UTA Signs Comedian Felipe Esparza

EXCLUSIVE:  UTA has signed well known comedian, actor, and podcast host Felipe Esparza for representation in all areas globally.

Rising to fame as the 2010 winner of NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Esparza’s most recent special was the dual-language Felipe Esparza: Bad Decisions, which debuted on Netflix to critical acclaim, in both English and Spanish, in 2020. His second special, Translate This, premiered on HBO in 2017 and continues to be available for streaming on all HBO platforms. His first, 2012’s They’re Not Gonna Laugh At You, made its way to Netflix after debuting on Showtime.

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Esparza has also been seen recurring on series like NBC’s Superstore, Adult Swim’s The Eric Andre Show, Netflix’s Gentefied, and Cartoon Network’s Victor and Valentino. Notable film credits include Guest House with Pauly Shore, 7th & Union with Omar Chaparro, Daddy Daughter Trip with Rob Schneider, You People with Eddie Murphy and Jonah Hill, and Blue Beetle with Xolo Maridueña and George Lopez.

The host of the weekly podcast What’s Up Fool?, which has consistently topped comedy podcast charts across platforms since its launch in 2014, Esparza is preparing his fourth special as he performs at theaters around the world, as part of his “Big Foo” tour. He will continue to be managed by Judi Marmel and Alex Goodman at Levity Live.

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