Penny on ABC's "Happy Endings"
Casey Wilson was recently nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Critics Choice award as well as a Teen Choice Award for her role as Penny on "Happy Endings." Casey was a featured player on "Saturday Night Live" for two seasons. Her film credits include Christopher Guest's "For Your Consideration," Nora Ephron's "Julie and Julia," and the "Killers," starring Katherine Heigl and Ashton Kutcher.
Wilson hails from Alexandria, VA, and is a graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, the Stella Adler Studio of Acting. After graduation she co-wrote and performed (along with best gal pal June Raphael) the two-woman sketch comedy show, "Rode Hard and Put Away Wet," at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York and Los Angeles. The show ran for 11 months, was an official selection of HBO's U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, and was listed as a Critic's Pick in TimeOut NY.
Wilson and Raphael's writing partnership has branched out into the film world. They co-wrote the movie "Bride Wars," starring Anne Hathaway and Kate Hudson, and are currently developing a TV pilot for SONY. They co-wrote and co-star in the upcoming feature "Ass Backwards."
Other TV credits include the Fox sketch comedy pilot, "The Right Now Show," by "Comedy Death Ray" creators Scott Aukerman and B.J. Porter, and MTV's "Human Giant," as well as voice work on the animated series "Glenn Martin, DDS" for Nick at Night.
Wilson continues to perform at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles.
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