Stephnie Weir

Stephnie Weir

Highest Rated: 88% Room for Rent (2017)

Lowest Rated: 25% Fist Fight (2017)

Birthday: Nov 28, 1967

Birthplace: Odessa, Texas, USA

Actress and comedian Stephnie Weir parlayed her gift for improvisation and creating broad, Southern-born characters on series like "MadTV" (Fox, 1995-2009), into a booming career as a writer and producer for an array of sitcoms. Born Stephnie Carmel Weir in Odessa, Texas on November 28, 1967, she majored in theater and broadcasting at Odessa Junior College before moving on to Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville to pursue a degree in anthropology and women's studios. While in Illinois, Weir began performing improvisations comedy with some of the top troupes in the state, including the legendary Second City and ImprovOlympics. She also formed a comedy duo with actor Robert Dassie, whom she would marry in 2001, and began appearing in minor roles on television series and independent features. In 2000, she earned her breakout showcase as a featured performer and writer on "MadTV," where she earned critical praise for impersonations of Anna Nicole Smith, Reba McIntire and First Lady Laura Bush. By 2005, Weir was landing roles in features like "Fun with Dick and Jane," and announced her departure from the sketch comedy series; however, the high turnover of cast members at the end of its tenth season that year prompted the producers to ask Weir to stay with "MadTV" until the midpoint of the next season. After finally parting ways with "MadTV" in 2006, Weir worked on a variety of TV and film projects, including the short-lived ABC series "Big Day" (2006-2007) and writing and producing for "Raising Hope" (Fox, 2010-2014) and "The Millers" (CBS, 2013-2015). Weir was soon remarkably busy both in front of and behind the camera; in the former capacity, she co-starred on "The Comedians" (FX, 2015) with Billy Crystal and Josh Gad, and made memorable guest appearances on "Childrens Hospital" (The WB.com/Adult Swim, 2008- ), "Key & Peele" (Comedy Central, 2012-15), where she played Savannah, Hilary Clinton's livid "anger translator," and "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (The CW, 2015- ). She also teamed with "Raising Hope" producer Greg Garcia to create two new comedy series: "The Job Squad," a sitcom, based on the ITV series "The Job Lot" (ITV, 2013- ), about characters in an unemployment office for ABC, and "Y'all in the Family," about the travails of a small town conservative family, for CBS.

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Movies

Credit
70% 57% Godmothered Barb (Character) - 2020
88% 53% Room for Rent Betty Baldwin (Character) - 2017
No Score Yet 50% Wild Honey Esther (Character) - 2017
25% 40% Fist Fight Suzie (Character) $32.2M 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Eden Court Barb (Character) - 2012
No Score Yet 50% The Other Side of the Tracks Ann (Character) - 2008
No Score Yet No Score Yet Moonpie Candy Peterson (Character) - 2006

TV

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No Score Yet 85% The Goldbergs Carol London (Guest Star) 2019
53% 76% Happy Together Bonnie (Character),
Writer
2018-2019
88% 89% Grace and Frankie Mindy (Guest Star) 2018
64% 88% The Guest Book Marcia (Guest Star) 2017
No Score Yet 87% Life in Pieces Bernadette (Guest Star) 2015
82% 86% Castle Unknown (Guest Star) 2015
90% 98% Playing House Jeanine Willcall (Guest Star) 2015
47% 44% The Millers Writer 2013-2015
58% 78% The Comedians Kristen Laybourne (Character) 2015
85% 87% Modern Family Mrs. Hoffman (Guest Star) 2011
70% 77% Weeds Patricia Davies (Guest Star) 2010
80% 77% FlashForward Didi Gibbons (Guest Star) 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet MADtv Unknown (Character) 2001-2007 1996
50% No Score Yet Big Day Lorna (Character) 2006-2007
No Score Yet 71% King of the Hill Nureen (Guest Voice) 2005
No Score Yet 33% Cupid Unknown (Guest Star) 1999

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