Punkie Johnson

Jessica Williams, professionally known as Punkie Johnson, is a multi-talented American stand-up comedian, actress, and writer based in New York City. Her credits include standout performances on Space Force (Netflix), A Black Lady Sketch Show (HBO), and Bill Burr Presents: The Ringers (Comedy Central), showcasing her versatility and comedic brilliance. Notably, Johnson’s talent has been recognized on prestigious platforms, including her selection as a New Face at the Just For Laughs Festival in 2019. As a proud paid regular at the World Famous Comedy Store in Hollywood, she continues to captivate audiences with her sharp wit and infectious humor. In a groundbreaking move, Johnson joined the cast of Saturday Night Live in 2020, where her remarkable talent led to a promotion to repertory status in 2022, making her the eighth black female cast member in the show’s history and the second black LGBT woman to hold such a position.

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