Ron McGehee is the world’s funniest “Half Korean, Half Irish” comedian, yep a dime a dozen. Born in Flint, Michigan and later raised in Orange, CA after his family succumbed to the “Great Liquor Store Rush” of the early 80’s. He’s headlined at such venues as the World Famous Improvs and The Comedy Store, has appeared on Funny Farm TV and was a premier performer honored on KNBC Channel 4 News in Los Angeles for Asian-American History Month.
McGehee was a finalist in the NBC Laugh Factory Latino/Asian-American Comedy Showcase and in the 2002 Orange County’s Funniest Person Contest where he went on to win in 2003. McGehee has also appeared on NBC’s Last Comic Standing 2 as a finalist. He recently filmed a commercial for the international transportation company “DHL” that is airing nationally.
McGehee has made guest television appearances including, The Joni Lamb Show on DayStar, JCTV, NBC, ABC Family, Si TV, Comedy Central, TBN and TLN promoting his innovative Clean Comedy. He’s done warm up comedy for Comedy Central and Carlos Oscar’s Comedy Central special that is released on Time Warner Video and in stores nationally. McGehee has confirmed an unnamed comedy pilot with CBS producers to write as well as appear on the show. He has also written for “The Late”, “Late Show with Craig Kilborn”, “The Carson Daily Show”, “Jimmy Kimmel”, Spec scripts for “Scrubs” and “My Name Is Earl”. He wrote an original feature treatment, comedy, “Valhallapalooza”, feature first draft comedy “Whitewashed”, original feature treatment drama “ThePathFinder”, and original animated series treatment “The Adventures of Cap’N’Cuinno” and “Express-O-Lad”. McGehee and wife comedienne Kerri Pomarolli appeared on the Oxygen Network’s hit reality show, “Tori and Dean: Inn Love”.
McGehee starred and co-produced a pilot, along with Eastgate Productions. The pilot, www.ilovekerri.tv, demonstrates both McGehee and Pomarolli’s comedic ability to interact as they take on the task of home improvement. As you will see, their complete lack of skills is down right comical. “I Love Kerri” premiered on Sky Angel Two June 23, 2007.
Along with furthering his comedy, writing and acting career he has produced The Family Comedy Countdown, a national syndicated radio program. He is also producing his own clean comedy Non Toxic Comedy show at top venues throughout the United States.
Ron has also made a name for himself in the corporate market with companies such as City of Hope, AB-FAB Motors, Angelus Film Awards (Hollywood), Toyota, Hyundai, Ontario Mills, Kolon International, Hanjin Shipping, Cisco and others. He is a favorite at national camps and festivals in the youth market such as Spirit West Coast, Life Fest and Knott’s Berry Farm and Youth Specialties Convention. He tours throughout the U.S. performing and speaking at churches and colleges bringing his life lessons and hilarious multi-cultural humor to audiences nationally. When time allows the husband and wife team up touring the country performing their unique brand of “He Said, She Said” comedy.
He is also busy as a contributing writer in many magazines including Brio for teens from Focus on the Family, “Battle”, “Marriage Partnership” and “Transform Your Life” magazines. You can read his national syndicated columns “Headline Humor” in “The Chronicle Christian Newspapers” and “The Lighter Side of Marriage” in “Cornerstone Connection” magazine.