Lena Waithe

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Lena Waithe

Actor Bio

An American actress, producer, and screenwriter, best known for her role as Denise on the 2015 Netflix series Master of None. Waithe made history at the 2017 Emmys when she won an award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series on Master of None, becoming the first black woman to do so. The “Thanksgiving” episode for which she won the Emmy was partially based on her personal experience coming out to her mother. She is the creative force behind the Showtime series The Chi.

Actor Information

  • Age: 35 years old
  • Birth date: May 17, 1984

Characters

There are 3 characters listed for this actor; none are dead.

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