Peretti performing in Los Angeles in 2013.
|Birth name||Chelsea Vanessa Peretti|
February 20, 1978 |
Oakland, California, United States
|Medium||Comedian, actress, writer|
|Relative(s)||Jonah Peretti (brother)|
Chelsea Vanessa Peretti (born February 20, 1978) is an American stand-up comedian, actress and writer. She is known for portraying Gina Linetti on the Fox comedy series Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Paste named her Twitter one of the "The 75 Best Twitter Accounts of 2014", ranking it at #75.
Peretti was born and raised in Oakland, California, the daughter of an Italian American father and Jewish mother. Peretti attended The College Preparatory School in Oakland. She moved to New York in 1996 to attend Barnard College and graduated in 2000. She attended elementary school with her Brooklyn Nine-Nine co-star Andy Samberg, and junior high school with comedian Moshe Kasher.
Peretti has written for The Village Voice, Details, Playgirl, Jest, American Theatre Magazine, as well as online publications like The Huffington Post. While in New York she made short films with Variety SHAC, a comedy troupe she formed in 2004 along with Andrea Rosen, Heather Lawless, and Shonali Bhowmik.
After moving to Los Angeles, Peretti made appearances on programs such as Louie, The Sarah Silverman Program, TruTV Presents: World's Dumbest..., and Tosh.0. She appeared as a guest correspondent on one episode of Lopez Tonight interviewing local citizens about Prop 8.
She has made several guest appearances on podcasts including Doug Loves Movies, How Did This Get Made?, You Made It Weird with Pete Holmes, The Todd Glass Show, The Lavender Hour, The Bone Zone with Brendon Walsh and Randy Liedtke, and Comedy Bang Bang. In October 2012, Peretti launched her own call-in podcast, Call Chelsea Peretti.
|2011||Guy Talk||Girl||Short film|
|2014||Women Aren't Funny||Herself|
|2004||Comedy Lab||Eugene's Friend||1 episode|
|2008–2013||The Smoking Gun Presents: World's Dumbest||Herself||88 episodes|
|2010||The Sarah Silverman Program||Becky||Writer
|2010||WTF with Marc Maron||Writer
|2011||Comedy Central Presents||Herself||Writer
|2011–2012||Parks and Recreation||Zelda||1 episode
Writer (6 episodes)
|2011–2013||China, IL||Crystal Peppers
|2011–2013||Funny as Hell||Writer
|2012||The Couple||Gigi||2 episodes|
|2013||The Greatest Event in Television History||Jackie Rush||1 episode|
|2013||High School USA!||Superintendent Andrea Kunssler||Voice
|2013||Saturday Night Live||Writer
|2013–2015||Comedy Bang! Bang!||Delivery Woman/Trey Booth||2 episodes|
|Writer (7 episodes)
Producer (8 episodes)
|2013–present||Brooklyn Nine-Nine||Gina Linetti||34 episodes|
|2014||Key & Peele||Art Show Presenter||1 episode|
|2014||Chelsea Peretti: One of the Greats||Writer, executive producer||Herself||Netflix special|
|2008||Grand Theft Auto IV||Lori Williams-Jones||Voice|
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- "Chelsea Peretti Bio". Upright Citizen's Brigade Theatre. Retrieved November 14, 2013.
- Hongo, Hudson (15 December 2014). "The 75 Best Twitter Accounts of 2014 :: Comedy :: Lists :: Paste". Paste. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
- "Move Over, Sarah Silverman!". New York Observer. July 10, 2007.
- "Interview: Chelsea and Jonah Peretti discuss their controversial Web site, blackpeopleloveus.com.(9:00-10:00 AM)(Broadcast transcript) | HighBeam Business: Arrive Prepared". Business.highbeam.com. 2002-11-21. Retrieved 2014-02-10.
- "Black-White Harmony: Are You Kidding Me?". Contagiousmedia.org. 2002-11-17. Retrieved 2014-02-10.
- "Chelsea Peretti, Comedian". Gothamist. February 23, 2004.
- Dennis Hensley (July 13, 2010). "10 Comics to Watch: Chelsea Peretti". Variety.
- "Barnard College News Center". Barnard College. Summer 2007.
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- "Chelsea Peretti Talks TV, Twitter and What She Wants in a Boyfriend | Heeb". Heebmagazine.com. Retrieved 2012-01-03.
- Conan, September 25, 2014
- "Grown-Up Laughs on Who Charted". Earwolf. August 15, 2012.
- "Parks and Recreation". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2014-02-10.
- "Call Chelsea Peretti". Feral Audio. Retrieved 2014-02-10.
- "Kroll Show (TV Series 2013- )". IMDB.com. Retrieved 2014-04-16.
- "Talking to Chelsea Peretti About 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine', 'Parks and Rec', and the Differences Between NY and LA Standup". Splitsider.com. September 30, 2013. Retrieved 2014-02-10.
- "Andy Samberg’s Latest Role Is Playing Cupid!". dishnation.com. September 2, 2014. Retrieved 2014-11-24.
- "Jonah Peretti: What I Read". Theatlanticwire.com. June 13, 2012. Retrieved 2014-02-10.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Chelsea Peretti.|
- Chelsea Peretti at the Internet Movie Database
- Chelsea Peretti on Twitter
- Official Tumblr page for the Call Chelsea Peretti podcast