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WATCH: Paralyzed Ridgewood Actress Stars On Comedy Central

Ali Stroker of Ridgewood and Derek Waters. Photo Credit: Ali Stroker Instagram
Ali Stroker of Ridgewood dances in her wheelchair. Photo Credit: Ali Stroker INSTAGRAM

Ali Stroker of Ridgewood appeared on Comedy Central's "Drunk History" Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 10 p.m.

Based on the popular web series, "Drunk History" is the liquored-up narration of our nation's history. 

Stroker, 30 -- who was paralyzed in a car accident when she was 2 -- will be portraying disability rights activist Judy Huemann.

The show's all-star cast includes includes Jack Black, Lisa Bonet, Connie Britton, Michael Cera, Bill Hader, Kevin Nealon, Bob Odenkirk and Winona Ryder.

Figures such as Teddy Roosevelt, Patty Hearst, Billy the Kid, Al Capone, and Lewis and Clark are profiled, as are seminal moments like the Battle of the Alamo, Watergate, and the Scopes Monkey Trial.

The actress made history as the first person in a wheelchair to take a Broadway stage in Deaf West’s production of “Spring Awakening" in 2015.


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