Scroll over the photos of comedians to see who has shared a story about their first time (doing stand up).

Ali Wong (Tonight Show)

Ali Wong

(Tonight Show)

Damon Wayans (In Living Color, My Wife and Kids)

Damon Wayans

(In Living Color, My Wife and Kids)

Erin Foley (Sports Without Balls) Click to watch Interview

Erin Foley

(Sports Without Balls)

Click to watch Interview

Jeff Garlin (The Goldbergs, Curb Your Enthusiasm)

Jeff Garlin

(The Goldbergs, Curb Your Enthusiasm)

Laurie Kilmartin (Conan, Last Comic Standing)

Laurie Kilmartin

(Conan, Last Comic Standing)

Myq Kaplan (Letterman, Late Night with Seth Myers) Click to watch Interview

Myq Kaplan

(Letterman, Late Night with Seth Myers)

Click to watch Interview

Theo Von (Deal With It, Comedy Central)

Theo Von

(Deal With It, Comedy Central)

 

 

Baron Vaughn (Conan, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon)

Baron Vaughn

(Conan, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon)

Dan Mintz (Bob's Burgers)

Dan Mintz

(Bob's Burgers)

Howie Mandel (America's Got Talent)

Howie Mandel

(America's Got Talent)

Kevin Pollack (The Usual Suspects, Mom)

Kevin Pollack

(The Usual Suspects, Mom)

Matt Braunger (John Oliver's New York Stand Up Show) Click to watch Interview

Matt Braunger

(John Oliver's New York Stand Up Show)

Click to watch Interview

Nicole Blaine (NBC's Today Show, Virgin Sacrifice)

Nicole Blaine

(NBC's Today Show, Virgin Sacrifice)

Barry Rothbart (Tonight Show, Conan)

Barry Rothbart

(Tonight Show, Conan)

Dov Davidoff (Filthy Operation, Chelsea Lately)

Dov Davidoff

(Filthy Operation, Chelsea Lately)

Jackie Kashian (Comedy Central)

Jackie Kashian

(Comedy Central)

Kira Soltanovich (The Tonight Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live)

Kira Soltanovich

(The Tonight Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live)

Matt McCarthy (We Watch Wrestling, Pete Holmes Show) Click to watch Interview

Matt McCarthy

(We Watch Wrestling, Pete Holmes Show)

Click to watch Interview

Pete Holmes (Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Pete Holmes Show)

Pete Holmes

(Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Pete Holmes Show)

Bryan Callen (The Bryan Callen Show, The Hangover)

Bryan Callen

(The Bryan Callen Show, The Hangover)

Eddie Pepitone (The Bitter Buddha)

Eddie Pepitone

(The Bitter Buddha)

James Adomian (@midnight, Last Comic Standing)

James Adomian

(@midnight, Last Comic Standing)

Lachlan Patterson (Last Comic Standing, Tosh.0)

Lachlan Patterson

(Last Comic Standing, Tosh.0)

Melinda Hill (What's Up, Tiger Lily?, Adventure Time) Click to watch Interview

Melinda Hill

(What's Up, Tiger Lily?, Adventure Time)

Click to watch Interview

Rick Overton (Airplane II, Groundhog Day) Click to watch Interview

Rick Overton

(Airplane II, Groundhog Day)

Click to watch Interview

Thomas Dale (Chelsea Lately, Late Show with Craig Ferguson)

Thomas Dale

(Chelsea Lately, Late Show with Craig Ferguson)