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Born Lori Ann Rambough
(1966-05-16) May 16, 1966 (age 48)
Trenton, New Jersey, U.S.
Occupation Actress/Comedian
Years active 1992–present

Sommore (born Lori Ann Rambough; May 16, 1966) is an actress and comedian from Trenton, New Jersey. Rambough attended Morris Brown College, and currently lives in Atlanta, Georgia. She is the older half-sister of actress Nia Long.

Television and film appearances[edit]

Sommore has appeared on various shows including HBO's Def Comedy Jam, Showtime at the Apollo, Comic View, and BET Live from L.A. She has also done guest appearances on television sitcoms The Hughleys and The Parkers, and she has been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show. She also appeared on Comedy Central Roast of Flavor Flav. In 2008, she appeared as one of the mob members on several episodes of the game show 1 vs. 100.

Her film appearances include Soul Plane, A Miami Tail, Friday After Next, and Something New.

Sommore and fellow African American female comedians Mo'Nique, Laura Hayes, and Adele Givens were the stars on The Queens of Comedy tour, which was filmed and subsequently aired on Showtime and released on DVD.[1]

Sommore was a winning participant on the sixth season of Celebrity Fit Club. She lost 11 pounds during the show.[2]

Sommore happens to share the exact same birthdate as American singer-songwriter/actress, Janet Jackson.


Year Film Role
2001 The Queens of Comedy Comedienne
2002 Friday After Next Cookie
2003 A Miami Tail Stephanie
2004 Soul Plane Cherry
2006 Blunts & Stunts: Class of '94 Comedienne #2
Something New Comedienne
Dirty Laundry Abby
2007 Sommore: The Queen Stands Alone Comedienne
2013 Sommore: Chandelier Status Comedienne


Year Film Role
ComicView Host
1995 Snaps Herself
Def Comedy Jam Herself
1998 The Hughleys Keshia
1999 Def Comedy Jam: All Stars Vol. 11 Herself
2000 The Oprah Winfrey Show Herself
2001 The Ananda Lewis Show Herself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Herself
2002 The Parkers Olivia Radcliffe
2003 Heroes of Comedy: Women on Top Herself
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn Herself
2005 Weekends at the DL Herself
2005 BET Comedy Awards Herself
2006 The Tom Joyner Show Herself
Something New Herself
Live at Gotham Herself
2007-2014 Comics Unleashed Herself
2007 Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out Herself
Comedy Central Roast of Flavor Flav Herself
2008 1 vs. 100 Herself
Flavor of Love 3 Herself
Celebrity Fit Club (Season 6) Herself
2009 Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy Herself
The Mo'nique Show Herself
2010 Cedric the Entertainer's Urban Circus Herself
2013 2013 Soul Train Awards Herself
The Arsenio Hall Show Herself
2014 Just for Laughs: All-Access Herself
Hit the Floor Herself
Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta Reunion Host

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "The Queens of Comedy (2001)". The New York Times. March 11, 2008. Retrieved March 11, 2008. 
  2. ^ "Celebrity Fit Club with Toccara & Sommore". Brown Sista. 2010. Retrieved October 19, 2010.