Sommore (born Lori Ann Rambough; May 15, 1966) is an American comedian and actress. She appeared in the films Friday After Next, Soul Plane, Dirty Laundry.[2][3]

Early life and education

Sommore was raised in Trenton, New Jersey. After attending Our Lady of the Divine Shepherd and The Pennington School, she graduated from McCorristin Catholic High School (now called Trenton Catholic Academy) in 1985.[4][5] Sommore is the older half-sister of actress Nia Long.[5] She graduated from Morris Brown College in Atlanta, Georgia, where she studied business administration.[6][7][8][9]

Television and film appearances

Sommore has appeared on various shows including HBO's Def Comedy Jam, Showtime at the Apollo, ComicView, and BET Live from L.A. She has also done guest appearances on television sitcoms The Hughleys and The Parkers, and she has been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show. She also appeared on Comedy Central Roast of Flavor Flav. In 2008, she appeared as one of the mob members on several episodes of the game show 1 vs. 100.[10]

Her film appearances include Soul Plane, A Miami Tail, Friday After Next, and Something New.

Sommore and fellow African American female comedians Mo'Nique, Laura Hayes, and Adele Givens were the stars on The Queens of Comedy tour, which was filmed and subsequently aired on Showtime and released on DVD.[2]

Sommore was a winning participant on the sixth season of Celebrity Fit Club. She lost 11 pounds during the show.[2]

Personal life

Aside from her hometown of Trenton, New Jersey, Sommore has lived in Los Angeles and Fort Lauderdale, Florida.[5] She reportedly lives in South Florida part-time.[2]


2001The Queens of ComedyComedienne
2002Friday After NextCookie
2003A Miami TailStephanie
2004Soul PlaneCherry
2006Blunts & Stunts: Class of '94Comedienne #2
Something NewComedienne
Dirty LaundryAbby
TV Films
1995Bitch HouseHerselfJudge
2003Heroes of Comedy: Women on TopHerself
2007Sommore: The Queen Stands AloneComedienneStand-up Special
Comedy Central Roast of Flavor FlavHerself
2009Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black ComedyHerself
2010Cedric the Entertainer's Urban CircusHerself
2013Sommore: Chandelier StatusComedienneStand-up Special
2015Sommore: Fun Non Amously FamousComedienneStand-up Special/Post-production
1995SnapsHerselfEpisode 1.2
Def Comedy JamHerselfEpisode 5.5
Episode 7.1
1998The HughleysKeshiaEpisode: "Pilot"
1999Def Comedy Jam: All Stars Vol. 11HerselfEpisode 11.33
BET Live from L.A.Herself
2000The Oprah Winfrey ShowHerself
2001The Ananda Lewis ShowHerselfEpisode: "Two Can Play That Game"
The Tonight Show with Jay LenoHerselfEpisode 11.33
2002The ParkersOlivia RadcliffeEpisode: "Mother's Day Blues"
2004The Late Late Show with Craig KilbornHerselfEpisode: November 15, 2004
2005Weekends at the DLHerselfEpisode 1.18
2005 BET Comedy AwardsHerself
2006The Tom Joyner ShowHerselfEpisode 1.15
Something NewHerself
Live at GothamHerselfEpisode 1.6
2007-2014Comics UnleashedHerself
2007Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N OutHerself
20081 vs. 100Herself
Flavor of Love 3HerselfEpisode: "Things That Go Bump On The Lip"
Episode: "Reunion: After The Lovin'"
Celebrity Fit Club (Season 6)Herself
2009The Mo'nique ShowHerselfEpisode: October 29, 2009
20132013 Soul Train AwardsHerself
The Arsenio Hall ShowHerselfEpisode 1.65
2014Just for Laughs: All-AccessHerselfEpisode: Jeff Ross
Hit the FloorHerselfEpisode: "Blow Out"
Love & Hip Hop: AtlantaHost/HerselfSeason 3 Reunion
Episode: Reunion – Part 1
Episode: Reunion – Part 2
Episode: Reunion – Part 3