Lizz Winstead

Lizz Winstead

As a co-creator and former head writer of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show," and Co-founder of Air America Radio; Lizz Winstead has emerged as a critically acclaimed political writer and producer. As a performer, Winstead brought her political wit to "The Daily Show" as a Correspondent and later to the radio waves co-hosting "Unfiltered," Air America Radio's mid morning show with citizen of the world and Hip Hop legend Chuck D, and political big brain Rachel Maddow. Lizz' comedic talents have been recognized in Entertainment Weekly's 100 most Creative People issue and she was nominated Best Female Club Performer by The American Comedy Awards and has appeared numerous times on television including HBO's "Women of the Night", "The US Comedy Arts Festival" in Aspen, "Comedy Central Presents.." and too many basic cable stand-up shows and VH-1 "50 Greatest This" and "100 Greatest That's" to mention.... Lizz is writing, producing and staring in "Wake Up World" an Off Broadway and web show in NYC that satirizes all of our beloved morning shows. Winstead continues touring the country doing stand-up and is a regular contributor on "The Ed Show" on MSNBC.

  • Title: Lizz Winstead
  • Popularity: 7.374
  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 1961-08-05
  • Place of Birth: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
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Lizz Winstead Movies

  • 1995
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    Burnzy's Last Call

    Burnzy's Last Call

    1 1995 HD

    A downtown Manahattan gin mill plays host to a series of comic vignettes.

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  • 2021
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    Too Soon: Comedy After 9/11

    Too Soon: Comedy After 9/11

    5 2021 HD

    From the immediate aftermath of 9/11 to today stand-up comedians, talk-show hosts, sketch performers, television animators and other entertainers...

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  • 1987
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    On Location: Women of the Night

    On Location: Women of the Night

    1 1987 HD

    HBO stand-up comedy special starring Ellen DeGeneres, Paula Poundstone, Rita Rudner, Judy Tenuta and Lizz Winstead.

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  • 2023
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    No One Asked You

    No One Asked You

    1 2023 HD

    Comedian and disrupter extraordinaire Lizz Winstead (co-creator of The Daily Show) and her team of activists crisscross the U.S. to support abortion...

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  • 1998
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    Comedy Central Presents

    Comedy Central Presents

    6.707 1998 HD

    These half-hour specials showcased some of the best up-and-coming comedians of the moment. The show was a pivotal stepping stone for many of today's...

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  • 2002
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    O2Be

    O2Be

    1 2002 HD

    O2Be is an American comedy television series starring Lizz Winstead and Brian Unger. The series premiered September 22, 2002, on Oxygen. After...

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  • 2009
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    Joy Behar: Say Anything!

    Joy Behar: Say Anything!

    1 2009 HD

    Joy Behar: Say Anything! was a news program and talk show hosted by Emmy-award winning talk show host Joy Behar. The program had its "Preview" while...

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  • 2010
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    The Green Room with Paul Provenza

    The Green Room with Paul Provenza

    8 2010 HD

    Comedian and director of the obscenely hilarious hit film The Aristocrats, Paul Provenza invites some of the biggest names in stand-up to sit down...

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  • 2001
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    The Test

    The Test

    1 2001 HD

    Celebrity guests express opinions on topics such as morality and dating, and compare their comments with those of the general public.

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  • 1996
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    The Daily Show

    The Daily Show

    6.292 1996 HD

    The World's Fakest News Team tackle the biggest stories in news, politics and pop culture.

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  • 2022
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    Inventions That Changed History

    Inventions That Changed History

    7 2022 HD

    The wild and often unbelievable stories behind the world's most important inventions.

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  • 1970
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    Inventions That Changed History

    Inventions That Changed History

    6.292 1970 HD

    The World's Fakest News Team tackle the biggest stories in news, politics and pop culture.

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  • 1970
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    Inventions That Changed History

    Inventions That Changed History

    1 1970 HD

    O2Be is an American comedy television series starring Lizz Winstead and Brian Unger. The series premiered September 22, 2002, on Oxygen. After...

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