Paula Poundstone

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Paula Poundstone is an American stand-up comedian, author, actress, interviewer, and commentator. Beginning in the late 1980s, she performed a series of one-hour HBO comedy specials. She provided backstage commentary during the 1992 presidential election on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. She is the host of the Starburns Audio podcast Nobody Listens... read more

Paula Poundstone is an American stand-up comedian, author, actress, interviewer, and commentator. Beginning in the late 1980s, she performed a series of one-hour HBO comedy specials. She provided backstage commentary during the 1992 presidential election on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. She is the host of the Starburns Audio podcast Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone, which is the successor to the National Public Radio program Live from the Poundstone Institute. She is a frequent panelist on NPR's weekly news quiz show Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me, and was a recurring guest on the network's A Prairie Home Companion variety program during Garrison Keillor's years as host.

Born

Tuesday, 29 December 1959

Actress Filmography

The Comedy Club Self / Herself 2021
The Fungies Queen Antagonista 2020
Summer Camp Island Paulette / Additional Voices, Paulette 2018
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self - Comic Guest, Self - Comic 2015
Inside Out Forgetter Paula (voice) / Forgetter Paula 2015
StarTalk Self - Co-Host 2015
3 Still Standing Self - Comedian 2014
Wait Wait Don't Tell Me Live! Self 2013
Why We Laugh: Funny Women Herself / Self 2013
Gotham Comedy Live Self - Hostess 2012
(see additional filmography)

Actress Filmography

The Comedy Club Self / Herself 2021
The Fungies Queen Antagonista 2020
Summer Camp Island Paulette / Additional Voices, Paulette 2018
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self - Comic Guest, Self - Comic 2015
Inside Out Forgetter Paula (voice) / Forgetter Paula 2015
StarTalk Self - Co-Host 2015
3 Still Standing Self - Comedian 2014
Wait Wait Don't Tell Me Live! Self 2013
Why We Laugh: Funny Women Herself / Self 2013
Gotham Comedy Live Self - Hostess 2012
Major Crimes Paula Poundstone 2012
No Brainer Self 2008
Paula Poundstone: Look What the Cat Dragged In Self 2006
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Herself, Herself - Guest 2005
Real Time with Bill Maher Self 2003
When Stand Up Stood Out Self 2003
Last Call with Carson Daly Herself 2002
To Tell the Truth Self - Panelist 2000
The Martin Short Show Self 1999
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire Self - Guest Expert 2002
Home Movies Paula Small 1999
Hercules Armageddon Bow 1998
Comic Relief VIII Self 1998
Science Court Judge Stone 1997
Adventures from the Book of Virtues The Djinn 1996
Comic Relief VII Self 1995
Cybill Minnie Arbogast 1995
Comic Relief VI Self 1994
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman The Computer 1993
Late Show with David Letterman Herself, Self 1993
The Paula Poundstone Show Self - Hostess 1992
Comic Relief V Self 1992
Reasonable Doubts Betty Tannebaum 1991
Comic Relief III Self 1989
One Night Stand Self 1989
It's Garry Shandling's Show. Self 1986
Hyperspace Karen 1984
Not Necessarily the News Commentator 1983
Late Night with David Letterman Herself 1982
CBS Schoolbreak Special Self 1980
Saturday Night Live Self 1975
Jeopardy! Herself - Celebrity Contestant 1964
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Herself - Guest, Herself 1962
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