Natasha Rothwell

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Natasha Rothwell
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Rothwell in 2012
Born (1980-10-18) October 18, 1980 (age 42)
EducationIthaca College
University of Maryland, College Park (BA)
Occupation
  • Actress
  • writer
  • producer
Years active2013–present

Natasha Rothwell (born October 18, 1980) is an American writer, actress, and comedian. She first garnered attention as a writer on Saturday Night Live in the 2014–2015 season.[1][2] She gained further fame through working on the HBO television series Insecure.[3][4][5] On Insecure, she works as a writer, series regular, and supervising producer.[6][7] She is currently developing, writing, and executive producing another show for HBO, in which she will star.[8][9]

On April 15, 2019, Rothwell joined a host of other writers in firing their agents as part of the WGA's stand against the ATA and the unfair practice of packaging.[10]

Filmography[edit | edit source]

Film[edit | edit source]

Year Title Role Notes
2015 A Year and Change Angie
2018 Love, Simon Ms. Albright
2020 Like a Boss Jill
Sonic the Hedgehog Rachel
Wonder Woman 1984 Post-production

Television[edit | edit source]

Year Title Role Notes
2014 Royal Pains Tamara 1 episode
2014–15 Saturday Night Live Writer, 21 episodes
2016 Search Party Real Woman 1 episode
Netflix Presents: The Characters Various characters Also writer, 1 episode
2016–present Insecure Kelli Also writer, 18 episodes
2017 Bojack Horseman Clemelia Bloodsworth 1 episode
Brooklyn Nine-Nine Delia Alvarado
2018–present DuckTales Zan Owlson (voice) 5 episodes
2019 Star vs. the Forces of Evil Additional voices 2 episodes
A Black Lady Sketch Show Pearlina Teatree 1 episode
2020 Love, Victor Ms. Albright 1 episode

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "'SNL' Wasn't A Good Fit For Natasha Rothwell. Now On 'Insecure,' She's Anything But". Npr.org.
  2. Lambert, Molly (26 September 2018). "Natasha Rothwell Wants to Be a Romantic Lead". Nytimes.com.
  3. "Natasha Rothwell, The Breakout Star Of 'Insecure'". NPR.org.
  4. "Natasha Rothwell Knows How to Show Up". Gq.com.
  5. Fadulu, Lola (30 October 2018). "Insecure's Natasha Rothwell on Finding Her Path to Hollywood". The Atlantic.
  6. "Natasha Rothwell". Ucbcomedy.com.
  7. Mulkerrins, Jane (18 December 2018). "Insecure's Natasha Rothwell on being 2018's funniest character". Theguardian.com.
  8. Petski, Denise (4 December 2018). "Natasha Rothwell Inks Overall Deal With HBO". Deadline.com.
  9. McDonald, Soraya Nadia (7 March 2018). "'Insecure's' Natasha Rothwell knows a thing or two about (teaching) drama". Theundefeated.com.
  10. "Damon Lindelof, Hart Hanson Among Top Showrunners Posting Termination Letters In Wake Of Failed WGA-ATA Negotiations". Deadline.

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