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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 5 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

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(2005)
Bad Moms Dr. Karl
(2016)
(2006)

Filmography

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  Harley Quinn (TV Series) (announced)
- Episode #1.1 ... (voice)
 2019 UglyDolls (filming)
Wage (voice)
 2019 Friendsgiving (post-production)
Fairy Gay Mother
 2018 BoJack Horseman (TV Series)
Mary-Beth
- INT. SUB (2018) ... Mary-Beth (voice)
 2015-2018 Black-ish (TV Series)
Daphne Lido
- Fifty-Three Percent (2018) ... Daphne Lido
- Working Girl (2018) ... Daphne Lido
- Juneteenth (2017) ... Daphne Lido
- Good Dre Hunting (2017) ... Daphne Lido
- Lemons (2017) ... Daphne Lido
 2017-2018 Vampirina (TV Series)
Gregoria
- Vampirina Ballerina/Treasure Haunters (2018) ... Gregoria (voice)
- Look Who's Scared Now!/Dust Bunnies (2018) ... Gregoria (voice)
- Vee Is For Valentine/Scarestitute Teacher (2018) ... Gregoria (voice)
- Nanpire the Great/Two Heads Are Better Than One (2017) ... Gregoria (voice)
- Batty Fever/Poetry Day (2017) ... Gregoria (voice)
 2017 A Bad Moms Christmas
Dr. Karl
 2017 Broad City (TV Series)
Dara
- Mushrooms (2017) ... Dara
- Just the Tips (2017) ... Dara
- Twaining Day (2017) ... Dara
 2017 Snatched
Ruth
 2016 Dream Team (TV Movie)
Leslie
 2016 World's End (TV Movie)
Louise
 2016 Bad Moms
Dr. Karl
 2016 Ice Age: Collision Course
Granny (voice)
 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 Kötü Kedi Serafettin
Hasene (voice)
 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)
 2013-2014 Alpha House (TV Series)
Senator Rosalyn DuPeche
- The Nuptials (2014) ... Senator Rosalyn DuPeche
- There Will Be Water (2014) ... Senator Rosalyn DuPeche
- Bugged (2014) ... Senator Rosalyn DuPeche
- The Civility Zone (2014) ... Senator Rosalyn DuPeche
- Shelter in Place (2014) ... Senator Rosalyn DuPeche
 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 Ice Age: Continental Drift - Arctic Games (Video Game)
Granny (voice)
 2012 Ice Age: Continental Drift
Granny (voice)
 2012 Futurama (TV Series)
Bev
- The Bots and the Bees (2012) ... Bev (voice)
 2012 Doc McStuffins (TV Series)
Thea
- Emergency Plan ... Thea (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 the Cow
- Aliens!!! (2011) ... Bessy the Cow (voice)
- Treasure Hunt (2011) ... Bessy the Cow (voice)
- Hickory Dickory Donkey/Clonedemonium (2010) ... Bessy the Cow (voice)
- Arcade of Doom/Rodeotis (2010) ... Bessy the Cow (voice)
- Get Bessy/A Beautiful Freddy (2010) ... Bessy the Cow (voice)
 2001-2011 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
Wanda Sykes
- Car Periscope (2011) ... Wanda Sykes
- Funkhouser's Crazy Sister (2009) ... Wanda Sykes
- The Bowtie (2005) ... Wanda Sykes
- The Surrogate (2004) ... Wanda Sykes
- Krazee-Eyez Killa (2002) ... Wanda Sykes
 2011 Drop Dead Diva (TV Series)
Judge Yvonne Wright
- Prom (2011) ... Judge Yvonne Wright
 2011 Rio
Chloe (The Goose) (voice)
 2006-2010 The New Adventures of Old Christine (TV Series)
Barb Baran
- Get Smarter (2010) ... Barb Baran
- Scream (2010) ... Barb Baran
- I Love What You Do for Me (2010) ... Barb Baran (credit only)
- Revenge Makeover (2010) ... Barb Baran
- Up in the Airport (2010) ... Barb Baran
 2007 License to Wed
Doctor (uncredited)
 2007 Evan Almighty
Rita
 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 My Super Ex-Girlfriend
Carla Dunkirk
 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)
 2005 Monster-in-Law
Ruby
 2003 MTV: Reloaded (TV Short)
The Oracle
 2003 Wanda at Large (TV Series)
Wanda Mildred Hawkins / Wanda Hawkins
- Clowns to the Left of Me (2003) ... Wanda Mildred Hawkins
- Back to the Club (2003) ... Wanda Mildred Hawkins
- Bradley Has a Friend? (2003) ... Wanda Mildred Hawkins
- The Favor (2003) ... Wanda Mildred Hawkins
- Wanda's Birthday (2003) ... Wanda Mildred Hawkins
 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
 2001 Pootie Tang
Biggie Shorty
 2001 Down to Earth
Wanda
 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 (17 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (5 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (4 credits)
Show Show Self (147 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (10 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial (PSA): Ad Council ("Think Before You Speak--Pizza Shop"). See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Official Sites:

Facebook | Instagram | See more »

Alternate Names:

Wanda Sykes Hall | Wanda Sykes-Hall | Wanda

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on the Ellen Degeneres show, talking about revealing that she had breast cancer and a double mastectomy] I was like I don't know, should I talk about it or what. How many things could I have? I'm black, then lesbian. I can't be the poster child for everything. 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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