Marina Franklin

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Marina Franklin
Born Chicago, Illinois
Residence New York City, New York
Alma mater University of Illinois / Masters Syracuse University
Known for Comedian
Website
http://www.marinafranklin.com/

Marina Franklin is an American comedian.

Life and career

Marina Franklin was born and raised in Chicago.[1] She graduated from the University of Illinois and received her master's degree in theater from Syracuse University.[1] While she was picking up acting jobs in small theaters, Marina realized she wanted to do comedy, which she chose to pursue full-time in 1999.

Marina has emerged as one of the hottest comedians in the comedy scene today, with such notable appearances as, HBO's Crashing, The Movie Trainwreck, Stephen Colbert's Late Show, Conan O'Brien, Louie Season V, The Jim Gaffigan Show, Showtime's Women Who Kill, and The Chappelle’s Show.

She has subsequently performed at various clubs and audiences across the world, including the Melbourne Comedy Festival, Scotland's Glasgow Comedy Festival, BBC's World Stand's Up, Rotterdam's Comedy Factory, Montreal’s Just For Laughs, Ireland’s Kilkenny Comedy Festival, and Nashville’s Bonnaroo Music Festival. Her big break came when she auditioned and won a spot on the second season of Last Comic Standing.

Appearances

"John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show" "The Jim Gaffigan Show" "Louie" Season V the movie Trainwreck "The Nightly Show" with Larry Wilmore, Wanda Sykes' "Herlarious," Showtime's "Women Who Kill," The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, "Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn," NBC's "Last Comic Standing," "Showtime at The Apollo," "The Awkward Comedy Show," "The Jay Leno Show," Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend,” CW’s “Hip Hop Holdem,” Dutch TV's "The Comedy Factory," "The Chappelle Show," Inside Amy Schumer as "Telephone Operator," "You Made It Weird with Pete Holmes," BBC’s “The World Stand’s Up,”[2] and Crashing.[3]

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