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Wanda Sykes

Wanda Sykes

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Famous as :

Actress

Birth Date :

March 07, 1964

Birth Place :

Portsmouth, Virginia, USA

Spouse :

David Hall (1991 - 1998), Alex (since 25-Oct-08)

Claim to fame :

Co-star and writer of TV series "The Chris Rock Show" (1997-2001)

Biography


Mixing her sassy personality and blunt observations on various topics she regularly displays in her smart-witted humor with her distinctive voice, Wanda Sykes has truly created something unique of her own that makes her a very special comedic actress in the eye of anyone who watches her. Born on March 7, 1964 in Portsmouth, Virginia, Wanda spent most of her younger years in Maryland but later returned to Virginia to enter its Hampton University where she finally obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing. Determined to pursue a career in entertainment industry instead, she then tried to look for a way to exhibit her flair in comedy and so decided to join Coors Light Super Talent Showcase in Washington D.C. by 1987, for the first time performing in front of a live audience.

Picture Gallery


Wanda Sykes in 2014 AFI Life Achievement Award Gala Tribute - sykes-2014-afi-life-achievement-award-gala-tribute-02
Wanda Sykes in 2014 AFI Life Achievement Award Gala Tribute - sykes-2014-afi-life-achievement-award-gala-tribute-01
Wanda Sykes in 2014 AFI Life Achievement Award Gala Tribute - wanda-sykes-2014-afi-life-achievement-award-gala-tribute-02
Wanda Sykes in 2014 AFI Life Achievement Award Gala Tribute - wanda-sykes-2014-afi-life-achievement-award-gala-tribute-01
Wanda Sykes in HBO's 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards After Party - Arrivals - wenn2980516
Wanda Sykes in HBO's 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards After Party - Arrivals - wenn2980510

Filmography


2013 : The Hot Flashes
2012 : Skum rocks!
2012 : Bubble Puppy's Fin-tastic Fairytale Adventure
2011 : Ice Age: Continental Drift
2011 : Rio
2007 : Evan Almighty
2007 : Barnyard (TV)
2007 : Back at the Barnyard (TV)
 
 
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