Aisha Tyler is an American actress and host. She started her acting career in the mid-’90s. During her beginnings, she appeared in the shows Nash Bridges and The Pretender. She then became the host of the shows Talk Soup and The Fifth Wheel. She later played the role of Mother Nature in The Santa Clause 2 and its sequel The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause. During this period, she also appeared as Dr. Charlie Wheeler in Friends, Mia Dickerson in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and Marianne Taylor in 24. She later played Andrea Marino in Ghost Whisperer. From 2011 to 2017, she hosted the show The Talk. Since 2015, she plays Dr. Tara Lewis in Criminal Minds.