Actor | Producer | Writer
Amy Schumer was born in Manhattan and grew up on Long Island, New York. She attended South Side High School and was voted both "Class Clown" and "Teacher's Worst Nightmare" upon graduation in 1999. Schumer graduated from Towson University in 2003 with a degree in theater. She moved to New York City after college, where she studied at the William Esper Studio for two years and worked as a bartender and a waitress. Through her father, she is the niece of Chuck Schumer, U.S. Senator from New York.
Amy Schumer portrayed a young woman diagnosed with breast cancer in the off-Broadway black comedy Keeping Abreast. She started doing stand-up comedy on June 1, 2004, when she first performed at Gotham Comedy Club. She recorded a special for Comedy Central before appearing on Last Comic Standing; she said in August 2012 that she thought of the special as her "big break".
After not passing an audition for an earlier season, she advanced to the finals of the fifth season of the NBC ... Show more...
Combining the comedic forces of Jeff Ross and Dave Attell, and filmed at New York's Comedy Cellar, the series features zingers, audience roasts, celebrity cameos, and mic bumps.
Runtime: 108 min.
Directed by: Andrew Jarecki
Comedian Sam Morril performs. Topics include why babies seem racist; why porn is more body positive than women's magazines; and an awful customer service experience with an airline.
Runtime: 60 min.
Directed by: Marcus Raboy
As: Renee Bennett
A head injury causes a woman to develop an extraordinary amount of confidence and believe she's drop dead gorgeous.
Runtime: 110 min.
As: Emily Middleton
When her boyfriend dumps Emily, a spontaneous woman in her 30s, she persuades her ultra-cautious mom to accompany her on a vacation to Ecuador. When these two very different women are trapped on this wild journey, their bond as mother and daughter is tested and strengthened while they attempt to navigate the jungle and escape.
Runtime: 90 min.
Directed by: Jonathan Levine
As: Amanda Doster
A group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq struggle to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they've left the battlefield.
Runtime: 109 min.
Directed by: Jason Hall
With her unique blend of honesty and unapologetic humor, Amy Schumer is one of the funniest, freshest faces in the industry today. This October, Schumer's provocative and hilariously wicked mind will be on full display as she headlines her first HBO stand-up comedy special: 'Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo.' Directed by Chris Rock, the one-hour special features the comedian talking about her life and was ...
Runtime: 61 min.
Directed by: Chris Rock
Stars: Amy Schumer
Comedian Bonnie McFarlane dons her investigative journalist's hat to find out once and for all if women are funny and report her unbiased findings in what some are calling the most important documentary of our generation.
Runtime: 79 min.
Directed by: Bonnie McFarlane
Over fifty very famous American and Canadian funny people (filmmakers, writers, actors and comedians) share life and professional journeys and insights, in an effort to shed light on the thesis: Do you have to be miserable to be funny?
Runtime: 94 min.
Directed by: Kevin Pollak
It's okay to feel intimidated - it's one night out with four talented women who are probably smarter than you, most likely sexier than you and definitely funnier than you. Top comediennes and close friends Amy Schumer, Rachel Feinstein, Nikki Glaser and Marina Franklin come together in New York City for a special evening of killer comedy and sharp humor that will have you doubled over with laughter and ...
Runtime: 59 min.
Directed by: Manny Rodriguez
Pete is a good guy who used to be cool. Once living his dream in the music industry, he now toils away in the pricing department of a failing supermarket chain to provide for his loving wife and young son. When Pete’s new boss, Susan, takes over the department, her high-energy enthusiasm and unconventional ideas start to shake things up. She aims to reinvent the company while grooming ...
Runtime: 92 min.
Directed by: Michael Walker
A burgeoning stand-up comedian struggles with the stress of a stalled career, a stale relationship, and the wild spurts of severe sleepwalking he is desperate to ignore.
Runtime: 81 min.
Directed by: Mike Birbiglia
A ratings hit! Amy Schumer debuts her one-hour special in front of a live audience at the Historic Fillmore Theatre in San Francisco. Nothing is off limits as Schumer airs every hilarious, messed up detail of her dating and sex life, from encounters with unexpected body parts to hate-filled personal grooming appointments. In her matter-of-fact raunchy style, at odds with her self-described "Cabbage Patch ...
Runtime: 61 min.
Directed by: Ryan Polito
Stars: Amy Schumer
As: Woman #1 / Lacey
As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan.
Runtime: 101 min.
Directed by: Lorene Scafaria