Andrea Rosen

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Andrea Rosen
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Born (1974-09-29) September 29, 1974 (age 42)
New York, New York
Occupation Comedian, actress
Years active 2003–present
Spouse(s) John Gemberling
Children 2

Andrea Rosen (born September 29, 1974) is an American comedian and actress most notable for her work with comedy troupes Stella and Variety Shac, and for her appearances in numerous television commercials. She is the creator of Take Me to Your Mother, a documentary-style comedy on the Nick Jr./NickMom cable network.[1]

Life and career[edit]

Rosen was born in New York, New York. She grew up in Roosevelt Island, New York City. Her father, a former Creative Director at an advertising agency in Connecticut, has now semi-retired as the operator of a bone fishing lodge in The Bahamas.[citation needed]

Rosen herself has taken up fishing as a hobby; she holds the women's world fishing record for catching a 42-pound (19 kg) Permit fish.[2]

Rosen shared an apartment for five years with Stella member Michael Showalter.[3]

A regular on the Brooklyn comedy circuit, Ms. Rosen has written and performed two one-woman shows, Fast and Loose and Room for Rent.[citation needed]

Rosen was discovered in December 2000, when Terry's Chocolate named her "America's Whackiest Amateur Comedian".[4]

Rosen co-wrote and performed It's a Detective Agency and Everyone's English, a play at the NYC Fringe Festival. In late 2007, Rosen revealed that Variety Shac was working on a television pilot for the Adult Swim cable network.[citation needed]

As of 2013, Rosen stars on the comedy show, Take Me to Your Mother on NickMom.[5] She is married to actor/comedian John Gemberling and they have two sons.[6]


TV shows[edit]


Live performances[edit]

Rosen performs monthly at Upright Citizens Brigade Theater with her group Variety Shac.[11] She has also made the following solo performances:

  • "Fast and Loose"
  • "Room for Rent"
  • "It's a Detective Agency and Everyone's English" (co-writer/producer)
  • Invite Them Up (stand-up performer)
  • Pie-Hole Comedy Show (regular host, 2000— )[12]


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