Gene Renfroe is a Chicago native. He has Second City Improv Training. His comedy is based on his views of the world and his quick wit is always in the moment while on stage.
Gene was influenced by Bill Cosby, George Carlin, and Freddie Prinze. His motto is “Funny does not have to be vulgar”.
Gene has performed in clubs and rooms throughout America including, but not limited to Zanies, Riddles, JD’s Comedy Café, Comedy on State, Skyline Comedy Café, Nitwits, Funnybone to name a few.
Gene has opened for national headliners like; Richard Jeni, Wendy Leibman, Dwight Slade, Kevin Bozeman, Patti Vasquez, Rich Guzzi, Thea Vidal and many more.
Gene retired from accounting after 20 years to pursue his dream as a stand up comic.
The accounting world thanked him, but more importantly so did the comedy world.
Gene has appeared on stage, network television and in the movies. His credits include FOX’s One Mic Stand aired Feb 9th 2012,ABC’s Family Channel My Life as a Sitcom and NBC’s Starting Over. Gene’s movie credits include Chasing Robert and Nicholas Cage’s The Weatherman. Gene’s stage credits include the role of Adam in Hard Candy and as Mr. Solomon in Good Morning Miss Dove. ThisChicago based comedian has featured throughout theMidwest andSouthern United States. A product ofSecondCityImprovTrainingCenter, Gene keeps the audience laughing.