Aisha N. Tyler is an American actress and comedian. She is known for playing Andrea Marino in the first season of Ghost Whisperer, Dr. Tara Lewis in Criminal Minds, Mother Nature in the Santa Clause films and voicing Lana Kane in Archer as well as recurring roles in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Talk Soup and Friends. She is formerly the co-host of CBS's The Talk and currently Whose Line Is It Anyway?. She also hosted Ubisoft's E3 press conferences from 2012 to 2016 and has lent her voice and likeness to the video games Halo: Reach and Watch Dogs.Early lifeTyler was born in San Francisco, California, the daughter of Robin Gregory, a teacher, and James Tyler, a photographer. The family spent one year in Ethiopia and later spent time living in an ashram in the US.She pursued an early interest in comedy at McAteer High School in San Francisco, which had a special program called School of the Arts, now named Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts.