Rachel Feinstein (comedian)
Rachel Feinstein performing at the Eastville Comedy Club in New York City on December 26, 2014
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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.
Feinstein grew up in Bethesda, Maryland. Her father was a civil rights lawyer and a blues musician and her mother was a social worker. Her father is from a Jewish family, whereas her mother converted to Judaism. She moved to New York City at age 17 and slowly developed her character-driven standup act.
Feinstein was a finalist on Season 7 of Last Comic Standing. She played a comedian performing as herself in the feature film Her Composition, directed by Stephan Littger. She has also appeared on the HBO series Crashing.
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. During a December 2014 appearance on The View, 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. 
- Samurai Love God (2006)
- Turbocharge: The Unauthorized Story of The Cars (2008)
- The Venture Bros. (2009-2010; Episodes: "Handsome Ransom", "Any Which Way But Zeus")
- Circus Maximus (2010)
- Stags (2011)
- Grand Theft Auto V (2013)
- Peace After Marriage (2013)
- Inside Amy Schumer (2013-2016)
- Teachers Lounge (2014)
- Top Five (2014)
- Stuck on A (2014; Episode: "I Did Not Have Relations with That Man!")
- Friends of the People (2014; Episode: "The Horror")
- Trainwreck (2015)
- 3rd Street Blackout (2015)
- Her Composition (2015)
- Red Oaks (2015)
- Odd Mom Out (2017; Episode: "Frisky Business")
- Crashing (2017-2019)
- I Feel Pretty (2018)
- The Standups (2018)
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