Sasheer Zamata

Sasheer Zamata Moore, known professionally as Sasheer Zamata, is an American actress and comedienne who became a featured player on Saturday Night Live beginning January 18, 2014. Zamata was raised in Indianapolis, Indiana and is a 2004 graduate of Pike High School. She is the daughter of Ivory Steward and a father who was a lieutenant colonel in the Air Force. She attended the University of Virginia, and graduated in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Zamata was a founding member of the University’s long-form improv comedy troupe, Amuse Bouche.

Guest Appearances

Best of i4h Vol. 8

improv4humans #335March 22, 2018

The humons have voted, and here are your favorite scenes of 2017! These performances feature Andy Daly, Bob Dassie, Mary Holland, Lauren Lapkus, Erin Whitehead, Stephanie Allynne, Mookie Blaiklock, Craig Rowin, Brandon Gardner, Tim Meadows, Shaun Diston, Chad Carter, Horatio Sanz, Rafe…


Danny Jolles, Kyle Mizono and hosts Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher

Cam and Rhea talk "Take My Wife," k.d. lang and "The Shape of Water." Sets from Kyle Mizono and Danny Jolles, and chats with Nate Fernald, Chris Garcia, Sasheer Zamata and Nicole Byer.


We're Like So Popular, It's Crazy (w/ Sasheer Zamata, Matteo Lane)

Dr Gameshow #7November 29, 2017

Comedians Sasheer Zamata and Matteo Lane join Jo and Manolo to play listener-submitted games with callers.  Games played: That's A Wrap, Dr. Gym Shoe, and High School Musical Reunion.


Brick of Coffee: LIVE from SXSW

improv4humans #283March 23, 2017

Jason Mantzoukas, Sasheer Zamata, Noël Wells, Horatio Sanz, and Dan Deacon join Matt Besser for live scenes about confusing coffee shop measurements, selling celebrity turds on eBay, and a low-budget rock tour. Plus, Lou Reed seeks snacks, and Dan uses his electronic…


Training Day

"King Kong ain't got shit on me!" SNL's Sasheer Zamata joins Kevin & Kamau to talk about the Denzel the world wasn’t ready for in 2001’s Training Day. Plus, we have some new Black People Homework and Denzel News!


Brokering Peace With Meatloaf

Sklarbro Country #262July 31, 2015

This week, Randy and Jason explain why gophers are no longer the biggest threat to a golf course and why Hulk Hogan would be better served by never having any thoughts. Then, the Sklars welcome to the show Sasheer Zamata who discusses…

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