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Sasheer Zamata        

Comedic Actress & Former "SNL" Cast Member

Sasheer Zamata is a comedian, actress and writer. She was a cast member on Saturday Night Live for four seasons and has appeared on This American Life, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Transparent, People of Earth, At Home with Amy Sedaris and Inside Amy Schumer. She’s in the films I Feel Pretty, The Outdoorsman, Yoga Hosers, Sleight, and Deidra & Laney Rob a Train, and has done voice over for Bojack Horseman, Call of Duty, Lucas Bros. Moving Co., and Albert.

She’s been listed in Time Out New York’s Top 10 Funniest Women in NYC, Brooklyn Magazine’s 50 Funniest People in Brooklyn, and Complex Magazine’s Women in Comedy You Should Be Paying Attention to Right Now.

She co-created and co-starred in the webseries Pursuit of Sexiness, which was named one of the Top 10 Web Series of 2013 by Variety, and part of Glamour’s 7 Web Series We Can’t Stop Watching in 2015.

She’s performed at Clusterfest, Just for Laughs (Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver), Bonnaroo, SXSW, Moontower Comedy Festival, Outside Lands, SF Sketchfest, Vodafone Festival, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, New York Comedy Festival, Brooklyn Comedy Festival, Limestone Comedy Festival, Woodstock Comedy Festival, North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival, Great American Comedy Festival, and Women in Comedy Festival.

She serves as ACLU’s Celebrity Ambassador for Women’s Rights. She hosts a variety show called Sasheer Zamata Party Time, and you can watch her standup special Pizza Mind on Amazon Prime and Starz, and listen to it on iTunes and Spotify.

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Sasheer Zamata Is Definitely Ready For 'SNL' -- Here's Proof

Sasheer Zamata is reportedly one of three women of color in the running to join the "SNL" cast come January. After watching this video of hers from 2012 ...

'Pursuit Of Sexiness' Web Series From Sasheer Zamata And Nicole ...

While you're waiting for "Girls" to come back in January, there's a new show you can entertain yourself with.

'Saturday Night Live' adds Sasheer Zamata as new cast member ...

Saturday Night Live” has added Sasheer Zamata as the first female black cast member since Maya Rudolph left the show.

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