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Wanda Sykes has been called “one of the funniest stand-up comics” by her peers and ranks among Entertainment Weekly’s 25 Funniest People in America. Her smart-witted stand-up has sent her career in many different areas.
Sykes recently wrapped the first season of her own late night talk show on FOX. _The Wanda Sykes Show _aired on Saturday nights. In October of 2009 she was seen in her second HBO stand-up special I’ma Be Me. Sykes also played Barb in the CBS comedy The New Adventures of Old Christine for five seasons.
Her first HBO comedy special, _Wanda Sykes: Sick and Tired, debuted in October 2006 and was nominated for a 2007 Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special. It was taped before a live audience at the Moore Theatre in Seattle. _Wanda Sykes: Sick and Tired features material from her recent national tour. Among the topics covered are: politics, gay marriage, karma, healthcare, racial profiling, the pressure of being a woman and the perks of getting older.
Sykes was seen in the feature films Evan Almighty, the sequel to Bruce Almighty, in which she co-starred with Steve Carell, the New Line feature Monster-In-Law starring opposite Jennifer Lopez and Jane Fonda, and was heard in the animated feature Over The Hedge for Dreamworks as well as The Barnyard for Paramount Pictures. She can also be seen co-starring with Luke Wilson and Uma Thurman in the romantic comedy My Super Ex-Girlfriend. Sykes starred in and produced the Comedy Central show Wanda Does It in which she tried various non-showbiz jobs. Her first book, titled Yeah, I Said It, published by Simon and Schuster, hit bookstores in September 2004. Yeah, I Said It is a hilarious collection of essays touching on life, family and current events.