Lena Waithe is an American actress, producer and screenwriter. She will star in Westworld Season Three in an undisclosed role.

Other Roles


  • Save Me - Director and writer (short film)
  • Dear White People - Producer
  • Ladylike - Co-producer
  • Step Sisters - Producer
  • Rising - Short film
  • Aech/Helen in Ready Player One 
  • Queen & Slim - Screenwriter, Co-story writer and Co-producer



  • She became the first black woman to win the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series in 2017 for writing Master of None's "Thanksgiving" episode, which was loosely based on her personal experience of coming out to her mother.
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