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Maya Rudolph was born in Gainesville, Florida, on July 27th, 1972, to Dick Rudolph, a music producer, and soul singer Minnie Riperton. Her father is Ashkenazi Jewish (from a family from Russia, Germany, and Hungary), while her mother was African-American. In 1973, Maya, her parents, and her older brother, Marc Rudolph, moved to California to ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 CHiPs (post-production)
Sgt. Hernandez
 2016 Mr. Pig
 2016 Brothers in Atlanta (TV Series)
Shirley
 2000-2015 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Whitney Houston / Donatella Versace / ...
- Tina Fey & Amy Poehler/Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band (2015) ... Lola Fabre / Jodi (uncredited)
- Andy Samberg/St. Vincent (2014) ... Beyoncé / Nurse (uncredited)
- Steve Buscemi/The Black Keys (2011) ... Whitney Houston (uncredited)
- Amy Poehler/Katy Perry (2010) ... Jodi Deitz (uncredited)
- Betty White/Jay-Z (2010) ... Various / Whitney Houston
 2015/III Sisters
Brinda
 2015 A Very Murray Christmas
The Lounge Singer
 2014-2015 The Awesomes (TV Series)
Lady Malocchio
- The Dames of Danger (2015) ... Lady Malocchio (voice)
- Day of Awesomes, Part 1 (2014) ... Lady Malocchio (voice)
- Secret Santa (2014) ... Lady Malocchio (voice)
 2015 Maggie's Plan
Felicia
 2015 The Spoils Before Dying (TV Mini-Series)
Fresno Foxglove
- The Biscuit Eaters (2015) ... Fresno Foxglove
- The Trip Trap (2015) ... Fresno Foxglove
- Blues for Barnaby (2015) ... Fresno Foxglove
- Murder in B Flat (2015) ... Fresno Foxglove
 2015 Strange Magic
Griselda (voice)
 2014 Big Hero 6
Cass (voice)
 2014 Family Guy (TV Series)
Chloe
- The Book of Joe (2014) ... Chloe (voice)
 2014 Portlandia (TV Series)
- Bahama Knights (2014)
 2014/I The Nut Job
Precious (voice)
 2013 We Need Help (TV Series)
Maya
 2013 Turbo
Burn (voice)
 2011 Zookeeper
Mollie the Giraffe (voice)
 2011/I Bridesmaids
Lillian
 2011 Fight for Your Right Revisited (Short)
Metal Chick
 2010 MacGruber
Casey
 2010 Presidential Reunion (Video short)
Michelle Obama
 2008-2009 Kath & Kim (TV Series)
Athena Scooberman
- Home (2009) ... Athena Scooberman
- Idols (2009) ... Athena Scooberman
 2008 Prop 8: The Musical (Short)
California Gays and The People That Love Them
 2007 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Julia
- Homer of Seville (2007) ... Julia (voice)
 2007 Shrek the Third
Rapunzel (voice)
 2006 Idiocracy
Rita
 2006 Campus Ladies (TV Series)
Professor Theresa Winslow Fabré
- All Nighter (2006) ... Professor Theresa Winslow Fabré
 2004 Soundtracks Live (TV Movie)
Caroline Mulford
 2003 Duplex
Tara
 2001 Frank's Book (Short)
Fantasy Player
 2001 TV Funhouse (TV Series)
Oprah
- Safari Day (2001) ... Oprah (voice)
 2000 City of Angels (TV Series)
Nurse Grace Patterson
- Jerque Du Soleil (2000) ... Nurse Grace Patterson
- Leg Erie (2000) ... Nurse Grace Patterson
- Dress for Success (2000) ... Nurse Grace Patterson
- To Halve or Halve Not (2000) ... Nurse Grace Patterson
- When Worlds Colitis (2000) ... Nurse Grace Patterson
 2000 Action (TV Series)
Phina
- Dead Man Floating (2000) ... Phina
 1999 Undressed (TV Series)
- Unaired Pilot (1999) ... (uncredited)
 1999 A Glance Away (Short)
Jordan Brighten
 1999 True Love (TV Movie)
 1997 As Good as It Gets
Policewoman
 1997 The Devil's Child (TV Movie)
Holly
 1996-1997 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Nurse Leah Martine
- Growing Pains (1997) ... Nurse Leah Martine
- Split Decisions (1997) ... Nurse Leah Martine
- Mummy Dearest (1996) ... Nurse Leah Martine
- Higher Powers (1996) ... Nurse Leah Martine
- Liver Let Die (1996) ... Nurse Leah Martine
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Other Works:

Provides vocals on the 2003 CD "Come Poop With Me" by Triumph the Insult Comic Dog. Also appears on the DVD included with the CD.

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Maya

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

Donatella Versace gave me pointers - a lot of them. She said she would never wear fake diamonds. I let the costume department know. See more »

Trivia:

Returned to work 3 months after giving birth to her son, Jack, to resume filming Up All Night (2011). See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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