Amy Schumer

Active - 2011 - 2018  |   Born - Jun 1, 1981 in New York, New York, United States  |  

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  • Is second cousins, once removed with politician Chuck Schumer.
  • Appeared in college productions of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie and Stop Kiss.
  • Studied at the William Esper Studio, focusing on the Meisner technique, in New York City.
  • Starred as a young woman diagnosed with breast cancer in the off-Broadway play Keeping A-Breast.
  • Was offered a contract by VH1 based on her self-produced comedy video short Chinese New Year.
  • In 2007, placed fourth on the competitive reality show Last Comic Standing.
  • Has written for Cosmopolitan magazine.