Deon Cole

Deon Cole is an American actor, comedian, and comedy writer. Originally based out of Chicago, he is best known as a member of the writing staff of The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien and subsequently Conan and also for being a cast member on Angie Tribeca

Guest Appearances

June 28, 2021

Andy revisits some of his favorite moments on the podcast to celebrate the 100th episode. This week’s episode features Maria Bamford, Will Arnett, Deon Cole, Zach Galifianakis, Nicole Byer, and Scott Thompson.

September 6, 2020

Comedian, writer and actor Deon Cole feels wonderful every time he’s with Conan O’Brien.


Deon sits down with Conan to discuss the authentic mini-bar experience, being a comedian before anything else, and learning to DJ during the pandemic. Later, things get heated between Conan and his team as they share controversial opinions on a summertime treat during a Review the Reviewers.


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March 30, 2020

Actor, comedian, and screenwriter Deon Cole talks with Andy Richter about getting onstage for the first time (for 50 dollars), his leathermaking side business, and how sticking it out as the first black writer on Conan led him to work on Angie Tribeca and Black-ish. Plus, Deon discusses plans to expand his fanbase.

March 22, 2019

Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell welcome comedian and Conan alum Deon Cole to talk about becoming a writer for Conan after doing stand-up on The Tonight Show, his short-lived series Deon Cole’s Black Box which Jessie wrote on, simultaneously working on Black-ish & Angie Tribeca, the time he was on an all carrot diet, and his dream to be in a Horror movie. Plus, Conan Office Coordinator Nick Centofante joins Mike and Jessie to discuss the soda discrepancy.

Deon Cole: Black People Were Not Shocked By The College Bribery Scandal:

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