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Quinta Brunson            

Writer, Actress & Stand-Up Comedian; Creator of ABC Comedy 'Abbott Elementary'

Quinta Brunson is a writer, actor, producer, and stand-up comedian from Philadelphia, PA. In 2017, she was honored as a Just for Laughs New Face of Comedy and was hand-selected by Issa Rae and Jill Soloway for Forbes' "30 under 30". She created, sold, executive produced, and starred in two premium streaming series in 2016 – Broke for YouTube Red and Up For Adoption for Verizon Go90. She recently added author to her growing list of accomplishments in June 2021 with, "She Memes Well." In this essay collection, Brunson applies her trademark humor and heart to discuss what it was like to go from a girl who loved the World Wide Web to a girl whose face launched a thousand memes.

In summer 2021, ABC announced that it was picking up Brunson’s first ever TV series "Abbott Elementary." Brunson will write, produce, and star in the primetime sitcom about teachers in the Philadelphia public school system which premiered in 2022.

Brunson started her journey at Second City in Chicago and has grown to amass over one million Facebook followers and hundreds of millions of video views across Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram. Prior to joining BuzzFeed Motion Pictures, Brunson created the series “The Girl Who’s Never Been on a Nice Date.” The series went viral on YouTube and Instagram and was one of the first series to gain a huge, viral fan base on both social platforms.

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BuzzFeed Launches Video App - Hollywood Reporter
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