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Heather Lawless

Heather Lawless is an American actress, comedian, and voice actress.[1]

Heather Lawless
Georgia, U.S.
Alma materUniversity of Georgia
  • Actress
  • comedian
Years active2002–present


Early lifeEdit

Lawless was born in Georgia, and raised in the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina.[1] She graduated from the University of Georgia.[2]


She began her career as a comedian, performing stand-up comedy at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles, and has performed on tour with Flight of The Conchords, Zach Galifianakis, David Cross, and The Comedians of Comedy.[2] She was featured on the Comedy Central series Premium Blend and on the Comedy Central DVD/CD set Invite Them Up.[3]

She has performed lead roles in The Heart, She Holler,[4] The Campaign, Be Kind Rewind, and the Adult Swim animated series Xavier: Renegade Angel.[2] She also portrays Permanently Preggy Peggy on MTV's Wonder Showzen,[5] as well as Dottie on Stone Quackers.[6]

Other roles have included Comedy Central's Speed Freaks, AMC's Life Coach with Cheri Oteri, That Crook'd 'Sipp, and Freaknik: The Musical.[2]

Heather stars in At Home with Amy Sedaris, which started airing in October 2017.

Personal lifeEdit

Lawless has one child, a son.[1]

Awards and recognitionEdit

  • 2005: "Emerging Comedians of New York" Award, Best Female Comedian[3]
  • 2006: Finalist for "Outstanding Female Standup Comedian" for the New York City Nightlife Awards[3]


  1. ^ a b c "Heather Lawless Talks With Us About Switching Between Comedy and Drama". Interrobang.
  2. ^ a b c d "Heather Lawless". All Tomorrow's Parties.
  3. ^ a b c "Heather Lawless". Comedy Central.
  4. ^ "Patton Oswalt & The Heart, She Holler - Dan Persons". The Huffington Post.
  5. ^ "Fred Armisen – Tickets – The Bowery Ballroom". The Bowery Presents.
  6. ^ "Animation Domination". FX Network.

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