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Cory Kahaney

Cory Kahaney (born 1963) is an American comedian.[1] She competed in the first season of NBC's reality television show Last Comic Standing.

Cory was a grand finalist and runner-up in season one of NBC's Last Comic Standing. After making five appearances on CBS's The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, she finally made her debut on the Late Show with David Letterman. She has had her own comedy specials on both Comedy Central and HBO. As recently as 2015, Cory spent time as the headlining comedian on the Norwegian Gem.[citation needed]

She was voted comedian of the year by Backstage Magazine[citation needed] and in 1998 was named best female comedian by the Manhattan Cabaret Association.[2]

In 2008, she appeared on the fourth season of Next Food Network Star.[3]

She made a notable appearance in season four of The Apprentice where she used inappropriate language and insult comedy at a corporate event. The team who hired her lost the task and were criticized for paying her appearance fee.

Personal life

Cory has a 30-year-old daughter from her first marriage and a 10-year-old son with her current husband. She is the creator of J.A.P. - The Princesses of Comedy


  1. ^ Antler, Joyce (2007). You never call! you never write!: a history of the Jewish mother. Oxford University Press US. pp. 253–. ISBN 978-0-19-514787-2. Retrieved August 13, 2011.
  2. ^ 1998 MAC awards,; accessed November 29, 2017.
  3. ^ Corey Kahaney - Season 4,; accessed November 29, 2017.

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