Gina Yashere

Actress, Writer, Producer

Actress, Writer, Producer


This dynamic young comedienne hailing from London via Nigeria has taken the comedy world by storm since her debut. In a few short years, she has become one of the most sought after comics in the country, making numerous appearances on Television, radio and the big screen. This former lift engineer's Edinburgh debut saw her described by the Scotsman...
Birth date
1974-04-06

Known For


Bob Hearts Abishola
Bob Hearts Abishola
Kemi (2019-2021)
Early Man
Early Man
Gravelle (2018)
Mr In-Between
Mr In-Between
Dancing Woman (2001)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActressDark Humor
(TV Mini-Series) - From Pryor To Whoopi: The Icons That Made Us (2021) - Keeping It Real: A Social & Cultural Maze (2021) - More Statistics: Black Women In Comedy (2021) - Messed Up Stuff Is Going On: Speaking Out In Comedy (2021) - Kinda Juggling Dynamite: Black Comedy & American Politics (2021)
2021
ActressBob Hearts Abishola
(TV Series) Kemi - We Don't Rat on Family (2021) ... Kemi - I Did Not Raise Him to Be a Teenager (2021) ... Kemi - The Cheerleader Leader (2021) ... Kemi - Tunde the Boy King (2021) ... Kemi - Honest Yak Prices (2021) ... Kemi Show all 32 episodes
2019-2021
ActressThe Rubbish World of Dave Spud
(TV Series) Gareth - The Throne (2020) ... Gareth - Chow Wow (2020) ... Gareth - The Beast of Grimsby (2020) ... Gareth - Moth Gran (2020) ... Gareth - Spuds on a Plane (2019) Show all 30 episodes
2019-2020
ActressTournament of Laughs
(TV Series) - The Mean and Lean 16, Part 2 (2020) - And A Round of 32 We Go, Part 2 (2020)
2020
ActressSecond Generation Wedding
(Short)
2018
ActressEarly Man
Gravelle (voice)
2018
ActressCrashing
(TV Series) Gina - Artie Lange (2017) ... Gina
2017
ActressMarried Single Other
(TV Series) Flo - Catnip (2010) ... Flo - T.D.D.U.P. (2010) ... Flo - Burning Rubber (2010) ... Flo - I Don't (2010) ... Flo
2010
ActressThe Time of the End
(Short) The Messiah
2008
ActressBromwell High
(TV Series) Keisha Marie - No More Teachers (2005) ... Keisha Marie (voice) - Tolerance (2005) ... Keisha Marie (voice) - Police Story (2005) ... Keisha Marie (voice) - Valentine's Day (2005) ... Keisha Marie (voice) - Keisha in Love (2005) ... Keisha Marie (voice) Show all 13 episodes
2005
ActressThe Crouches
(TV Series) Mrs. Ubakema - No Place Like Home (2005) ... Mrs. Ubakema
2005
ActressMr In-Between
Dancing Woman
2001
ActressKiss Kiss Bang Bang
Polythene Pam
2001
ActressLenny Henry in Pieces
(TV Series)
2000
ActressBlouse and Skirt
(TV Series) - Episode #1.6 (1996)
1996
RoleTitleYear
WriterBob Hearts Abishola
(TV Series) (created by - 32 episodes, 2019 - 2021) (story by - 20 episodes, 2019 - 2021) (teleplay by - 8 episodes, 2019 - 2021) (written by - 2 episodes, 2019) - We Don't Rat on Family (2021) ... (creator) / (story by) - I Did Not Raise Him to Be a Teenager (2021) ... (creator) / (story by) - The Cheerleader Leader (2021) ... (creator) / (teleplay by) - Tunde the Boy King (2021) ... (creator) / (story by) - Honest Yak Prices (2021) ... (creator) / (teleplay by) Show all 32 episodes
WriterThe Standups
(TV Series) (written by - 1 episode) - Gina Yashere (2018) ... (written by)
2018
WriterGina Yashere: Laughing to America
(Video documentary)
2014
Writer1st Amendment Stand Up
(TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode) - Darren Carter/Gina Yashere/Damon Williams (2010) ... (writer)
2010
WriterJust for Laughs
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Martin Short (2009) ... (writer)
2009
WriterGina Yashere: Skinny B*tch
(TV Special documentary)
2008
WriterDef Comedy Jam
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Episode #8.1 (2008) ... (writer)
2008
WriterThe Richard Blackwood Show
(TV Series) (writer)
1999
RoleTitleYear
ProducerBob Hearts Abishola
(TV Series) (producer - 5 episodes) - Full-Frontal Dottie (2020) ... (producer) - Splitting the Hairs (2019) ... (producer) - Ice Cream for Breakfast (2019) ... (producer) - Nigerians Don't Do Useless Things (2019) ... (producer) - Pilot (2019) ... (producer)
2019-2020
ProducerGina Yashere: Laughing to America
(Video documentary) (executive producer)
2014
RoleTitleYear
SelfThe Late Show with Stephen Colbert
(TV Series) Self - Emmanuel Acho/Gina Yashere (2021) ... Self
2021
SelfHarry & Meghan: The Royal Rift
(TV Special) Self - Comedian
2021
SelfSky News Tonight
(TV Series) Self - Comedian - Episode dated 4 March 2021 (2021) ... Self - Comedian
2021
SelfThe Wendy Williams Show
(TV Series) Self - Gina Yashere! (2021) ... Self
2021
Self31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards
(TV Special) Themself
2020
SelfJay Leno's Garage
(TV Series documentary) Self - Comedian - You Are What You Drive (2020) ... Self - Comedian
2020
SelfLaughter in Lockdown
(Video) Self
2020
SelfLaugh Aid
(TV Special) Self
2020
SelfLaff Mobb's Laff Tracks
(TV Series) Self - Gina Yashere Headlines (2019) ... Self - Pizza Panties (2018) ... Self
2018-2019
SelfRed Carpet Report
(TV Series short) Self - Paleyfest Fall Preview -CBS (2019) ... Self
2019
SelfUtterly Outrageous Comedy
(TV Series documentary) Self - Comedian - Naughty Naughty! Utterly Outrageous Comedy: Women/Sex (2019) ... Self - Comedian - You Can't Say That! Outrageous Comedy: Religion/Death (2019) ... Self - Comedian - Really, Really Rude Comedy: Celebrity/Politics (2019) ... Self - Comedian - Utterly Outrageous X-Rated Comedy: Sex (2019) ... Self - Comedian
2019
SelfTiffany Haddish: Top of the World
(TV Special) Self
2019
SelfKate v Meghan: Princesses at War?
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Broadcaster and Comedian
2019
SelfMorecambe & Wise in America
(TV Mini-Series) Self - Episode #1.1 (2018) ... Self
2018
SelfThis Week at the Comedy Cellar
(TV Series) Self - Comedian - December 9 - December 14, 2018 (2018) ... Self - Comedian - December 2 - December 7, 2018 (2018) ... Self - Comedian - November 25 - November 30, 2018 (2018) ... Self - Comedian
2018
SelfLive at the Apollo
(TV Series) Self - Host / Self - Gina Yashere, Lost Voice Guy, Ed Gamble (2018) ... Self - Host - Episode #12.3 (2016) ... Self - Host - Episode #5.5 (2009) ... Self
2009-2018
SelfThe Daily Show
(TV Series) Self - Commentator - Boots Riley (2018) ... Self - Commentator - Talib Kweli (2017) ... Self - Commentator - John Avlon (2017) ... Self - Commentator - Donna Brazile (2017) ... Self - Commentator
2017-2018
SelfWest:Word
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Vanishing Point (2018) ... Self - Guest
2018
SelfThe Standups
(TV Series) Self - Gina Yashere (2018) ... Self
2018
SelfThe 3rd Annual Howie Mandel Stand-Up Gala
(TV Special) Self
2017
SelfCelebrity Chase
(TV Series) Self - Contestant - Episode #7.7 (2017) ... Self - Contestant
2017
SelfWhat's Your #King Deal?!
(TV Series) Self - Dante Nero, Gina Yashere and Eddie Pepitone (2017) ... Self
2017
Self@midnight
(TV Series) Self / Self - representing United Kingdom - May 1, 2017 (2017) ... Self - Episode #4.79 (2017) ... Self - August 18, 2016 (2016) ... Self - Episode #3.145 (2016) ... Self - representing United Kingdom - Episode #3.147 (2015)
2015-2017
SelfFunny as Hell
(TV Series) Self - Episode #6.3 (2016) ... Self
2016
SelfBlack Is the New Black
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self - Episode #1.4 (2016) ... Self - Episode #1.3 (2016) ... Self - Episode #1.2 (2016) ... Self - Episode #1.1 (2016) ... Self
2016
SelfThe Comedian's Guide to Survival
Self
2016
SelfDebate Wars
(TV Series) Self - Team Babies - Babies Vs. Old People (2016) ... Self - Team Babies
2016
SelfGo 8 Bit
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.2 (2016) ... Self
2016
SelfSir Patrick Stewart: A Knight of Comedy
(TV Special) Self
2016
SelfThe Nasty Show Hosted by Artie Lange
(TV Special) Self
2015
SelfJust for Laughs: All-Access
(TV Series) Self - Episode #3.9 (2015) ... Self - Episode #1.0 (2013) ... Self
2013-2015
SelfThe Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore
(TV Series) Self - Panelist - Bill Cosby Fights Back & Controversial Humor (2015) ... Self - Panelist - Soul Food Sit-Down with Lincoln Chafee (2015) ... Self - Panelist
2015
SelfThe 15 Second Interview with Joe Lycett
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Gina Yashere (2015) ... Self - Guest
2015
SelfThe Wright Stuff
(TV Series) Self - Guest Panelist - Episode #20.50 (2015) ... Self - Guest Panelist - Episode dated 21 October 2013 (2013) ... Self - Guest Panelist - Episode dated 27 July 2006 (2006) ... Self - Guest Panelist - Episode dated 6 September 2005 (2005) ... Self - Guest Panelist
2005-2015
SelfGina Yashere: Laughing to America
(Video documentary) Self
2014
SelfGotham Comedy Live
(TV Series documentary) Self - Comedian - Larry Miller (2014) ... Self - Comedian - Bobby Lee (2013) ... Self - Comedian
2013-2014
SelfComics Unleashed
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode dated 25 June 2014 (2014) ... Self - Guest - Episode dated 24 June 2014 (2014) ... Self - Guest
2014
SelfWhat's Up TV
(TV Series) Self - Go Home (2014) ... Self
2014
SelfNickMom Night Out
(TV Series) Self - Comedian - Featuring Gina Yashere and Pete Dominick (2013) ... Self - Comedian
2013
SelfShaquille O'Neal Presents: All Star Comedy Jam - Live from Atlanta
(TV Special documentary) Self - Comedian
2013
SelfDon't Sit In The Front Row
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.6 (2012) ... Self
2012
SelfThis Day Today
(Video short) Self
2012
SelfCome Dine with Me
(TV Series) Self - Comedians Christmas Special (2011) ... Self
2011
SelfThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno
(TV Series) Self - Surly Psychic - Episode #20.4 (2011) ... Self - Surly Psychic - Episode #19.151 (2011) ... Self - Surly Psychic - Episode #19.100 (2011) ... Self - Surly Psychic - Episode #19.47 (2010) ... Self - Surly Psychic - Episode #18.81 (2010) ... Self - Surly Psychic
2010-2011
SelfCracker Night
(TV Special) Self
2011
SelfThe Gossip Queens
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.59 (2011) ... Self
2011
SelfSpicks and Specks
(TV Series) Self - Best of 2010 (2010) ... Self (uncredited) - Episode #6.26 (2010) ... Self
2010
SelfLoose Women
(TV Series) Self - Episode #15.14 (2010) ... Self - Episode #13.12 (2008) ... Self - Episode #12.183 (2008) ... Self
2008-2010
Self1st Amendment Stand Up
(TV Series documentary) Self - Comedian - Darren Carter/Gina Yashere/Damon Williams (2010) ... Self - Comedian
2010
SelfThe 5 O'Clock Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.10 (2010) ... Self
2010
SelfCracker Night
(TV Special) Self
2010
SelfGood News Week
(TV Series) Self - Episode #9.10 (2010) ... Self
2010
SelfThe Brian McKnight Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.18 (2010) ... Self
2010
SelfThe Jay Leno Show
(TV Series) Self - Correspondent - Episode #1.81 (2010) ... Self - Correspondent - Episode #1.53 (2009) ... Self - Correspondent - Episode #1.28 (2009) ... Self - Correspondent
2009-2010
SelfComedy.TV
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.9 (2009) ... Self
2009
SelfAngela and Friends
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.21 (2009) ... Self
2009
SelfJust for Laughs
(TV Series) Self - Martin Short (2009) ... Self
2009
SelfThe Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien
(TV Series) Self - Comedy Guest - Sandra Bullock/The Little League World Series Champions/Gina Yashere (2009) ... Self - Comedy Guest
2009
SelfMock the Week
(TV Series) Self - Episode #7.1 (2009) ... Self - Episode #6.11 (2008) ... Self - Episode #5.10 (2007) ... Self - Episode #4.4 (2007) ... Self - Episode #3.5 (2006) ... Self Show all 8 episodes
2006-2009
SelfBlack to the Future
(TV Series) Self - Hour 4: The 00s (2009) ... Self
2009
SelfSkavlan
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Rolf Lassgård/Helena Bergström/Gina Yashere/Hanna Hellquist/A Camp (2009) ... Self - Guest
2009
SelfBrits Abroad: Gina's Got the Ticket
(TV Special) Host
2008
SelfGina Yashere: Skinny B*tch
(TV Special documentary) Self
2008
SelfNext Up
(Video) Self
2008
SelfHistory of the Joke
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2008
SelfDef Comedy Jam
(TV Series) Self - Comedian - Episode #8.1 (2008) ... Self - Comedian
2008
SelfLast Comic Standing
(TV Series) Self - Comedian / Self - Comedian: Eliminated - Head to Head #1 (2007) ... Self - Comedian - Semi Finals: Part 2 (2007) ... Self - Comedian: Eliminated
2007
SelfTV Now and Then
(TV Series) Self - Panellist - Episode #1.10 (2007) ... Self - Panellist - Episode #1.9 (2007) ... Self - Panellist
2007
SelfCracker Night
(TV Movie) Self
2007
SelfBreakfast
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 25 January 2007 (2007) ... Self - Episode dated 21 June 2005 (2005) ... Self - Episode dated 11 March 2005 (2005) ... Self
2005-2007
SelfKeep Your Hair On
(TV Series short) Self - Presenter - Episode #1.5 (2006) ... Self - Presenter - Episode #1.4 (2006) ... Self - Presenter - Episode #1.3 (2006) ... Self - Presenter - Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Self - Presenter - Episode #1.1 (2006) ... Self - Presenter
2006
SelfMOBO Awards 2006
(TV Special) Self - Host
2006
SelfDawn French's Girls Who Do: Comedy
(TV Series documentary) Self - Episode #1.3 (2006) ... Self - Episode #1.1 (2006) ... Self
2006
SelfStars in Fast Cars
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 20 January 2006 (2006) ... Self
2006
SelfCelebrity Mastermind
(TV Series) Self - Contender - 2005/2006: Episode 3 (2005) ... Self - Contender
2005
SelfDick and Dom in da Bungalow
(TV Series) Self - Episode #5.11 (2005) ... Self
2005
SelfGreatest TV Comedy Moments
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2005
SelfGraham Norton's Bigger Picture
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.3 (2005) ... Self
2005
SelfRichard & Judy
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 31 May 2005 (2005) ... Self - Episode dated 4 December 2001 (2001) ... Self
2001-2005
SelfTest the Nation: The 20th Century Test
(TV Special) Self
2005
SelfBig Brother's Most Outrageous Moments
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2005
SelfComic Relief: Red Nose Night Live 05
(TV Special) Self
2005
SelfComic Relief in da Bungalow
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.3 (2005) ... Self
2005
SelfThe Comic Side of 7 Days
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.3 (2005) ... Self
2005
SelfThe Comedians' Comedian
(TV Special documentary) Self
2005
SelfThe 100 Greatest Christmas Moments
(TV Special documentary) Self
2004
SelfWin, Lose or Draw Late
(TV Series) Self - Episode #2.5 (2004) ... Self - Episode #1.2 (2004) ... Self
2004
SelfTest the Nation: The Popular Music Test
(TV Special) Self - Celebrity Participant
2004
SelfX-Rated: The Pop Videos They Tried to Ban
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2004
SelfCelebrity Poker Club
(TV Series) Self - Heat Five (2004) ... Self
2004
SelfThe Lenny Henry Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.1 (2004) ... Self
2004
SelfRock 'n' Roll Myths
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self
2004
SelfStupid Punts
(TV Series) Self - Episode #2.9 (2003) ... Self - Episode #1.1 (2001) ... Self
2001-2003
SelfComic Relief Does University Challenge
(TV Special) Self
2003
SelfComic Relief Does Fame Academy
(TV Series) Self (Series 2) (2005)
2003
SelfHot Potatoes
(TV Series) Self
2002
Self24 Heaven
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2002
SelfIt's Only TV... But I Like It
(TV Series) Self - Episode #4.6 (2002) ... Self
2002
SelfThe Spider-Man Story
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2002
SelfI Love 1980's
(TV Series documentary) Self / Self - Comedian - New Years Compilation (2001) ... Self - I Love 1989 (2001) ... Self - Comedian - I Love 1988 (2001) ... Self - I Love 1986 (2001) ... Self - I Love 1985 (2001) ... Self - Comedian Show all 6 episodes
2001
SelfI Love Christmas
(TV Special documentary) Self
2001
SelfStop! Kung Fu!
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.4 (2001) ... Self
2001
SelfI Love the 1990s
(TV Series documentary) Self - I Love 1997 (2001) ... Self - I Love 1993 (2001) ... Self - I Love 1990 (2001) ... Self
2001
SelfBad Hair Days
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2001
SelfThere's Only One Madonna
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Comedian
2001
SelfUp Late
(TV Series documentary) Self - Guest Host
2001
SelfPublic Eminem #1
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2001
SelfSoundtrack to My Life
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.1 (2001) ... Self
2001
SelfI Love a 1970's Christmas
(TV Special documentary) Self
2000
SelfLive Talk
(TV Series documentary) Self - Episode #1.15 (2000) ... Self
2000
SelfBlouse and Skirt
(TV Series) Self - Regular Panellist / Self -Regular Panellist - Episode #4.4 (2000) ... Self - Regular Panellist - Episode #4.3 (2000) ... Self - Regular Panellist - Episode #4.2 (2000) ... Self - Regular Panellist - Episode #4.1 (2000) ... Self - Regular Panellist - Episode #3.6 (1997) ... Self - Regular Panellist Show all 21 episodes
1996-2000
SelfComedy Café
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.12 (1999) ... Self
1999
SelfGas
(TV Series) Self - Episode #2.8 (1998) ... Self
1998
SelfLive at Jongleurs
(TV Series) Self - Comedian
1997
SelfThe A Force
(TV Series documentary) Self - Panellist - Episode #2.2 (1997) ... Self - Panellist - Episode #2.1 (1997) ... Self - Panellist
1997
SelfThe Big Big Talent Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.7 (1996) ... Self - Episode #1.3 (1996) ... Self
1996
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageSky News Breakfast
(TV Series) Self - Comedian - Episode dated 13 March 2021 (2021) ... Self - Comedian
2021
Archive footageSky News at 9
(TV Series) Self - Comedian - Episode dated 12 March 2021 (2021) ... Self - Comedian
2021
Archive footageGotham Comedy Live
(TV Series documentary) Self - Comedian - Best of Season Four: New York, the City That Never Bleeps (2014) ... Self - Comedian
2014
Archive footageMock the Week
(TV Series) Self - Episode #11.4 (2012) ... Self - Episode #7.7 (2009) ... Self - Episode #6.13 (2008) ... Self - Episode #6.12 (2008) ... Self - Episode #5.12 (2007) ... Self Show all 8 episodes
2006-2012