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Kate Micucci Biography

Birth Place:
New Jersey, United States
Profession
Actor, musician, songwriter, singer, comedian

Fast Facts

  • Studied classical piano and puppetry as a child, and though admittedly shy as a youngster, she decided to give performing a try after college, beginning with work in commercials
  • The Hollywood writer's strike in 2007 put her TV and movie aspirations on hold, but provided an opportunity to hone her music and comedy skills in live performances around Los Angeles, which ultimately led to greater exposure and appearances on TV series such as Scrubs, 'Til Death and Raising Hope
  • In late 2000s, formed comedy duo Garfunkel & Oates—named after well-known second bananas in music—with Riki Lindhome (Garfunkel); their songs have become online and TV staples, and earned them their own episode on Comedy Central's The Half Hour in 2012
  • Is an ardent supporter of the Fourth of July Kazoo Parade in her hometown of Nazareth, PA, and was grand marshal for the 6th annual procession in 2010

Awards

  • 2016Emmy-Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics: nominated

Relationships

  • Matt Micucci -- Brother
  • Michael Micucci -- Father
  • Lynne Micucci -- Mother