Casey Wilson is an actress and writer, best known for playing Annie on NBC's Marry Me and Penny on the ABC comedy Happy Endings. For two seasons, she was a cast member on Saturday Night Live, where she impersonated Rachael Ray, Jennifer Aniston, Katy Perry and Elizabeth Taylor, and introduced several original characters: Toni Ward, host of The Cougar Den, Dusty Velvet, a paralyzed strip club dancer, and many more. Other television credits include: Bored to Death, How I Met Your Mother, Kroll Show and the Hulu original series The Hotwives, a parody of The Real Housewives franchise. On the big screen, she's appeared in David Fincher's Oscar-nominated film Gone Girl, Julie & Julia, The Guilt Trip, and Christopher Guest's For Your Consideration. With her writing partner June Diane Raphael, she co-wrote the screenplay for Bride Wars, (starring Kate Hudson and Anne Hathaway), and the comedy Ass Backwards, in which Casey and Diane both starred. She and her husband, comedy writer David Caspe live in Los Angeles and are pregnant with their first child.
In this conversation, Casey talks about Marry Me, being pregnant, what it's like to work with your husband, why angry people are awesome, how therapy has helped her live a more balanced life, why crazy women are SO MUCH fun to play, and what she really went through after getting let go from SNL.
Plus- she clears up rumors about Happy Endings coming back to ABC and admits that the April Fools prank kinda pissed her off.
Support the podcast