Whitney Cummings is an American comedian, actress and producer. She is best known as the creator of the CBS sitcom 2 Broke Girls and the NBC sitcom Whitney, appearing in the lead role of the latter. Cummings was a producer and writer for the ABC revival of Roseanne.


Grew up in Washington, D.C.
Graduated Magna Cum Laude from The University of Pennsylvania in three years.
Is a stand-up comic.
Was named one of Variety’s Top Ten Comics to Watch in 2007.
The first female comedian to perform in Dubai and Beirut.
Nominated in the Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series, Whitney (2011), at The Women’s Image Network (WIN) Awards 2012.
Was in the deleted scenes of the House (2004) episode, House: Here Kitty (2009). She played a woman named “Courtney” who was hitting on “Dr. Chris Taub” in the bar.
Best friend is Ginnifer Goodwin.
Before acting, she interned at WRC-TV, the NBC owned-and-operated station in Washington, D.C., where she was a multi-media journalist.

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