Wanda Sykes (born March 7, 1964) is an American writer, comedian, actress, and voice artist. She earned the 1999 Emmy Award for her writing on The Chris Rock Show. In 2004, Entertainment Weekly named Sykes as one of the 25 funniest people in America. She is well known for her role as Barbara Baran on The New Adventures of Old Christine and for her appearances on HBO‘s Curb Your Enthusiasm.
In November 2009, The Wanda Sykes Show, her own late-night talkshow, premiered on Fox, airing Saturday nights, until it was cancelled in April 2010. Sykes has also had a successful career in film, appearing in Monster-in-Law,My Super Ex-Girlfriend, Evan Almighty, and License to Wed, and voiced characters in Over the Hedge, Barnyard,Brother Bear 2, Rio, and Ice Age: Continental Drift. Reference: Wikipedia
Brooke Shields, Virginia Madsen, Camryn Manheim & Wanda Sykes celebrate “Hot Flashes” to Blow Out Cancer. The American Cancer Society is the “Official Sponsor of Birthdays” creating a world with less cancer and more birthdays by saving lives, helping people get well, stay well, finding cures and fighting back. The Society is dedicated to furthering this mission by co-hostin an intimate dinner at the Montage Hotel with the cast of “The Hot Flashes” to honor courageous cancer surviviors.
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