Cameron Esposito
Cameron Esposito
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Esposito in 2016.
Birth name Cameron Young Esposito[1]
Born (1981-10-17) October 17, 1981 (age 35)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Medium Stand-up, television, radio, internet
Years active 2007-present
Spouse Rhea Butcher
Website cameronesposito.com

Cameron Young Esposito (born October 17, 1981) is an American comedian best known for her stand-up comedy, which often focuses on LGBTQ topics and references aspects of her lesbianism.[2][3] Originally from Chicago, Esposito now resides in Los Angeles with her wife and fellow comedian Rhea Butcher.

Early career

Esposito began her career in Chicago, performing in various local venues, including as a regular at The Lincoln Lodge from 2007 to 2011.[4] She has appeared at a number of comedy festivals, including SXSW, the Moontower, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, and SF Sketchfest.

2013-present

In 2013, Esposito made her television debut on The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson. Fellow guest Jay Leno expressed admiration for Esposito, calling her "the future of comedy".[5] She has also appeared on Conan[6] and on Last Call with Carson Daly. She also voiced "Carroll the Cloud Person" on an episode of Cartoon Network's animated show Adventure Time. The entertainment media website Consequence of Sound named Esposito its comedian of the year for 2014.[7]

In the fall of 2014, Esposito created a series of videos with BuzzFeed Motion Pictures titled "Ask a Lesbian",[8] in which she answers a variety of questions sent in to BuzzFeed staff about lesbianism. The videos also feature Butcher, with whom she has performed comedy previously.[9] In addition to touring regularly, Esposito was a regular panelist on Chelsea Lately with Chelsea Handler[10] and writes a regular blog on the website The A.V. Club.[11] Her comedy album Same Sex Symbol was released in December 2014 by the independent record label Kill Rock Stars. Esposito appeared on Comedy Central's Drunk History as a storyteller on October 20, 2015. Esposito also hosts the stand up comedy podcast "Put Your Hands Together," which is recorded in front of a live audience at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in Los Angeles.[]

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2016 First Girl I Loved Jasmine
2016 Operator Chloe Johnston
2016 Mother's Day Max
2016 Sleight Luna

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2013 The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson Guest 1 episode
2014-2016 Last Call With Carson Daly Guest 2 episodes
2014 Conan Guest 1 episode
2014 Adventure Time Carroll the Cloud Person (voice) 2 episodes
2014 "Ask a Lesbian" Host Web series
2014-2016 Maron Zoe 5 episodes
2015 Comedy Bang! Bang! Server Episode: "Maya Rudolph Wears a Black Skirt & Strappy Sandals"
2015 Drunk History Herself Episode: "Journalism"
2016 We Bare Bears Ranger Tabes (voice) 3 episodes
2016 Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ Liz Episode: "Roger Me Rightly"
2016-present Take My Wife Cameron 6 episodes

Podcasts

Year Title Role
2017-present Queery Host
2013-present Put Your Hands Together Host
2013-2015 Wham Bam Pow Host

References

  1. ^ "Search results for Cameron Esposito in the United States". Intelius.com. Retrieved 2016. 
  2. ^ West, Lindy (August 7, 2014). "Yo, Men, Cameron Esposito Doesn't Want to Have Sex with You Either". Jezebel. Retrieved 2015. 
  3. ^ NPR Staff (October 11, 2014). "Hugs For Hecklers: Cameron Esposito On Life As A Lesbian Comedian". NPR. 
  4. ^ "Alumni". TheLincolnLodge.com. Accessed February 1, 2015.
  5. ^ Luippold, Ross. "Jay Leno Interrupts Cameron Esposito's Stand-Up, Calls Gay Female Comic 'The Future'". The Huffington Post, September 4, 2013.
  6. ^ Bendix, Trish. "Watch Now! Cameron Gets Gay on Conan". AfterEllen.com, August 15, 2014.
  7. ^ Pickett, Leah. "Comedian of the Year: Cameron Esposito". Consequence of Sound, December 8, 2014.
  8. ^ Habersburger, Keith. "Questions You Wish You Could Ask a Lesbian". BuzzFeed.com, October 31, 2014.
  9. ^ Star, Erika. "Lez Stand Out: Rhea Butcher and Cameron Esposito". AfterEllen.com, February 20, 2013.
  10. ^ Fathelbab, Mo. "Why Aren't You Following?: Cameron Esposito". TheExperiement.com, May 19, 2014.
  11. ^ "Who in the World Is Cameron Esposito?" TheAVClub.com Accessed January 29, 2015.

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