Handler at the 2012 Time 100
|Birth name||Chelsea Joy Handler|
|Born||February 25, 1975
Livingston, New Jersey, U.S.
|Medium||Television, stand-up, film, books, modeling, acting|
|Genres||Observational comedy, news satire, blue comedy|
|Subject(s)||Pop culture, celebrities, gossip|
|Notable works and roles||Host of Chelsea Lately|
Chelsea Handler (born February 25 1975) is an American writer, stand up comedian and actress. She has performed in many movies and television programs. She is the host of Chelsea Lately. She was born near Livingston, New Jersey.
Are You There, Chelsea? was an NBC sitcom. It was based on Handler's 2008 best-selling book Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea. The program aired from January 11 to March 28, 2012. On May 11, 2012, the network canceled it. Laura Prepon played the main character, "Chelsea Newman," a cocktail waitress. Handler was "Chelsea's" born-again Christian sister, "Sloane".
Published Works[change | edit source]
- My Horizontal Life: A Collection of One-Night Stands (2005)
- Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea (2008)
- Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang (2010)
- Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me (2011)
- "50 Shades of Chartreuse: This Time it's Personal" (publishing 2012/13)
Filmography[change | edit source]
Television and movies[change | edit source]
|2012||Fun Size||Wren and Albert's mother||Film|
|2012||Are You There, Chelsea?||Sloane||TV|
|2012||This Means War||Trish||Film|
|2011– present||After Lately||Herself||TV|
|2009||The Good Wife||Herself||TV|
|2007– present||Chelsea Lately||Herself||Talk show|
|2007–2008||In the Motherhood||Heather||Webseries|
|2007||Comedy Central Presents||Herself||Standup|
|2006||The Chelsea Handler Show||Herself||Talk show|
|2006||National Lampoon Presents Cattle Call||Nikita|
|2005||Weekends at the D.L.||Herself|
|2004||Girls Behaving Badly||Various||Prank Show|
|2004||The Bernie Mac Show||Doris Flynt||TV|
|2002||My Wife and Kids||Nurse Amy|
|2002||The Practice||Callie Fairbanks|
References[change | edit source]
- "Chelsea Handler: Biography". TV Guide. http://www.tvguide.com/celebrities/chelsea-handler/bio/198528. Retrieved September 13, 2010.
- Len Righi (2007-11-01). "Chelsea Handler and the responsibility of ridiculing Britney". Seattle Times. http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/television/2003986737_webchelsea.html. Retrieved 2009-01-03.
- "Chelsea Handler to host 2010 MTV VMAs – MSN TV News". Tv.msn.com. 2010-09-17. http://web.archive.org/web/20100823051322/http://tv.msn.com/the-wrap/handler-hosts-vmas/story/?GT1=28103. Retrieved 2010-09-21.
- Seidman, Robert (May 11, 2012). "'Awake, 'Are You There Chelsea?,' 'Best Friends Forever,' and 'Bent' Canceled by NBC". TV by the Numbers. http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/2012/05/11/awake-are-you-there-chelsea-best-friends-forever-and-bent-canceled-by-nbc/133644/. Retrieved May 11, 2012.