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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 & 24 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Over the Hedge
(2006)
Rio
Rio Chloe (The Goose)
(2011)
Evan Almighty
(2007)
Monster-in-Law
(2005)

Filmography

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 2016 Bad Moms
Dr. Karl
 2016 House of Lies (TV Series)
Rita
- Johari Window (2016) ... Rita
- End State Vision (2016) ... Rita
- Game Theory (2016) ... Rita
 2016 Animals. (TV Series)
Chance
- Flies (2016) ... Chance (voice)
 2016 Bob's Burgers (TV Series)
Sofa Queen
- Sacred Couch (2016) ... Sofa Queen (voice)
 2016 Born Again Virgin (TV Series)
Wanda Sykes
- Relationship DNR (2016) ... Wanda Sykes
 2016 Dream Team (TV Movie)
Leslie
 2015 Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero (TV Series)
General Shirley B. Awesome
- Save the Worlds (2015) ... General Shirley B. Awesome (voice)
- Shirley B. Awesome (2015) ... General Shirley B. Awesome (voice)
 2013 Real Husbands of Hollywood (TV Series)
Wanda Sykes
- Hell of a Fundraiser (2013) ... Wanda Sykes
- Fund Raising Hell (2013) ... Wanda Sykes
 2013 The Hot Flashes
Florine Clarkston
 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
 2011 Rio
Chloe (The Goose) (voice)
 2007 License to Wed
Doctor (uncredited)
 2006 Hammy's Boomerang Adventure (Video short)
Stella (voice)
 2006 CondomNation (Short)
Linda
 2006 Brother Bear 2 (Video)
Innoko (voice)
 2006 Barnyard
Bessy the Cow (voice)
 2006 Clerks II
Wife
 2006 Over the Hedge
Stella (voice)
 2006 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Cricket
- Buy, Buy Baby (2006) ... Cricket
 2006 The Adventures of Brer Rabbit (Video)
Sister Moon (voice)
 2004-2005 Da Boom Crew (TV Series)
Special Guest Voice
- The Crimson Raider (2005) ... Special Guest Voice (voice)
- Baby Boom (2005) ... Special Guest Voice (voice)
- Wanted! (2004) ... Special Guest Voice (voice)
- Boom vs. Doom (2004) ... Special Guest Voice (voice)
- Junk Planet (2004) ... Special Guest Voice (voice)
 2003 MTV: Reloaded (TV Short)
The Oracle
 2002-2003 Crank Yankers (TV Series)
Gladys Murphy / Wanda
- Episode #2.16 (2003) ... Gladys Murphy (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 Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (TV Series)
Wanda Sykes
- Walk for Hunger (1999) ... Wanda Sykes (voice, as Wanda Sykes-Hall)
 1997-1998 The Chris Rock Show (TV Series)
Various / Anna Warner / Dawn Wise / ...
- Episode #3.2 (1998) ... Various
- 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)
 1998 Tomorrow Night
Wanda (Mel's date)
Show Show Writer (15 credits)
Show Show Producer (13 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (5 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Self (127 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (6 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Yeah, I Said It". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Interviews | 12 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Alternate Names:

Wanda Sykes Hall | Wanda Sykes-Hall | Wanda

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Did You Know?

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:

In September 2011, Sykes revealed that earlier in the year, she had gone in for breast reduction surgery and discovered that she had very early-stage breast cancer. Because of a history of breast cancer in her family, she decided to have a bilateral mastectomy (both breasts removed). See more »

Trademark:

Has a sassy sounding voice

Star Sign:

Pisces

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