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Ian Salmon / Bio

Salmon, a Jamaican native, was raised in Takoma Park, Maryland by his mother Cinderella Salmon. He began stand-up comedy in the early 90s and has been cranking out laughs ever since.

The comedian is noted for is his ability to keep his jokes fresh and unique. He weaves together experiences of travel, divorce and fatherhood, creating an enthralling web of comedy that will leave people in side-splitting laughter. With everything he’s done, the man has endless material to use for the reward of a good laugh.

In 2000 Salmon was a finalist in the HBO U.S. Comedy Arts Festival. He was also a semi-finalist in 2003 in Comedy Central’s Laugh Riots, a national competition for best new comedians in the country.

In 2009 Salmon moved to Los Angeles to try his way with acting—after Eve Zibart, a writer for theWashington Post, told him he would make a great actor. He has been seen in TV shows “Flash Forward,” “The Mentalist” and “Criminal Minds”; and in the films “Dark Eyes” and “Minority Report.” Salmon is also the host of a television show called “Somebody’s Shorts,” where viewers are encouraged to send in their short, comedic videos for thousands of viewers in the Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C. areas.

Salmon’s career has taken him all over the world, from his stint in L.A. to cities like Amsterdam, Beijing and Belgium.

The former star high school quarterback and golden gloves boxer continues to make a name for himself as an international entertainer and actor.

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Ian Salmon
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North Hollywood, CA

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