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Amazing People from Ector County Texas
Stephnie Weir
Stephnie Weir

Comedian and actress Stephnie Weir was born in Odessa, Texas November 28, 1967. She attended Odessa Junior College where she studied 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 Mad TV.

Stephnie Weir in Mad TVShe 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.

 

Resources:

Remember in Odessa when...

West Texas History & Memories

Early Life in Texas County by County

Books about Texas People and Places

Amazing People from Texas County by County

Texas History in the 19th Century (Amazon)

Famous Actors from West TexasFamous Celebrities from West Texas
Famous People from Ector County TexasFamous People from Ector County (B)
Books about Ector County People and Places

Books about Ector County TexasFavorite Books about Ector County People, Places and Events

Life in Ector County Texas 1850 1950

Life in Ector County Texas 1850-1950Pictorial History of Ector County

Ector County Unclaimed EstatesEctor County Estates with Unclaimed Money

These Deceased Residents of Ector County Left a total $771,535 in Unclaimed Money for their heirs. Please share this with your family and friends from Odessa, Gardendale and Goldsmith to let them know how to claim their inheritance from the Texas Comptroller's Office. . . see the list

 

What's your Favorite Book about a Texas County, Town, Person or Place? Here's our best reads list County by County

 

Mysterious TexasTrue Stories of Amazing People and Places in Texcas
 Loneliest, Least Populated Counties in Texas
Texas Cowboy HistoryBooks about Texas People County by County