“Nonstop laughter from start to finish” is what the Chicago Tribune had to say about the stand up comedy performance of Tim Walkoe going on to comment “Walkoe’s rapid fire delivery and shoot from the hip style leaves audiences laughing so hard it’s hard to catch up to the next joke”.
Tim is a veteran headliner at over 100 comedy clubs nationwide including the Comedy Stop in Las Vegas and Atlantic City, Zanies, Funny Bones, Comedy Store and many more. He has also been a featured performer at the Chicago Comedy Festival for the past 4 years.
A $10,000 grand prize winner on ABC TV’s “America’s Funniest People”, Tim has appeared in a recurring role on Fox TV’s “Murder in Small Town X” as Mayor Emerson Bowden. Other television credits include A&E, HBO, Showtime, TNN, PBS, and recently Fox Sports Net Profile Awards in Los Angeles and Chicago.
A musician and improvisational actor, Tim uses these talents throughout his performances. He has appeared in concert with the likes of Kenny Loggins, Whitney Houston, and Elvis Costello. Tim is a veteran of National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered”, and created the character of “Eddie Vestoon” which can be heard on over 200 radio stations nationally. He was the #1 morning show host on WRXR in Chicago and KDWB in Minneapolis.
As a top Commercial and Industrial speaker and performer, his credits include, Sears, McDonalds, Quaker Products, Mobil Oil, Ameritech, Whirlpool, Chicago Cubs, American Express, World Equity Inc, and Cognizant Technologies.
Tim is also the author of the business parody book “Semi-Dynamics” and is adapting his night club show into a theatrical production based on his life entitled “The Comic Who Came in from the Cold”.