Michelle Buteau is an American stand-up comedian, actress, and podcast host.
Buteau married Dutch photographer Gijs van der Most in 2010. Buteau and van der Most have two children, Hazel and Otis van der Most, who were born in January 2019 via surrogacy.
Buteau was born in New Jersey to a Haitian father of Lebanese descent and Jamaican mother of French descent. She attended college at Florida International University and was considering a career in journalism before moving into comedy.
Movies & TV shows
5 Movies · 2 TV shows
Best of Stand-up 2020
Milk substitute. Passwords that are bad. Burlap underpants. The jokes didn't fail, but 2020 may have sucked.
Michelle Buteau: Welcome to Buteaupia
The queen talks about relationships, parenthood, cultural differences, and the government workers who adore her.
Take two blindfolded chef contestants. Put a fish in their face. They should be able to recreate it for celebrity judges to win a cash price. Did we mention that it's hosted by Tituss?
The Stand In
Candy hired a stand-in to take her place when she was ordered to serve a year in rehab. In this hilarious comedy about trading places, a woman who is not well known is able to steal her identity, care...
A brilliant but clumsy high school senior vows to get into her late father's alma mater by transforming herself and a misfit squad into dance champions.
A young woman's plans to propose to her girlfriend while at her family's annual holiday party are upended when she discovers her partner hasn't yet come out to her conservative parents.
Status and strategy collide in this social experiment where online players flirt, befriend and catfish their way to $100,000.
5 Movies · 3 TV shows
Adam and Marklin’s 5-year relationship has gone from a passionate flame to a simmer, forcing them to reconcile with each other’s shortcomings while their friends endlessly search for love in New York ...
Always Be My Maybe
After 15 years, a famous chef and a hometown musician are back together, but they are still adjusting to each other's worlds.
Bless the Harts
The group of Southerners who are always broke are a joke. They don't know that they are rich because of their friends and family.
A mosquito falls in love with a man after tasting his blood. Sex, love, and a bug's desire to feel human are explored through her eyes.
First Wives Club
Follow three women who band together after their first marriages fall apart, and who find strength in their sisterhood, and of course, a little revenge. The 1996 film was the basis for the movie.
An aspiring music journalist lands her dream job and is about to move to San Francisco when her boyfriend of nine years quits. She and her two best friends are in New York City to nurse her broken hea...
Isn't It Romantic
For a long time, Natalie, an Australian architect living in New York City, believed that what she had seen in rom-coms was all fantasy. Natalie wakes up and discovers that she is the leading lady in a...
Tales of the City
Mary Ann returned to San Francisco twenty years after leaving her family to pursue her career. Mary Ann is drawn back into the world of Anna Madrigal, her chosen family and a new generation of queer y...
1 Movie · 2 TV shows
Michelle Buteau: The Comedy Lineup
After turning 40, Buteau stresses the importance of comfort and talks about European health care and open ethnicity.
The Comedy Lineup
A diverse group of up-and-coming comedians perform 15-minute sets in this stand-up comedy showcase series.
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.
1 TV show
To Tell the Truth
The classic game show has been reinvented. Each round, a celebrity panel will be presented with three people who all claim to be the same person with the same incredible talent, job or achievement. On...
1 TV show
Kevin Biegel has a relationship with his siblings. Three different brothers working together in the Army at a small base in Florida are the focus of a comedy.
1 TV show
Rick and Morty
Rick is a mentally-unbalanced but scientifically-gifted old man who has recently reconnected with his family. He spends most of his time with his grandson in space and alternate universes. These event...
1 TV show
Key & Peele
Key & Peele is a show on television. It features two former cast members of the show. Each episode of the show consists of several pre-taped sketches starring the two actors, introduced by Key and Pee...
1 TV show
The most exciting events of the day are being discussed on ABC daytime's morning chat fest. Hot topics in the news, the best experts in their field, celebrity interviews and general entertainment are ...