Dan Smith started comedy while attending Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. In 1995, he entered and won The Funniest Comic in Boston contest sponsored by HBO. Soon after that, he picked up and moved to Los Angeles. Since then he’s been a busy comedian. He’s completed twenty-five (and still counting) military comedy tours overseas, performing for US and NATO troops in over 30 countries around the world including Bosnia, Kosovo, Iceland, Korea, Japan, Cuba, Afghanistan, Kuwait and Iraq.
Several independent film projects, as well as multiple television appearances are to his credit as well. These include ‘Drew Carey’, ‘Talk Soup’, ‘Loco Comedy Jam’, ‘Comics Unleashed’, and the new ‘Star Search’. Dan has also enjoyed success behind the camera. He’s written and produced on several shows such as “Blind Date”, “The 5th Wheel” and “Ex-Treme Dating”. Also, he wrote jokes for Us Weekly Magazine for more than four years as a member of the Fashion Police.
On the corporate side, hundreds of company parties, benefits and charity fundraisers are to Dan’s credit. These include, New Balance Sneaker Company, Cisco Systems, Habitat for Humanity, The Lance Armstrong Foundation, Home Depot, the USO and countless others.
* Dan Smith is unique in the fact that he caters his military and corporate shows to be specific to the company or organization he is performing for. Every show is different; and every show is built exclusively for the client!