Jessica Williams (actress)

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Jessica Williams
BornJessica Renee Williams
(1989-07-31) July 31, 1989 (age 24)
Los Angeles, California[1]
OccupationActress/comedian
Years active2006–present
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
 
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Jessica Williams
BornJessica Renee Williams
(1989-07-31) July 31, 1989 (age 24)
Los Angeles, California[1]
OccupationActress/comedian
Years active2006–present
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)

Jessica Renee Williams (born July 31, 1989) is an American actress and comedian best known as a correspondent on The Daily Show.

Life and career[edit]

Williams was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She made her television debut as a series regular on the Nickelodeon series Just for Kicks in 2006[2] and is currently a correspondent on The Daily Show.[3] She attended California State University, Long Beach.[4] She made her Daily Show debut on January 11, 2012.[5] Williams is a frequent performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in Los Angeles.[6] Williams also made appearances on Season 3 of HBO's Girls.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Gilbert, Matthew (April 7, 2006). "'Just for Kicks' shows girls how to get along". The Boston Globe. 
  3. ^ Del Signore, John (January 19, 2012). "Jon Stewart: SOPA Will Drive Us To Libraries "Like A Common Masturbator"". Gothamist. 
  4. ^ "Jessica Williams". Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. Retrieved 28 September 2013. 
  5. ^ The Daily Show - Indecision 2012 - In the South of Madness
  6. ^ Jessica Williams, UCB Theatre
  7. ^ Lauren Williams: The Daily Show's Jessica Williams on Race, Comedy, and Her Role in "Girls.", Mother Jones, January/February 2014 (retrieved 201-2-13)

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