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Michelle Buteau

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Michelle Buteau is an actress, comedian, creator and writer. Most recently, Michelle starred in the Netflix comedy series “Survival Of The Thickest”, which she created and executive produced. Inspired by her autobiographical book of essays of the same name, the series was released in July 2023 and renewed for a second season in February 2024. Buteau will also star in the upcoming NEON comedy BABES alongside Ilana Glazer, Hasan Minhaj, and John Carroll Lynch.

Buteau is known as host of the hit Netflix reality competition show, “The Circle", as well as the second season of Netflix’s “Barbecue Showdown”. Her other film and television highlights include MARRY ME, FIRST WIVES CLUB, ALWAYS BE MY MAYBE, SOMEONE GREAT, “Russian Doll” and “Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens”. She has also appeared in “Key & Peele”, “Broad City”, “Rick and Morty”, and “Zootopia+”.

Outside of her filmography, Buteau is also the Modern Manners columnist for “Real Simple” and host of the popular podcast “Adulting”. Her one-hour Netflix comedy special, WELCOME TO BUTEAUPIA won the Critics Choice Television Award for Best Comedy Special.

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Events featuring Michelle Buteau
Events featuring Michelle Buteau