Angela Trimbur

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Angela Trimbur
Born (1981-07-19) July 19, 1981 (age 35)
Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States
Occupation
  • Actress
  • comedian
  • dancer
Years active 2003–present

Angela Trimbur is an American actress, comedian and dancer. She is best known for her role as Isabel in "Trash Fire" starring opposite Adrian Grenier, Tina the wild 80's party camp counselor in the horror comedy film The Final Girls (2015), and Penny Whitewall on FXX's animated series Major Lazer. She has also had roles in the films Halloween II (2009) and The Kings of Summer (2013).

Personal life[edit]

Trimbur was born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania on July 19th. She attended Neshaminy High School in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, and graduated in 1999. Prior to attending high school, Trimbur was homeschooled.[1] She grew up a Jehovah's Witness, though she has stated she no longer practices the religion.[1] Trimbur is a member of the Los Angeles-based basketball team Pistol Shrimps, alongside actress Aubrey Plaza.[2] She created the LA City Municipal Dance Squad, a team of dancers to perform halftime show for the Los Angeles Women's Community Basketball pickup league.

Career[edit]

Before acting, Trimbur was a contestant on the thirteenth season of MTV's Road Rules: X-Treme. She was a replacement for Kina Dean, and went on to help her team win the Final Reward. It was revealed in the "Stunt School" challenge that Trimbur wanted to be an actress. She also participated in the Real World/Road Rules Challenge: Battle of the Sexes 2.

Trimbur began her acting career training in scene study under Robert Carnegie at Playhouse West, founded by Sanford Meisner, and improv at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in Los Angeles, founded by Amy Poehler, Matt Walsh, Ian Roberts, and Matt Besser. She has guest starred in episodes of Entourage, Workaholics, Californication, Anger Management, Hand of God, and CSI: Cyber.

Trimbur starred as Harley David in the slasher horror Halloween II. The following year, she portrayed the supporting role of Sassy in the 2010 comedy film Freak Dance (2010). Also in 2010, Trimbur debuted an autobiographical show at the Los Angeles Upright Citizens Brigade Theater on her childhood titled Trapped: Life As A Homeschooled Jehovah's Witness, which was directed by Mary Elizabeth Ellis. She then co-starred in the drama film The Future (2011) directed by Miranda July, and the comedy-drama The Kings of Summer (2013), directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts.

In 2015, Trimbur gained praise for her supporting role as Tina in Todd Strauss-Schulson's horror comedy The Final Girls.[3] On April 28, 2015, Comedy Central bought an untitled comedy series created by Trimbur, Amanda Lund, and Maria Blasucci, which focuses on a misfit, all-female basketball team in Los Angeles.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Pink Lemonade Natalie Pierce
2007 Spin Sarah
2007 Brotherhood of Blood Carla
2007 Loaded Amy
2007 Learning to Score Vanessa Short film
2008 Float Kristen
2009 Halloween II Harley David
2009 The Harsh Life of Veronica Lambert Paige
2010 Freak Dance Sassy
2011 Worst. Prom. Ever Sharon Waltershield
2011 The Future Dance Studio Receptionist
2011 Out for Good Joselyn Short film
2013 The Kings of Summer Face Paint
2015 The Final Girls Tina
2016 Punching Henry Sascha
2016 Trash Fire Isabel Pending – Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Supporting Actress[5]
2016 The Pistol Shrimps Herself Documentary
2016 Laid in America Amber
2017 Psychopaths Blondie In post-production
2017 XX Jess In post-production

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2003 What Should You Do? Bridgette Episode: "Lesson Learned"
2005 Entourage Jen Episode: "The Sundance Kids"
2008 Imaginary Bitches Angela Episode: "A Spiritual Bitch-Bath"
2008 Hannah Montana Girl Episode: "Yet Another Side of Me"
2009 Reno 911! Stripper Episode: "Dangle's Murder Mystery: Part 1"
2009 Secret Girlfriend Briana Episode: "You and Your Ex Call It Quits"
2010 Fake It Til You Make It Sarah Episode: "Never Sleep with the Fans"
2010 Community Student / Woman 2 episodes
2010–2012 CollegeHumor Originals Various characters 3 episodes
2011 The Back Room Marissa Microwave Episode: "Scott Aukerman"
2013 Workaholics Jenny The Darkness Episode: "In Time"
2013 Californication Tweaker Chick 2 episodes
2013 Royal Pains Kiki Episode: "Pregnant Paws"
2013–2014 The Birthday Boys Various characters 4 episodes
2014 Anger Management Dillon Episode: "Charlie and the House Full of Hookers"
2015 Hand of God Talia Episode: "Contemplating the Body"
2015 Major Lazer Penny Whitewall Voice; 11 episodes
2015 Comedy Bang! Bang! Melinda Grange Episode: "Kid Cudi Wears a Denim Shirt and Red Sneakers"
2015 CSI: Cyber Francine Krumitz 3 episodes
2016 New Girl Mimi Episode: "The Decision"
2016 The Good Place Madison Episode: "Most Improved Player"

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Dean, David (May 23, 2012). "Angela Trimbur Interview". Serial Optimist. Retrieved May 10, 2015. 
  2. ^ Lebron, Steven (September 26, 2014). "Meet the Pistol Shrimps, the Hottest Pickup Basketball Team in America". GQ. Retrieved May 10, 2015. 
  3. ^ Donato, Matt (March 15, 2015). "The Final Girls Review [SXSW 2015]". We Got This Covered. Retrieved May 10, 2015. 
  4. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (April 28, 2015). "Comedy Central Buys Female Basketball Comedy From 'Ghost Ghirls' Team". Deadline.com. 
  5. ^ "Never mind Oscar, here's the 2017 FANGORIA Chainsaw Awards Nominees Ballot!". FANGORIA®. Retrieved 14 February 2017. 

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