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Michael Paul Cathers

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Michael Paul Cathers (born May 12, 1964), known by his stage name, Geechy Guy, is a stand-up comedian who hails from the U.S. state of Michigan. He is probably best known for his appearances on Star Search, the nationally televised talent competition hosted by Ed McMahon. While on the show, Guy coined the term "joke grenades" to describe jokes that trigger a delayed audience reaction. Guy held the record for the most wins for a comedian (10) beating such comedians as Ray Romano and nine others. He was defeated by Rondell Sheridan. He was a contestant on season 6 of America's Got Talent, advancing from Auditions, to Vegas Week, and then the live quarterfinals. He was then eliminated. Geechy Guy was born in Rochester, Michigan. He began his career as a magician at age 6, followed by juggling and unicycling until taking up comedy at age 19. Guy began his career in the Detroit market, working comedy clubs and appearing on local comedy talk shows, such as "Some Semblance of Sanity" with comedian Gary Thison. Guy and Thison have reunited and are working on a number of comedy projects. On January 7, 2011, he appeared on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. Previously, he had appeared 3  ( Wikipedia article )

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Known as
Geechy Guy
Date of birth
1964-05-12
Place of birth
Rochester

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