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Retta was born on April 12, 1970 in Newark, New Jersey, USA as Marietta Sangai Sirleaf. She is an actress, known for Parks and Recreation (2009), Fracture (2007) and Good Boys (2019). See full bio »

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Pilot (S1, Ep1)
Tue, Apr 20 7:00 AM PDT on COMEDY (067)
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The Reporter (S1, Ep3)
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Parks and Recreation Donna Meagle
(2009-2015)
Fracture Evidence Room Cop
(2007)
Good Boys Lucas' Mom
(2019)
(2017)

Filmography

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 2018-2021 Good Girls (TV Series)
Ruby Hill
- Carolyn with a Y (2021) ... Ruby Hill
- Grandma Loves Grisham (2021) ... Ruby Hill
- The Banker (2021) ... Ruby Hill
- Dave (2021) ... Ruby Hill
- Fall Guy (2021) ... Ruby Hill
 2020-2021 DuckTales (TV Series)
Harp / Magic Harp
- The Last Adventure! (2021) ... Harp (voice)
- The Lost Harp of Mervana! (2020) ... Magic Harp (voice)
 2019-2020 Where's Waldo? (TV Series)
Wizard Nightingale
- Where's Woof? (2020) ... Wizard Nightingale (voice)
- Vienna Voice-Versa (2019) ... Wizard Nightingale (voice)
 2020 Home Movie: The Princess Bride (TV Mini-Series short)
The Mother
- Chapter One: As You Wish (2020) ... The Mother
 2020 A Parks and Recreation Special (TV Movie)
Donna Meagle
 2020 Good Girls: Cash Couch (Short)
Ruby
 2019 Big Mouth (TV Series)
Duke's mother
- Duke (2019) ... Duke's mother (voice)
 2019 Pinky Malinky (TV Series)
Pinky's Mom
- Brain (2019) ... Pinky's Mom (voice)
- Sock (2019) ... Pinky's Mom (voice)
- Pet (2019) ... Pinky's Mom (voice)
- Team (2019) ... Pinky's Mom (voice)
- Duck (2019) ... Pinky's Mom
 2019/I Good Boys
Lucas' Mom
 2015-2018 Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce (TV Series)
Barbara
- Rule #1: Keep the Toast Short (2018) ... Barbara
- Rule #303: Burn That Sh*t to the Ground (2018) ... Barbara (credit only)
- Rule #149: Don't Eat the Yellow Snow (2018) ... Barbara (credit only)
 2017 Father Figures
Annie
 2017 Where's the Money
Roberta
 2017 The Lego Ninjago Movie
Maggie the Cheerleader (voice)
 2017 Band Aid
Carol
 2017/I To the Bone
Lobo
 2016 Hail Mary (TV Movie)
Ruthie
 2016/II Operator
Pauline 'Roger' Rogers
 2016 Darby Forever (Video short)
Evelyn
 2016/I Other People
Nina
 2014-2015 Kroll Show (TV Series)
Lara / TSA #1
- Body Bouncers (2015) ... Lara
- Krolling Around with Nick Klown (2014) ... TSA #1
 2009-2015 Parks and Recreation (TV Series)
Donna Meagle
- One Last Ride (2015) ... Donna Meagle
- Two Funerals (2015) ... Donna Meagle
- Pie-Mary (2015) ... Donna Meagle
- Ms. Ludgate-Dwyer Goes to Washington (2015) ... Donna Meagle
 2015 Come Simi
Nurse Lipps
 2014 Key and Peele (TV Series)
Woman
- Sex Addict Wendell (2014) ... Woman
 2014 Sex Ed
Sydney
 2014 Drunk History (TV Series)
Sylvia Robinson
- American Music (2014) ... Sylvia Robinson
 2013 Sketchy (TV Series)
 2013 American Dad! (TV Series)
Narrator
- The Boring Identity (2013) ... Narrator (voice)
 2012 Parks and Recreation: Dammit Jerry! (Video short)
Donna Meagle
 2012 Staged (TV Series)
Shinoda
- Linkin Park (2012) ... Shinoda
 2011 A Comic Trap (Video short)
Laurnen
 2011 The Soup (TV Series)
Tammy Harvey
- Episode #8.33 (2011) ... Tammy Harvey
 2011 ACME Saturday Night (TV Series) (segment "Pork for Free") / Guest host
- Jorge Garcia (2011) ... (segment "Pork for Free")
- Retta (2011) ... Guest host
 2011 Nurse Jackée (Short)
 2011 Funny or Die Presents... (TV Series)
Black Woman (segment "Bathroom Conversations")
- Episode #2.2 (2011) ... Black Woman (segment "Bathroom Conversations")
 2009 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series)
Heckler
- Episode #7.46 (2009) ... Heckler
 2008 Reservations
Monique
 2008 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series)
Hardware Store Clerk
- The Gang Gets Extreme: Home Makeover Edition (2008) ... Hardware Store Clerk
 2008 The 30 Second Mobius Time Machine (Short)
Mailwoman
 2008 Kissing Cousins
Shawna the Chef
 2008 First Sunday
Roberta
 2007 Lipshitz Saves the World (TV Movie)
Virginia
 2007 Dragon Wars: D-War
Receptionist Nurse
 2007 Sex and Death 101
Ethel Walters (#100) (as Retta Sirleaf)
 2007 Fracture
Evidence Room Cop
 2006 7 Deadly Hollywood Sins (TV Series)
Olivia O'Snap
- Pride (2006) ... Olivia O'Snap
- Lust (2006) ... Olivia O'Snap
- Envy (2006) ... Olivia O'Snap
- Gluttony (2006) ... Olivia O'Snap
- Wrath ... Olivia O'Snap
 2006 Rodney (TV Series)
Tanya Evans
- When Rodney Comes Marching Home (2006) ... Tanya Evans
 2006 Grand Union (TV Movie)
Naomi
 2005 Complex (TV Movie)
Yolanda
 2005 Freddie (TV Series)
Joan
- Rich Man, Poor Girl (2005) ... Joan
 2004 $5.15/Hr. (TV Movie)
Joy
 2003 Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star
Sad Eye Sadie
 2002 Slackers
Bruna, the Office Manager
 1998 Ringmaster
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Starred in the music video for "I Wanna Get Better" by Bleachers, directed by Lena Dunham. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Marietta Sirleaf | Retta Sirleaf

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Trivia:

Born as Marietta Sangai Sirleaf on April 12, 1970 in Newark, New Jersey. See more »

Trademark:

Effortless ability to weep on cue

Star Sign:

Aries

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