Jessica Poter was born in Northbrook, Illinois, and has been trying to make people laugh ever since. She has studied, rehearsed, and performed at places like Upright Citizens Brigade LA, The Groundlings Theater, and Broadway Theatre Project.  She has a BA in Theater Studies from Yale University.

Jessica lives in LA, where she writes and performs in sketches and TV things. She blogs for Smosh and Figment, is the co-founder of new media sketch comedy group Half Day Today!  and is currently a writer in the Disney-ABC Writers Program.

She likes musicals… a lot a lot.

Headshot courtesy of Lukas Wyatt Photography

Acting resume PDF available here.


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