Aisha N. Tyler, born September 18, 1970, is a 47-year-old American actress, stand-up comedian and author.
She is known for her regular role as Andrea Marino in the first season of Ghost Whisperer, voicing Lana Kane in Archer, as well as her recurring roles in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Talk Soup and on Friends as Charlie Wheeler. She is also a co-host of The Talk and guest starred on Glee in 2012.
Tyler was born in San Francisco, California to Jim Tyler and Robin Gregory. Tyler attended McAteer High School in San Francisco, which had a special program called McAteer School of the Arts, where she attended improv and theater classes., and graduated from Dartmouth College with a degree in Political Science. She co-founded and sang in the Dartmouth Rockapellas, an all-female a cappella group devoted to spreading social awareness through song.
She married Jeff Tietjens in 1992. Tyler revealed that she struggles with infertility, she even tired IVF however her doctor told that "I just don’t think this is going to happen for you," prompting her to stop the treatment, on September 10, 2013. In 2016, Tietjens would file for divorce with it being granted in May 2017.
Tyler hosted Talk Soup (renamed The Soup) and The 5th Wheel for a year till 2002. She appeared in The Santa Clause 2 and The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause in 2002 and 2006.
Tyler had a recurring role in Friends in 2003, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation for a year till 2005, recurring role in 24 in 2005, and a recurring role in Ghost Whisperer for a year till 2006.
She has a recurring voice-role in Archer since 2009 and appeared in XIII: The Series for a year till 2012, guest-starred on Glee in 2012, and is co-hosting The Talk since 2011.
Tyler's book, "Self-Inflicted Wounds: Heartwarming Tales of Epic Humiliation," was released in July 2013.
Tyler appeared in an episode ("Spring-A-Ding-Fling") on Modern Family. She will portray Wendy, a former law school classmate of Mitchell, who runs the legal aid society where he gets a job. The episode aired in early March 2014.
Tyler was announced in June 2015 to have joined the cast of Criminal Minds for the eleventh season. She will portray Dr. Tara Lewis and it will be a recurring role.
|1996||Grand Avenue||Girl #1||TV movie|
|Nash Bridges||Reporter||("High Impact")|
|1999||The Pretender||Angela Somerset||("PTB")|
|2000||Dancing in September||Woman with Weave|
|2001||Curb Your Enthusiasm||Shaq's Girlfriend||("Shaq")|
|2002||The Santa Clause 2||Mother Nature|
|MTV's Now What?||Jamie||("Purity Test")|
|2003||Friends||Charlie Wheeler||(9 episodes)|
|One Flight Stand||Alexis||short|
|CSI: Miami||District Attorney Janet Medrano||("Body Count")|
|2004||Nip/Tuck||Manya Mabika||("Manya Mabika")|
|My Life, Inc.||Melanie Haywood||TV movie|
|Never Die Alone||Nancy|
|CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Mia Dickerson||2004 - 2005 (12 episodes)|
|2005||24||Marianne Taylor||(7 episodes)|
|Ghost Whisperer||Andrea Marino||2005 - 2006 (23 episodes)|
|2006||For One Night||Desiree Howard||TV movie|
|The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause||Mother Nature|
|2007||The Boondocks||Luna||("Attack of the Killer Kung-Fu Wolf Bitch")|
|Balls of Fury||Mahogany|
|Death Sentence||Detective Wallis|
|Boston Legal||A.D.A. Taryn Campbell||("Trial of the Century")|
|2008||Bedtime Stories||Donna Hynde|
|Reno 911!||Befany Dangle||("Dangle's Secret Family")|
|2009||Black Water Transit||Casey Spandau|
|Archer||Lana Kane||2009 - (62 episodes)|
|2010||Halo: Reach||Female Trooper 2||voice and video game|
|The Forgotten||Lydia Townsend||("Designer Jane")|
|Open Books||Lydia||TV movie|
|2011||Herd Mentality||Selena||TV movie|
|XIII: The Series||Jones||2011 - 2012 (15 episodes)|
|2012||Ladies Remember Whitney Houston||Lady||short|
|Glee||Jake's Mother||("Glee, Actually")|
|2013||Whose Line Is It Anyway||Hostess||("Kyle Richards")|
|Hawaii Five-O||Savannah Walker||("Imi Loko Ka 'Uhane")|
|Team Unicorn||Myra||("For the Win")|
|CBS Cares||("Episode #14.1")|
|BoJack Horseman||Sextina Aquafina||voice ("Prickly Muffin")|
|Watch Dogs||Aisha Tyler||voice (video game)|
|Two and a Half Men||Allison||("The Ol' Mexican Spinach")|
|Madam Secretary||Aisha Tyler||uncredited ("Pilot")|
|The Comeback||Aisha Tyler||("Valerie Faces the Critics")|
|2015||Crimnal Minds||Dr. Tara Lewis||recurring role|
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Aisha Tyler
- ↑ "Adam Carolla Podcast."
- ↑ Sara Gilbert & Aisha Tyler: We Want To Get Closer To Our Viewers
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 Aisha Tyler Reveals Struggle with Infertility
- ↑ Aisha Tyler details stories of humiliation in her new book, 'Self-Inflicted Wounds'
- ↑ Inside TV 'Modern Family': Aisha Tyler to guest
- ↑ Criminal Minds: Aisha Tyler joins season 11 in recurring role