Birth Name: Samantha Bee
Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, CA
Born and raised in Toronto, Canada, Bee was interested in pursuing drama from an early age; she traveled to Montreal to study theater at Canada's prestigious McGill University, and upon returning to Toronto after college, joined a succession of sketch comedy troupes, including Catch 21 and The Atomic Fireballs. While performing in The Atomic Fireballs, she managed to get on the radar of "The Daily Show" producers, who are always looking for fresh comedic talent to bring onto the program, and surely aware that Canada turns out an astonishingly high rate of comedians per capita.Bee began her tenure with "The Daily Show" in 2003, and in her time with the series, explored numerous quirky and ec...
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