Rachel Bloom is best known as the co-creator and star of the CW musical dramedy, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (2015-2019). For her performance as “Rebecca Bunch,” Rachel won the 2016 Golden Globe for Best Actress in a TV Series – Musical or Comedy, the 2016 Critics’ Choice Award for Best Actress in a TV Comedy, and the 2016 TCA Award for Individual Achievement in Comedy. In 2019, she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics alongside songwriting partners Jack Dolgen and the late Adam Schlesinger for, Antidepressants Are So Not a Big Deal.
Currently, Rachel is doing a spring/summer 2023 tour for her live-show, Death Let Me Do My Special. In 2019, Rachel sold out Radio City Music Hall performing Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: Live as part of a multi-show tour. In the same year she also starred in her own solo tour, What Am I Going to Do with My Life Now? which included a week-long residency at Just For Laughs.
Rachel recently co-starred in the Critics’ Choice nominated Hulu comedy series, Reboot (2022), alongside Keegan-Michael Key, Johnny Knoxville, and Paul Reiser. Her upcoming projects include guest starring in season 2 of HBO’s Julia as well as appearing in the new Muppets Mayhem Musical Series on Disney+.
She has also appeared in numerous films including co-starring in IFC’s Bar Fight! (2022) and SXSW’s Most Likely to Murder (2018). Her voice acting resume includes the role of “Silver” in The Angry Birds Movie 2 (2019) opposite Jason Sudeikis, “Queen Barb” in Trolls World Tour 2 (2020) opposite Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake, and “Op” in the movie Extinct (2021) opposite Adam Devine and Ken Jeong. She’s also done VO work for television including The Simpsons and Bojack Horseman. Other notable TV & film guest star credits include: Portlandia (2018), iZombie (2018), iCarly (2022), Rupaul’s Drag Race (2020), and The Tony Awards (2018).
Rachel got her start performing at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater at which she put up two live musical sketch comedy shows, RACHEL BLOOM IS A TRIPLE THREAT!!! and SING OUT LOUD, LOUISE. Her 2010 music video, Fuck Me, Ray Bradbury, went viral and was nominated for a Hugo Award. In 2012, she performed in the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal in the New Faces: Characters showcase. Before her breakout role in Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, she self-released two albums of comedy music: PLEASE LOVE ME (a compilation of old/new hits) and SUCK IT, CHRISTMAS!!! (A CHANUKAH ALBUM).
She currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband, writer/director Dan Gregor, their daughter, and dog, Wiley.