Samantha Bee

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Samantha Bee

Samantha Bee

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Samantha Bee

Date of Birth

Birthday: October 25
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Samantha Bee is a Canadian-American comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actress, and television host.

Bee rose to fame as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, where she became the longest-serving regular correspondent. In 2015, she departed the show after 12 years to start her own show, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.

Bee has credited Jon Stewart as one of her major influences, and in several interviews she has said that her other comedic influences include Steve Martin, David Letterman, Mary Tyler Moore, Lucille Ball, Carol Burnett, Betty White, and Joan Rivers.

Samantha Bee is a Canadian-American comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actress, and television host.

Bee rose to fame as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, where she became the longest-serving regular correspondent. In 2015, she departed the show after 12 years to start her own show, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.

Bee has credited Jon Stewart as one of her major influences, and in several interviews she has said that her other comedic influences include Steve Martin, David Letterman, Mary Tyler Moore, Lucille Ball, Carol Burnett, Betty White, and Joan Rivers.

Bee holds both Canadian and United States citizenship after being naturalized as an American citizen in 2014.

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Awards & Nominations

16 Nominations | 1 Emmy
Outstanding Short Form Variety Series - 2020
Outstanding Short Form Nonfiction Or Reality Series - 2020
Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series - 2020
Outstanding Variety Talk Series - 2020
Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series - 2019
Outstanding Variety Talk Series - 2019
Outstanding Interactive Program - 2018
Outstanding Variety Talk Series - 2018
Outstanding Variety Talk Series - 2017
Samantha Bee on the red carpet at the 71st Emmy Awards.
Jason Jones and Samantha Bee on the red carpet at the 71st Emmy Awards.
Samantha Bee and Taraji P. Henson
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Samantha Bee on the red carpet at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys.
Samantha Bee on the red carpet at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys.
Samantha Bee on the red carpet at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys.
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Samantha Bee on the red carpet at the 71st Emmy Awards.
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Samantha Bee on the red carpet at the 71st Emmy Awards.

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Jason Jones and Samantha Bee on the red carpet at the 71st Emmy Awards.
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Jason Jones and Samantha Bee on the red carpet at the 71st Emmy Awards.

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Samantha Bee and Taraji P. Henson
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Samantha Bee and Taraji P. Henson present an award at the 70th Emmy Awards.

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Samantha Bee presents award at the 2018 Creative Arts Emmys. 

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Samantha Bee on the red carpet at the 2018 Creative Arts Emmys.

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Samantha Bee on the red carpet at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys.
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Samantha Bee on the red carpet at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys. 

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Samantha Bee on the red carpet at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys.
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Samantha Bee on the red carpet at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys. 

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Samantha Bee on the red carpet at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys.
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Samantha Bee on the red carpet at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys.


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