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Also Known As: Casey Rose Wilson Died:
Born: October 24, 1980 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Alexandria, Virginia, USA Profession:

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Actress-comedian-writer Casey Wilson rightfully earned her reputation as an up-and-coming talent with her screenwriting credits, work on stage, and as the star of a popular television sitcom. Emerging from the ranks of the acclaimed Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, Wilson's comedic chops soon garnered the attention of executive producer Lorne Michaels, who signed her on to the cast of "Saturday Night Live" (NBC, 1975- ) in 2008. Although she impressed with a combination of gut-busting impersonations and original characters, her time on "SNL" was short-lived. Pushing forward on a number of fronts, Wilson co-wrote the wedding comedy "Bride Wars" (2009), in addition to contributing stories to the humor anthology book Worst Laid Plans. Small appearances in the feature films "Julie & Julia" (2009) and "Killers" (2010) paved the way for the biggest role of her career as one of the stars of the popular sitcom "Happy Endings," (ABC, 2011- ). As the unlucky-in-love, yet always upbeat Penny, Wilson received the lion's share of accolades heaped upon the show's promising young ensemble cast. Ambitious, multi-talented and fearless as a performer, Wilson was sure to enjoy a lengthy career as both a writer and...

Actress-comedian-writer Casey Wilson rightfully earned her reputation as an up-and-coming talent with her screenwriting credits, work on stage, and as the star of a popular television sitcom. Emerging from the ranks of the acclaimed Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, Wilson's comedic chops soon garnered the attention of executive producer Lorne Michaels, who signed her on to the cast of "Saturday Night Live" (NBC, 1975- ) in 2008. Although she impressed with a combination of gut-busting impersonations and original characters, her time on "SNL" was short-lived. Pushing forward on a number of fronts, Wilson co-wrote the wedding comedy "Bride Wars" (2009), in addition to contributing stories to the humor anthology book Worst Laid Plans. Small appearances in the feature films "Julie & Julia" (2009) and "Killers" (2010) paved the way for the biggest role of her career as one of the stars of the popular sitcom "Happy Endings," (ABC, 2011- ). As the unlucky-in-love, yet always upbeat Penny, Wilson received the lion's share of accolades heaped upon the show's promising young ensemble cast. Ambitious, multi-talented and fearless as a performer, Wilson was sure to enjoy a lengthy career as both a writer and performer.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 C.O.G. (2013)
2.
 Ass Backwards (2013)
3.
4.
 Guilt Trip, The (2012)
5.
 Killers (2010)
6.
 Bride Wars (2009)
7.
 Julie & Julia (2009)
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10.
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Milestones close milestones

2005:
With writing partner June Raphael, won the Emerging Comics of New York award for "Best Comedic Duo"
2006:
Feature film debut, the Christopher Guest directed "For Your Consideration"
2007:
Auditioned for NBC's "Saturday Night Live"
2008:
Appeared as a regular performer on "SNL"; was first "SNL" cast member born in the 1980s; was let go from show after a year and a half
2009:
Feature writing debut, "Bride Wars"; also appeared in film
2009:
Cast in a supporting role in Nora Ephron's "Julie & Julia"
2010:
Acted in Ephron's off-Broadway play "Love, Loss and What I Wore"
2011:
Co-starred as desperately single gal Penny on ABC comedy series "Happy Endings"
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Education

T. C. Williams High School: Alexandria , Virginia - 1998
Tisch Schhol of the Arts, New York University: New York , New York - 2002
Stella Adler Studio of Acting: New York , New York -

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