Micucci performing at the Steve Allen Theater, 2009.
March 31, 1980 |
Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S.
|Occupation||Actress, voice actress, comedian, singer, songwriter, artist|
Kate Micucci (pronounced //; born March 31, 1980) is an American actress, voice actress, comedian, singer, songwriter and artist. She is one half of the musical comedy duo Garfunkel and Oates. Her first major television exposure was her role as Stephanie Gooch in Scrubs, and she then portrayed Shelley in Raising Hope. She currently voices Sadie Miller in Steven Universe, Sara Murphy in Milo Murphy's Law, Daisy in Nature Cat, Velma Dinkley in the Scooby-Doo franchise since 2015 (replacing Mindy Cohn), and Webby Vanderquack in a new series of DuckTales.
Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, of Italian ancestry, Micucci was raised in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, in the Lehigh Valley region of the state, where she first learned to play classical piano, taught by her mother. She graduated alongside rock musician Jordan White in 1998 from Nazareth Area High School. Micucci then received an A.A. in Fine Arts from Keystone College in La Plume, Pennsylvania, and a B.A. in Studio Art in 2003 from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles.
Micucci's TV credits include numerous television commercials, as well as Toni the barista on NBC's Four Kings, guest roles on Malcolm in the Middle, 'Til Death, How I Met Your Mother, Cory in the House, and Campus Ladies, and recurring roles on Scrubs and Raising Hope. Her film credits include The Last Hurrah, Bart Got a Room and When in Rome. She plays "Lily the IT girl" on Elevator produced by HBO's Runawaybox. In early 2009, she released a five-track EP entitled Songs.
Micucci appeared in five episodes of Scrubs ("My Lawyer's In Love", "My Absence", "My Chief Concern", "Our Histories", and "My Finale") as Stephanie Gooch, a ukulele player with whom Ted Buckland begins a relationship. She performs her song "Mr. Moon" as well as an adapted version of "Fuck You" (retitled "Screw You" for ABC), a song she typically performs as part of the musical duo Garfunkel and Oates. In 2009, she starred in the short film Imaginary Larry, co-written and co-directed by Riki Lindhome, her partner in Garfunkel and Oates. In August 2009, Micucci appeared in an advertising campaign for Hillshire Farms and for H & R Block in January 2010.
Micucci performs "Playin' with Micucci" on third Mondays at the Steve Allen Theater on Hollywood Boulevard, in Hollywood, California, most recently in August and October 2011. In the act, she presents "songs and stories in [a] musical variety show." Micucci says the title is the only dirty aspect of the show. She can also frequently be seen performing with Lindhome in "An Evening with Garfunkel and Oates" at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in Los Angeles. She performed with William H. Macy on the ukulele to promote the DVD release of the film Bart Got a Room. The video has been circulated around the Internet on sites such as YouTube and The Huffington Post.
In 2010, Micucci appeared in the Kristen Bell film When in Rome and also in an episode in the sixth season of the TV show Weeds as a slightly sedated waitress. She appeared in some episodes of the HBO series, Bored to Death and appeared as the babysitter/dogsitter/eldersitter Shelley in the series Raising Hope. In February 2011, Micucci appeared briefly in a Progressive Insurance ad as a waitress. She has also voiced a character on Pendleton Ward's animated series Adventure Time, as well as the character of Julie Kane on the Disney XD animated series Motorcity. She also voices the recurring character Sadie on the Cartoon Network animated series Steven Universe. In July 2012, Kate appeared in Written by a Kid's production Scary Smash, a Geek and Sundry creation that was executive produced by Kim Evey, Felicia Day, and Sheri Byrant.
In January 2013, Micucci's casting was announced for a recurring role on The Big Bang Theory as "a potential love interest for ... Raj." Her character, the painfully shy Lucy, first appeared on February 14, 2013. Micucci appeared as a guest judge on King of the Nerds.
- Songs - EP (Released: January 25, 2009)
- Walking in Los Angeles
- Out the Door
- Mr. Moon
- Dear Deer
- Just Say When
- EP Phone Home - EP (Released: November 22, 2010)
- I Have a Crush on My Teacher
- The Happy Song
- For My Dog Jack
- Song for the Late Night People
- Soup in the Woods
- Taking Chances
|2007||Beat the Street||Roxy||Short film|
|2008||Husband for Hire||Bubble|
|2008||Bart Got a Room||Abby|
|2008||Finding Amanda||Thin girl||Uncredited|
|2009||Imaginary Larry||Kate||Short film|
|2009||The Last Hurrah||Susan|
|2010||When in Rome||Stacy|
|2012||Decoding Annie Parker||Rachel|
|2014||Search Party||Wedding Singer Duo|
|2014||Planes: Fire & Rescue||Additional voices||Voice|
|2015||The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water||Popsicle||Voice|
|2016||Don't Think Twice||Allison|
|2016||Lego Scooby-Doo! Haunted Hollywood||Velma Dinkley||Voice|
|2016||Scooby-Doo! and WWE: Curse of the Speed Demon||Velma Dinkley||Voice|
|2017||The Lego Batman Movie||Clayface||Voice|
|2017||The Little Hours||Genevra|
|2017||Scooby-Doo! Shaggy's Showdown||Velma Dinkley||Voice|
|2006||Malcolm in the Middle||Heather||Episode: "Morp"|
|2006||How I Met Your Mother||Registrar||Episode: "Atlantic City"|
|2006||Four Kings||Toni||8 episodes|
|2007||Campus Ladies||Less attractive girl||Episode: "Foreign Policy"|
|2008||Cory in the House||Becky||2 episodes|
|2009||Rules of Engagement||Tanya||Episode: "Poaching Timmy"|
|2009||Destined to Fail||Lisa||Pilot|
|2009||Scrubs||Stephanie Gooch||5 episodes|
|2010||'Til Death||Ally||12 episodes|
|2010||Laugh Track Mash-Ups||Annie Gibbler||Episode: "Ralphie n' Me"|
|2010||Weeds||Waitress||Episode: "A Shoe for a Shoe "|
|2010||Bored to Death||Sherri||2 episodes|
|2010–2014||Raising Hope||Shelley||26 episodes|
|2011||Suburgatory||Cindy||Episode: "Charity Case"|
|2012||Easy to Assemble||Yolanda||3 episodes|
|2012||Psych||Penny Chalmers||Episode: "Autopsy Turvy"|
|2012||Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles||Irma, Rook (voice)|
|2012–2013||Motorcity||Julie Kane (voice)||16 episodes|
|2013||The Big Bang Theory||Lucy||7 episodes|
|2013||Out There||Jay Stevens (voice)||10 episodes|
|2013||Teen Titans Go!||Parry (voice)||Episode: "Parasite"|
|2013–present||Steven Universe||Sadie (voice)||14 episodes|
|2013||Key and Peele||Scout||Episode: "Cunnilingus Class"|
|2014||Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles||Irma Langinstein / Rook (voice)||6 episodes|
|2014||Garfunkel and Oates||Kate||8 episodes; also co-creator, writer and executive producer|
|2014||TripTank||Caller in Purple Helmet (voice)|
|2014||The 7D||Ghost Girl (voice)||Episode: "Buckets/Frankengloom"|
|2014||Ben 10: Omniverse||Luhley (voice)||2 episodes|
|2014||Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas||Jovie (voice)||Television film|
|2015||Kroll Show||Stephanie||Episode: "Lizards vs. Penguins"|
|2015||Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero||Cute-ling General (voice)||Episode: ""The Ripple Effect"|
|2015||The Comedians||Kate Micucci||Episode: "Overhear"|
|2015||Turbo FAST||Tiffany (voice)|
|2015||Another Period||3 episodes|
|2015||Be Cool, Scooby-Doo!||Velma Dinkley (voice)|
|2015||Scooby-Doo! Lego Shorts||Velma Dinkley (voice)|
|2015||Nature Cat||Daisy (voice)|
|2016||The Powerpuff Girls||Hope (voice)|
|2016||Mighty Magiswords||Penny Plasm (voice)|
|2016||Milo Murphy's Law||Sara (voice)|
|2017–present||DuckTales||Webby Vanderquack (voice)|
|2017||The Guest Book||Gillian||Episode: "Story Six"|
- Dragon Boy Suede and Oates, episode #31 of Who Charted? on Earwolf
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- 2003 Commencement Program Archived November 19, 2009, at the Wayback Machine. Loyola Marymount University 2003
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- "Los Angeles Performers: Kate Micucci". Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. Retrieved September 7, 2009.
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- "Watch the First Episode of Written by a Kid - Scary Smash". Dread Central. July 2012. Archived from the original on October 19, 2013.
- "'The Big Bang Theory': 'Raising Hope' Actress to Play Love Interest for Raj (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. January 2013.
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