Rachel Bloom

  • Birth Name: Rachel Leah Bloom
  • Birth Place: Manhattan Beach, California, United States
  • Profession: Comedian, Actor, Writer, Singer
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Fast Facts

  • Met her husband, TV writer Dan Gregor, when she became the director of the sketch comedy troupe he started at New York University.
  • First found fame on YouTube with such viral video hits as "I Steal Pets," "Historically Accurate Disney Princess Song" and "F. Me, Ray Bradbury," which was nominated for a Hugo Award in 2011.
  • Released in 2013 Suck It, Christmas (A Chanukah Album), a collection of Jewish-themed holiday songs that she cowrote with Gregor and Jack Dolgen.
  • Named one of 13 Funny Women to Watch by Cosmopolitan in 2014.
  • Variety put her on their list of 10 Scribes to Watch in 2015.

Awards

  • 2017, Emmy — Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics: Nominee
  • 2015, Emmy — Outstanding Short-format Animated Program: Nominee
  • 2015, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Actress in a Comedy Series: Winner
  • 2016, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: Winner
  • 2016, Emmy — Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics: Nominee
  • 2016, Emmy — Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music: Nominee
  • 2017, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: Nominee

Relationships

  • Dan Gregor — Husband
  • Shelli Bloom — Mother
  • Shelli Rosenberg — Mother
  • Alan Bloom — Father

College

  • New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, New York, New York, United States (BFA in Theater, 2009)

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