Biography

Lena Waithe is an American actress, producer, and screenwriter, best known for her role as Denise on the 2015 Netflix series Master of None and as the creator of the Showtime original series The Chi.

Lena Waithe is an American actress, producer, and screenwriter, best known for her role as Denise on the 2015 Netflix series Master of None and as the creator of the Showtime original series The Chi.

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Female

Known Credits 15

Birthday 1984-05-17

Place of Birth Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Also Known As

  • Lena D. Waithe

Production TV ShowsMovies

2019 Untitled Kid Fury Comedy Series(1 episode)Executive Producer
2019 Twenties(1 episode)Executive Producer
2018 Step SistersProducer
2018 The Chi(7 episodes)Executive Producer
2014 LadylikeConsulting Producer
2014 Dear White PeopleProducer
2010 I Will FollowProduction Coordinator

Writing

2019 Queen & SlimStory
2019 Queen & SlimScreenplay
2019 Twenties(1 episode)Writer
2018 The Chi(3 episodes)Writer
2015 Master of None(1 episode)Writer
2005 Bones(1 episode)Writer

Acting

2018 Ready Player One as Helen Harris / Aech
2016 This Is Us(1 episode) as Animal Shelter Clerk
2015 Master of None(20 episodes) as Denise
2015 Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter(1 episode) as Herself
2014 Transparent(1 episode) as Jane
2005 The Comeback(1 episode) as Summer

Creator

2019 TwentiesCreator
2018 The ChiCreator

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