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Sasheer Zamata is a featured player in "Saturday Night Live." She joined the cast in 2014. She was previously featured in ABC's reality series "Would You Fall for That?"

Sasheer is an actress, writer, and comedian living in New York City. After graduating from the University of Virginia with a degree in Drama, she moved to New York in 2009 and began performing at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater.

Her work has been featured in Jezebel, Hairpin, Vulture, Think Progress, Clutch Magazine, Time Out New York and The New York Times. She's done stand up at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, the Great American Comedy Festival, the Letterman Showcase in the North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival, Comedy Central's Comics to Watch Showcase, and has opened for John Mulaney and the Bonnaroo365 tour. Cosmo also listed her as a comic to watch.

She has performed in online videos for Jest and College Humor that have been featured on the "Today Show" and Jezebel. She wrote and performed in a web series for The Cooking Channel, called "Fodder." She co-starred in The Cooking Channel's "Back in Time for Thanksgiving" special. She appears in sketches on "Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell" on FX and "Inside Amy Schumer" on Comedy Central. She'll be starring in MTV's "Hey Girl," and you can occasionally see her in commercials for Target, Verizon Wireless, NY Lotto and Apple.

She also loves thrift shopping and eating.




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SASHEER ZAMATA: FACTS

Where does Sasheer Zamata live? Find out here.

Current Residence: New York, NY





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