Amy Schumer

Schumer in 2011 Amy Beth Schumer (born June 1, 1981) is an American stand-up comedian, actress, writer, and director. Schumer ventured into comedy in the early 2000s before appearing as a contestant on the fifth season of the NBC reality competition series ''Last Comic Standing'' in 2007. From 2013 to 2016, she was the creator, co-producer, co-writer, and star of the Comedy Central sketch comedy series ''Inside Amy Schumer'', for which she received a Peabody Award and was nominated for five Primetime Emmy Awards, winning Outstanding Variety Sketch Series in 2015.

Schumer wrote and made her film debut in a starring role in ''Trainwreck'' (2015), for which she received nominations for the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical. She published a memoir in 2016, ''The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo'', which held the top position on ''The New York Times'' Non-Fiction Best Seller list for two weeks. The same year, she was nominated for two Grammy Awards: for Best Comedy Album for ''Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo'', and Best Spoken Word Album for ''The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo''. In 2018, she starred in the comedy film ''I Feel Pretty'' and garnered a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play nomination for her Broadway debut in ''Meteor Shower''. Provided by Wikipedia
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