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Retta

Highest Rated:   100% Operator (2016)
Lowest Rated:   10% Slackers (2002)
Birthday:   Not Available
Birthplace:   Not Available
Parents are Liberian; her family is related to Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Planned to attend medical school, but changed her career path in 1996 when she participated in a local open-mic night. Made her TV debut on Moesha in 1997.   Started a series of college comedy tours in 1998; received a nomination from Campus Activities Magazine for Female Comedian of the Year.  Won Comedy Central's first Laugh Riots Stand-Up Competition in 1999.   Cast as a recurring guest star on NBC's Parks and Recreation in 2009 before becoming a series regular in the show's third season.

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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
57% Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life
  • Ida Stricker
2016
88% Other People
  • Nina
2016
100% Operator
  • Pauline 'Roger' Rogers
2016
23% Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star
  • Sad Eye Sadie
2003
10% Slackers
  • Office Manager
2002

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
2009-2014
  • Guest
No Score Yet Drunk History
2013
  • Appearing
No Score Yet Comedy Central Presents
1998-2011
  • Performer
No Score Yet Late Night With Seth Meyers
2014
  • Guest
No Score Yet Hollywood Game Night
2013
  • Appearing
No Score Yet Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce
2014
  • Barbara
No Score Yet The Talk
2010
  • Guest
No Score Yet The Chew
2011
  • Guest
100% The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore
2015-2016
  • Panelist
90% Parks and Recreation
2009-2015
  • Donna Meagle
No Score Yet Conan
2010
  • Guest

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