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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 28 November 1967Odessa, Texas, USA
Birth NameStephnie Carmel Weir
Nickname Steph
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Stephnie Weir was raised in Texas and attended Odessa Junior College studying theater and broadcasting. Following that she went on to attend Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, were she studied anthropology and women's studies.

As she expanded on her creative talents in Chicago, Ms. Weir performed at the Second City's Main Stage, the Goodman Theater, and at the ImprovOlympic. She and her husband, Robert Dassie, created a two-person show entitled "WeirDass" that they have performed in New York, Chicago and Edinburgh. Ms. Weir recently performed her one-person show entitled Slowdeatha, TX at the Comedy Central Stage.

In Los Angeles, Ms. Weir spent five seasons as a writer/performer on Mad TV (her final episodes aired last season). She can currently be seen on the ABC comedy, Big Day (she portrays the wedding planner, "Lorna"). In film, Ms. Weir appeared last year in Fun with Dick and Jane (2005) and stars in two upcoming independent features, Eden Court (2006) and Moonpie (2006).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: anonymous

Spouse (2)

Robert Dassie (2001 - present)
Sean Benjamin (1989 - 1995) (divorced)

Trade Mark (1)

Heavy Texan accent

Trivia (12)

She writes most of her character sketches
Is still part of the "Second City Improve Comedy Group" and travels to Chicago to perform whenever she can.
Although most of Weir's characters were made up by her imagination, Mrs. Campbell is based on Weir's real life Texan grandmother.
Best known on "Mad TV" for her dead-pan impressions of Anna Nicole Smith and Reba McEntire
Her famous Madtv characters include: Dot, Dr. Kylie Johnson, Dorothy Lanier, Angela Wright and Mrs. Campbell.
Attended Odessa Junior College in Odessa, Texas
Mom's name is Sharon
Her name is not misspelled yet is unique because of the apparent missing "a".
Completed the 2004 Honolulu Marathon in 5:13.59.
She was nominated for a 2000 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actress in a Revue for her performance at Second City Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
While MADtv is currently on hiatus for the season, Weir is performing improv all over the U.S with husband, Robert Dassie. [June 2004]
Is currently a regular Madtv cast member as well as a contributing writer.

Personal Quotes (3)

I've always been so hard on myself. But what has stuck with me were those moments of non-judgement and just going with the flow.
It's not about molding yourself into the person you admire, but rather following their lead in finding and embracing your own unique voice.
Never burn your bridges. Treat people really well and that'll get you a lot farther sometimes than just being funny

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