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Wanda Sykes


Wanda Sykes has been called one of the funniest stand-up comics by her peers and ranks among Entertainment Weekly's 25 Funniest People in America. Her smart-witted stand-up has sent her career in many different areas. She was recently seen in Comedy Central's Wanda Does It (2004), where she tried various non-showbiz jobs. Her first book, "Yeah I ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013 Real Husbands of Hollywood (TV Series)
Wanda Sykes
- Hell of a Fundraiser (2013) ... Wanda Sykes
- Fund Raising Hell (2013) ... Wanda Sykes
 2013 The Simpsons (TV Series)
School Therapist
- What Animated Women Want (2013) ... School Therapist (voice)
 2012 Futurama (TV Series)
Bev
- The Bots and the Bees (2012) ... Bev (voice)
 2012 Bubble Guppies (TV Series)
The Witch
- Bubble Puppy's Fin-tastic Fairy Tale (2012) ... The Witch
 2007-2011 Back at the Barnyard (TV Series)
Bessy / Bessy the Cow
- Episode dated 12 September 2011 (2011) ... (voice)
- Aliens!!! (2010) ... (voice)
- Paging Dr. Filly (2010) ... (voice)
 2006 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Cricket
- Buy, Buy Baby (2006) ... Cricket
 2003 MTV: Reloaded (TV Short)
The Oracle
 2002-2003 Crank Yankers (TV Series)
Gladys / Wanda / Gladys Murphy
- Episode #2.16 (2003) ... Gladys (voice)
- Episode #1.4 (2002) ... Wanda (voice)
- Episode #1.3 (2002) ... Gladys Murphy (voice)
 2001 The Drew Carey Show (TV Series)
Christine Watson
- Drew and the King (2001) ... Christine Watson
- Mr. Laffoon's Wild Ride (2001) ... Christine Watson
- Eat Drink Drew Woman (2001) ... Christine Watson
 2001 The Downer Channel (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... Various
- Pilot (2001) ... Various
 1999 Best of the Chris Rock Show (TV Movie)
Various characters
 1997-1998 The Chris Rock Show (TV Series)
Various / Anna Warner / Dawn Wise / ...
- Episode #3.2 (1998)
- Episode #2.12 (1997) ... Anna Warner (uncredited)
- Episode #2.11 (1997) ... Dawn Wise (uncredited)
- Episode #2.7 (1997) ... Various
- Episode #2.6 (1997) ... Various (uncredited)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Gain Detergent (voiceover). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Interviews | 9 Articles | See more »


Alternate Names:

Wanda Sykes Hall | Wanda Sykes-Hall | Wanda

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003) after the passage of Proposition 8, which took away the right to gay marriage in California] Here in California, the one that's important to me is Prop 8. What broke my heart, you know--I'm watching the news, and there were, you know, like, a lot of the black churches got together, and they were rallying, you know, they were FOR Prop 8; I'm like, come on... See more »

Trivia:

Her stand-up career began at a Super Talent Showcase in Washington, DC, where she performed for the first time in front of a live audience. See more »

Trademark:

Has a sassy sounding voice

Star Sign:

Pisces

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Does anyone else think that she is annoying and has no talent?! silverwatch47
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Loving Wanda Is So Easy! shemuses
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