|Intro||American comedian and writer|
|A.K.A.||Emily Elizabeth Heller|
|From||United States of America|
Film, TV, Stage & Radio
|Birth||5 October 1985, Alameda County, United States of America|
Emily Elizabeth Heller (born October 5, 1985) is an American comedian, writer, actor, and podcast host.
Heller’s stand-up comedy career includes two Comedy Central specials, two albums, and guest appearances on Conan, Late Night with Seth Meyers, and The Late Late Show with James Corden.
Heller is also known for her work in television. She is a writer and producer for the Emmy-nominated and WGA-award-winning HBO series Barry.
Heller was born October 5, 1985, in Alameda, California. She has one older sister (film writer and director Marielle Heller) and one brother. She graduated from The College Preparatory School in Oakland, California, in 2003, and from the University of California, Santa Cruz, in 2007, majoring in History of Art and Visual Culture.
As writer and producer
- Codefellas – 2013 animated web series
- Ground Floor – 2014–2015 TBS series, season two
- Half Hour – 2016 stand-up comedy special
- Ice Thickeners – 2019 stand-up comedy series on Comedy Central
- Good For Her (Kill Rock Stars, 2015)
- Pasta (Kill Rock Stars, 2018)
Other creative work
- Baby Geniuses podcast – co-host, with Lisa Hanawalt
Awards and nominations
- 2016, Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing Special Class (32nd Independent Spirit Awards) – Nomination
- 2018, Producers Guild of America Award for Best Episodic Comedy (Barry) – Nominated
- 2018, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series (Barry) – Nominated
- 2018, Writers Guild of America award for Best New Series, for Barry – Won
- 2018, Writers Guild of America award for Best Comedy Series, for Barry – Nominated