Born in Toronto, Samantha Bee studied at the University of Ottawa and at McGill. Her early work was in film, television, and – memorably -- a live action production of Sailor Moon. In 2003, she crossed the border to the United States, where she could laugh not at us but near us, starting the job for which she is best known, correspondent for "The Daily Show."
Person: Her mother
Place: A jungle hotel in Cuba
Thing: Her grandmother’s ashes
92Y needs your help
Many of you have asked how you can help 92Y as we face tremendous financial losses due to Covid-19. From now through June 30, your gift will be matched dollar for dollar up to $250,000 by an anonymous donor—going twice as far in supporting 92Y. You can help sustain our beloved institution and support the creation of new, online programming that will bring comfort and inspiration to our community. Thank you for anything you can do to help.