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Alonzo Bodden

Alonzo Bodden
Born (1962-06-13) June 13, 1962
Queens, New York

Alonzo Bodden (; born June 13, 1962) is an American comedian and actor known for winning the grand prize in the third season of the reality-television series Last Comic Standing. He had been the runner-up in the previous season.

In 2005, he released his DVD Tall, Dark and Funny. He was a talent judge in NBC's 5th season of Last Comic Standing, along with Kathleen Madigan and ANT. He is also a television host and voice-over actor.

Contents

  • Early life 1
  • Television 2
  • Filmography 3
    • Movies 3.1
    • Television 3.2
    • Voice-over 3.3
  • Radio 4
  • Personal life 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

Early life

Bodden was born in Queens, New York.

Before his work in show business, Bodden worked for Lockheed Martin.

Television

He hosted[1] the Speed TV program 101 Cars You Must Drive. He is also a host for America's Worst Driver. He also guest starred on Angel.

He has performed on numerous television shows including The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Make Me Laugh, Late Friday, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, Comedy Central Presents and It's Showtime at the Apollo. He is also a voice actor who has worked on Power Rangers: Lightspeed Rescue, Masked Rider, and O'Grady.

He is a co-host of Inside the Vault on WGN America.

In 2011, he was a panelist on a BBC America year end special of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, as well as a recurring panelist currently on the weekly NPR show and podcast.[2]

Since 2014, he is currently a comedic panelist on Game Show Network's "Mind of a Man." [3]

Filmography

Movies

Television

Voice-over

Radio

Bodden frequently appears as a panelist on NPR's news quiz show Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! [4]and as a guest on The Adam Carolla Show.

Personal life

Bodden is a car and motorcycle enthusiast. In addition to an e92 BMW M3 and JCW Mini Cooper, Bodden owns many motorcycles, including a Triumph Rocket III, a Triumph Speed Triple, a Ducati 1098, a BMW HP2, and a Ducati Multistrada, and formerly owned a Honda CB400F.[1][5] In 2010, Bodden highsided his Ducati 1098 while racing at Buttonwillow Raceway Park. The crash shattered his scaphoid, requiring surgeries and a bone graft to fix.[6] In 2011, he had customizer Nick Anglada rebuild the bike in a bare aluminum and anodized gold palette.[5]

References

  1. ^ a b The Adam Carolla Podcast, 3/11/2009
  2. ^ http://www.bbcamerica.com/wait-wait-dont-tell-me/
  3. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3316314/?ref_=nv_sr_1
  4. ^ http://www.npr.org/2010/12/07/110997511/about-the-panelists
  5. ^ a b Smith, Sean (27 May 2011). "Custom: Alonzo Bodden’s 1098".  
  6. ^ The Adam Carolla Show (podcast), July 27, 2010

External links

  • Alonzo Bodden at the Internet Movie Database
  • Alonzo Bodden at AllMovie
  • Official website
  • Interview on Adam Carolla's podcast
  • Alonzo on recently donating a kidney to his brother
  • Alonzo Bodden biography on clean and sober comedy site Recovery Comedy
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