Having begun performing at ten years old on the Chicago stage, Natasha Leggero has parlayed her talents into a successful, diverse career as an actor, producer, and writer.
In 2015, Leggero created, wrote, produced and starred in the Comedy Central’s single-camera comedy, Another Period, alongside Riki Lindhome. The series, produced by Ben Stiller’s Red Hour Productions, ran for three seasons. Additionally, Leggero was a series regular as ‘Emma’ on NBC’s single-cam comedy, Free Agents, with Kathryn Hahn and Hank Azaria. And in 2016, she was a series regular as ‘Carmen’ on SHOWTIME’s DICE with Andrew Dice Clay, which ran for two seasons. Leggero has also received massive notoriety as a roaster, having appeared on the Comedy Central Roast of James Franco and the Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber.
This April, Leggero can be seen starring in CBS’ upcoming comedy, BROKE, opposite Pauley Perrette and Jaime Camil. The series revolves around ultra-wealthy couple, Elizabeth (Leggero) and Javier (Camil), who are forced to move in with Elizabeth’s working class sister, Jackie (Perrette), after their trust fund money runs dry.
On the big screen, Leggero has starred in popular comedy films including Neighbors alongside Seth Rogen, as well as Let’s Be Cops opposite Jake Johnson and Damon Wayans, Jr. She also had a role in the 2009 romantic comedy He’s Just Not That Into You.
Leggero has built her body of work with numerous roles on prominent television series including NBC’s Community and Marry Me, FX’s It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Arrested Development, and The League, Comedy Central’s Reno 911 and Drunk History, ABC’s Modern Family and Suburgatory, as well as Key and Peele, Comedy Bang! Bang!, Are You There, Chelsea? and The Tonight Show, among many others, including Netflix’s Historical Roasts, in character as Mary Todd Lincoln. In 2012, the actress was featured in the Emmy® nominated web series, Burning Love, a parody on The Bachelor reality series, and in 2015, she starred in her first hour-long special, Live at Bimbo’s, for Comedy Central. Additionally, Leggero’s voice can be heard on multiple animated series such as Comedy Central’s Ugly Americans and Brickleberry, The Life and Times of Tim on HBO, as well as Aqua Teen Hunger Force and China, IL for the Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim. Leggero is also known for her tenure as a regular roundtable panelist on Chelsea Handler’s late-night talk show, Chelsea Lately.
Her Netflix special, The Honeymoon Stand Up Special premiered in April of 2018 and subsequently paved the way for her growth into the digital space, as she now hosts the rapidly-growing Endless Honeymoon Podcast with husband, Moshe Kasher. She is currently writing a book of humorous parenting stories for Simon & Schuster.
Born and raised in Rockford, Illinois, Leggero moved to New York City after high school where she studied at the Stella Adler Conservatory and received her B.A. in theater criticism from Hunter College. She currently resides in Los Angeles in a servantless household.