Aisha Tyler Biography (1970-)

Full name, Aisha N. Tyler; born September 18, 1970, in San Francisco, CA; daughter of Jim Tyler (a photographer) and Robin Gregory (a teacher); married Jeff Tietjens (a corporate attorney), c. 1992. Addresses: Agent: Endeavor, 9601 Wilshire Blvd., 6th Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.; Manager: ROAR, 2400 Broadway, Suite 330, Santa Monica, CA 90404.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress, producer, director, writer
Birth Details
September 18, 1970
San Francisco, California, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Host, Talk Soup, E! Entertainment Television, 2001-2002
  • Host, The 5th Wheel, syndicated, 2002
  • Charlie Wheeler, a recurring role, Friends, NBC, 2003
  • Celebrity talent scout, Last Comic Standing (also known as LastComic Standing: The Search for the Funniest Person in America), NBC, 2003
  • Mia Dickerson, a recurring role, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, CBS, 2004-2005
  • Marianne Taylor, a recurring role, 24, Fox, 2005
  • Andrea Moreno, Ghost Whisperer, CBS, 2005
  • Also appeared in Off Limits.
  • Movies
  • First girl, Grand Avenue, HBO, 1996
  • Woman with weave, Dancing in September, HBO, 2001
  • Desiree Howard, For One Night, Lifetime, 2005
  • Specials
  • Host, Totally Tube, E! Entertainment Television, 2001
  • Los Angeles host, Survivor: Africa Pre-game Show, E! EntertainmentTelevision, 2001
  • Los Angeles host, Survivor: Africa Post-game Show, E! Entertainment Television, 2001
  • Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher After Party, ABC, 2001
  • Panelist, Super Commercials: A Mental Engineering Special, PBS, 2002
  • Shirtless: Hollywood's Sexiest Men, AMC, 2002
  • Interviewee, 100 Sexiest Artists (also known as VH1's 100 Sexiest Artists), VH1, 2002
  • Host, VH1 Big in '03, VH1, 2003
  • Maxim Hot 100, NBC, 2003
  • Hostess, Spike 52: Hottest Holiday Gifts, Spike, 2003
  • VH1 Divas Duets, VH1, 2003
  • G-Phoria 2004, G4, 2004
  • "Hollywood Home Game 1," World Poker Tour, Travel Channel, 2004
  • Episodic
  • Reporter, "High Impact," Nash Bridges, CBS, 1996
  • Angela Somerset, "PTB," The Pretender, NBC, 1999
  • "Comedians Special," Weakest Link, NBC, 2001
  • Shaq's girlfriend, "Shaq," Curb Your Enthusiasm, HBO, 2001
  • Hollywood Squares, 2002
  • "Incubus & Aisha Tyler," Player$, G4, 2002
  • Jamie, "Purity Test," The Sausage Factory, MTV, 2002
  • District Attorney Janet Medrano, "Body Count," CSI: Miami, CBS, 2003
  • Title role, "Manya Mabika," Nip/Tuck, FX Channel, 2004
  • Bride, Mad TV, Fox, 2004
  • Awards Presentations
  • 2002 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 2003
  • The GQ Men of the Year Awards (also known as Spike TV Presentsthe GQ Men of the Year Awards), Spike, 2003
  • Host, The 9th Annual Lady of Soul Train Awards, The WB, 2003
  • The 18th Annual Soul Train Music Awards, The WB, 2004
  • Presenter, The 2004 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, E! Entertainment Television, 2004
  • The 19th Annual Soul Train Music Awards, The WB, 2005
  • Television Guest Appearances
  • Episodic
  • The Howard Stern Radio Show, syndicated, 2001
  • Howard Stern, E! Entertainment Television, 2001, 2003
  • The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2001
  • The New Tom Green Show, MTV, 2003
  • Tavis Smiley, PBS, 2004
  • On-Air with Ryan Seacrest, syndicated, 2004
  • The Sharon Osbourne Show, syndicated, 2004
  • The Wayne Brady Show, syndicated, 2004
  • The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 2004
  • The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, CBS, 2005
  • Dennis Miller, CNBC, 2005
  • Inside Dish with Rachael Ray, 2005
  • Live with Regis and Kelly, syndicated, 2005
  • Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, syndicated, 2005
  • The Tony Danza Show, syndicated, 2005
  • Panelist, The List, VH1; also appeared in episodes of CNN Live, Cable News Network; Jimmy Kimmel Live, ABC; and Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn.
  • Television Appearances
  • Other
  • Interviewee, I Love the '80s (miniseries), VH1, 2002
  • Melanie, Aisha (pilot), CBS, 2004
  • Film Appearances
  • Josie, Moose Mating, 2001
  • Mother Nature, The Santa Clause 2 (also known as The Santa Clause 2: The Mrs. Clause and SC2), Buena Vista, 2002
  • Alexis, One Flight Stand (short film), 2003
  • Nancy, Never Die Alone, Fox Searchlight, 2004
  • Jane, Meet Market, Presto Productions, 2004
  • .45, Falcon Media, 2005
  • Film Work
  • Producer and director, The Whipper (short film), 2000
  • Stage Appearances
  • Moose Mating, 2001
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • "Slow Jamz," Kanye West: College Dropout--Video Anthology, Universal Music & Video Distribution, 2004
  • Appeared in the music video "Slow Jamz" by Twista, 2003.
  • WRITINGS
  • Film Scripts
  • The Whipper (short film), 2000
  • Television Scripts
  • Host, The 9th Annual Lady of Soul Train Awards, The WB, 2003
  • Other
  • Swerve: Reckless Observations of a Postmodern Girl (essays), Dutton, 2004
  • Contributor to books, including This Day in the Life of American Women. Contributor to magazines, including Glamour, Honey, Rosie, Self, Vibe, and Jane.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Contemporary Black Biography, Volume 36, Gale, 2002
    Periodicals
    • Time Out New York, October 4, 2001, p. 168
    • TV Guide, January 30, 2005, p. 10

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