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Samantha Bee

  • Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Birthday: October 25

Samantha Bee is a Canadian-American comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actress, and television host.

Bee rose to fame as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, where she became the longest-serving regular correspondent. In 2015, she departed the show after 12 years to start her own show, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.

Bee has credited Jon Stewart as one of her major influences, and in several interviews she has said that her other comedic influences include Steve Martin, David Letterman, Mary Tyler Moore, Lucille Ball, Carol Burnett, Betty White, and Joan Rivers.

Samantha Bee is a Canadian-American comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actress, and television host.

Bee rose to fame as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, where she became the longest-serving regular correspondent. In 2015, she departed the show after 12 years to start her own show, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.

Bee has credited Jon Stewart as one of her major influences, and in several interviews she has said that her other comedic influences include Steve Martin, David Letterman, Mary Tyler Moore, Lucille Ball, Carol Burnett, Betty White, and Joan Rivers.

Bee holds both Canadian and United States citizenship after being naturalized as an American citizen in 2014.

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Samantha Bee

Samantha Bee

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

12 Nominations 1 Emmy

Outstanding Variety Talk Series - 2019

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series - 2019

Outstanding Interactive Program - 2018

Outstanding Variety Talk Series - 2018

Outstanding Variety Talk Series - 2017

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June 12, 2019
June 21, 2017
February 25, 2016
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