With glowing reviews and multiple awards, Kristen Schaal has become an established star of the alternative comedy scene.
Schaal won the award for Best Alternative Comic at the 2006 United States Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen and is the recipient of the second annual Andy Kaufman Award hosted by the New York Comedy Festival. Additionally, Kristen was a Pierre Award Nominee at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and in October of 2005, she was included in New York Magazine's "Ten Funniest New Yorkers You've Never Heard Of."
Schaal starred in the cult hit "Flight of The Conchords," and is the Women's Issues Correspondent for "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart." Other film and television credits include Dinner for Schmucks, Butter, Toy Story 3, Going the Distance, When in Rome, Get Him To The Greek, Valentine's Day, Norbit, the upcoming Welcome to the Jungle, "Mad Men", "Modern Family", "Ugly Betty", "The Simpsons," "Law and Order Criminal Intent", "Law and Order SVU", "Comedy Central Presents: Kristen Schaal," and "How I Met Your Mother". She can also be heard in the Fox animated series "Bob's Burgers." Recently, Kristen appeared in The Coward at The Lincoln Center Theatre and can currently be seen on 30 ROCK.
Schaal is also a published author. This sassy lady co-authored a sex guide, The Sexy Book of Sexy Sex, with boyfriend and "Daily Show" writer Rich Blomquist.