- Name: Paula Poundstone
- Born: 12/29/1959 (60 years old)
Paula Poundstone (born December 29, 1959) is an American stand-up comedian, author, actress, interviewer, and commentator. Beginning in the late 1980s, she performed a series of one-hour HBO comedy specials. She provided backstage commentary during the 1992 presidential election on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. She is the host of the Starburns Audio podcast (previously a member of the Maximum Fun network) Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone, which is the successor to the National Public Radio program Live from the Poundstone Institute. She is a frequent panelist on NPR’s weekly news quiz show Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me, and was a recurring guest on the network’s A Prairie Home Companion variety program during Garrison Keillor’s years as host.
Genre: standup, improvisational comedy, crowd work, actress, commentator, interviewer,
Birth Place: Huntsville, Alabama, U.S.
Paula Poundstone quotes :
I'm thankful for the three ounce Ziploc bag, so that I have somewhere to put my savings.Paula Poundstone
The wages of sin are death, but by the time taxes are taken out, it's just sort of a tired feeling.Paula Poundstone