Wayne Cotter, a nationally touring comedian, is a favorite of the talk shows, having appeared dozens of times with both David Letterman and Jay Leno. Wayne hosted the Fox Television Network series “Comic Strip Live” for many years as well as the long-running Discovery series “Amazing America,” a light-hearted look at weird and wacky subcultures throughout the United States. In addition, he has been nominated as “Best Standup Comedian” in the American Comedy Awards.
Although he studied Electrical Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania and began a career with a New Jersey computer company, before long Wayne started moonlighting as a Philadelphia comedian. He continued this double life for some time, and ultimately came to the visionary conclusion that the computer industry was going nowhere and left town to pursue show business full time.
Upon arriving in New York, Wayne quickly became a favorite of both David Letterman and Johnny Carson. He also appeared on several cable specials, and was nominated as “Best Standup” in the American Comedy Awards. He moved to Los Angeles, where he hosted the weekly Fox television series “Comic Strip Live” for over three years. His relationship with Discovery Networks then began as a spokesperson for The Learning Channel, leading him eventually to host his own show there.
Keeping up-to-date with developments in the fast-paced information technology business, Wayne now performs frequently for such companies as Sun Microsystems, Hewlett-Packard, and IBM. “Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in!” he says.
One look at Wayne’s demo video and you’ll agree: he’s a fresh and smart, clean and funny comedian who’s perfect to liven up any event.