Meet The Comedy Roundtable Participant: Jenny Slate

Jenny Slate is an actress and stand-up comedian, best known for her work on Saturday Night LiveParks and Recreation, Kroll Show and House of Lies, as well as creating the Marcel The Shell With Shoes On web series. After the cut, check out three clips from her most popular work.

 

Tallying over 22 million YouTube views, Marcel The Shell With Shoes On employs Slate's accent abilities, as she voices the titular, over-sharing character, in this serial hit co-created with her husband Dean Fleischer-Camp.

 

 

Also made in collaboration with Fleischer-Camp is the web series Catherine, a taupe-hued, throwback satire of office confines, which was featured at this year's Sundance.

 


In her biggest role to date, Slate stars in the A24 release, Obvious Child, about a comedian navigating the fallout from a one night stand. The film is currently out in New York and Los Angeles theaters.