Comedian and actress Stephnie Weir was born in Odessa, Texas
November 28, 1967. She attended Odessa Junior College where she
theater and broadcasting. Following that she went on to attend
Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, were she studied
anthropology and women's studies.
In Los Angeles, Ms. Weir spent five seasons as a writer/performer on
She could also be seen on the ABC comedy, Big Day. She joined the
cast of MADtv in 2000 as a feature performer. She was promoted to a
repertory performer status the following season.
Weir's most famous characters on Madtv include Dot, Dr. Kylie
Johnson, Dorothy Lanier, Angela Wright and Mrs. Campbell. Although
most of her characters were made up by her imagination, Mrs.
Campbell is based on Weir's real life Texan grandmother.
Weir announced she
would leave MADtv in 2005 but she was persuaded to stay on the show
until halfway through season 111
In film, Ms. Weir appeared in 2005 Fun with Dick and Jane and
stars in independent features, Eden Court and Moonpie
as Candy Peterson
in 2006. Her latest appearance in film is in Wild Honey where she
plays the part of Esther. In 2019 she appeared on TV in The
Goldbergs episode titled "100% True Ghost Story"
Stephnie has a starring role in Disney's "Godmothered" which is
slated to premiere exclusively on the Disney+ streaming service on
December 4, 2020.
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