Aisha Tyler

Aisha Tyler

TV Actress

Aisha Nilaja Tyler is an American actress, comedian, director, and talk show host. She is known for playing Andrea Marino in the first season of Ghost Whisperer, Dr. Tara Lewis in Criminal Minds, Mother ...

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Sep 18, 1970
6′ 0″
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Aisha Tyler was born on September 18, 1970 in San Francisco, California. She is the daughter of Robin Gregory and Jim Tyler, a photographer and a lawyer respectively. Her parents divorced when she was 10 years old and she began living with her mother full time. She attended high school at McAteer High School for the Performing Arts, where she studied acting.

She attended Dartmouth College and graduated with a degree in Political Science in 1992. After college, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career. In 1993, she got her first role as a guest star on an episode of "Friends". She went on to appear in numerous TV shows such as "24", "Ghost Whisperer", and "CSI".

In 2010, Tyler became co-host of the CBS daytime talk show The Talk. Since then, she has become well known for her witty humor and honest views on many topics. She also hosted Whose Line Is It Anyway? from 2013-2015 and has been a voice actress for films such as Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) and Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015).

Tyler has made numerous television appearances including guest spots on shows like Conan, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Jeopardy!, Drop the Mic, and Lopez Tonight. She is also a published author having released her first book Self-Inflicted Wounds: Heartwarming Tales Of Epic Humiliation in 2013.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1970</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Aisha Tyler is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On September 18, 1970, Aisha Tyler was born in San Francisco, California.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1991</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Graduates from Dartmouth College</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Tyler graduates from Dartmouth College with a degree in Environmental Policy and Psychology.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1996</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Makes TV Debut on Talk Soup</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Tyler makes her television debut as a host on the E! Network's Talk Soup.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2001</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Joins Friends Cast</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Tyler joins the cast of the NBC sitcom Friends, playing the role of Charlie Wheeler.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2007</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Joins The Talk</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Tyler joins the cast of CBS's The Talk, becoming one of the show's five regular hosts.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Directorial Debut</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Tyler makes her directorial debut with the comedy/drama series For the Love of Jane.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Memoir</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Tyler releases her memoir, Self-Inflicted Wounds: Heartwarming Tales of Epic Humiliation.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's an Inspiring Woman</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Aisha Tyler is an inspiring woman who has achieved success in multiple fields. She's a successful actress, comedian, author, and host of the hit daytime talk show The Talk. She is also an advocate for women's rights and supports causes like Planned Parenthood and LGBT rights.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's Funny and Charismatic</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Aisha Tyler is a highly charismatic and funny person. She has made us laugh with her standup comedy routines and her roles on television shows like Friends and Archer. Her charisma makes her a great host for The Talk and she always knows how to keep the conversation flowing.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She Supports Important Causes</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Aisha Tyler is an advocate for many important causes. She is a supporter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) which works to protect civil liberties in the United States. She is also an advocate for equal rights for all people regardless of gender, race, or sexual orientation. </p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> First African-American Woman to Host a Talk Show</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Aisha Tyler was the first African-American woman to host a talk show on a major network when she took over for Craig Kilborn as the host of "The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn" in 2003.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Graduate of Dartmouth College</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Aisha Tyler is a graduate of Dartmouth College, where she majored in government and environmental policy.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Voice of Lana Kane in Archer</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Aisha Tyler is the voice of Lana Kane in the popular animated series "Archer".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Avid Gamer</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Aisha Tyler is an avid gamer and was one of the original creators of the gaming website Giant Bomb. She also hosts the podcast Girl on Guy, where she interviews other celebrities about their love of gaming.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Hosted Whose Line Is It Anyway?</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Aisha Tyler hosted the improv comedy show "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" from 2013 to 2018.</p></div>


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