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Amber Ruffin is a writer, executive producer, and host of the Emmy and WGA Award-nominated series The Amber Ruffin Show on Peacock. She is also an Emmy and WGA Award-nominated writer and performer for NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers." Ruffin was the first African American female to write for a late-night network talk show in the U.S. She wrote ... See full bio »

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 2021-2022 The Amber Ruffin Show (TV Series) (writer - 18 episodes)
- Episode #2.17 (2022) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.16 (2022) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.15 (2022) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.14 (2022) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.13 (2022) ... (writer)
 2022 The 75th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (special material by)
 2021 The Tony Awards® Present: Broadway's Back! (TV Special) (special material by)
 2019 A Black Lady Sketch Show (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Born at Night, But Not Last Night (2019) ... (writer)
- Why Are Her Pies Wet, Lord? (2019) ... (writer)
- Where Are My Background Singers? (2019) ... (writer)
 2014-2019 Late Night with Seth Meyers (TV Series) (written by - 175 episodes)
- Jason Sudeikis/Michelle Monaghan/Van Jones (2017) ... (written by)
- New Year's Eve Special (2016) ... (written by)
- Rachel Maddow/Kelly Osbourne/Craig Finn (2016) ... (written by)
 2019 The 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2019 (TV Special) (special material by)
 2017-2018 Detroiters (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Farmer Zack (2018) ... (written by)
- Duvet Family Reunion (2018) ... (written by)
- Happy Birthday Mr. Duvet (2017) ... (written by)
 2018 75th Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) (special material by)
 2014 The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) (written by)
 2012 RobotDown (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- 1-900-97Q-UEEF (2012)
- Near Far (2012)
- Kmart (2012)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Release of the book, "You'll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey: Crazy Stories About Racism", by Amber and her sister, Lacey Lamar.

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Alternate Names:

Amber | M. Amber Ruffin


Lacey Lamar (sibling)

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Graduated from Omaha Benson High School of Omaha Nebraska in 1996. See more »

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