Ilana Glazer

  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Profession: Comedian, Actor, Writer

Fast Facts

  • As a kid with a video camera, wrote, directed and performed sketches with her older brother, Eliot, on two "channels" they called GBS (Glazer Broadcasting System) and KRAP-TV.
  • In college, studied comedy with Eliot at Upright Citizens Brigade in New York City, where their collaborations included the variety show High School Talent Show (2007-10). 
  • Met Abbi Jacobson in 2007 when the two were taking improv classes at UCB, and in 2009 launched the Web series Broad City.
  • Enlisted Amy Poehler, a founder of UCB and a fan of Broad City, to appear in the final episode, and Poehler wound up being the series' executive producer when it premiered on Comedy Central in January 2014; it was renewed for a second season in February.

Awards

  • 2015, Critics' Choice Television Awards — Best Actress in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2014, Critics' Choice Television Awards — Best Actress in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2016, Emmy — Outstanding Short Form Comedy Or Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2016, Writers Guild Awards — Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2017, Emmy — Outstanding Short Form Comedy Or Drama Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Eliot Glazer — Brother
  • David Rooklin — Husband
  • Sandi Glazer — Mother
  • Larry Glazer — Father

College

  • New York University, New York, New York, United States (2009)

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