Rachel Feinstein (comedian)

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Rachel Feinstein
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Rachel Feinstein performing at the Eastville Comedy Club in New York City on December 26, 2014
MediumStand-up, film, television

Rachel Feinstein is an American actress and stand-up comedian. Feinstein was a finalist on Season 7 of Last Comic Standing. Rachel plays a comedian performing as herself in the feature film Her Composition.

Early life[edit]

Feinstein grew up in Bethesda, Maryland.[1] Her father was a civil rights lawyer and a blues musician and her mother was a social worker.[2] Her father is from a Jewish family, whereas her mother converted to Judaism.[3] She moved to New York City at age 17 and slowly developed her character-driven standup act.[4]


Feinstein was a finalist on Season 7 of Last Comic Standing.[5] She played a comedian performing as herself in the feature film Her Composition,[6] directed by Stephan Littger. She has also appeared on the HBO series Crashing.[7]

Personal life[edit]

On the Dudley and Bob morning radio show (KLBJ-FM, Austin, TX), Feinstein announced that her boyfriend is a comedy writer who writes on one of her television shows.[8] During a December 2014 appearance on The View,[9] Feinstein revealed her boyfriend is executive producer of truTV's Impractical Jokers. In September 2018 she married New York City Fire Captain Peter Brennan. Best friend and fellow comedian Amy Schumer was her maid of honor. [10]


  • 2011: Thug Tears.[11]
  • 2016: Only Whores Wear Purple [12]



  1. ^ "Rachel Feinstein - Comedian". Retrieved 11 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Cap City Comedy - Comic Bio". Retrieved 11 February 2016.
  3. ^ "Comic Rachel Feinstein draws on her Jewish roots - CBC Manitoba". 1 August 2013. Retrieved 11 February 2016.
  4. ^ "Comedian Rachel Feinstein from Last Comic Standing!".
  5. ^ "The Stand NYC :: Rachel Feinstein".
  6. ^ "Her Composition :: Rachel Feinstein".
  7. ^ "IMDbCrashing: :: Rachel Feinstein".
  8. ^ "KLBJ-FM :: Rachel Feinstein".
  9. ^ "Hulu :: Rachel Feinstein co-hosts The View".
  10. ^ https://www.marthastewartweddings.com/644070/rachel-feinstein-maid-of-honor-amy-schumer-wedding-planning
  11. ^ "Comedy Central Records Releases Rachel Feinstein's Thug Tears".
  12. ^ http://thelaughbutton.com/rachel-feinstein/rachel-feinstein-tells-us-problems-wearing-purple/

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