Steven Alexander Wright (born December 6, 1955) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and Oscar-winning movie producer. He is known for his low voice and slow, deadpan delivery of ironic comedy. He is known for his Oscar-winning short movie The Appointments of Dennis Jennings (1988).
Wright in 1994
|Birth name||Steven Alexander Wright|
|Born||December 6, 1955|
Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Medium||Stand-up, film, television|
|Genres||surreal humor, one-liners, deadpan, wit/word play, observational comedy, Musical comedy, Anti-humor|
|Influences||Woody Allen, George Carlin, Bob Newhart|
- "Steven Wright Interview". The Comedy Couch. April 10, 2002. Retrieved June 12, 2012.
- Lapka, Larry (December 6, 1955). "Steven Wright". AllMusic. Retrieved June 12, 2012.
- Love, Matthew (14 February 2017). "50 Best Stand-Up Comics of All Time". RollingStone.com. Rolling Stone. Retrieved 5 December 2017.