Robin Thede is an accomplished writer, actress, sketch and improvisational comedian. Currently, Robin can be seen in recurring roles on “Second Generation Wayans” on BET (2013), “Goodwin Games” on FOX (2013) and as a guest star on Comedy Central’s sketch comedy hit “Key and Peele.” She also appears in several upcoming feature films, including the Marlon Wayans comedy “A Haunted House” (Open Road, 2013) and the Kathryn Hahn indie feature “Afternoon Delight” (2013).
Recent writing credits include comedian Kevin Hart’s BET sitcom “The Real Husbands of Hollywood” (2013), the 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards and the 2012 BET Awards, in which she wrote for comedian Mike Epps and host Samuel L. Jackson, respectively. Robin has worked on several projects as both a writer and performer, including the sketch comedy TV series “In The Flow With Affion Crockett” (FOX), executive produced by Jamie Foxx, Mike Epps’ sketch comedy series “Funny Bidness,” and the TV comedy series “Clunkers.”
Other television appearances include roles on “Hot In Cleveland” (TV Land), “Chocolate News” (Comedy Central) and “All of Us” (UPN). She also received critical acclaim for her role on the BET original web series “Buppies.” Additionally, Robin has created several hugely successful viral videos, including “Every Little Step” with Wayne Brady, Bobby Brown and Mike Tyson (Funny or Die.com) and “For (Stuffed) Colored Girls” (Funny or Die.com). She also wrote and starred in the viral hit “Shit Black Guys Say.”
Robin’s comedy work extends from years of professional live sketch comedy (Second City Chicago and LA, Improv Olympic, etc.) to comedic commentary on shows like “The Daily Habit” (Fuel TV) and “What I Hate About Me” (Style Network). Other notable work includes co-hosting on The Voice of Reason on Jamie Foxx’s Foxxhole Sirius/XM radio channel and working as a regular entertainment correspondent on E! News.