Jake Johannsen spent three years at Iowa State University dabbling in Veterinarian Science and Chemical Engineering before moving to San Francisco to try his hand at comedy. Jake is one of David Letterman's favorite comics, with over forty "Late Show" appearances under his belt. He also frequents "Late Night with Conan O'Brien," "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," and was also regularly featured on Johnny Carson, and Politically Incorrect.
Jake was a part of the 10th annual HBO young Comedians Special, a 1/2 Hour Comedy Special, and a one-hour HBO Special titled, "This'll Take About an Hour." People magazine rated his special one of the ten best shows of the year and T.V. Guide named it one of the "50 Funniest Moments of T.V."
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About The DC Improv
Welcome to The DC Improv Comedy Club & Restaurant, the nation's No. 1 venue for all your comedy needs. We feature national touring headliners and local celebrities in two showrooms, while also serving as a full restaurant, a bar and a comedy school. The DC Improv launched in 1992, showcasing newcomers Ellen DeGeneres, Dave Chappelle and Brian Regan. Today, we continue to house the best talent in the business. We'll see you at the show!
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