Patrick DeGuire was born in San Diego, CA and started his career in stand up in San Diego, CA. Patrick started performing stand up after losing a significant amount of his vision due to a disease called optic neuritis and discovering laughter to be self therapeutic. Soon after getting started, Patrick won the Improv/ Harrahs National Comedy Club Talent Search. Patrick has appeared on national television numerous times including Comedy Central, ‘Que Loco’ on Galavision and ‘Loco Comedy Jam’ on Telemundo among others. Patrick has been heard on the national syndicated radio show ‘The Bob and Tom Show’. Patrick has toured/ performed with such comedians as Dave Attell, David Alan Grier, George Lopez and Paul Rodriguez. Besides headlining at the top comedy clubs in the United States, Patrick has also performed for the U.S. troops overseas in Bahrain, Cuba (Guantanamo Bay), Djibouti, Guam, Dubai, Honduras, Iraq, Japan and Korea.
Patrick’s material includes the advantages and disadvantages of living in a world with limited vision and the challenges that arise from it. Patrick discusses the obstacles of relationships/ marriage and raising four children. Patrick addresses an assortment of other topics that are insightful and hilarious.