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Steven Wright (born December 6, 1955) is an American actor, writer and stand-up comedian from New York, New York.

Wright is known for his slow, deadpan, monotone delivery of ironic, witty and sometimes confusing jokes and one liners,

Wright released a comedy album in 1985 entitled I Have a Pony.

In 1992, Wright had a recurring role on the television sitcom Mad About You.

Won an Academy Award for his short film, The Appointments of Dennis Jennings.

There are numerous lists of jokes attributed to Wright circulating on the internet, sometimes of dubious provenance. Wright has stated that "someone showed me a site, and half of it that said I wrote it, I didn't write. Recently, I saw one, and I didn't write any of it. What's disturbing is that with a few of these jokes, I wish I had thought of them. A giant amount of them, I'm embarrassed that people think I thought of them, because some are really bad."
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Apr 14 Sat 8:00 PM Steven Wright The Showroom At Talking Stick Resort
Scottsdale, AZ
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May 18 Fri 8:00 PM Steven Wright Taft Theatre
Cincinnati, OH
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May 19 Sat 8:00 PM Steven Wright Speaker Jo Ann Davidson Theatre
Columbus, OH
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Sep 14 Fri 8:00 PM Steven Wright Carolina Theatre - Durham
Durham, NC
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Jokes attributed to Wright
"I had some eyeglasses. I was walking down the street when suddenly the prescription ran out."
"When the guy who made the first drawing board got it wrong, what did he go back to?"
"What's another word for thesaurus?"
"I'm writing an unauthorized autobiography."
"Curiosity killed the cat, but for a while I was a suspect."
"I hate it when my foot falls asleep during the day because that means it's going to be up all night."
"I stayed up all night playing poker with Tarot cards. I got a full house and four people died."
"I can picture in my mind a world without war, a world without hate. And I can picture us attacking that world, because they'd never expect it."
"If you can't hear me, it's because I'm in parentheses."
"I spilled spot remover on my dog. He's gone now."
"A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory."
"The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and doesn't stop until you get to work."
"Why is it, 'A penny for your thoughts,' but, you have to 'put your two cents in?' Somebody's making a penny."
"I bought a house, on a one-way dead-end road. I don't know how I got there."
"I wrote a song, but I can't read music. Every time I hear a new song on the radio I think, 'Hey, maybe I wrote that.'"
"I used to work in a fire hydrant factory. You couldn't park anywhere near the place."
"I once locked my keys out of my car. I had break out of my car with a coat hanger."
"There's a fine line between fishing and standing on the shore like an idiot."
"We had a quicksand box in our backyard. I was an only child, eventually."

Selected filmography
Reservoir Dogs, (1992) (voice only) as "K-Billy DJ"
So I Married an Axe Murderer, (1993) as "Pilot"
Natural Born Killers, (1994) as "Dr. Emil Reingold"
Coffee and Cigarettes (2003) as "Steven"
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