Tanyalee Davis

Comedian, Film actor

1970 –


Who is Tanyalee Davis?

Tanyalee Davis is a Canadian comedian who tours extensively throughout the world but mostly in the UK. Tanyalee also obtained her US citizenship in the fall of 2010.

She has the condition of dwarfism, and stands at 3-feet, 6-inches tall. She has a form of dwarfism called D.D..

In November 1999, Tanyalee placed 2nd in the Seattle Comedy Competition. She was the first woman in 10 years to make it into the finals. In October 2012, Tanyalee placed 6th overall in the San Francisco Comedy festival.

In April 2001, she headlined at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

She won the of the 2003 Norman G. Brooks Standup Comedy Scholarship Competition held at the Hollywood Improv.

In August 2003, she was part of the "US Comedy Invasion" show, performing at the world’s largest arts festival, the Edinburgh Fringe in Scotland. She then embarked on a UK tour in the spring of 2004.

In 2005, she performed as part of "Abnormally Funny People", with Steve Best, Liz Carr, Steve Day, Chris McCausland and Simon Minty. As part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe the following year she appeared with Liz Carr in Bravetarts. In 2007 she performed her one woman show Little Do They Know. She re-vamped the fringe show and had a 6 month contract at the Clarion hotel/casino in Las Vegas in 2011. In August 2013, Tanyalee went be back at the Edinburgh fringe with her new one person show called, "Big Trouble In Little 'Gina" which is based on a terrible medical ordeal starting at the end of 2012.

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Nov 27, 1970
  • United States of America

on July 23, 2013


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