Andrea Rosen

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Andrea Rosen
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Born (1974-09-29) September 29, 1974 (age 44)
OccupationComedian, actress
Years active2003–present
Spouse(s)John Gemberling

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 shared an apartment for five years with Stella member Michael Showalter.[2]

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".[3]

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.[4] She is married to actor/comedian John Gemberling and they have two sons.[5]


TV shows[edit]


Live performances[edit]

Rosen performs monthly at Upright Citizens Brigade Theater with her group Variety Shac.[10] 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— )[11]


  1. ^ "Take Me To Your Mother". NickMom. Archived from the original on 2015-09-09. Retrieved 2015-09-15.
  2. ^ Eliot Glazer (2007-10-11). "Inside With: Andrea Rosen". The Apiary. Archived from the original on 2008-02-10. Retrieved 2008-02-01.
  3. ^ "Terry's(R) Chocolate Crowns America's Whackiest Amateur Comedian; Andrea Rosen of New York City Laughed Way to $10,000 Grand Prize In National Comedy Contest". PR Newswire. 2000-12-06. Retrieved 2008-04-04.
  4. ^ "Take Me To Your Mother". Archived from the original on 2015-09-09. Retrieved 2013-05-09.
  5. ^ "Access Hollywood". Hulu. Retrieved 19 December 2017.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-04-21. Retrieved 2006-04-17.
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-06-27. Retrieved 2006-08-24.
  8. ^ palrip (11 January 2008). "Andrea Rosen Yoplait Commercial". Retrieved 19 December 2017 – via YouTube.
  9. ^ palrip (15 February 2008). "Andrea Rosen for New York Lottery". Retrieved 19 December 2017 – via YouTube.
  10. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-09-26. Retrieved 2008-02-01.
  11. ^ "Serious Fun", The Brooklyn Papers, November 10, 2003

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