NEWSLETTER | 12 August 2019
Meet a Funny Person:

Michelle Buteau

Michelle Buteau

Michelle Buteau is a comedian, actor, and podcast host you should know.

Born in New Jersey to Caribbean parents, actress/comedian Michelle Buteau brings her playful personality and wry perspective to her comedy.

She has had stand-up specials on Netflix and Comedy Central. She’s also performed on Late Night with Craig Ferguson and on the 2 Dope Queens special for HBO.

Michelle had a scene-stealing role as Ali Wong’s assistant in the Netflix rom-com Always Be My Maybe. You can check out more of her comedic acting chops as one of the leads in the upcoming TV remake of First Wives Club for BET. (trailer)

You may have also seen her on shows like The Tick on Amazon, Broad City and Key & Peele on Comedy Central, and Enlisted on FOX.

Michelle is also an accomplished podcast host! She produced and hosted the talk show Late Night Whenever for WNYC (which Time called one of the best podcasts of 2018).

This year, she is launching a new podcast for WNYC with comedian Jordan Carlos. It’s a version of their popular live show Adulting where they joke about the challenges of being an adult today with comedians like Jim Gaffigan, Wyatt Cenac, and Phoebe Robinson (trailer).

More Good Work From Michelle:

  • 2 Dope Queens (2018)
    Michelle talks about pronouncing her Dutch husband’s name and people asking when they will have kids.
  • Craig Ferguson (2012)
    Hear about Michelle’s wedding ring, relationship advice from her parents, and going to the beach with her in-laws.
  • As the Food Turns
    Michelle asks SNL’s Sasheer Zamata lightning round questions while they wait for their Cup of Noodles to heat up in the microwave.

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