Samantha Bee Biography
Samantha Bee was born in October 25th, 1969 and is a Canadian-American comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actress, media critic, and television host. Bee rose to fame as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, where she became the longest-serving regular correspondent. In 2015, she departed the show after 12 years to start her own show, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.
Samantha Bee Movie Career
Bee started auditioning for acting roles in Toronto while working as a waitress. At age 26, Bee toured with a stage production of Sailor Moon where she played the titular role.Bee then became a correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart on July 10, 2003. Bee was the sole female correspondent on The Daily Show from her debut in 2003 until Kristen Schaal joined the show in March 2008. She was The Daily Show‘s first non-US citizen correspondentIn December 2005, on The O’Reilly Factor, Bill O’Reilly used a clip of Bee from The Daily Show as an example of “The War on Christmas”, presenting it as having aired recently.
The satirical clip featured Bee mentioning how Christmas was the only religious holiday that’s also a federal holiday in the United States, with O’Reilly talking about “SecularCentral…excuse me, Comedy Central”.Jon Stewart responded on his show; inviting Bee out for a discussion, and unlike in the clip that aired on Factor, Bee was visibly eight months pregnant. Bee joked it was obvious that the footage O’Reilly showed was a year old (it originally aired in 2004) because she had different highlights in her hair, before stating that her water had just broken
In March 2015, it was announced that she would leave The Daily Show – after 12 years – to host her own satirical news show on TBS. Bee departed The Daily Show on April 30, 2015.Her new show, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, debuted on February 8, 2016.With the program’s debut, Bee became the first woman to host a late-night satire show.Bee also tried to implement a hiring process which would give her show a more diverse staff than what is typical for a late night comedy show The first season of Full Frontal generated critical and in November 2016, the show was renewed for a second season throughout 2017.
Samantha Bee Husband
Samantha Bee has been married to actor Jason Jones.
Samantha Bee Children
Samantha and her husband have three children.
Samantha Bee Age
Samantha Bee is 48 years old.