Aisha Tyler is an American actress, stand-up comedian, and author. Aisha Tyler is known for her regular role as Andrea Marino in the first season of Ghost Whisperer and voicing Lana Kane in Archer, as well as her recurring roles in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Talk Soup, and on Friends as Charlie Wheeler.
Aisha Tyler was born the daughter of Robin Gregory, a teacher, and Jim, a photographer. Her parents divorced when she was 10 and she was raised by her father. She pursued an early interest in comedy during high school. Aisha Tyler attended McAteer High School in San Francisco, which also had a special program called McAteer School of the Arts, where she would attend improv and theater classes.
Aisha Tyler attended Dartmouth College where she earned a degree in environmental policy and was a member of The Tabard, a co-ed fraternity. At Dartmouth, she co-founded and sang in the all-female a capella group, The Dartmouth Rockapellas, a group devoted to spreading social awareness through song.