Sasheer Zamata is a comedian, actress, writer and current cast member on Saturday Night Live. She performs improv at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater (with BUCKY
) and stand up at colleges and clubs across the country. She has appeared on Inside Amy Schumer
, Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell
, ABC's Would You Fall For That
, and This American Life. She co-created and co-starred in the webseries Pursuit of Sexiness
, which was named one of the Top 10 Web Series of 2013 by Variety, and part of Glamour's 7 Web Series We Can't Stop Watching in 2015.
Sasheer has been listed in Cosmopolitan's 13 Funny Women to Watch in 2014, Time Out New York's Top 10 Funniest Women in NYC in 2014, Brooklyn Magazine's 50 Funniest People in Brooklyn, and Complex Magazine's Women in Comedy You Should Be Paying Attention to Right Now in 2015. She's done stand up at Bonnaroo, SXSW, Moontower Comedy Festival, SF Sketchfest, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, New York Comedy Festival, Brooklyn Comedy Festival, Limestone Comedy Festival, Woodstock Comedy Festival, North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival, Great American Comedy Festival, and Women in Comedy Festival.
In 2016, she will be in the upcoming films Sleight
, directed by JD Dillard, and Yoga Hosers
, directed by Kevin Smith. She also serves as ACLU's Celebrity Ambassador for Women's Rights.