Betsy Sodaro

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Betsy Sodaro
Born (1984-06-10) June 10, 1984 (age 35)
OccupationActress, voice actress, comedian
Years active2010–present

Betsy Sodaro (born June 10, 1984) is an American actress, voice actress and comedian from the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in Los Angeles. Sodaro is best known for her appearances on comedy programs such as Another Period, Clipped, Animal Practice, Nailed It and Big Time in Hollywood, FL.

Life and career[edit]

Sodaro is originally from Leadville, Colorado, and graduated from Western State Colorado University in 2006, with a degree in communications and theater.[1] After graduating, she trained and performed at the Sacramento Comedy Spot and moved to Los Angeles in 2007.[2] She performs regularly at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre with house improv teams Bangarang! and Search History and house sketch team Nephew. Sodaro cites Chris Farley among her comedic influences.[3]

Sodaro has been in films such as Monsters University and The To Do List, and has made guest appearances on television shows such as Raising Hope, Comedy Bang Bang, NTSF:SD:SUV::, Stevie TV, and Kroll Show. In 2010, she was a cast member in UCB co-founder Matt Besser's Comedy Central sketch pilot This Show Will Get You High, along with Besser, Brett Gelman, John Gemberling, and Paul Rust. In 2012, Sodaro co-starred in the short-lived NBC sitcom Animal Practice. She also plays recurring roles on the Comedy Central's Another Period and Big Time in Hollywood, FL and co-starred on the TBS sitcom Clipped.

Sodaro is a frequent guest on Matt Besser's podcast improv4humans, having appeared on the show over 12 times. She has also guested on many other podcasts on the Earwolf network such as on Comedy Bang! Bang!, Hollywood Handbook, With Special Guest Lauren Lapkus, The Andy Daly Podcast Pilot Project, The Hooray Show with Horatio, and more.

Betsy Sodaro also provided the voice of Plant from Warner Bros. Animation's Right Now Kapow, Xixi The Toucan from All Hail King Julien, and many more. She also played the character "Dabby" on the Netflix sitcom Disjointed starring Kathy Bates, and took over the role of Bloom Berry in the second season of OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes beginning in 2018.

Filmography[edit]

Feature films
Year Title Role Notes
2013 Monsters University Additional voices
2013 The To Do List Graduate #2
2018 Next Gen Gate (voice)
Television shows
Year Title Role Notes
2010 This Show Will Get You High Various Series regular, Comedy Central sketch pilot
2012 Animal Practice Angela Series regular, 9 episodes
2012–16 Comedy Bang! Bang! Various Recurring, 4 episodes
2013 Kroll Show Renick's Co-Worker Episode: "Can I Finish?"
2013 NTSF:SD:SUV Dana Episode: "A Hard Drive to Swallow"
2013 We Are Men Katherine Episode: "We Are Dognappers"
2013 Raising Hope Candy Episode: "Bee Story"
2014 The Millers Nurse Jennifer Recurring, 2 episodes
2014 Infomercials Porcelaine Episode: The Salad Mixxer
2014 Chelsea Lately Herself - Round Table Recurring, 2 episodes
2014 Review Mary Episode: "Revenge; Getting Rich; Aching"
2014–16 Bob's Burgers Patty/Jackie (voice) 2 episodes
2014–17 All Hail King Julien Xixi (voice) Recurring, 29 episodes
2015 Big Time in Hollywood, FL Darla Recurring, 5 episodes
2015 Clipped Rita Doyle Recurring, 8 episodes
2015 Another Period Abortion Deb Recurring, 3 episodes
2015–16 TripTank Various Voices Recurring, 2 episodes
2015–17 Dr. Ken Sonja 2 episodes
2015–16 Superstore Uptight Lady 3 episodes
2016 2 Broke Girls Eunice Episode: "And the Booth Babes"
2016 Love Animal Shelter Employee Episode: "The End Of The Beginning"
2016 Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ Loretta Episode: "Uncle Jerry"
2016 Dice Motorcyclist Episode: "Alimony"
2016 Lady Dynamite A.D. Betsy 2 episodes
2016–17 Right Now Kapow Plant (voice) Series regular; 26 episodes
2016 Tween Fest Vomit Donna Episode: "The Tubey Awards"
2016 Brooklyn Nine-Nine Jordan Carfton Episode: "Coral Palms, Part 1"
2016 Adam Ruins Everything Terry aka Squatter Episode: "Adam Ruins Housing"
2016–17 The Powerpuff Girls Eddie / Angela (voice) 2 episodes
2017 Jeff & Some Aliens US Ambassador (voice) Episode: "Jeff & Some Jeffs"
2017 Girlboss Betsy Episode: "Vintage Fashion Forum"
2017 All Hail King Julien: Exiled Xixi (voice) 2 episodes
2017 Comrade Detective Marku's Landlady (voice) Episode: "Bread Is Bread"
2017 Apollo Gauntlet Rubis (voice) 5 episodes
2017–18 Disjointed Dabby 19 episodes
2018 LA to Vegas Kathy The Dental Hygenist Episode: "#PilotFlight"
2018 Speechless Kathleen Episode: "N-O- -NOMINEE"
2018 Little Big Awesome Puddin' Peggy (voice) Episode: "City Day/Let's Get Into That Thing!"
2018 Happy Together Donna Episode: "Scrubbing"
2019 Big City Greens Community Sue (voice) 2 episodes
2019 Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Ground Hog (voice) Episode: "Pizza Pit"
2019 Summer Camp Island Skadi the Cloud Puncher (voice) Episode: "Mom Soon"
Digital shows
Year Title Role Notes
2012 First Dates with Toby Harris Friend #2 Episode: "Ex-Boyfriends"
2012–13 Lady Time Eleanor 8 episodes
2014 Space Spring Break Leslie 7 episodes
2014 Next Time on Lonny Svetlana Episode: "Choose Your Own Lonny"
2014 Beef Dawna 1 episode
2014 300 Sunnyside Betsy 3 episodes
2016 The Earliest Show Katie Veal Episode: "Bargaining"
Short films
Year Title Role Notes
2019 Mushroom Park Derek (voice)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Western's Newsroom | Western State Colorado University". www.western.edu. Retrieved 2017-08-27.
  2. ^ http://www.americascomedy.com/upright-citizens-brigade-touring-company/
  3. ^ "10 Comics to Watch: Betsy Sodaro Q&A". Backstage.com. Retrieved 2017-08-27.

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