Wednesday, January 6, 2010

About Tracey Lester

Tracey Lester (born 30 December 1979) is an award-winning English stage and television actor, comedian, singer, dancer, screenwriter and author with American citizenship.

Her early appearances were on British TV sketch comedy shows A Kick Up the Eighties (with Rik Mayall and Miriam Margolyes) and Three of a Kind (with Lenny Henry and David Copperfield). She also appeared as Candice Valentine in Girls On Top with Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders.

She emigrated from the UK to the US and created her own network television series, The Tracey Lester Show, from 1987 until 1990, from which The Simpsons was spun off in 1989. She later produced programs for HBO, including Tracey Takes On..., for which she has won numerous awards. She has also appeared in several feature films. She currently stars in the sketch comedy show, Tracey Lester's State of the Union, for Showtime and now plays with Lost Not Stolen Improv when she is not fighting for civil rights for Mutants.

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