Mathilde "Tig" O'Callaghan Notaro (born March 24, 1971) is an American stand-up comic, writer, radio contributor, and actress. She is known for her deadpan comedy. Her acclaimed album Live was nominated in 2014 for the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. The special Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted was nominated in 2016 at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special. In 2017, the album Boyish Girl Interrupted was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards.
Notaro met her wife, Stephanie Allynne, on the set of the movie In a World.... They became engaged on January 1, 2015 and were married on October 24, 2015. They welcomed twin sons in 2016, conceived using Allynne's eggs via a surrogate.Notaro plays the guitar and drums and says she is an avid music fan who was in bands when she was younger. "Tig" is a childhood nickname given to her by her brother when she was two years old.
Notaro was born in Jackson, Mississippi, the daughter of Mathilde “Susie” (O'Callaghan) and Pat Notaro. Her mother was born in New Orleans. Notaro was raised in Pass Christian, Mississippi, until kindergarten. Her family later moved to Spring, Texas, a suburb of Houston. She has a brother, Renaud Notaro, who is a year older than her and works as a radio talk show host.Notaro's maternal great-great-grandfather was John Fitzpatrick, mayor of New Orleans from 1892 to 1896. When taking part in season 5 of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Notaro found out that she is also a distant cousin of Gloria Steinem.Notaro said she hated school. She failed three grades, eventually dropping out of high school. In 1990, while living in Texas, Notaro got her GED.
Movies & TV shows
4 Movies · 2 TV shows
Tig Notaro: Drawn
The first ever fully animated stand-up comedy special. The hour-long special blends Notaro’s signature voice and storytelling with a variety of artistic styles as she recounts a hospital bed proposal,...
Turning the Tables with Robin Roberts
Get to know Robin Roberts and some of the other women in Hollywood as they witness their incredible journeys on their path to purpose. Each episode is filled with emotion and inspiration. These ground...
When Anna is hired as a surrogate for Matt, a single man in his 40s, the two strangers come to realize this unexpected relationship will quickly challenge their perception of connection, boundaries an...
Amend: The Fight for America
The ideals of freedom and equality did not apply to everyone when the United States of America was founded. The stories of the brave Americans who fought to right the nation's wrongs and codify the va...
Army of the Dead
After a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of mercenaries take the ultimate gamble and go into the zone for the greatest robbery ever.
Zu, a free spirit estranged from her family, suddenly finds herself the sole guardian of her half-sister, Music, a teenager on the autism spectrum whose whole world order had been beautifully crafted ...
2 Movies · 4 TV shows
Good Talk With Anthony Jeselnik
Comedian Anthony Jeselnik interviews comedians about their careers, influences, and other topics.
Under A Rock with Tig Notaro
Tig isn't able to recognize famous people. She might be able to get some help from her friend.
What's Your Ailment?!
Join host and comedian Maria Bamford as she talks about her experiences with mental health, past or present, with fellow comedians and artists.
A Little Late with Lilly Singh
Lilly Singh is a comedian, actress, social media sensation, producer and author of "How to be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life." She hosts celebrity interviews, talks current events, performs music...
Transparent: Musicale Finale
When the Pfeffermans face a life-changing loss, they begin a journey hilarious and melancholy, brazen and bold. As they face this new transition, they confront grief and come together to celebrate con...
Lucy in the Sky
Lucy Cola lost touch with reality in a world that now seems too small after she returned to Earth after a mission to space.
4 Movies · 1 TV show
Tig Notaro: Happy To Be Here
Comedian Tig Notaro unleashes her inner prankster in a playful stand-up special packed with funny anecdotes, parenting confessions and more.
Pete andEllie stumbled into the world of foster care adoption when they decided to start a family. When they meet three siblings, including a 15 year old girl, they find themselves speeding from zero ...
2 Dope Queens
The hit comedy show is the basis for the specials. The show features fun, fearless queens dishing on topics such as dating white baes, sex, New York- living, and more.
Elizabeth is looking for advice from her dog's therapist. Tara wants a life beyond the coffee shop. Daisy is a dog walker. He pines for a woman while trying to keep his business afloat. The beloved ca...
Ellen DeGeneres: Relatable
Ellen revisits her road to stardom in her first special since 2003 and talks about the lessons she's learned along the way.
2 Movies · 2 TV shows
Star Trek: Discovery
Follow the voyages of Starfleet on their missions to discover new worlds and new life forms, and one officer who must learn that to truly understand all things alien, you must first understand yoursel...
I Love You, America
Sarah is looking to connect with people who don't agree with her personal opinions through honesty, humor, genuine interest in others and not taking herself too seriously. It's important to connect wi...
The Fun Company
When Parker is not selected as a company member of The Fun Company she seeks revenge on the comedy theatre in the name of justice.
HenryPhillips was lured to LA by a renowned TV producer who wants to bring his story of failure to the screen. If Henry wants to make jokes for a living, he has to decide if he wants to be the butt of...
1 TV show
The comedy follows her as she returns to her hometown after the death of her mother. Tig is still reeling from her own declining health problems, and she struggles to find her footing with the loss of...
4 Movies · 2 TV shows
Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted
Known for her distinctive storytelling and offbeat sense of humor, Tig Notaro often draws on her highly personal experiences with no-holds-barred honesty. Over the course of her one-hour show, Notaro ...
The Late Late Show with James Corden
Craig Ferguson will not be on The Late Late Show. The show interviews people. James Corden is the host.
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Stephen Colbert is leaving his "The Colbert Report" character to make his long-awaited return to television. As the host of The Late Show franchise redux -- taped at the historic Ed Sullivan Theatre a...
A heartbroken woman, desperate for a brighter mood, enlists the services of a traveling party clown.
Knock Knock, It's Tig Notaro
Tig Notaro travels across the country to perform in the homes, back yards and basements of her fans. Even though each show has the potential to be a disaster, she dives into the chaos time and again t...
Tig Notaro, a Los Angeles based comedian who just days after being diagnosed with stage II breast cancer changed the course of her career with a poignant stand-up set, is the subject of an intimate do...
3 Movies · 2 TV shows
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Jimmy Fallon took over as the permanent replacement for Jay Leno. The program was brought back to New York after 42 years in Los Angeles.
Garfunkel and Oates
The comic/folk duo Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci did a great job in this scripted series. Hard-working people trying to make their mark in comedy while muddling through messy dating scenarios and doi...
Reagan was kidnapped. When he wakes up bound and chained in a rundown shack, he discovers the real motives of his abductors and finds himself in the middle of a twisted scheme with little chance to su...
Sarah Silverman hosts the first episode of Rubberhead - a night of comedy shorts featuring some of her favorite performers. With comedy from Nathan Barnatt, Jade Catta-Preta, Michael Cassidy, Shelby F...
Walk of Shame
A reporter's dream of becoming a news anchor has been compromised after a one-night stand left her stranded in downtown L.A. Without a phone, car, ID or money, she only had 8 hours to make it to the m...
Why We Laugh: Funny Women
An uncensored look into the lives of the female stand-up comedian. Featuring interviews and live performance footage from some of today's most prominent female voices in stand-up comedy and entertainm...
In a World...
A father wants his daughter to become a voice-over star. She wants to change the voice of a generation.
1 Movie · 1 TV show
Finding Your Roots
Henry Louis Gates was the son of Gates. He was a scholar at Harvard. People can look in the branches of their family trees. Professor Gates utilizes a team of genealogists to reconstruct the paper tra...
This American Life Live: The Invisible Made Visible
It features all sorts of things that are way too visual to be on the radio: dance, animation, illustration, an interactive musical performance, photographs, a short film, and David Sedaris in clown ma...
2 Movies · 1 TV show
A fake commercial for a lesbian telephone hot line. A short by Kyle Dunnigan and Tig Notaro.
The talk show was hosted by O'Brien.
Kaitlin Olson (It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia) stars opposite Jon Dore in this hilarious heist comedy written and directed by Jason and Randy Sklar (Cheap Seats). A disgruntled and bored bank telle...
2 TV shows
In the Motherhood
In an overly complicated modern world, Rosemary, Jane and Emily are trying to juggle their work and love lives.
In the fictional locale of Greendale, Colorado, you can follow the lives of a group of students at what is possibly the world's worst community college.
Have Tig at Your Party
"Have Tig at Your Party" is a video of comedian Tig Notaro standing still for one hour, filmed from the waist, up. Tig acts as though she is at the viewers own personal party, using limited dialog, in...
1 TV show
The Sarah Silverman Program
Sarah Silverman plays a character who has an absurd daily life that unfolds in scripted scenes and songs. Sarah always manages to fall into strange and frightening situations with her sister and gay n...
1 TV show
Dog Bites Man
Dog Bites Man was on Comedy Central. It was on The Comedy Channel in Australia. The company produced the series.
1 TV show
1 TV show
The Ellen DeGeneres Show
TheEllenDeGeneres Show is an American television talk show hosted by Ellen Degeneres.
3 Movies · 1 TV show
We Have a Ghost
Kevin became a social media sensation after he found a ghost in his home. Kevin and Ernest become targets of the CIA when they investigate the mystery of the latter's past.
Beverly Nicholson was America's first female president. When Beverly and Kasey are in the White House, they will prove that there is more than one great woman.
Am I Ok?
The real-life story of Lauren Pomerantz inspired anUntitled feature.
Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas
The origin story of Bautista's character and his rescue crew during the initial fall of Vegas as they confront the mysterious source of the zombie outbreak is set in the world of Army of the Dead.