Rebecca Drysdale

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Rebecca Drysdale
Born 1978 or 1979[1]
Ohio[2]
Residence Los Angeles, California
Occupation Comedian

Rebecca Drysdale (born 1978 or 1979 in Ohio) is an American comedian[1][3][4][5][6] who was a member of the Second City Chicago E.T.C. cast.[7] She won the 2005 Breakout Performer Award at the 2005 United States Comedy Arts Festival.[8] She performed as part of the multi-arts group performance Synesthesia.[9] She has written for sketch comedy shows such as The Big Gay Sketch Show[10] and Key & Peele. In 2011 she made a viral video for the It Gets Better Project.[11][12]

Personal life[edit]

Drysdale currently lives in Los Angeles. She is openly lesbian.[13]

She is the younger sister of comedy writer Eric Drysdale.[7]

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Zoglin, Richard (9 April 2006). "Comedy Forging the Future: The Naked Truth". Time. Retrieved 9 January 2011. 
  2. ^ "Bio". Rebecca Drysdale. Retrieved 15 February 2011. 
  3. ^ Darel Jevens (March 18, 2005). "Drysdale's comic star rages upward // Chicagoan plans to take her one-woman show to New York". Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved 7 January 2011. 
  4. ^ 13 Aug 2007 (13 August 2007). "Edinburgh Festival: Toulson and Harvey and Rebecca Drysdale". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 7 January 2011. 
  5. ^ Ben Dowell (16 August 2007). "Rebecca Drysdale is One Woman… in Several Pieces". The Stage. Retrieved 7 January 2011. 
  6. ^ "A funny thing happened on the way to stardom; HBO's annual contest gives ambitious comedians a shot at the big time.". Los Angeles Times. Feb 15, 2005. Retrieved 7 January 2011. 
  7. ^ a b Oksenhorn, Stewart (11 February 2005). "Drysdale: weirdo makes a stand-up". Aspen Times. Retrieved 9 January 2011. 
  8. ^ WitchelI, Alex (25 June 2006). "The Improviser". New York Times. Retrieved 9 January 2011. 
  9. ^ Jackson, Sharyn (27 March 2008). "Passing familiarity". Time Out New York. Retrieved 9 January 2011. 
  10. ^ Belge, Kathy (1 February 2008). "Julie Goldman Interview - An Interview with Lesbian Comedian Julie Goldman". about.com. Retrieved 9 January 2011. 
  11. ^ "it gets better-----a music video by rebecca drysdale". It Gets Better Project. YouTube. Retrieved 15 February 2011. 
  12. ^ Rossel, Emma (6 January 2011). ""It Gets Better": le rap lesbien qui dépote". Têtu (in French). Retrieved 9 January 2011. 
  13. ^ Karman Kregloe (29 January 2008). "Interview With Rebecca Drysdale". AfterEllen. Retrieved 15 February 2011. 

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