Jessica Williams (actress)

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Jessica Williams (actress)

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Jessica Williams
Jessica Williams of The Daily Show (cropped).jpg

Jessica Williams of The Daily Show interviews someone outside the Supreme Court.
Born Jessica Renee Williams
(1989-07-31) July 31, 1989 (age 28)
Los Angeles County, California, USA[1]
Alma mater California State University, Long Beach
Occupation Actress, comedian
Years active 2006–present

Jessica Renee Williams (born July 31, 1989) is an American actress and comedian who was formerly a senior correspondent on The Daily Show.

Early life[edit]

Jessica Renee Williams was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She attended Nathaniel Narbonne High School where she flourished in the school’s drama department. She made her television debut as a series regular on the Nickelodeon series Just for Kicks in 2006[2] and in 2012, she became The Daily Show’s youngest correspondent ever.[3][4] She attended California State University, Long Beach.[5] The results of a DNA test traced Williams’ maternal ancestry to the Bamileke people of Cameroon.[6]


Williams made her Daily Show debut on January 11, 2012.[7] Williams is a frequent performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles.[5] Williams also made appearances on Season 3 of HBO’s Girls.[8] She currently resides in Brooklyn, New York[9] and Los Angeles, California[10]. She appears in the film People Places Things. She currently co-hosts the comedy podcast 2 Dope Queens with Phoebe Robinson. She appeared on her last Daily Show episode on June 30, 2016.[11] She is the star of the 2017 Netflix comedy movie The Incredible Jessica James, in which she portrays a character whom the Guardian described as “a struggling Brooklyn-based playwright navigating the murky waters of modern romance while waiting impatiently for her big break.”[12]


Actress (14 credits)
 2012-2016 The Daily Show (TV Series)
Lorena Bobbitt / Joy / Emancipation Slave / …

Sturgill Simpson (2016) … Lorena Bobbitt
Chrissy Teigen (2016) … Joy
Peter Bergen (2016) … Emancipation Slave
Rachel Maddow (2014) … Nun
 2015 Tap Shoes & Violins (Short)
 2015 Hot Tub Time Machine 2
Jessica Williams
 2014 Girls (TV Series)

I Saw You (2014) … Karen
Role-Play (2014) … Karen
Incidentals (2014) … Karen
Free Snacks (2014) … Karen
 2013 Delivery Man
African American Spa Worker
 2012 CollegeHumor Originals (TV Series)
Movie Girl / Choral Singer

Official Spoiler Rules (2012) … Movie Girl
Wings of a Dragon (2012) … Choral Singer
 2011 Crying in Public (Short)
Coffee Shop Crier
 2011 Bath Boys Comedy (TV Movie)
Jamaican Damsel
 2010 This Show Will Get You High (TV Movie)
 2006 Just for Kicks (TV Series)
Vida Atwood

Waiting for Fleishman (2006) … Vida Atwood
Alexa in Charge (2006) … Vida Atwood
The Longest Yarn (2006) … Vida Atwood
Sister Before Mister (2006) … Vida Atwood
We Aren’t Family (2006) … Vida Atwood

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