Wanda Sykes

Wanda Sykes

Highest Rated: 100% Wanda Sykes: Not Normal (2019)

Lowest Rated: 11% Breaking News in Yuba County (2021)

Birthday: Mar 7, 1964

Birthplace: Portsmouth, Virginia, USA

Wanda Sykes used her outspoken style to create one of the most distinctive voices in comedy. A native of Portsmouth, Virginia, after college she went to work for the National Security Agency. She began appearing in comedy clubs around Washington, D.C. and eventually moved to New York to pursue stand-up full time. Her profile jumped in 1995 when she appeared on "HBO Comedy Showcase" (HBO, 1995-97). She was soon hired as a writer on "The Chris Rock Show" (HBO, 1997-2000), which led to her winning an Emmy as part of the show's staff. It also afforded her the opportunity to appear on screen as well. She began acting on a more regular basis, appearing with Eddie Murphy in "Nutty Professor II: The Klumps" (2000) and with Rock in "Pootie Tang" (2001). On television, she found success as the comic foil to Larry David in "Curb Your Enthusiasm" (HBO, 2000- ). She also had a recurring role on "The Drew Carey Show" (ABC, 1995-2004) and starred in the sitcom "Wanda at Large" (Fox, 2003). Her distinctive tone made her an in-demand voice actor, and she added her talents to a variety of projects including "Barnyard" (2006), "Over the Hedge" (2006), and "Ice Age: Continental Drift" (2012). She joined Julia Louis-Dreyfus for "The New Adventures of Old Christine" (CBS, 2006-10).She had her first stand-up special in 2003 with "Tongue Untied" (Comedy Central, 2003). She would add more specials with "Sick & Tired" (HBO, 2006), "I'ma Be Me" (HBO, 2009), and "What Happened Ms. Sykes?" (Epix, 2016).On film, she had a supporting role alongside Steve Carell in "Evan Almighty" (2007), "The Hot Flashes" (2013), and "Bad Moms" (2016). She also had recurring roles on the political comedy "Alpha House" (Amazon, 2013-14) and the sitcom "Black-ish" (ABC, 2014- ). She appeared with Sarah Hyland and Tyler James Williams in the comedy "The Wedding Year" (2019). Sykes brought her stand-up back to centerstage with her special "Wanda Sykes: Not Normal" (Netflix, 2019).

Highest rated movies

Wanda Sykes: Not Normal
Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons'
Wanda Sykes: I'ma Be Me
Tomorrow Night
Clerks II
Bad Moms The Wedding Year
My Super Ex-Girlfriend

Photos

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 50% Stand Out: An LGBTQ+ Celebration Self - 2022
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ms. Pat: Y'all Wanna Hear Something Crazy? Executive Producer - 2022
11% 45% Breaking News in Yuba County Rita (Character) - 2021
100% No Score Yet The One and Only Dick Gregory Self - 2021
19% 24% Friendsgiving Fairy Gay Mother (Character) - 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet Michelle Buteau: Welcome to Buteaupia Producer - 2020
19% 71% Jexi Denice (Character) $6.5M 2019
44% 51% The Wedding Year Janet/Grandma (Character) - 2019
88% No Score Yet Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons' Louise Jefferson (Character) - 2019
100% 75% Wanda Sykes: Not Normal Unknown (Character) - 2019
28% 54% UglyDolls Wage (Voice) $20.1M 2019
32% 44% A Bad Moms Christmas Dr. Karl (Character) $72.1M 2017
36% 29% Snatched Ruth (Character) $45.8M 2017
58% 63% Bad Moms Dr. Karl (Character) $113.2M 2016
18% 39% Ice Age: Collision Course Granny (Voice) $64.0M 2016
36% 34% The Hot Flashes Florine Clarkston (Character) - 2013
37% 62% Ice Age: Continental Drift Granny (Voice) - 2012
72% 71% Rio Chloe (Voice) - 2011
86% No Score Yet Wanda Sykes: I'ma Be Me Unknown (Character) - 2009
23% 52% Evan Almighty Rita (Character) $100.3M 2007
No Score Yet 71% Hammy's Boomerang Adventure Stella (Voice) - 2006
No Score Yet 58% The Adventures of Brer Rabbit Sister Moon (Voice) - 2006
50% 55% Brother Bear 2 Innoko (Voice) - 2006
22% 52% Barnyard: The Original Party Animals Bessy the cow (Voice) $72.6M 2006
63% 84% Clerks II Wife in Mooby's (Character) $24.1M 2006
40% 31% My Super Ex-Girlfriend Carla Dunkirk (Character) $22.5M 2006
75% 71% Over the Hedge Stella the Skunk (Voice) $155.0M 2006
18% 55% Monster-in-Law Ruby (Character) $82.9M 2005
No Score Yet 95% Wanda Sykes: Tongue Untied Unknown (Character) - 2003
27% 63% Pootie Tang Biggie Shorty (Character) $3.3M 2001
20% 40% Down to Earth Wanda (Character) $64.2M 2001
67% 57% Tomorrow Night Wanda (Character) - 1998

TV

Credit
96% 90% Harley Quinn Queen of Fables (Voice) 2019-2020 2022
No Score Yet 6% The View Guest 2014 2017 2019 2021-2022
63% 73% The Upshaws Lucretia (Character),
Creator
2021-2022
No Score Yet 49% Late Night With Seth Meyers Guest 2015 2017-2020 2022
No Score Yet 45% The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Guest 2018-2019 2021-2022
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tig N' Seek Nuritza (Voice) 2020-2022
79% No Score Yet Chivalry Jean (Character) 2022
No Score Yet 0% The Ellen DeGeneres Show Guest,
Host
2011-2022
43% 38% The Academy Awards Host 2022
No Score Yet No Score Yet Unprotected Sets Executive Producer 2018 2020-2022
No Score Yet 10% Jimmy Kimmel Live! Guest 2011-2012 2015 2019-2022
No Score Yet 40% The Shop Guest 2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet Close Up With The Hollywood Reporter Guest 2021
29% 78% Q-Force Deb (Voice) 2021
No Score Yet 50% The Kelly Clarkson Show Guest 2019 2021
No Score Yet 54% Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready Executive Producer 2019 2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mapleworth Murders Leigh Drain (Character) 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet Crank Yankers Wanda (Guest Voice) 2002-2005 2019-2020
92% 55% black-ish Daphne Lido (Guest Star) 2015-2020
No Score Yet 87% Conan Unknown (Character),
Guest
2012 2016-2018 2020
100% 100% Visible: Out on Television Executive Producer 2020
No Score Yet 40% The Bravest Knight Mona the Mayor (Voice) 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Scooby-Doo and Guess Who? Herself (Guest Voice) 2019
84% 77% RuPaul's Drag Race Judge 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Celebrity Family Feud Guest 2018
No Score Yet 81% Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party Guest 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet StoryBots Doctor (Guest Star) 2018
No Score Yet 28% Talk Show the Game Show Executive Producer,
Guest
2017-2018
No Score Yet 100% A Little Help With Carol Burnett Unknown (Guest Star) 2018
No Score Yet 0% The Talk Guest 2014-2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Face Value Executive Producer 2017
No Score Yet 100% Jay Leno's Garage Unknown (Guest Star) 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Wendy Williams Show Guest 2009 2014 2017
41% 61% Chelsea Guest 2017
No Score Yet 66% The Chew Guest 2016-2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Harry Guest 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen Guest 2013-2014 2016
No Score Yet 28% The Late Late Show With James Corden Guest 2015-2016
No Score Yet 89% Bob's Burgers Unknown (Guest Voice) 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero General Shirley B. Awesome (Guest Star) 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Last Comic Standing Unknown (Guest Star),
Executive Producer,
Guest
2014-2015
No Score Yet 100% Hollywood Game Night Guest 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Dr. Oz Show Guest 2015
No Score Yet 25% Repeat After Me Guest 2015
79% 81% Alpha House Unknown (Guest Star) 2013-2014
No Score Yet 100% The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Guest 2014
No Score Yet 75% The Tonight Show With Jay Leno Guest 2013-2014
No Score Yet 20% Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Guest 2009 2014
85% 75% The Simpsons School Therapist (Guest Voice) 2013
No Score Yet 94% Futurama Bev (Guest Voice) 2012
No Score Yet 87% Finding Your Roots Guest 2012
92% 92% Curb Your Enthusiasm Herself (Guest Star) 2001-2002 2004-2005 2009 2011
72% 49% Drop Dead Diva Judge Yvonne Wright (Guest Star) 2011
No Score Yet 96% Sesame Street Guest 2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet Back at the Barnyard Bessy the Cow (Voice) 2007-2010
89% 82% The New Adventures of Old Christine Barb (Character),
Unknown (Guest Star)
2006-2010
50% No Score Yet The Wanda Sykes Show Host 2009-2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lopez Tonight Guest 2010
31% No Score Yet The Jay Leno Show Guest 2009-2010
No Score Yet 100% The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Guest 2001 2003 2005 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet Late Night With Conan O'Brien Guest 2008
No Score Yet 88% Will & Grace Cricket (Guest Star) 2006
50% No Score Yet Wanda at Large Unknown (Character),
Producer
2003
No Score Yet 0% The Drew Carey Show Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Downer Channel Self 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Comedy Central Presents Unknown (Character) 1998