Rachael Harris

Rachael Harris was born in Worthington, Ohio, where she spend most of her early life. In 1986, she graduated from Worthington High School. She then attended Otterbein College, a liberal arts college located in Westerville, Ohio. She graduated in 1989, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. Harris joined the Groundlings, an improvisational and sketch comedy troupe. The troupe maintains its own school in Los Angeles, where experienced members train young performers. Harris has served as a teacher in the school.

In the 1990s, Harris made a number of appearances in American television shows, starting with single-episode roles in the science fiction series seaQuest DSV and Star Trek: Voyager. Harris had a recurring role in the sitcom Sister, Sister as Simone. Harris continued making guest appearances on television shows throughout the 2000s, and also appeared in a number of documentaries and advertisement campaigns. She appeared as a correspondent of the news satire The Daily Show for a single season (2002-2003). Harris was cast as Kevyn Shecket, a member of the supporting cast in the comedy series Fat Actress (2005).

Movie credits include the comedy film The Hangover (2009), and a recurring film role in the film series Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010-2012), where she played Susan Heffley (the protagonist's mother).

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The Kelly Clarkson Show (2019)
Guest starring as Rachael Harris
Busy Tonight (2018)
Guest starring as Rachael Harris
Live with Kelly & Ryan (2017)
Guest starring as Rachael Harris
Nobodies (2017)
Guest starring as Rachael Harris (2 episodes)
Lucifer (2016)
Starring as Linda Martin (66 episodes)
Starring as Gertie
Bad Judge (2014)
Guest starring as Dana McCoy
Surviving Jack (2014)
Starring as Joanne Dunlevy (7 episodes)
@midnight (2013)
Guest starring as Rachael Harris
Maron (2013)
Guest starring as Rachael Harris
The Talk (2011)
Guest starring as Rachael Harris
New Girl (2011)
Guest starring as Tanya Lamontagne (4 episodes)
Free Agents (2011)
Guest starring as Edith
Suits (2011)
Guest starring as Sheila Sazs (28 episodes)
Happy Endings (2011)
$#*! My Dad Says (2010)
Guest starring as Soledad Cho
Childrens Hospital (2010)
Guest starring as Mrs. Throman
Cougar Town (2009)
Guest starring as Shanna Miller
Modern Family (2009)
Guest starring as Amelia
The Good Wife (2009)
Guest starring as Franny Zissis
Archer (2009)
Guest starring as Rona Thorne
  • Episode 2x07: Movie Star (Mar 10, 2011) [Special Guest Star]
Party Down (2009)
Guest starring as Marguerite Tayler
RuPaul's Drag Race (2009)
Guest starring as Judge
The Xtacles (2008)
Starring as A.L.E.X.
Hollywood Residential (2008)
Starring as Rachael
Pushing Daisies (2007)
Guest starring as Georgeann Heaps
Chelsea Lately (2007)
Guest starring as Rachael Harris
Notes from the Underbelly (2007)
Starring as Cooper
The Office (2005)
Guest starring as Rachael (2 episodes)
Fat Actress (2005)
Starring as Kevyn Shecket (7 episodes)
Desperate Housewives (2004)
Guest starring as Sandra Birch
The Soup (2004)
Guest starring as Rachael Harris
Reno 911! (2003)
Guest starring as Debbie Dangle-Frost (5 episodes)
Guest starring as Madam
8 Simple Rules (2002)
Guest starring as Margaret Brandenbauerbern
Monk (2002)
Guest starring as Alice Westergren
According to Jim (2001)
Guest starring as Mindy
Star Trek: Voyager (1995)
Guest starring as Martis
Friends (1994)
Guest starring as Julie
Frasier (1993)
Guest starring as Erin
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