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Ralphie May


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Ralphie O. May (born February 17, 1972) is an American stand-up comedian.

Early life

May was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, but raised in Clarksville, Arkansas. When he was seventeen years old, he won a contest to open for comedian Sam Kinison, whom he considered his idol. Kinison suggested he move to Houston, Texas to further develop his comedy routine. May then studied at the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston and graduated. He then moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in entertainment.

Career

In 2003, May was chosen to participate in the first season of Last Comic Standing. He finished in second place in the competition, with Dat Phan winning first place. After that, he started appearing in numerous comedy shows like The Wayne Brady Show and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. In 2005, he was the only white comedian to perform on The Big Black Comedy Show, which also featured Mo'Nique, Rodman, and Vince Morris.

In 2005, May released his comedy album, Just Correct. Since then, he has recorded four Comedy Central specials: Girth of a Nation (2006), Prime Cut (2007), Austin-tatious (2008), and Too Big To Ignore (2012). He has also appeared on films like For Da Love of Money. He also performed at the "Gathering of the Juggalos 2012."

Filmography

  • 2002: For Da Love Of Money
  • 2003: Just Correct
  • 2005: Big Black Comedy: Vol. 2
  • 2005: Big Black comedy: Vol. 4
  • 2006: Girth of a Nation
  • 2007: Prime Cut
  • 2007: Bangin' With Ralphie May
  • 2008: The Best of Comics Unleashed With Byron Allen
  • 2008: Austin-Tatious
  • 2012: Too Big To Ignore

Discography

  • 2005: Just Correct
  • 2006: Girth of A Nation
  • 2007: Prime Cut
  • 2008: Austin-Tatious
  • 2011: Too Big to Ignore

Personal life

May married comedian Lahna Turner on July 3, 2005. The couple have two children: Daughter April June May and son August May.



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