Emily Heller is an American television actress, writer, and comedian who has acted in TV series like TablePop (2019), Adam Ruins Everything (2016), Ground Floor (2014-2015), and Maron (2013).
Along with that, her writing work has also helped her to raise her name—her writing credits are in TV series like Barry (2018-2019), Crowded (2016), and Surviving Jack (2014). Likewise, she is also well received by audiences for her comedy album Good for Her, which was released in November 2015.
Bio: Age, Height
Emily Heller was born on 5th October 1985, in Alameda, California, USA, as Emily Elizabeth Heller.
She maintains a decent height of 5 feet 3 inches (1.6 meters). Her birth sign is Libra.
Married Life, Husband
Emily Heller is married to writer Peter Miller. She tied the knots with Peter on 10th February 2018 after knowing each other for nearly four years.
Emily Heller and her husband, Peter Miller on 15 September 2019 (Photo: Emily Heller's Instagram)
Her husband, Peter, has worked as a writer for Lovett or Leave It, as a researcher for Pod Save HBO, and as a story producer for Adam Ruins Everything.
Family & Education
Emily Heller was raised in Alameda, California. Her father is a chiropractor, whereas her mother is an art teacher. She also has two siblings: a sister, a filmmaker, and a brother, a musician.
Emily graduated from the University of California Santa Cruz in 2007 with a degree in History of Art & Visual Culture.
Career, Podcast Host
Emily Heller started her career with stand-up comedy in San Francisco. And while doing so, she was even titled the "7 Funniest People in Town" by 7x7 Magazine in 2011.
Later, in 2013, she was seen on the New Faces set for the Just for Laughs festival, followed by warm-up for Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell and performance on comedy shows like Conan, Late Night with Seth Meyers, Chelsea Lately, and the third season of John Oliver's New York Stand Up Show.
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All those works and events made sure she stands firmly on her feet and continue her career forward. While doing so, she moved to Los Angeles in 2014 and obtained more writing & acting works. In 2015, she even released her first comedy album Good for Her.
Now, along with writing and acting, she also co-hosts a podcast show named Baby Geniuses along with cartoonist and mastermind Lisa Hanawalt.
Awards & Nominations
Over her working career, Emily Heller has recognized herself with her appreciable work. Due to that, she has been honored with one award and six nominations as of now.
Recently, in 2020, she was nominated by Writers Guild of America for comedy series Barry and by PGA Awards in Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television category for comedy series Barry. Additionally, she won the Writers Guild of America (WGA) award in the new series category for comedy series Barry in 2019.
Moreover, Emily is the recipient of Rooftop Comedy's Silver Nail Award and is named as "Comics to Watch" by Comedy Central.