John Coger "Jackie" Martling, Jr. is an American stand-up comedian, writer, radio personality, author, and actor also known as "Jackie the Joke Man". He is best known as the former head writer for The Howard Stern Show from 1983 to 2001. Born and raised on Long Island, New York, Martling began a career in stand-up comedy in 1979, developing a blue comedy act in local venues. He self-produced his first of three comedy albums during this time, What Did You Expect?. After becoming involved with Rick Dees's radio show as a regular joke feature, Martling sent his albums to New York City radio personality Howard Stern, who invited him as a weekly guest and writer in 1983. This led to his hiring as head writer from 1986 to 2001. He released further albums during his tenure, including Sgt. Pecker, Joke Man, Hot Dogs + Donuts.
|Pseudonym:||The Joke Man|
|Birth name:||John Coger Martling, Jr.|
|Born:||February 14, 1948, Mineola, New York, US|
|Medium:||Stand-up comedy, radio, television, film|
|Website:||Jackie Martling's Official site|
|IMDb:||Jackie Martling's IMDb|
About Jackie Martling
American stand-up comedian, writer, radio personality, author, and actor who's best known for being the head writer for The Howard Stern Show from 1983 to 2001. He published two books, Disgustingly Dirty Joke Book and The Joke Man: Bow to Stern.
He graduated with a mechanical engineering degree from Michigan State University in 1971. He began his career in stand-up comedy in 1979 by performing in local venues.
He released his first comedy album What Did You Expect? in 1979.
He's the eldest of four children. He was married to actress Nancy Sirianni.
He traveled to Iraq and Kuwait with singer Bo Bice to entertain American troops in 2008.
Information related to Jackie Martling
- http://www.jokeland.com Official site