J. Claude Deering is an LA-based comedian actor and writer. He was born in the UK to an Irish mother and a Jordanian father and was adopted by American parents from Massachusetts. For more info check out the film Philomena. Judi Dench is in it.
His credits include, Side Effects (dir. Steven Soderbergh), The Ugly Truth (Columbia Pictures), "Entourage" (HBO), recurring roles on “NCIS” (CBS) and "Inside the Box" (ABC/Shondaland), and a recurring guest lead in the Webby Award-winning horror comedy series, "12 Deadly Days" (YouTube Originals/Blumhouse). National commercials for Dunkin' Donuts, JEEP, Workday and Bank of America.
He has worked as a Digital Producer, Writer and Director for MSN, Funny or Die, CollegeHumor, Fullscreen, New Form Digital, Pitch.live and TBWA\Chiat\Day. He's the creator of "Things Are Going Great For Me", a Funny or Die talk show, produced by Betsy Koch ("Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles"). His web series, "The World According to Jeff" was a finalist for the Sundance Institute | YouTube New Voices Lab. And his comedy work has been featured in The Huffington Post, Vulture and Bustle.
He’s been a guest on the “Ethnically Ambiguous Podcast” on the HowStuffWorks Network and the “Try It, You’ll Like It Podcast” on Campfire Media. He competed in iO West’s 4th Annual LASCF, and he was invited to showcase at the 2019 Gilda’s LaughFest. He’s also a regular performer at Flappers Comedy Club, and next up will be appearing in the 2019 Burbank Comedy Festival. He has appeared in UCB shows: "The Craigslist Monologues", "CO-ED Naked Sunday Night Sex Talks" and “Purgatory”. And he currently co-hosts "The Friend Zone!", a monthly variety show at The Clubhouse. Additional LA Stand-Up credits include: "Tomorrow! with Ron Lynch", “Comedy Night at The Public House”, "Kiss My Ass" with Johnny Pemberton & Josh Fadem, "BASH" at Bar Covell, “Arab Spring Break!” at The Virgil, “Loosey Goosey” at The Pack, "The Last Comedy Show" with Anna Akana and Brad Gage (Meltdown Comics), "Meow" with Peggy Sinnott, and “The 420 Friendly Comedy Show”.
J. Claude is a member of the LCT Directors LAB. His theater credits include two seasons at The Williamstown Theater Festival. BFA - NYU Tisch School of the Arts.