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Leighann Lord

Leighann Lord

About Leighann Lord:

Leighann Lord has been seen on Lifetime, Comedy Central, HBO’s Def Comedy All-Star Jam and ABC’s The View.  This comedy veteran has performed for U. S. troops stationed in the Middle East. Her comedy album, I’ve Got Connections, is played heavily on Sirius Satellite Radio. Leighann appeared in the George Lucas film, RadioLand Murders and has been a co-host on the Emmy-nominated Star Talk Radio with Neil de Grasse Tyson.

Leighann, a native New Yorker and creator of the popular People with Parents podcast, is the author of several humor books including Dict Jokes andReal Women Do It Standing Up: Stories from the Career of a Very Funny Lady. One of the five national finalists for the American Black Film Festival – HBO Comedy Wings competition, she was also named one of the 35 Most Hilarious Comedians of Diversity, and is the winner of the 2019 AHA Humanist Arts Award.

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