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Amy Sedaris Biography

Birth Place:
Endicott, New York, United States
Actor, writer

Fast Facts

  • Along with her five siblings, used props, wigs and disguise kits to put on shows for the family in their living room and backyard
  • Coauthored a number of plays with her brother, humorist David Sedaris, winning Obie and Drama Desk awards
  • Provided her voice for the audio versions of her brother David's books, Barrel Fever, Naked and Holidays on Ice
  • Former member of the Second City comedy troupe in Chicago
  • Is a best-selling author; published I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence in 2006 and Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People in 2010
  • Runs a cupcake-and-cheeseball business out of her NYC home


  • 2019Emmy-Outstanding Variety Sketch Series: nominated


  • Paul Sedaris--Brother
  • Lou Sedaris--Father
  • Sharon Sedaris--Mother
  • Gretchen Sedaris--Sister
  • Lisa Sedaris--Sister
  • Tiffany Sedaris--Sister