Amy Sedaris is a prolific actress, author, comedian and rabbit educator. She has appeared often on screen, both large and small.
Sedaris’ Emmy® nominated comedy series, At Home with Amy Sedaris, aired for three seasons on truTV. In this series co-created by Sedaris and Paul Dinello, Amy shows off her diverse but necessary homemaking skills. These skills range from creating popsicle stick buddies and gutting a fish to making raisin necklaces and entertaining businessmen. Each episode revolves around a traditional theme, such as: entertaining, grieving, the craft of love making, and cooking without pots and pans. As always, Sedaris uses her unique expertise to entertain guests, demonstrate her know- how by preparing meals, and exhibiting her can-do spirit by attempting to work out personal issues. The series has featured a cavalcade of guest stars including Paul Rudd, Rachel Dratch, Jane Krakowski, David Pasquesi, Stephen Colbert, Michael Cera, Justin Theroux, and many more. The show’s first and second season received Primetime Emmy Award nominations in the category of “Outstanding Variety Sketch Series.”
Sedaris can also be seen in the Emmy® award-winning Disney+ series The Mandalorian, as space mechanic Peli Motto. Created by Jon Favreau, The Mandalorian is set in the Star Wars universe after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order.
In 2023, she can be seen in several films, including Theater Camp from Searchlight, Somebody I Used to Know on Amazon Prime Video, and Ghosted on Apple TV+.
She is the co-creator, with Stephen Colbert and Paul Dinello, of the hit cult comedy series Strangers with Candy and half of the Obie-winning “Talent Family” playwright team (with her brother, David). She is also a New York Times best- selling author of 3 books, I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence, Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People and Wigfield: The Can-Do Town.
In addition, Sedaris lent her voice to Princess Carolyn in the Netflix Original TV Series BoJack Horseman . Amy also played Janice, a veteran police dispatcher, in the police comedy series No Activity. She has also made many guest appearances on TV programs such as Girls5eva , Harley Quinn , Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Broad City, 30 Rock, The Good Wife, Rescue Me, Monk, Just Shoot Me!, Sex and the City, My Name Is Earl, The Closer, The Middle , The New Adventures of Old Christine , Raising Hope , and Sesame Street. She was also a regular guest on the Late Show with David Letterman.