Jon Reep, Winner of Last Comic Standing, To Release Metro Jethro October 20th.

JON REEP

Does this face look familiar? Maybe you’ve seen Jon on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing”, Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend” or the half-hour special “Comedy Central Presents: Jon Reep”. Maybe you’ve seen him on TBS’s “Pit Stop Comedy”, NBC’s “Late Friday”, or the ABC Sitcom “Rodney” as Officer Gerald Bob the dim-witted cop. If not then you probably know Jon from Dodge’s popular ad campaign as the “Hemi guy”.

Jon is known to millions as the redheaded hillbilly in the Dodge Ram commercials who leans out of a beat-up car and utters the now famous line: “That thing gotta Hemi?”

Born in Hickory, NC, Jon moved to Raleigh to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in theater at North Carolina State University.  In 2000 Jon was invited to perform at the prestigious Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal, Canada and has since been invited back to perform in the “Best of the Fest” and a “Gala” show. Soon after he moved to Los Angeles to further his career as an actor and a stand-up.

Jon is one of the hardest working comics in America, selling out venues and getting standing ovations in clubs and theaters across the country. His show is supersonic energy filled with non-stop characters, super clever writing, and, of course, the one talent that separates Jon from all other comedians in the world: He’s the best redneck dancer since Elvis.

TV APPEARENCES

Last Comic Standing (season 5 winner)”

Comedy Central Presents

Premium Blend

Mad TV

Star Search

Chelsea Lately

Pit Stop Comedy

CMT Comedy Club

TV/FILM

Harold and Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay

Couthers (Independent)

Rodney

Sierra Mist Super Bowl ads

Eight national Dodge Truck commercials

ALBUMS

Bless His Heart (independent release)

Metro Jethro

• Warner Bros. Records/Jack Records debut

• Release Date: October 20, 2009

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