is an American writer, comedian, actress, and voice artist who is best known for voicing characters in animated films, such as Stella
the skunk in DreamWorks' Over the Hedge
, Bessie the Cow
and its spin-off TV series
, and Sid's Granny
in the Ice Age
franchise. She is also well-known for voicing the Sofa Queen
on the Fox
animated sitcom Bob's Burgers
. She also guest starred the Witch from Bubble Guppies.
For Disney, she voiced Innoko in Brother Bear 2. She also played Daphne Lido in the ABC TV show Black-ish, and voiced Shirley B. Awesome in Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero and Thea in Doc McStuffins. In 2011, Sykes was signed on to appear in The Muppets as Officer Ethel, interrogating the detained Muppet gang, but her scenes were cut. She currently voices Gregoria in Vampirina.
Wanda Sykes speaks onstage during the 2014 AFI Life Achievement Awards.
Wanda Sykes visiting Jimmy Kimmel Live in May 2015.