Aisha N. Tyler is an American actress, Comedian, Director and Talk-Show Host, known for her character Andrea Marino in the first season of Ghost Whisperer and Dr. Tara Lewis in Criminal Minds and a host of other TV productions. She was formerly the Co-host of CBS’s The Talk, where she won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host . She is currently the host of Whose Line Is It Anyway?
Here are some other things you should know:
- She is of both African American and Native American descent.
- Tyler is a vocal advocate for the rights of the LGBTQ community
- Philanthropy and charity work are very important to Tyler, and she regularly does volunteer work for the American Red Cross, The Trust for Public Land, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, and the International Rescue Committee.
- Her first book, Swerve: A Guide to the Sweet Life for Postmodern Girls, was released in January 2004.
- As a stand-up comic, she has her own podcast series called “Girl on Guy With Aisha Tyler” and regularly invites comedian friends to be guests.
- She has been named #72 on the Maxim magazine “Hot 100 of 2005” list.
- Tyler appeared in a nude pictorial, along with other celebrities, in the May 2006 issue of Allure. The annual Nude Issue raises money to combat skin cancer.