May 11, 1970 |
Karen Kilgariff (born May 11, 1970 in Petaluma, California) is an American actress and writer best known for her work on the late 1990s sketch comedy television program Mr. Show and the Glasgow-set situation comedy The Book Group.
She was the head writer for The Ellen DeGeneres Show and occasionally appears on screen in sketches and other segments. She was also part of a comic duo (with Mary Lynn Rajskub) called Girls Guitar Club.
In 2014 she started a podcast with comedian Chris Fairbanks called "Do You Need A Ride?". The podcast takes place entirely in a car while Karen and Chris drive their guest around, sometimes picking them up or dropping them off at the airport.
In 2016 she and Georgia Hardstark started the podcast "My Favorite Murder," in which they each discuss one of their favorite murder stories in every episode. It ranked number one on the iTunes comedy podcast list in May 2016.
Notes and references
- Maron, Marc (April 10, 2014). "Episode 487 - Karen Kilgariff" (audio podcast). WTF Podcast. Retrieved 13 April 2014.
- Molyneaux, Libby. "Karen Kilgariff: Comedy Pick of the Week". LA Weekly. Retrieved 31 July 2014.
- Karen Kilgariff at the Internet Movie Database
- @KarenKilgariff on Twitter
- "In 'Bootleg,' Kilgariff Sets Her Comic Commentary To Music" on National Public Radio
- "10 Weird Questions with Karen Kilgariff" from Man Cave Daily
- Interview with Karen Kilgariff in Nailed
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