Bobby Slayton

Bobby Slayton

Bobby Slayton's Bio

The NY Daily News called Slayton “Armed and Dangerous” and the Las

Vegas Review Journal pointed out that “Slayton’s refusal to compromise

his art has always made him worth a special trip.”

Bobby Slayton, often referred to as “The Pitbull of Comedy”, has been

performing his own intense style of comedy for well over 30 years,

becoming one of the best known, respected, and energetic comics

working today.

Audiences around the country may recognize Bobby from his scenestealing

roles in movies such as “Get Shorty”, “Ed Wood”, “Dreamgirls”,

and “Bandits”. He’s been seen on dozens of television shows, including

“The Tonight Show”, “Politically Incorrect”, “Home Improvement”, and

Woody Allen’s Amazon TV project “Crisis in Six Scenes”. Bobby’s many

appearances on HBO have included “Comic Relief”, and his own

Showtime special, “Born to be Bobby”. He was a series regular on the

HBO series “Mind of the Married Man”, and played Joey Bishop opposite

Ray Liotta and Joe Mantegna in the critically acclaimed film “The Rat

Pack”. Slayton’s distinctive gravelly voice has often been heard on

animated shows like “Dr. Katz” and “Family Guy”, as well as many popular

radio shows including Howard Stern and regular appearances on


Bobby recently completed filming Woody Allen’s latest film and a guest

appearance on the new season of “Curb Your Enthusiasm”, both

scheduled for release in 2020.