J. Claude Deering
J. Claude Deering

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 is a regular performer at Flappers Comedy Club. He competed in iO West’s 4th Annual LASCF, and he was invited to showcase at the 2019 Gilda’s LaughFest. He has performed in UCB's, "The Craigslist Monologues", "CO-ED Naked Sunday Night Sex Talks" and “Purgatory”. He currently co-hosts "The Friend Zone!", a monthly variety show at The Clubhouse, Los Angeles. Stand-up credits include: "Tomorrow! with Ron Lynch", "BASH Comedy Show", "A New Stand-Up Show" with Josh Fadem & Johnny Pemberton, "The Last Comedy Show" with Brad Gage and Anna Akana (Meltdown Comics), "Meow" with Peggy Sinnott, and “The 420 Friendly Comedy Show”. 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.

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.