Michelle Buteau

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Michelle Buteau
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Michelle Buteau (2007)
Born (1977-07-24) July 24, 1977 (age 42)
OccupationComedian, actress, podcast host
Years active2011–present

Michelle Buteau (born July 24, 1977) is an American stand-up comedian,[1] actress, and podcast host.[2][3]

Early life[edit]

Buteau was born in New Jersey to a Haitian father and Jamaican mother.[4]

Career[edit]

Buteau started performing comedy a few days after September 11, 2001.[5][6]

In 2017, Buteau was listed as one of ten comedians to watch by Esquire Magazine.[7]

In 2018, Buteau started hosting the Late Night Whenever! podcast,[8][9] which was labeled as "one of the best podcasts of 2018 so far" by Time Magazine.[10] Buteau was also part of The Comedy Lineup on Netflix where up and coming comedians have 15 minute stand-up sets.[11][12]

In 2019, Buteau appears in the movies: Someone Great, Isn't It Romantic, Sell By, and Always Be My Maybe.[13] She also began hosting the WNYC podcast, Adulting, with co-host Jordan Carlos.[14]

In 2019, Buteau will also appear in two television series: First Wives Club and Tales of the City.

In 2020, Buteau was the host of the first season of The Circle, a reality TV show on Netflix.

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2019 Isn't It Romantic Martina
2019 Sell By Cammy
2019 Someone Great Cynthia
2019 Always Be My Maybe Veronica
TBA Work It TBA Post-production[15]
TBA Marry Me TBA Post-production
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2011 Whitney Girlfriend Pilot
2012-2013 Key and Peele Wife, Girlfriend 2 episodes
2013 China, IL Wendeloquence / Mrs. Falgot 6 episodes
2014 Enlisted Private Robinson Supporting cast
2015 The Jim Gaffigan Show Amelia 1 episode
2017 The Tick Beck 2 episodes
2018 2 Dope Queens Herself 1 episode
2019 Russian Doll 1 episode
2019 First Wives Club Bree Washington starring
2019 Tales of the City Wrenita Butler recurring
2019 Bless the Harts Michelle (voice) 1 episode
2020 The Circle Herself Host

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Michelle Buteau". Comedy Central. Retrieved 2018-06-05.
  2. ^ Princess Weekes (2018-04-04). "Michelle Buteau Is a Force of Nature in Her New Podcast "Late Night Whenever"". The Mary Sue. Retrieved 2018-06-05.
  3. ^ Anne Godlasky (2018-04-05). "Michelle Buteau has a 'plus-sized dream' for Late Night Whenever podcast". USA Today. Retrieved 2018-06-05.
  4. ^ "Haitian-Jamaican Comedian Michelle Buteau Launch "Late Night Whenever' Podcast". L'Union Suite. 2018-01-28. Retrieved 2018-06-05.
  5. ^ Sean L. McCarthy (2013-05-13). "Meet Me In New York: Michelle Buteau". Comic's Comic. Retrieved 2018-06-06.
  6. ^ Sidney Fussell (2016-03-03). "Meet the hilarious comedian taking over Comedy Central's Snapchat". Business Insider. Retrieved 2018-06-11.
  7. ^ Emily Zemler (2017-02-16). "The 10 Comedians to Watch in 2017". Esquire Magazine. Retrieved 2018-06-05.
  8. ^ Danielle Kwateng-Clark (2018-01-23). "Comedian Michelle Buteau Is Bringing Her Raw Brand Of Funny To A Weekly Podcast". Essence Magazine. Retrieved 2018-06-05.
  9. ^ Lara Zarum (2018-04-17). "Michelle Buteau Is One Dope Talk Show Host". The Village Voice. Retrieved 2018-06-06.
  10. ^ "Best Podcasts of 2018 So Far". Time Magazine. 2018-06-05. Retrieved 2018-06-05.
  11. ^ Barnana Sarkar (2018-06-14). "Netflix announces roster for 'The Comedy Lineup'". Meaww. Retrieved 2018-06-15.
  12. ^ Jason Zinoman (2018-07-02). "A Netflix Experiment Gives Deserving Comics Their 15 Minutes". NY Times. Retrieved 2018-07-03.
  13. ^ Dave McNary (2018-05-30). "Keanu Reeves, Daniel Dae Kim Join Ali Wong's 'Always Be My Maybe'". Variety. Retrieved 2018-06-05.
  14. ^ "Podcast Directory: Adulting". NPR. Retrieved August 26, 2019.
  15. ^ N'Duka, Amanda; N'Duka, Amanda (2019-07-02). "Jordan Fisher, Drew Ray Tanner, Michelle Buteau Join Sabrina Carpenter In Netflix Dance Comedy 'Work It'". Deadline. Retrieved 2019-07-03.

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