Roy Wood Jr.

Actor + Comedian

Roy Wood Jr. is a comedian and Emmy-nominated documentary producer for the PBS
documentary The Neutral Ground, and for 8 years served as a correspondent on Comedy
Central’s Emmy-winning The Daily Show (2015-23). In Spring of 2023, Wood Jr. guest hosted The Daily Show and headlined the White House Correspondents’ Dinner to its highest ratings since 2017.  He recently announced that he will be penning a memoir The Man of Many Father’s, which will be released in 2025.

Wood co-starred alongside Jon Hamm in Paramount Pictures’ long-awaited Fletch remake, Confess, Fletch (2022), and has guest appearances in ‘Only Murders in the Building’, ‘Better Call Saul’, ‘The Last O.G.’ &; ‘Space Force.’ 

His first Comedy Central one-hour stand-up special Roy Wood Jr.: Father Figure, debuted in 2017, the same year he was named the new host of Comedy Central’s storytelling series, This is Not Happening. Debuting in 2019, his second Comedy Central special Roy Wood Jr.: No One Loves You, remains the network’s highest-rated original stand-up premiere. In 2021, his third Comedy Central special Roy Wood Jr.: Imperfect Messenger, aired hyper-recent material just two weeks after taping.