Wanda Sykes

Actor · Writer · Executive Producer
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Wanda Yvette Sykes is an EMMY® Award-winning comedian, actress and writer. She was first recognized for her work as a writer on The Chris Rock Show, for which she won a Primetime Emmy Award in 1999. In 2004, Entertainment Weekly named Sykes as one of the 25 funniest people in America. She is also known for her roles on CBS' The New Adventures of Old... read more

Wanda Yvette Sykes is an EMMY® Award-winning comedian, actress and writer. She was first recognized for her work as a writer on The Chris Rock Show, for which she won a Primetime Emmy Award in 1999. In 2004, Entertainment Weekly named Sykes as one of the 25 funniest people in America. She is also known for her roles on CBS' The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006–10), HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm (2001–11), and ABC's Black-ish (2015–present).

Birth Name

Wanda Y'vette Sykes

Born

Saturday, 07 March 1964

Actress Filmography

Breaking News in Yuba County 2020
Feeding America Comedy Festival Herself / Self 2020
Visible: Out on Television Self (actor - comedian) 2020
The Upshaws Lucretia Turner 2020
Friendsgiving Fairy Gay Mother 2020
Harley Quinn Queen of Fables 2019
Jexi Denice 2019
2019 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards Self - Presenter & Nominee 2019
The Wedding Year Janet / Grandma 2019
The Kelly Clarkson Show Self - Guest 2019
(see additional filmography)

Actress Filmography

Breaking News in Yuba County 2020
Feeding America Comedy Festival Herself / Self 2020
Visible: Out on Television Self (actor - comedian) 2020
The Upshaws Lucretia Turner 2020
Friendsgiving Fairy Gay Mother 2020
Harley Quinn Queen of Fables 2019
Jexi Denice 2019
2019 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards Self - Presenter & Nominee 2019
The Wedding Year Janet / Grandma 2019
The Kelly Clarkson Show Self - Guest 2019
Scooby-Doo and Guess Who? Wanda Sykes 2019
The Bravest Knight (voice), Mona the Mayor 2019
Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons' Louise / Louise Jefferson 2019
Wanda Sykes: Not Normal Herself / Self 2019
UglyDolls Wage / Wage (voice) 2019
The Bug Diaries Mama Worm 2019
The Other Two Shuli Kucerac 2019
Summer Camp Island Ethel (voice) 2018
Cultureshock Herself 2018
Hurricane Bianca: From Russia with Hate Prison Matron 2018
A Bad Moms Christmas Dr. Elizabeth Karl 2017
Vampirina Gregoria (voice), Georgia (voice) 2017
Big Mouth Ghost of Harriet Tubman (voice) 2017
Snatched Ruth 2017
Talk Show the Game Show Herself - Contestant 2017
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Moms Mabley 2017
The History of Comedy Self (archive footage) 2017
Martha & Snoop's Potluck Party Challenge Herself 2016
Harry Herself 2016
Bad Moms Dr. Elizabeth Karl 2016
Ice Age: Collision Course Granny (voice) 2016
To Tell the Truth Self - Celebrity Panelist 2016
Chelsea Herself 2016
Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade Granny (voice) 2016
Bad Cat Hasene (voice) 2016
Animals. Chance (voice) 2016
Jay Leno's Garage Herself - Comedian / Actress 2015
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self - Guest, Self 2015
Born Again Virgin Wanda Sykes 2015
The Chris Gethard Show Herself 2015
Lip Sync Battle Self - Contestant 2015
The Late Late Show with James Corden Herself - Comedian, Herself - Guest 2015
Hot Ones Self - Guest 2015
Repeat After Me Herself 2015
Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero General Shirley B. Awesome (voice), General Shirley B. Awesome 2014
Black-ish Daphne Lido 2014
The Meredith Vieira Show Herself - Guest 2014
BoJack Horseman Mary-Beth (voice) 2014
Women Aren't Funny Herself 2014
It Got Better Herself 2014
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Self 2014
Late Night with Seth Meyers Self - Guest, Self 2014
Broad City Dara 2014
Kevin Nealon's Laugh Lessons Herself - Comedy Teacher 2014
Celebrity Page Self 2013
The Real Self 2013
The Hot Flashes Florine Clarkston 2013
Hollywood Game Night Self - Celebrity Player 2013
The Out List Herself 2013
Alpha House Senator Rosalyn DuPeche 2013
Real Husbands of Hollywood Wanda Sykes 2013
Katie Herself - Guest 2012
Steve Harvey Herself 2012
Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell Herself - Guest 2012
Ice Age: Continental Drift Granny (voice) 2012
Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Self 2012
Doc McStuffins Thea (voice) 2012
House of Lies Rita 2012
Oprah's Next Chapter Herself 2012
Inside Comedy Herself 2012
The Rosie Show Herself - Guest 2011
The Chew Herself - Guest 2011
Ridiculousness Self 2011
Rio Chloe (The Goose) (voice) 2011
Adam Hills in Gordon St Tonight Herself 2011
Bubble Guppies The Witch 2011
Bob's Burgers Sofa Queen (voice) 2011
Conan Herself - Guest, Herself - Batgirl Auditionee, Herself 2010
The Talk Self - Guest Co-Hostess, Self - Guest, Herself 2010
The Wanda Sykes Show Herself - Host 2009
Wanda Sykes: I'ma Be Me Herself 2009
The Jay Leno Show Herself - Guest 2009
The Dr. Oz Show Self - Guest 2009
Drop Dead Diva Judge Yvonne Wright 2009
Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen Self - Guest, Self 2009
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien Herself - Guest 2009
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Herself - Guest 2009
RuPaul's Drag Race Self - Guest Judge 2009
The Cho Show Herself 2008
Celebrity Family Feud Self - Contestant 2008
The Wendy Williams Show Self - Guest 2008
Back at the Barnyard Bessy the Cow 2007
License To Wed Doctor 2007
Chelsea Lately Herself - Guest Host, Herself - Guest 2007
Evan Almighty Rita 2007
Back to the Well: 'Clerks II' Herself - 'Wife' 2006
Hammy's Boomerang Adventure Stella (voice) 2006
Wanda Sykes: Sick and Tired Herself 2006
The Megan Mullally Show Herself - Guest 2006
Brother Bear 2 Innoko (voice) 2006
Barnyard Bessy the Cow (voice) 2006
Clerks II Wife 2006
My Super Ex-Girlfriend Carla Dunkirk 2006
Over The Hedge Stella 2006
The Adventures of Brer Rabbit Sister Moon (voice) 2006
The New Adventures of Old Christine Barbara 'Barb' Daran 2006
That's What I'm Talking About Herself 2006
Close-Up Herself 2006
Made in Hollywood Self 2005
Costas Now Herself - Correspondent 2005
Monster-In-Law Ruby 2005
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Herself - Guest 2005
Wanda Does It Herself 2004
The Insider Herself 2004
Da Boom Crew Special Guest Voice 2004
Celebrity Poker Showdown Herself 2003
The Ellen DeGeneres Show Herself - Guest, Self, Herself, Self - Guest Host, Self - Guest 2003
Wanda Sykes: Tongue Untied Herself 2003
Last Comic Standing Herself - Guest Mentor 2003
Wanda at Large Wanda Mildred Hawkins 2003
Heroes of Comedy: Women on Top Herself 2003
Real Time with Bill Maher Self - Guest 2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Herself - Guest, Herself 2003
Chappelle's Show Herself 2003
Richard Pryor: I Ain't Dead Yet, #*%$#@!! Herself 2003
Storyline Online Self 2002
Crank Yankers Gladys Murphy (voice), Gladys Murphy, Wanda (voice) 2002
The Downer Channel Various 2001
Pootie Tang Biggie Shorty 2001
Down to Earth Wanda 2001
Curb Your Enthusiasm Wanda Sykes 2000
Nutty Professor II: The Klumps Chantal 2000
Futurama Bev 1999
Best of the Chris Rock Show Various characters 1999
Comedy Central Presents Herself 1998
Will & Grace Cricket 1998
The Greatest Herself - Interviewee 1998
Tomorrow Night Wanda (Mel's date) 1998
Premium Blend Herself - Host 1997
The View Herself - Guest, Self - Guest, Self 1997
The Chris Rock Show Various, Various (as Wanda Sykes-Hall) 1997
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Herself - Guest, Self - Guest 1996
MADtv Herself 1995
The Drew Carey Show Christine Watson 1995
Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist Herself, Wanda Sykes 1995
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel Self - Commentator 1995
Extra with Billy Bush Self 1994
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Herself - Guest 1993
HBO First Look Herself, Herself - Host 1992
The Simpsons School Therapist 1989
Entertainment Tonight Herself (archive footage) 1981
Good Morning America Self 1975

Producer Filmography

2019 Emmy Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-Recorded) Nominated
2019 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special Nominated
2018 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series Nominated
2017 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series Nominated
2010 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special Nominated
2010 Emmy Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special Nominated
2007 Emmy Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special Nominated
2001 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program Nominated
2000 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program Nominated
1999 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Variety or Music Program Won
1998 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Variety or Music Program Nominated
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