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Amy Sedaris

Amy Sedaris is a five-foot Grecian spitfire who hails from North Carolina and studied and performed with Chicago's Second City. Her New York theater credits include Wonder of the World (Lucille Lortel Award Nomination), The Country Club (Drama Dept), The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told and Talent Family Plays (written by David and Amy Sedaris), Jamboree, Stump the Host, Stitches, One Woman Shoe (Obie Award), The Little Frieda Mysteries (Encore Award), Incident at Cobble Knob (Lincoln Center) and most recently, The Book of Liz (Drama Dept). Her regional theatrical credits include The Country Club (Long Wharf).

Sedaris' television credits include series regular roles on Exit 57 and Strangers with Candy (both for Comedy Central) and recurring roles on Just Shoot Me, Sex and the City, Monk, Hot in Cleveland and Raising Hope.

Her film projects include Snowflake, Dedication, Shrek the Third, Snow Angels, Bewitched, Strangers with Candy – The Movie, Chicken Little, Full Grown Men, Romance & Cigarettes (directed by John Turturro), Maid in Manhattan, School of Rock and Elf.

October 2006 saw the publication of Amy's best-selling book I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence. In November 2010, her second book, Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People was released and instantly became a New York Times bestseller.

Amy starred opposite Neil Patrick Harris and Bonnie Sommerville in Josh Shelov's film The Best and the Brightest, which was released in June. She was also seen in Beware the Gonzo (Bryan Goluboff, director, opposite Campbell Scott and Ezra Miller) and Tanner Hall (Francesca Gregorini and Tatiana Von Furstenberg, writers/directors; opposite Rooney Mara and Chris Kattan).

Amy works to support her cupcake and cheeseball business.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2011.
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Amy Sedaris Facts

BirthdayMarch 29, 1961 (62)
BirthplaceEndicot, New York, USA

Selected Filmography

Puss in Boots
School of Rock
Chicken Little
Mr. Monk and the Earthquake
Mr. Monk Goes to the Theatre
Six Days, Seven Nights
Super Buddies
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