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Lena Waithe


Lena Waithe was born on May 17, 1984 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Lena Diane Waithe. She is a writer and actress, known for Master of None (2015), Ready Player One (2018) and The Chi (2018). See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 11 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Master of None
(2015-2017)
Ready Player One
Ready Player One Aech / Helen
(2018)
The Chi
The Chi Writer
(2018)
Dear White People
(2014)

Filmography

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  Twenties (TV Movie) (pre-production)
  The Chi (TV Series) (created by - 10 episodes, 2018) (written by - 3 episodes, 2018)
- Ease on Down the Road (2018) ... (creator)
- Namaste Muthafucka (2018) ... (creator)
- Wallets (2018) ... (creator)
- The Whistle (2018) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Penetrate A Fraud (2018) ... (creator)
 2017 Master of None (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Thanksgiving (2017) ... (written by)
 2016 Untitled Lena Waithe Project (TV Movie)
  Bones (TV Series) (staff writer - 14 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (written by - 1 episode, 2015)
- The Eye in the Sky (2015) ... (staff writer - as Lena D. Waithe)
- The Putter in the Rough (2015) ... (staff writer - as Lena D. Waithe)
- The Baker in the Bits (2015) ... (staff writer - as Lena D. Waithe)
- The Teacher in the Books (2015) ... (staff writer - as Lena D. Waithe)
- The Psychic in the Soup (2015) ... (written by - as Lena D. Waithe)
  Hello Cupid (TV Series) (story - 4 episodes, 2013) (creator - 3 episodes, 2013)
- Seven (2013) ... (story)
- Six (2013) ... (story)
- Five (2013) ... (story)
- Four (2013) ... (story)
- Three (2013) ... (creator)
 2012 M.O. Diaries (TV Series)
  How to Rock (TV Series) (1 episode, 2012) (written by - 1 episode, 2012)
- How to Rock a Prank (2012) ... (written by)
- How to Rock a Music Video (2012) ... (as Lena D. Waithe)
 2011/I Save Me (Short) (writer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for Nike

Alternate Names:

Lena D. Waithe

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

Here's the thing. I was raised on deep dish pizza. So, what you guys call pizza, I don't think that it's pizza. I think it's cheese bread.

Nickname:

Katraukus

Star Sign:

Taurus

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