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Wyatt Cenac


Wyatt Cenac is a writer and actor, known for The Daily Show (1996), Medicine for Melancholy (2008) and People of Earth (2016). See full bio »

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Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Daily Show
(2008-2015)
People of Earth
People of Earth Ozzie Graham
(2016-2017)
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Hits Babatunde
(2014)

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 2016 Night Train with Wyatt Cenac (TV Series) (creator - 6 episodes)
- Links & Logs (2016) ... (creator)
- Fitting & Fighting (2016) ... (creator)
- Food & Whine (2016) ... (creator)
- Cleve & Steve (2016) ... (creator)
- Cats & Jammers (2016) ... (creator)
 2014 Wyatt Cenac: Brooklyn (TV Movie)
 2013 Newsreaders (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Jr. Newsreaders (2013) ... (written by)
 2012 New York Stand-Up Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.1 (2012) ... (writer)
 2008-2011 The Daily Show (TV Series) (writer - 570 episodes)
- Matt Damon (2011) ... (writer)
- Melody Barnes (2011) ... (writer)
- Lawrence Lessig (2011) ... (writer)
- Anne Burrell (2011) ... (writer)
- Ed Gillespie (2011) ... (writer)
 2011 Wyatt Cenac: Comedy Person (TV Special documentary)
 2008 A Message from Barack Obama (Short) (writer)
 2008 UCB Comedy Originals (TV Series short) (1 episode)
  King of the Hill (TV Series) (staff writer - 60 episodes, 2002 - 2005) (story editor - 15 episodes, 2005 - 2006) (written by - 2 episodes, 2004 - 2005)
- Edu-macating Lucky (2006) ... (story editor)
- Hank's Bully (2006) ... (story editor)
- The Texas Panhandler (2006) ... (story editor)
- 24 Hour Propane People (2006) ... (story editor)
- Church Hopping (2006) ... (story editor)
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Show Show Producer (4 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (3 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (26 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

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5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Had a strained professional relationship with Jon Stewart after Stewart's impersonation of presidential candidate Herman Cain on an episode of the Daily Show. Wyatt took offense to it, claiming it sounded like the character "Kingfish" from the Amos N' Andy Show, and when he confronted Stewart with his objection to the impression, Stewart became upset and stormed out of the room after berating ... See more »

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