Chelsea Handler

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Chelsea Handler
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Handler at the 2012 Time 100
Birth nameChelsea Joy Handler
Born (1975-02-25) February 25, 1975 (age 48)
Livingston, New Jersey, U.S.
MediumTelevision, stand-up, film, books, modeling, acting
Years active1996–present
GenresObservational comedy, news satire, blue comedy
Subject(s)Pop culture, celebrities, gossip
Notable works and rolesHost of Chelsea Lately

Chelsea Handler (born February 25 1975)[1] 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.[2]

Handler was the host of the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards.[3]

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.[4] Laura Prepon played the main character, "Chelsea Newman," a cocktail waitress. Handler was "Chelsea's" born-again Christian sister, "Sloane". She hosted the late-night talk show Chelsea Lately on the E! network from 2007 to 2014, and released a documentary series, Chelsea Does, on Netflix in January 2016. Between 2016 and 2017, Handler hosted the talk show, Chelsea, on Netflix.

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Television and movies[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
2012 Fun Size Wren and Albert's mother Film
2012 Are You There, Chelsea? Sloane TV
2012 This Means War Trish Film
2011 Whitney Dr. Price TV
2011– present After Lately Herself TV
2011 Hop Mrs. Beck Voice
2009 The Good Wife Herself TV
2007– present Chelsea Lately Herself Talk show
2007–2008 In the Motherhood Heather Webseries
2007 Steam Jacky
2007 Comedy Central Presents Herself Standup
2006 The Chelsea Handler Show Herself Talk show
2006 Reno 911! Pinky TV
2006 National Lampoon Presents Cattle Call Nikita
2005 Weekends at the D.L. Herself
2005 Totally High
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
2001 The Plotters Ann
2001 Spy TV Unknown

References[change | change source]

  1. "Chelsea Handler: Biography". TV Guide. Retrieved September 13, 2010.
  2. Len Righi (2007-11-01). "Chelsea Handler and the responsibility of ridiculing Britney". Seattle Times. Retrieved 2009-01-03.
  3. "Chelsea Handler to host 2010 MTV VMAs – MSN TV News". 2010-09-17. Archived from the original on 2010-08-23. Retrieved 2010-09-21.
  4. Seidman, Robert (May 11, 2012). "'Awake, 'Are You There Chelsea?,' 'Best Friends Forever,' and 'Bent' Canceled by NBC". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on August 16, 2012. Retrieved May 11, 2012.