Samantha Bee

  • Birth Name: Samantha Jamie Bee
  • Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Profession: Actor, Writer, Producer
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Fast Facts

  • Starred in a live-action production of Sailor Moon at the Canadian National Exhibition.
  • Was a member of the Atomic Fireballs, an all-female sketch-comedy troupe.
  • As a correspondent for The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, she drew the ire of Fox News personality Bill O'Reilly over a segment about Christmas.
  • Has stated that she admires the comedy of Betty White because "she looks so sweet and adorable, and she says the most horrible things."
  • Shared the stage with Rosie O'Donnell and Tyne Daly in the off-Broadway production of Nora and Delia Ephron's comedy, Love, Loss and What I Wore.

Awards

  • 2018, Writers Guild Awards — Comedy/Variety (Including Talk) - Series: Nominee
  • 2016, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series: Nominee
  • 2017, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series: Nominee
  • 2018, Emmy — Outstanding Variety Talk Series: Nominee
  • 2010, Grammy — Best Spoken Word Album: Winner
  • 2017, Emmy — Outstanding Variety Special: Nominee
  • 2019, Writers Guild Awards — Comedy/Variety (Including Talk) - Series: Nominee
  • 2018, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series: Nominee
  • 2018, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special: Nominee
  • 2019, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series: Nominee
  • 2017, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special: Winner
  • 2017, Emmy — Outstanding Variety Talk Series: Nominee
  • 2018, Emmy — Outstanding Interactive Program: Nominee
  • 2019, Emmy — Outstanding Variety Talk Series: Nominee
  • 2017, Producers Guild Awards — Outstanding Producer of Live Entertainment & Talk Television: Nominee

Relationships

  • Jason Jones — Husband
  • Piper Bee-Jones — Daughter
  • Fletcher Bee-Jones — Son

College

  • Attended McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; attended University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; attended George Brown Theatre School, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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