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Nationality  American
Role  Comedian
Name  Reginald Hunter
Years active  1992—present

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Birth name  Reginald Darnell Hunter
Born  March 26, 1969 (age 46) Albany, Georgia, United States (1969-03-26)
Genres  Social satire Observational comedy
Subject(s)  Society Culture Human interaction
Education  Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
TV shows  It's Only a Theory, A Night at the Festival Club
Medium  Stand-up comedy, Television
Similar People  Roisin Conaty, Stephen K Amos, Rich Hall, Andy Hamilton

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Reginald Darnell Hunter (born 26 March 1969) is an American stand-up comedian based in the United Kingdom.


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Early life

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Hunter was born in Albany, Georgia, the youngest of nine. He undertook an acting internship in Jackson, Mississippi aged 20. His mother died in 2004.

Stand-up comedy

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Having initially travelled to the UK at the age of 27 as a theatre student training at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Hunter became a comedian after performing his first comedy set as a dare. He received £100 for this. Realizing that he enjoyed performing comedy, and that it might be remunerative, Hunter turned his attention from acting to stand-up.

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In 2006 and 2008, he participated in Project X Presents events. In 2013 he toured Ireland with his show In the Midst of Crackers.

Use of the word "nigger"

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Hunter often uses variations of the term "nigger" in the titles of his shows; Reginald D Hunter: Pride & Prejudice... & Niggas attracted some controversy, and the poster was banned from the London Underground. Likewise his tour with Steve Hughes, called Trophy Nigga, played 55 venues around the UK, yet not all the venues used the tour title. He joked that this was because promoters didn't like the word "trophy".

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In April 2013, Hunter performed at an engagement for the Professional Footballers' Association. Following the event, PFA chairman Clarke Carlisle accused Hunter of racism, as Hunter had used the word "nigger" during his set. He also said that some of those present had found Hunter's material "highly offensive". In response, Hunter posted to his Facebook page many photos of himself taken after his set with people attending the event, with most smiling.


Hunter was nominated for the Perrier Award in the 2002, 2003 and 2004 Edinburgh Festivals.

He won the Writers' Guild Award for Comedy in 2006 for his show Pride & Prejudice... & Niggas.


Hunter made his TV debut on Channel 4's The 11 O'Clock Show in 1998. TV subsequent credits include:

  • Does Doug Know (Channel 4)
  • Boozy Britain (Channel 4)
  • Comedy Store Stand-up (Channel 5)
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats (Channel 4)
  • Never Mind the Buzzcocks (BBC Two)
  • Have I Got News for You (BBC One)
  • 2007

  • News Knight (ITV1)
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats (Channel 4)
  • Have I Got News for You (BBC One)
  • 2008

  • Good News Week (TEN) AUS
  • Have I Got News for You (BBC One)
  • Spicks and Specks (ABC1) AUS
  • Trexx and Flipside (BBC Three)
  • Lawro and the Warlocks of Doom (6 Music)
  • 2009

  • QI (BBC Four / One / Two)
  • Good News Week (TEN) AUS
  • Argumental (Dave)
  • Have I Got News for You (BBC One)
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats (Channel 4)
  • You Have Been Watching (Channel 4)
  • Spicks and Specks (ABC1) AUS
  • Would I Lie to You? (BBC One)
  • It's Only a Theory (BBC Four)
  • Live at the Apollo (BBC One)
  • 2010

  • The Bubble (BBC Two)
  • Spicks and Specks (ABC1) AUS
  • Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (BBC One)
  • You Have Been Watching (Channel 4)
  • Have I Got News for You (BBC One)
  • The Green Room with Paul Provenza (Showtime)
  • 2011

  • Stand and Deliver (RTÉ 2) IRL
  • Have I Got News for You (BBC One)
  • This Week (BBC One - UK politics show)
  • Something for the Weekend (BBC)
  • The Hour (STV)
  • Dave's One Night Stand (Dave)
  • Have I Got News For You (BBC)
  • 2012

  • The Graham Norton Show (BBC)
  • Have I Got News for You (BBC)
  • Channel 4's Comedy Gala (Channel 4)
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats (Channel 4)
  • QI (BBC)
  • 2013

  • Have I Got News for You (BBC One)
  • 2014

  • Have I Got News for You (BBC One)
  • QI (BBC Four / One / Two)
  • 2015

  • Reginald D Hunter's Songs of the South (BBC)
  • 2016

  • Acting role in Man Down - 1 episode
  • Radio

    Hunter is one of the hosts of the E4 laughs at Edinburgh podcasts, showcasing the best comedy talent from the 2008 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. He has also had numerous appearances on the BBC Radio 4 comedy show The Unbelievable Truth. He also appeared on Midweek (BBC Radio 4) on 15 November 2011.

    Stand-up DVDs

  • Live (14 November 2011).
  • Live: In the Midst of Crackers (18 November 2013).
  • References

    Reginald D. Hunter Wikipedia

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