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Retta

Highest Rated:   100% Operator (2016)
Lowest Rated:   10% Slackers (2002)
Birthday:   Not Available
Birthplace:   Not Available
Parents are Liberian; her family is related to Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Planned to attend medical school, but changed her career path in 1996 when she participated in a local open-mic night. Made her TV debut on Moesha in 1997. Started a series of college comedy tours in 1998; received a nomination from Campus Activities Magazine for Female Comedian of the Year. Won Comedy Central's first Laugh Riots Stand-Up Competition in 1999. Cast as a recurring guest star on NBC's Parks and Recreation in 2009 before becoming a series regular in the show's third season.

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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
80% Good Boys
  • Lucas' Mom
2019
No Score Yet Where's the Money
  • Roberta
2017
63% Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life
  • Ida Stricker
$20M 2016
85% Other People
  • Nina
$63.1k 2016
100% Operator
  • Pauline 'Roger' Rogers
2016
71% Fracture
  • Evidence Room Cop
$39M 2007
22% Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star
  • Sad Eye Sadie
$22.8M 2003
10% Slackers
  • Office Manager
$4.9M 2002

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
  • Guest
  • 2019
No Score Yet Pinky Malinky
2019
  • Voice
  • 2019
No Score Yet The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
2015
  • Guest
  • 2019
80% Good Girls
2018
  • Ruby Hill Ruby
  • 2019
  • 2018
No Score Yet The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
2014
  • Guest
  • 2018
No Score Yet Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen
2009-2019
  • Guest
  • 2018
No Score Yet Late Night With Seth Meyers
2014
  • Guest
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2014
No Score Yet Harry
2016-2018
  • Guest
  • 2017
No Score Yet The $100,000 Pyramid
2016
  • Appearing
  • 2017
  • 2016
No Score Yet Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce
2014-2018
  • Barbara
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
No Score Yet The Wendy Williams Show
2008
  • Guest
  • 2017
  • 2014
No Score Yet Hollywood Medium With Tyler Henry
2016-2019
  • Guest
  • Appearing
  • 2016
No Score Yet The Chew
2011-2018
  • Guest
  • 2016
No Score Yet The Talk
2010
  • Guest
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2013
100% The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore
2015-2016
  • Panelist
  • 2015
No Score Yet Hollywood Game Night
2013-2019
  • Appearing
  • 2014
No Score Yet Drunk History
2013
  • Appearing
  • 2014
  • 2013
92% Parks and Recreation
2009-2015
  • Donna Meagle
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009
No Score Yet Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
2009-2014
  • Guest
  • 2013
No Score Yet Conan
2010
  • Guest
  • 2012
20% Rodney
2004-2006
  • Tanya
  • 2006
No Score Yet Comedy Central Presents
1998-2011
  • Performer
  • 2004

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