Samantha Bee is the female correspondent on The Emmy Award-winning series Comedy Central's The Daily Show starring Jon Stewart. Born in Toronto, Samantha began her career appearing in various theatrical productions on stages throughout Ontario. In addition to her theatre work, Samantha became very involved in sketch comedy. Samantha is a member of the popular Toronto based sketch troupe The Atomic Fireballs -- whose reputation attracted the attention of New York's Broadway Video (producers of "Saturday Night Live) who offered the girls a development deal in 2002. Samantha's popularity as a Fireball lead to interest from many of Toronto's casting directors and Sam quickly began starring in ad campaigns.
Samantha appeared in the Showtime movie Jasper Texas starring Jon Voight, in the short film Fat Kid and made her Canadian feature film debut in the critically acclaimed Ham and Cheese, for which she was nominated for a Canadian Comedy Award.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.
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