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Produced in London, England, in 1977, this punk group comprised vocalist Gene Oct, the only real constant in an array of line-ups, Brian Adam (guitar), Geoff Myles (bass) and Chris Bashford (drums). Like a lot of their instant peers Chelsea had been a music group with a solid social conscience. Focusing on sub-three-minute vitriolic outbursts on unemployment, internal city decay as well as the devastation of British culture under Margaret Thatcher, their lyrics had been always even more interesting than their music. The music generally formed an identical design of up-tempo quantities, marred by simple studio methods (Oct’s delivery, sometimes gruesome, was however the glue within the formulation). Taken simply because a body of function the music become jarring, but independently, their music is normally exciting and full of energy. Their most noteworthy melody was ‘Best To Function’, though it afterwards transpired that the foundation of the melody was anti-union. They continuing to record through the entire 80s with an ever-changing line-up and a graphic as anachronistic as their music.

Quick Facts


Profession Consultant, Journalist, Politician, Author
Education Stanford UniversityOxford
Spouse Marc Mezvinsky
Children Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky, Aidan Clinton Mezvinsky
Siblings Melissa Houska, Angie Houska, Emily Houska
Music Songs Right to Work, All the Downs, Trouble Is the Day, High Rise Living, Fools & Soldiers, Look at the Outside, Free the Fighters, Only Thinking, I'm on Fire, Years Away, No One's Coming Outside, War Across the Nation, The Loner, Valium Mother, Be What You Want to Be, This Is Now, Urban Kids, Sod the War, Your Toy, Rocking Horse, Saturday Night Sunday Morning, Twelve Men, How Do You Know, Evacuate, Fuck All, Chelsea Thu the Years, More Than a Giro, Guns in Paradise, Something Wrong in Your Head, Sliding Down a Stream, Running Wild, Somebody Got Murdered
Albums It, The Hitman's Bodyguard, Home Again, Wind River, Annabelle: Creation, Leap! (Ballerina), Logan Lucky, Dunkirk, mother!, Spider-Man: Homecoming, The Emoji Movie, Girls Trip, Despicable Me 3, Birth of the Dragon, The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature, The Glass Castle, Kidnap, Tulip Fever, Wonder Woman, The Dark Tower, Close Encounters of the Third Kind 40th Anniversary Release, American Assassin, Cars 3, The Big Sick, True to the Game, Do It Like An Hombre (Hazlo como hombre), War for the Planet of the Apes, Baby Driver, 9/11, Atomic Blonde, Ingrid Goes West, Marvel's Inhumans, Patti Cake$, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan 35th Anniversary, The Trip to Spain, Good Time, Menashe, Detroit, I Do... Until I Don't, Crown Heights, Arjun Reddy, Viceroy's House, Yuddham Sharanam, Shubh Mangal Savdhan (Shubh Mangal Saavdhan), Maudie, LUPIN THE 3RD THE CASTLE OF CAGLIOSTRO, Columbus, The Only Living Boy in New York, Beach Rats, Paisa Vasool


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#Fact
1 Opened up on the Rosie O'Donnell Show about her brother's death when she was 10 years old. Chelsea said of her brother, Chet, that he was hiking in the Grand Tetons and fell 80 feet off a cliff.
2 Host of the E! Channel's Chelsea Lately (2007). [2008]
3 Release of her memoir, "My Horizontal Life: A Collection of One-Night Stands". [June 2005]
4 Release of her book, "Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang". [March 2010]
5 Chelsea's first book "My Horizontal Life" (2007) was edited by Molly Ringwald's husband Panio Gianopoulos.
6 One of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World (2012).
7 Is only the second woman to host a late-night US talk show, with Chelsea Lately (2007), after Joan Rivers, who hosted The Late Show on Fox from 1986 to 1987.
8 Lives in Los Angeles with her older brother, Roy Handler. Roy is also Chelsea's personal chef.
9 Chelsea is the daughter of Margareta "Rita" (Stoecker) and Seymour Handler. Chelsea's paternal grandparents, Jacob Handler and Yetta Specter, were Jewish immigrants, from Austria and Podillya, Ukraine, respectively. Chelsea's mother was German, born in Herne, North Rhine-Westphalia, and moved to the United States in the 1950s. One of Chelsea's mother's grandmothers, Martha Mathilde Kaminski, had Polish ancestry.
10 Attended Livingston High School, the same school as Jason Alexander, Julia Montgomery and Charles Milano.
11 Her three books took the #1, #2, and #3 spots on the New York Times Bestseller list.
12 Third book, "Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang", was released in March 2010 and quickly made its way to #1 on the New York Times Bestseller List. At the same time, her previous two books occupied spots 1 and 2 on the New York Times Bestseller List for paperbacks.
13 Broke up with Ted Harbert [March 8, 2010].
14 Friend of Mary McCormack. Both are from New Jersey and their fathers are both car dealers.
15 Ranked #91 on Maxim magazine's Hot 100 2009.
16 One of People Magazine's 100 Most Beautiful People. [2009].
17 In Entertainment Weekly, she was named as one of the top 10 "Breakout Stars of 2008.".
18 Vanity Fair proclaimed her one of the "Queens of Comedy.".
19 Turned down request to pose nude in Playboy.
20 She was asked to do season six of the hit television series Dancing with the Stars (2005) but declined. She did however, recommend her assistant Chuy Bravo.
21 She released her second book, "Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea?" in April 2008. It was #1 on the New York Times Bestseller's List and has been on the list for over a year.
22 Her favorite movie is Porky's (1981).
23 Lives with Ted Harbert, president and CEO of Comcast Entertainment. [February 2009]
24 Her mother died of cancer.
25 Has a nephew, Teddy.
26 Friend of Jenny McCarthy, Diablo Cody, Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, and Jason Biggs.
27 Released her memoir, "My Horizontal Life: A Collection of One-Night Stands" in June, 2005.
28 Is the youngest of 6 children. Siblings' names are Glen, Roy, Shoshana, Sydney, and Chet (deceased).


Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Chelsea 2016 TV Series executive producer - 11 episodes
Chelsea Does 2016 TV Series documentary executive producer - 4 episodes
The Josh Wolf Show 2015 TV Series executive producer - 5 episodes
Uganda Be Kidding Me Live 2014 TV Movie executive producer
Chelsea Lately 2007-2014 TV Series executive producer - 171 episodes
Hello Ross! 2013-2014 TV Series producer - 2 episodes
After Lately 2011-2013 TV Series executive producer - 24 episodes
Love You, Mean It with Whitney Cummings 2012-2013 TV Series executive producer - 13 episodes
Are You There, Chelsea? 2012 TV Series executive producer
Pretty Wild 2010 TV Series executive producer - 2 episodes
Comedians of Chelsea Lately 2009 TV Movie executive producer
The Chelsea Handler Show 2006 TV Series producer

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Comedy Central Sit N Spin 2016 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Chelsea Lately TV Series 1 episode, 2014 writer - 62 episodes, 2007 - 2008
Comedy Central Presents 2007 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Muppets. 2015 TV Series Chelsea Handler
The Comeback 2014 TV Series Chelsea Handler
Web Therapy 2013 TV Series Chris Endicott
Web Therapy 2013 TV Series Chris Endicott
Call Me Crazy: A Five Film 2013 TV Movie Alex
Whitney 2011-2013 TV Series Dr. Price
Fun Size 2012 Joy
Are You There, Chelsea? 2012 TV Series Sloane
This Means War 2012 Trish
Hop 2011 Mrs. Beck
In the Motherhood 2007-2008 TV Series Heather
Steam 2007 Jacky
Reno 911! 2006 TV Series 'Pinky' the Drunk Driver
Cattle Call 2006 Nikita
Inappropriate Boss 2006 TV Mini-Series Marla
Totally High 2005 TV Series
Dirty Famous 2005 TV Movie Missy Klein
The Bernie Mac Show 2004 TV Series Doris Flynt
My Wife and Kids 2002 TV Series Nurse Amy
The Practice 2002 TV Series Callie Fairbanks
The Plotters 2001 TV Movie Ann
Spy TV 2001 TV Series Various

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Chelsea Lately 2012-2014 TV Series performer - 3 episodes

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Barely Famous 2016 TV Series special thanks - 1 episode
Jelly 2010 special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Chelsea 2016 TV Series Herself - Hostess
Live with Kelly and Michael 2009-2016 TV Series Herself - Guest / Herself
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2014-2016 TV Series Herself
The Daily Show 2016 TV Series Herself
Extra 2014-2016 TV Series Herself
Access Hollywood 2016 TV Series Herself
Real Time with Bill Maher 2012-2016 TV Series Herself - Guest / Herself
2016 Global Citizen 2016 Herself - Co-Host
Late Night with Seth Meyers 2015-2016 TV Series Herself
Today 2011-2016 TV Series Herself - Guest / Herself
The Talk 2016 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Late Late Show with James Corden 2015-2016 TV Series Herself / Herself - Hosting Hopeful
The Insider 2014-2016 TV Series Herself
Weekend Today 2016 TV Series Herself
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert 2016 TV Series Herself - Guest
Conan 2011-2016 TV Series Herself - Guest
CBS This Morning 2016 TV Series Herself
Chelsea Does 2016 TV Series documentary Herself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2010-2016 TV Series Herself
Entertainment Tonight 2007-2016 TV Series Herself
Comedy Central Sit N Spin 2016 TV Series Herself
All-Star Dog Rescue Celebration 2015 TV Movie Herself
Leah Remini: It's All Relative 2015 TV Series Herself
Guys Choice Awards 2015 2015 TV Movie Herself
The Barbara Walters Summer Special 2014 TV Series Herself
17th Annual Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor: Jay Leno 2014 TV Movie Herself
Rachael Ray 2009-2014 TV Series Herself
Late Show with David Letterman 2007-2014 TV Series Herself / Herself - Guest
Uganda Be Kidding Me Live 2014 TV Movie Herself
Chelsea Lately 2007-2014 TV Series Herself - Host / Herself / Kim Kardashian / ...
2014 MTV Video Music Awards 2014 TV Special Herself - Presenter
Sunday Brunch 2014 TV Series Herself - Guest
This Morning 2014 TV Series Herself - Guest
Inside Edition 2014 TV Series documentary Herself
This Week 2014 TV Series Herself
Howard Stern Birthday Bash 2014 Video Herself - Audience Member
CBS News Sunday Morning 2014 TV Series Herself - Guest
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Jane Fonda 2014 TV Movie Herself
Comics Unleashed 2006-2014 TV Series Herself - Guest
Piers Morgan Tonight 2011-2014 TV Series Herself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2004-2014 TV Series Herself / Herself - Guest
Brody Stevens: Enjoy It! 2013 TV Series Herself
Tubbin' with Tash 2013 TV Series Herself
Who Do You Think You Are? 2013 TV Series documentary Herself
Celebrity Style Story 2013 TV Series Herself
2013 New Now Next Awards 2013 TV Special Herself
After Lately 2011-2013 TV Series Herself
Katie 2012-2013 TV Series Herself
Oprah's Next Chapter 2013 TV Series Herself
Watch What Happens: Live 2013 TV Series Herself - Guest
Kathy 2012-2013 TV Series Herself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2010-2012 TV Series Herself
2012 Hero Dog Awards 2012 TV Special Herself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2008-2012 TV Series Herself - Guest / Herself
Stand Up to Cancer 2012 TV Movie Herself
ES.TV HD 2012 TV Series Herself - Guest
Made in Hollywood 2012 TV Series Herself
Chelsea Handler: Pushing the Boundaries Unauthorized Documentary 2012 Video documentary
The Year with Katie Couric 2011 TV Movie Herself
Dave's Old Porn 2011 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 36th Annual Gracie Awards 2011 TV Special Herself
2011 MTV Movie Awards 2011 TV Special Herself - Presenter
Chelsea's Big Interview Special 2010 TV Movie Herself - Host
MTV Video Music Awards 2010 2010 TV Special Herself - Host
Kendra 2010 TV Series Herself
Larry King Live 2010 TV Series Herself
E! True Hollywood Story 2010 TV Series documentary Herself
The Jay Leno Show 2009-2010 TV Series Herself
Chelsea Lately Bloopers 2009 TV Movie Herself
The Good Wife 2009 TV Series Herself
The 7PM Project 2009 TV Series Herself
Real Chance of Love 2009 TV Series Herself
Million Dollar Password 2009 TV Series Herself - Celebrity Guest
A-List Awards 2009 TV Special Herself
New York Goes to Hollywood 2008 TV Series Herself
The View 2007-2008 TV Series Herself / Herself - Co-Host / Herself - Guest Co-Host
Last Call with Carson Daly 2005-2008 TV Series Herself
Sunset Tan 2007 TV Series Herself
25 Most Memorable Swimsuit Moments 2007 TV Movie documentary Herself
On the Lot 2007 TV Series Herself - Host
Thank God You're Here 2007 TV Series Herself
Comedy Central Presents 2007 TV Series documentary Herself
E! Live from the Red Carpet 2007 TV Series Herself - Correspondent
101 Favorite Stars Way Back When 2007 TV Mini-Series documentary Herself
30 Most Outrageous Celebrity Feuds 2006 TV Movie Herself
Forbes Celebrity 100: Who Made Bank? 2006 TV Movie Herself
Sexiest... 2006 TV Series Herself
Stranded with a Star 2006 TV Movie Herself
50 Shocking Celebrity Confessions 2006 TV Movie documentary Herself
101 Incredible Celebrity Slimdowns 2006 TV Mini-Series Herself
Richard & Judy 2006 TV Series Herself
50 Best Chick Flicks 2006 TV Movie documentary Herself
The Chelsea Handler Show 2006 TV Series Herself - Host
Great Things About the Holidays 2005 TV Movie Herself
50 Cutest Child Stars: All Grown Up 2005 TV Movie documentary Herself
101 Craziest TV Moments 2005 TV Movie documentary Herself
Weekends at the DL 2005 TV Series Herself
101 Even Bigger Celebrity Oops 2005 TV Movie documentary Herself / Nicolette Sheridan / Paris Hilton / ...
50 Hottest Vegas Moments 2005 TV Movie documentary Herself
101 Most Sensational Crimes of Fashion 2004 TV Movie Herself - Interviewee
50 Most Outrageous TV Moments 2004 TV Movie Herself
E! 101 Most Awesome Moments in Entertainment 2004 TV Movie documentary Herself
Girls Behaving Badly 2004 TV Series Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Access Hollywood 2017 TV Series Herself
Entertainment Tonight 2014-2017 TV Series Herself
Extra 2014-2016 TV Series Herself
Media Buzz 2016 TV Series Herself
The Insider 2014 TV Series Herself
Inside Edition 2014 TV Series documentary Herself
Chelsea Lately 2012-2014 TV Series Herself / Herself - Host / Judge Lately / ...
Live with Kelly and Michael 2013 TV Series Herself
Dateline NBC 2012 TV Series documentary Herself - Comedian (segment "Christina Aguilera")
All About Aubrey 2011 TV Series Herself
Justin Bieber: Never Say Never 2011 Documentary Herself (uncredited)
E! Special: Katy Perry 2010 TV Movie Herself (uncredited)
Keeping Up with the Kardashians 2009 TV Series Herself
50 Most Wicked Women of Primetime 2004 TV Movie documentary Herself - Girls Behaving Badly

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013 Wilde Wit of the Year Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)
2013 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite Late Night Talk Show Host
2011 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice TV: Female Reality/Variety Star After Lately (2011)
2011 WIN Award Women's Image Network Awards Actress Comedy Series After Lately (2011)
2011 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite Talk Show Host Chelsea Lately (2007)
2010 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Comedian
2010 WIN Award Women's Image Network Awards Actress Comedy Series Chelsea Lately (2007)

TitleSalary
Chelsea Lately (2007) $8,000,000 per year (2013-2014)
Chelsea Lately (2007) $8,000,000 per year (2012-2013)
Chelsea Lately (2007) $3,500,000 per year (2011-2012
Chelsea Lately (2007) $3,500,000 per year (2010-2011)

#Quote
1 [on forcefully expressing her political beliefs] I don't care how annoying or loud I am. It's important to be loud.
2 Well, I don't live in the past like you, so I don't remember.
3 [on Are You There, Chelsea? (2012)] It's a dream come true to have someone else portray me. Because I've been living this life for a long time, and I'm over myself. It's a pleasure to play my sister because everything I've accused her of my whole life, I can now re-enact before her eyes. Her name isn't Sloane. We had to change her name for legal reasons so that my own family can't sue me.

#Trademark
1 Sarcastic and critical views on A-List celebrities
2 Self-deprecating humor
3 Caustic commentary

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