Annie Mumolo

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Annie Mumolo
Born Anne M. Mumolo
(1973-07-10) July 10, 1973 (age 41)[1]
Irvine, California
Status Single
Other names Anne Mumolo
Occupation Actress, comedienne, producer, screenwriter
Years active 2003–present

Anne M. "Annie" Mumolo[2] (born July 10, 1973) is an American actress, screenwriter, comedian and producer, known for 2011 film Bridesmaids, for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Mumolo was born in Irvine, California, to a dentist father and a homemaker mother. She is of Italian descent.[4][5]

Career[edit]

Acting[edit]

She is a member of the improvisational comedy troupe The Groundlings. She appeared in the 2005 feature film Bewitched, and television shows such as The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman, Out of Practice, and Two and a Half Men.[6] She started voice acting in 2004 on the television series Maya & Miguel.[7] She was recently a voice actress on Random! Cartoons, for the segments Hero Heights, Sparkles and Gloom, and Thom Cat.[8] She appeared in two ABC pilots this year; Bad Mother's Handbook and This Might Hurt.[7] She voices Jimmy and Natalie in the cartoon shorts Ape Escape on Nicktoons Network.[9] In 2011, she played an anxious airline passenger in her own film, Bridesmaids. Mumolo currently stars as Laurie in the NBC comedy series About a Boy.

Screenwriting[edit]

Mumolo wrote an episode of In the Motherhood titled "Where There's a Will, There's a Wake".[10] She co-wrote the script for the 2011 comedy film Bridesmaids with Saturday Night Live cast member Kristen Wiig for Universal Studios.[11] Judd Apatow produced the project, with Paul Feig directing.[12]

Mandate Pictures is currently developing an untitled comedy feature film written by Mumolo and produced by Dana Fox and Lorene Scafaria. The story will be about "three girls who travel to New York to celebrate New Year's Eve only to be beset by a snowstorm en route, but are still intent on making it to the city before the celebratory ball drops".[13] Mumolo said, "I wanted to write a story based on the things my friends and I are experiencing in our thirties that completely took us by surprise. [...] It was important to me that the story really capture the issues and struggles we are going through in a funny and authentic way.[12] [...] We were stuck home on New Year's Eve, and everybody else got to go to parties, and we made a video that night. [...] We were laughing so hard [watching it], and my friend said she was a 100% positive that she's never had as much fun as she did when she was 16. And I just thought about that a lot, how we go from 'I'm going to change the world' to 'I'm just trying to figure out where I fit in'."[13] Nathan Kahane will executive produce the film, "seeing it as a complement to the other female-voiced comedies the company has done".[13]

Filmography[edit]

Film[7]
Year Title Role Notes
2003 Melvin Goes to Dinner Extra
2005 Bewitched Bed, Bath and Beyond Shopper
2011 Bridesmaids Writer/Nervous woman on plane Nominated - Academy Award for Best Writing (Original Screenplay)
Nominated - BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay
Nominated - Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Original Screenplay
Nominated - Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay
2012 This Is 40 Barb
Back to the Sea Danny Voice
2013 Afternoon Delight (2013 film) Amanda
Television[7][8]
Year Title Role Notes
2004 Maya & Miguel Various Voice
Father of the Pride Flamingo Girl Voice; Episode: "Catnip and Trust"
Groovy Girls Reese, Sean Voice
2006 Curious George Bill Voice; Episode
The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman Boutique Clerk Episode: "Peyote Ugly"
Two and a Half Men Teenage Girl #1 Episode: "Corey's Been Dead for an Hour"
Out of Practice Miss Lipton Episode: "Doctors without Bidders"
2007 Ben & Izzy Ben Voice
Random! Cartoons Pixie, Little Prince, Munchie
Melissa, Strikeout
Voice, 3 episodes[14]
2009 Hero Heights Strikeout Voice
Handy Manny Lola Voice
Thom Cat Melissa Voice
Handy Manny's Motorcycle Adventure Lola, Aunt Lupe Voice
Ape Escape Jimmy, Natalie Voice
In the Motherhood Person No. 1 in Coffee Place Episode: "It Takes a Village Idiot"
Fanboy and Chum Chum Boy and Girl in Mecha-Tech Commercial Episode: "Trading Day"
2010 The Penguins of Madagascar Large Boy, Boy #2 Voice; Episode: "Fit to Print"/"Operation: Cooties"
2012 The Looney Tunes Show Tina Russo Voice, Season 2
2013 Modern Family Esther Episode: "Bad Hair Day"
2014 Rake Carol Grady Episode: "Cancer"
2014-present About a Boy Laurie Main role
Video Games
Year Title Role
2005 Neopets: The Darkest Faerie Roberta, Lucy
2012 Final Fantasy XIII-2 Additional Voices

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