Believe it or not, back in the day, people in Hollywood thought that only men knew how to make people laugh.
Trailblazing funny women such as Joan Rivers and Cloris Leachman had to scrap and fight for every opportunity to show their comedic wares. Little did they know that they were actually paving the way for a 21st Century comedy landscape where women such as Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and Kristen Wiig would be considered the funniest humans on the planet.
Today’s gallery, The Power Women of Comedy, focuses on these hilarious ladies and their most unforgettable roles.
On the Fox hit New Girl, Zooey Deschanel gets a chance to show off her comedic chops in a performance that is quirky, unpredictable and always hilarious. Watch New Girl, Tuesdays 9/8c only on FOX.