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Ralph Tetta
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Ralph Tetta is an experienced and talented comic who has lived the comedy life. As a performer, club manager, and even as a part of the George Carlin tour, Ralph has been everywhere, done everything and seen it all. Ralph’s blue collar Western New York upbringing resonates with his audiences. Whether he’s talking about politics, family life or pop culture, Ralph has an accessible style that is not only hilarious, but honest and real. With over 25 years in the business, Ralph has a knack for connecting with all types of crowds. From family-friendly events to corporate appearances to gritty clubs, Ralph can size up an audience and deliver the performance that’s just right every time.

Home Club: Rob's Comedy Playhouse Buffalo, New York

Height: 6' 3" Weight: 300 lbs. Hair: Brown Eyes: Green

Stand-up comedy, topical comedy writing for radio and magazines and improvisational comedy experience dating back to May, 1988

Manager/house M.C. @ the Comix Cafe Comedy Club in Rochester, New York 1997-2001

Feature role as "Mr. Braun" in the pilot episode of "COURT OF COMMON SENSE" starring Kevin Meaney and John Pinette. TV Commercials include "It's Official" for Sprint Long Distance and "Two Guy Fix It" for various auto glass clients across the country

Lead in the film "CRAZY CUCKOO WORLD" and Featured lead in the short filma "WHERE YOU BELONG" and "MEDITATION, CIRCLES AND A PICKLE"

Corporate clients include Constellation Brands, Eastman Kodak Company, Arnold Advertising/Rochester Area McDonalds, Frontier Communications, Paychex, IUE-CWA and ICS/Executone Telecom

Cast member of "The Soapranos" (as Baffie Baccala) and "Joey & Maria's Comedy Wedding" (as "Rocco Rotini") and "Joey and Maria's 25th Anniversary" (as "Bruno") in Rochester, NY, and The Inner Loop Improv Troupe (Rochester, NY), as well as stints with Murder on the NYLE (Toronto) and The Off The Cuff Comedy Troupe (Syracuse, NY)

Recent club appearances include The Comedy Zone, Fredericksburg, VA, Jr's Last Laugh, Erie, PA, Dr. Grins, Grand Rapids, MI, The Comedy Club, Madison, WI, The Funny Bone, Pittsburgh, PA, Comedy Zone, Jacksonville, FL

Host of the Dash For Dollars Game Show at college campuses across the country, including Tulane University, Dartmouth College, Penn State, University of Alabama and Syracuse University

COMEDY.COM Spotlight Comedian, August 1998

Opening act for: Drew Carey, Tom Arnold, Louie Anderson, Al Madrigal, Joe DeRosa, Bobby Slayton, Dom Irrera, Michael Winslow, Bill Kirchenbauer, Jimmy "JJ" Walker, Bobby Collins, Bob Nelson, Bobcat Goldthwait, Kevin Pollak, Kevin Meaney, Denis Leary, Bill Hicks, Adam Sandler, Thea Vidale, Norm MacDonald, Angel Salazar, Colin Quinn, Phil Nee, Taylor Mason, Uncle Larry Reeb, Kevin Burke, Don Reese, John Rathbone, J. Medicine Hat, Ricky Kalmon and many others

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Birthday: 11/15
Hailing From: Rochester, New York
Debut: 3/15/88 @ Yuk Yuk's, Rochester, NY
Home Club(s): Rob's Comedy Playhouse, Buffalo, NY
Comic Inspirations: George Carlin, Richard Pryor, Eddie Murphy, Robert Townshend
Favorite Working Comics: Angel Salazar, Greg Morton, Jimmy Shubert, Bobby Slayton
Favorite TV Shows: Louie, Breaking Bad, Rachael Maddow Show
Favorite Movies: Avengers, Watchmen, Iron Man, The Dark Knight
Favorite Books: Anything by George Pelecanos, Heart of a Patriot by Max Cleland, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Dr. Stephen Covey
Favorite Music: John Hiatt, Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young, Metallica, Metal Church, Anthrax, Slayer, Motorhead, Widespread Panic

Ralphie is one of my favorite guys in the business. He helped me get my start by booking me as an MC at our hometown club and I've since gone on to make hundreds of dollars a month as a comic. He's good people and a damn fine performer.
      -Steve Burr

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