Natasha Rothwell

Natasha Rothwell (born October 18, 1980) is an American writer, actress, and comedian. She first garnered attention as a writer on Saturday Night Live in the 2014–2015 season.[1][2] She gained further fame through working on the HBO television series Insecure.[3][4][5] On Insecure, she works as a writer, series regular, and supervising producer.[6][7] She is currently developing, writing, and executive producing another show for HBO, in which she will star.[8][9]

Natasha Rothwell
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Rothwell in 2012
Born (1980-10-18) October 18, 1980 (age 39)
EducationIthaca College
University of Maryland, College Park (BA)
  • Actress
  • writer
  • producer
Years active2013–present

On April 15, 2019, Rothwell joined a host of other writers in firing their agents as part of the WGA's stand against the ATA and the unfair practice of packaging.[10]



Year Title Role Notes
2015 A Year and Change Angie
2018 Love, Simon Ms. Albright
2020 Like a Boss Jill
Sonic the Hedgehog Rachel
Wonder Woman 1984 Post-production


Year Title Role Notes
2014 Royal Pains Tamara 1 episode
2014–15 Saturday Night Live Writer, 21 episodes
2016 Search Party Real Woman 1 episode
Netflix Presents: The Characters Various characters Also writer, 1 episode
2016–present Insecure Kelli Also writer, 18 episodes
2017 Bojack Horseman Clemelia Bloodsworth 1 episode
Brooklyn Nine-Nine Delia Alvarado
2018–present DuckTales Zan Owlson (voice) 5 episodes
2019 Star vs. the Forces of Evil Additional voices 2 episodes
A Black Lady Sketch Show Pearlina Teatree 1 episode


  1. ^ "'SNL' Wasn't A Good Fit For Natasha Rothwell. Now On 'Insecure,' She's Anything But".
  2. ^ Lambert, Interview by Molly (26 September 2018). "Natasha Rothwell Wants to Be a Romantic Lead".
  3. ^ "Natasha Rothwell, The Breakout Star Of 'Insecure'".
  4. ^ Nast, Condé. "Natasha Rothwell Knows How to Show Up".
  5. ^ Fadulu, Lola (30 October 2018). "Insecure's Natasha Rothwell on Finding Her Path to Hollywood". The Atlantic.
  6. ^ "Natasha Rothwell".
  7. ^ Mulkerrins, Jane (18 December 2018). "Insecure's Natasha Rothwell on being 2018's funniest character".
  8. ^ Petski, Denise; Petski, Denise (4 December 2018). "Natasha Rothwell Inks Overall Deal With HBO".
  9. ^ McDonald, Soraya Nadia (7 March 2018). "'Insecure's' Natasha Rothwell knows a thing or two about (teaching) drama".
  10. ^ "Damon Lindelof, Hart Hanson Among Top Showrunners Posting Termination Letters In Wake Of Failed WGA-ATA Negotiations". Deadline.

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