Get ready for a whole lot of Jeff Dunham. The internationally acclaimed comedian and ventriloquist is debuting two new specials this fall and loading up the bus with his cast of characters and heading out on the road. Jeff Dunham is a popular comedian and ventriloquist, known for his crass yet clever antics with his puppets. Comedian and ventriloquist, Jeffrey Dunham was born on April 18, 1962, in Dallas, Texas. Beginning with his wildly popular DVD release, Spark of Insanity (2007), Dunham has been one of the world’s top-grossing comedians. His characters – popular and controversial at the same time – have inspired praise from his fans, and sharp rebukes from his critics.