Sep. 18th, 1970
San Francisco, California, USA
Aisha Tyler's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
Guest TV Roles[none found]
Aisha Tyler (born September 18, 1970) in San Francisco, the daughter of Robin Gregory, a teacher, and Jim Tyler, a photographer. Her parents divorced when she was 10 and she was raised by her father. She pursued an early interest in comedy during high school; she attended McAteer High School in San Francisco, which had a special program called McAteer School of the Arts, where she attended improv and theater classes.
Tyler attended Dartmouth College, where she earned a degree in environmental policy and was a member of The Tabard, a co-ed fraternity. At Dartmouth, she co-founded and sang in the Dartmouth Rockapellas, an all-female a cappella group devoted to spreading social awareness through song. After briefly working for a San Francisco advertising firm, she toured the country pursuing a comedy career before finally moving to Los Angeles, in 1996.
- She is of both African American and Native American descent.
- Minored in environmental policy at Dartmouth College.
- Was featured as #61 in Maxim Magazine's "Hot 100 of 2002" supplement. (2002)
- Also plays on the World Poker Tour in the Hollywood Home games for the Childhelp USA charity.
- Graduated from Dartmouth College with a degree in Political Science.
- She is a regular contributor to Glamour and Jane magazines.
- Worked with 'Scott Rockett' (qv) while performing at The Laugh Factory in Hollywood. They also were both working at E! Entertainment Television at the same time, she was the the host of _"Talk Soup" (1991)_ (qv), and he was a producer on _"The E! True Hollywood Story" (1996)_.
- Is a stand-up comedienne.