Whitney CummingsWhitney Cummings (born September 4, 1982) is an American stand-up comedian, actress, producer, writer, and director. Her credits include one comedy album, four stand-up specials, three ''Comedy Central Roast''s, and numerous television series in which she has served various roles including producer, director, showrunner, and actress.
A native of Washington, D.C., Cummings pursued a comedy career in Los Angeles after graduating from the University of Pennsylvania, where she had studied with the intention of becoming a journalist. After beginning standup in 2004, she secured regular appearances as a roundtable guest on ''Chelsea Lately''. She subsequently created, produced, and starred in NBC's ''Whitney'', a sitcom in which she portrayed a semi-fictionalized version of herself. The series ran for two seasons before being cancelled in 2011. Simultaneously, Cummings created the CBS sitcom ''2 Broke Girls'', which also began in 2011, and concluded in 2017.
Cummings released her first hour-long standup special, ''Money Shot'', in 2010 on Comedy Central. She followed this with a second standup special for the network, entitled ''I Love You'' (2014). Her third special, ''I'm Your Girlfriend'', was released on HBO in 2016. Beginning in 2018, Cummings served as a producer and writer for the ABC revival of ''Roseanne'', but left the project prior to its cancellation. Cummings' fourth special, ''Can I Touch It?'', premiered on Netflix in July 2019. Provided by Wikipedia