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Samantha Bee and Jessica Williams Samantha Bee and Jessica Williams

Writers, Correspondents, "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart"

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Samantha Bee and Jessica Williams talk about how they got their start in sketch comedy, and share stories from behind the scenes of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," where they've made headlines as writers and correspondents.
Jessica Williams is an actress, writer, and all-around funny woman from Los Angeles. She credits her ability to be hilarious on her very large funny bone — she's been 6-feet tall since middle school. After practically "killing it" at every single comedic venue in Los Angeles, Williams decided it was time to conquer New York City. She joined "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" in 2012 as the youngest correspondent in the show's history. She resides in Brooklyn, N.Y.   Samantha Bee was born and raised in Toronto, Canada, and began her career in comedy by doing numerous commercial campaigns, as well as participating in the all-female sketch troupe, The Atomic Fireballs. Bee joined "The Daily Show" in 2003, and is the show's longest-serving regular correspondent. In addition to her work on the show, Bee appears opposite her husband and fellow correspondent, Jason Jones, in the 2010 movie "Coopers' Camera." She has also appeared in the 2009 film "Motherhood," plus the TV series "Bored to Death" and "Bob's Burgers." Bee is the recipient of the 2005 Canadian Comedy Award for "Pretty Funny Female." When Bee is not working, she enjoys photographing her children in foolish outfits and correcting spelling errors on menus.   

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