187 Funny Women Who Don’t Care If Michael Eisner Thinks They’re Hot

(A non-exhaustive list)

Rachel Sklar
Jul 6, 2015 · 3 min read
  1. Amy Poehler
  2. Tina Fey
  3. Mindy Kaling
  4. Jessica Williams
  5. Lena Dunham
  6. Tig Notaro
  7. Amy Schumer
  8. Maya Rudolph
  9. Melissa McCarthy
  10. Kathryn Hahn
  11. Kate McKinnon
  12. Sofia Vergara
  13. Leslie Jones
  14. Rashida Jones
  15. Ilana Glazer
  16. Abbi Jacobson
  17. Abbi Crutchfield
  18. Samantha Bee
  19. Jane Curtin
  20. Ellie Kemper
  21. Uzo Aduba
  22. Jenna Fischer
  23. Issa Rae
  24. Vanessa Bayer
  25. Jennifer Aniston
  26. Merrill Markoe
  27. Kay Cannon
  28. Julia Louis-Dreyfus
  29. Retta
  30. Gina Rodriguez
  31. Michaela Watkins
  32. Sasheer Zamata
  33. Nicole Byer
  34. Lily Tomlin
  35. Cobie Smulders
  36. Tracee Ellis-Ross
  37. Lisa Kudrow
  38. Julie Klausner
  39. Chrissy Teigen
  40. Barbra Streisand
  41. Aisha Tyler
  42. Liz Meriwether
  43. Lizz Winstead
  44. Madeline Smithberg
  45. Allison Silverman
  46. Jessi Klein
  47. Cecily Strong
  48. Jill Soloway
  49. Queen Latifah
  50. Ellen DeGeneres
  51. Rachel MacAdams
  52. Gaby Hoffmann
  53. Wanda Sykes
  54. Parker Posey
  55. Mallory Ortberg
  56. Sarah Jessica Parker
  57. Laura Benanti
  58. Negin Farsad
  59. Jenny Slate
  60. Mayim Bialik
  61. Julie Bowen
  62. Shonda Rhimes
  63. Cameron Diaz
  64. Kerry Washington
  65. Aidy Bryant
  66. Sarah Silverman
  67. Niecy Nash
  68. Sally Kohn
  69. Rachel Axler
  70. Whoopi Goldberg
  71. Roseanne Barr
  72. Tracy Wigfield
  73. Taraji P. Henson
  74. America Ferrera
  75. Mara Brock Akil
  76. Caroline Castiglia
  77. Lindy West
  78. Nell Scovell
  79. Vanessa Williams
  80. Ana Marie Cox
  81. Aisha Muharrar
  82. Megan Amram
  83. Kristen Chenoweth
  84. Kristen Schaal
  85. Molly Shannon
  86. Sarah Vowell
  87. Robin Thede
  88. Laraine Newman
  89. Heben Nigatu
  90. Tracy Clayton
  91. Zooey Deschanel
  92. Ana Gasteyer
  93. Shelly Long
  94. Justine Bateman
  95. Phylicia Rashad
  96. Candice Bergen
  97. Felicity Huffman
  98. Jenji Kohan
  99. Gabrielle Union
  100. Reese Witherspoon
  101. NeNe Leakes
  102. Kristen Bell
  103. Joy Behar
  104. Jane Lynch
  105. Holland Taylor
  106. Nasim Pedrad
  107. Anna Kendrick
  108. Jessica Chaffin
  109. Jamie Denbo
  110. Danielle Sanchez-Witzel
  111. Jane Fonda
  112. Elizabeth Banks
  113. Azie Mira Dungey
  114. Juli Weiner
  115. Danielle Henderson
  116. Stacy London
  117. Michelle Collins
  118. Alexis Wilkinson
  119. Cheryl Hines
  120. Jackie Hoffman
  121. Laverne Cox
  122. Eliza Skinner
  123. Catie Lazarus
  124. Kathy Griffin
  125. Diablo Cody
  126. Kristen Wiig
  127. Kelly Oxford
  128. Megan Mullaly
  129. Zosia Mamet
  130. Conchata Ferrell
  131. Brandy
  132. Aubrey Plaza
  133. Maggie Carey
  134. Bebe Neuwirth
  135. Diane Keaton
  136. Dianne Wiest
  137. Mo’Nique
  138. Julia Roberts
  139. Anne Hathaway
  140. Jennifer Lawrence
  141. Loni Love
  142. Rachel Dratch
  143. Anna Gunn
  144. Charna Halpern
  145. Debra Wilson
  146. Michelle Collins
  147. Chelsea Peretti
  148. Olivia Wilde
  149. Livia Scott
  150. Nia Long
  151. Sommore
  152. Chelsea Handler
  153. Allison Williams
  154. Kim Wayans
  155. Amy Ozols
  156. Lois Broomfield
  157. Maysoon Zayid
  158. Christina Appelgate
  159. LaKendra Tookes
  160. Marlo Meekins
  161. Patricia Marx
  162. Jazmine Hood
  163. Yeardley Smith
  164. Xosha Roquemore
  165. Lake Bell
  166. Jasmine Guy
  167. Debra Messing
  168. Janeane Garofalo
  169. Cheri Oteri
  170. Carrie Brownstein
  171. Andrea Martin
  172. Kat Dennings
  173. Beth Behrs
  174. Cynthia Nixon
  175. Kim Cattrall
  176. Kristin Davis
  177. Judith Light
  178. Katherine Helmond
  179. Casey Wilson
  180. Alison Brie
  181. Yvette Nicole Brown
  182. Alyson Hannigan
  183. Whitney Cummings
  184. Susanna Wolff
  185. Meryl Streep
  186. Beyoncé
  187. Betty White

Methodology: While breastfeeding last night, I made a list of one hundred funny women off the top of my head (and typed it one-handed). I then went to the Internet to remember who I’d forgotten. Each of these women is either (a) a well-known comedian or comedy writer; (b) has toplined a comedy movie or TV show (c) has been nominated for an Emmy in a comedy series (d) is a recurring character on a comedy or comedic series; (e) was notably featured in a comedy movie; (f) was hilarious hosting SNL; (g) has made a name in online spaces; (h) are funny in talk-show or reality settings; (i) is Meryl Streep.

If you haven’t heard of them, that’s okay. They don’t care if you like it.

Rachel Sklar is a writer, entrepreneur and comedy nerd living in New York. She loves funny women.

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