Vella Lovell is an American actress born in New Mexico. She originally wanted to be a concert pianist but lost interest and decided to pursue a career in theater instead. Lovell attended the Interlochen Arts Academy and earned an undergraduate bachelor's degree from New York University. In 2015 Lovell graduated from the Juilliard School. She has appeared in several stage productions at Shakespeare in the Park, The Flea Theater and the Williamstown Theatre Festival. One of her first roles was a part in a CollegeHumor online sketch. She currently portrays Heather Davis on The CW musical comedy "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend".