Natasha Leggero is an accomplished actress, writer, and stand-up comedian.
Leggero created, wrote, produced and stars in the Comedy Central sitcom, Another Period. Set in 1902, Another Period explores the debauched life of the Bellacourts, a socialite family in Newport, RI, focusing on fame-hungry sisters Lillian (Leggero) and Beatrice (Riki Lindhome). The series, produced by Ben Stiller’s Red Hour Productions, is set to return for its third season in summer of 2017.
Stemming from her breakout appearance on the Comedy Central Roast of James Franco, Natasha was lauded as the stand out roaster on the Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber. The actress has also appeared in an episode of NBC’s Marry Me and of hit show Modern Family.
On the big screen, Leggero starred in two 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.
Currently, in addition to Another Period, Leggero can be seen starring opposite Andrew Dice Clay on DICE. The show’s second season is set to premiere on Showtime in 2017.
Leggero has built her body of work with numerous roles on prominent television series including NBC’s Community, FX’s It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Arrested Development, Comedy Central’s Reno 911 and Drunk History, ABC’s Suburgatory, the sketch comedy Key and Peele, Comedy Bang! Bang! Chelsea Lately, and The Tonight Show, among many others. In 2012, the actress was featured in the Emmy® nominated web series, Burning Love, a parody on The Bachelor reality series. In addition, 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.
Born in Rockford, Illinois, Leggero first began acting when she was 10 years old. She 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.