty
Date Of Birth December 18, 1975
Place Of Birth Dublin, Ireland
Profession Comedian
Nationality Irish
Siblings Mark Doherty
Movies A Film with Me in It
Star Sign Sagittarius

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1In 2008 he won the If.Comedy Award for his 8th One Man Comedy Show Let's Comedy at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
2In 2006 he was nominated for a Barry Award at the Melbourne comedy festival for his 6th one man comedy show David O'Doherty is my name.
3In 2006 his 6th one man comedy Show David O'Doherty is my name was nominated for the If.Comedy Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
4In 2003 he won the Hot Press Irish Comedian of the year.
5At the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2000 his first full length one man show David O'Doherty: The Boy who saved comedy was nominated for the Prestigious Perrier Best Newcomer award.
6In 1999 he won So you think you're funny at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.



The Half Hour2012TV Series written by - 1 episode
Funny as Hell2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
Altair in Starland2004TV Series 3 episodes



A Film with Me in It2008David
Comedy Cuts2007TV Series



The Nightly Show2017TV SeriesHimself
Harry Hill's Alien Fun Capsule2017TV SeriesHimself - Panellist
8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown2012-2017TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Contestant
8 Out of 10 Cats2010-2017TV SeriesHimself
Just for Laughs: All-Access2015TV SeriesHimself
Conan2015TV SeriesHimself - Comic Guest
Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled2015TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
The Alternative Comedy Experience2013-2014TV SeriesHimself
Spicks and Specks2005-2014TV SeriesHimself
John Bishop's Christmas Show2013TV SpecialHimself
Never Mind the Buzzcocks2008-2013TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Presenter
Would I Lie to You?2011-2013TV SeriesHimself
Dara O Briain: School of Hard Sums2012-2013TV SeriesHimself - Special Guest
QI2012TV SeriesHimself
Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live2010-2012TV SeriesHimself
New York Stand-Up Show2012TV SeriesHimself
The Half Hour2012TV SeriesHimself
Adam Hills in Gordon St Tonight2012TV SeriesHimself
Funny as Hell2012TV SeriesHimself - Comedian
Room 1012012TV SeriesHimself
Have I Got News for You2011TV SeriesHimself
Dave's One Night Stand2010TV SeriesHimself
Comedy Songs: The Pop Years2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
Comedy Live Presents Russell Brand and Friends2008TV Special documentaryHimself - Comedian
The Culture Show2007TV Series documentaryHimself
Demetri Martin. Person.2007TV Special documentaryStar / Astronaut with Keyboard / Additional Cast
Stand Up!2004TV SeriesHimself

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Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled2015TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
Would I Lie to You?2011-2013TV SeriesHimself
QI2012TV SeriesHimself
Never Mind the Buzzcocks2008-2009TV SeriesHimself

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