Benjamin Ray 'Ben' Bailey (born October 30, 1970) is an American comedian, licensed taxi cab driver, and Emmy Award winning former game show host and executive producer for Discovery Channel's Cash Cab in New York City. Bailey was born in Bowling Green, Kentucky, and raised in Chatham, New Jersey. He attended Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, before moving to Los Angeles in 1993. Standing at 6A_feet 6A_inches, he was offered a job as a bouncer for a comedy club after bumming a cigarette from a man in a parking lot. According to Bailey, he was telling stories with some comedians after hours when Lil Farrington found his stories humorous and offered him an opportunity at stand-up.
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