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Next Tour Date

Thursday | March 23
Jeff Dunham: Still Not Canceled
Save Mart Center
Fresno, CA

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2012 Minding the Monsters
2012 Controlled Chaos
2008 Don’t Come Home for Christmas
2008 Spark of Insanity
2006 Arguing With Myself

Specials (and other video)

2019 Jeff Dunham: Beside Himself
2017 Jeff Dunham: Relative Disaster
2012 Jeff Dunham: Minding the Monsters
2011 Jeff Dunham: Controlled Chaos
2009 I'm No Dummy

Documentary about ventriloquists

2008 Jeff Dunham's Very Special Christmas Special
2008 Live at Gotham (Episode 301)

Features multiple comedians

2007 Jeff Dunham: Spark of Insanity
2005 Jeff Dunham: Arguing With Myself
2003 Comedy Central Presents Jeff Dunham
1999 Premium Blend (Season 3)

Features multiple comedians

Books (by and about)

2010 All By My Selves: Walter, Peanut, Achmed, and Me


Born in Dallas, Jeff Dunham claims to have discovered performing at an early age. At eight years old he would often turn his book reports into opportunities to entertain his classmates.

Well aware that ventriloquism is sometimes considered more of a trick or a stunt, Dunham attempts to focus on the humor and not so much on the technical aspects of throwing your voice.

Among Dunham characters are Jose Jalapeno, Peanut and Walter.

Jose Jalapeno is his earliest character, stretching back to his college days. He built and painted the head for Jalapeno himself, with the intention of making a full dummy. But his roommate at the time remarked on how his

Dunham was heavily influenced by ventriloquist Edgar Bergen.