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Wanda Sykes Trivia
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- Famous as : Actress
- Birth Name : -
- 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)
- Did some writing for the 74th Academy Awards ceremony in 2002, but none of her jokes were used.
- Once worked as cashier in a video store and a cook in a Chinese fast food restaurant.
- Is one of the supporters for the Keep A Child Alive foundation alongside Richard Gere, Cynthia Nixon, and Kimora Lee Simmons.
- Narrated an Applebee's commercial as the talking apple along with her infamous "Get it together, baby" ending.
- Is the author of "Yeah, I Said", a hilarious collection of essays touching on life, family and current events published in 2004.
- Took job as a procurement officer at the National Security Agency (NSA) at Fort Meade in Laurel, Maryland from 1986 to 1992.
- Is one of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated members.
- Had her own one-hour comedy special, Wanda Sykes: Tongue Untied (2003), aired on Comedy Central.
- Gained the 70th rank in Comedy Central's list of 100 Greatest Standups of All Time and thus became the only African-American woman included in it.
- Was included in Entertainment Weekly's 25 Funniest People in America list.