Harris, Rachael

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HARRIS, Rachael

(Rachel Harris)


Raised in Worthington, OH; married Adam Paul (an actor, writer, and producer), May 24, 2003. Education: Otterbein College, B.F.A., theatre, 1990; also studied with Larry Moss, Louie Sheeder, and Darci Picoult; studied improvisation with the Groundlings.

Addresses: Agent—OmniPop Talent Agency, 10700 Ventura Blvd., Second Floor, Studio City, CA 91604; Innovative Artists, 1505 Tenth St., Santa Monica, CA 90401. Manager—Principato Young Management, 9465 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Publicist—Bragman/Nyman/Cafarelli, 8687 Melrose Ave., Eighth Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

Career: Actress. Performer with the Groundlings (an improvisational troupe), c. mid–1990s–2004; instructor at the Groundling School of Improvisation; appeared in television commercials.

Member: American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, Screen Actors Guild.


Television Appearances; Series:

Simone Flosser, Sister, Sister, The WB, 1998.

(As Rachel Harris) Voice of female knight for English version, Serial Experiments: Lain (anime), [Japan], 1998, TechTV, 2003.

Correspondent, The Daily Show (also known as The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Global Edition), Comedy Central, 2002–2003.

Panelist, Best Week Ever, VH1, 2004—.

Kevyn Shecket, Fat Actress, Showtime, beginning 2005.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Herself, I Love the '80s Strike Back, VH1, 2003.

Herself, I Love the '70s, VH1, 2003.

Herself, I Love the '90s, VH1, 2004.

Herself, 100 Most Outrageous Celebrity Moments (also known as VH1's "100 Most Outrageous Celebrity Moments"), VH1, 2004.

Herself, I Love the '90s: Part Deux, VH1, 2005.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Host, Smoking Gun TV (also known as The Smoking Gun), Court TV, 2004.

Best Summer Ever, VH1, 2004.

Best Year Ever, VH1, 2004.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

(As Rachel Harris) VH1 Big in '03, VH1, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Rose, "Treasures of the Tonga Trench," seaQuest DSV (also known as seaQuest 2032), NBC, 1993.

Martis, "Before and After," Star Trek: Voyager (also known as Voyager), UPN, 1997.

For Your Love, The WB, 1998.

Diner at Chez Klutz, The Amanda Show, Nickelodeon , 2000.

"The One without Dialogue," Two Guys and a Girl (also known as Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place), ABC, 2000.

Uncomfortably Close with Michael McKean: Jonathan Winters, Comedy Central, 2000.

Reporter, "Passion Fish," Grosse Pointe, The WB, 2001.

Sal, "Blame the Messenger," Three Sisters, NBC, 2001.

Julie, "The One Where Rachel Has the Baby: Part 1," Friends, NBC, 2002.

Second alumni volunteer, "The Justice League of America," Judging Amy, CBS, 2002.

Claire the madam, "Clementine's Pregnant," Reno 911!, Comedy Central, 2003.

Claire the madam, "Dangle's Moving Day," Reno 911!, Comedy Central, 2003.

Erin, "Guns 'N Neuroses," Frasier, NBC, 2003.

Herself, "Most Shocking Moments in Entertainment 40–21," E!'s 101, E! Entertainment Television, 2003.

Herself, "Most Shocking Moments in Entertainment 80–61," E!'s 101, E! Entertainment Television, 2003.

Herself, "Most Shocking Moments in Entertainment 101–81," E!'s 101, E! Entertainment Television, 2003.

Herself, Ask Rita, syndicated, 2003.

Corinne McKenna, "The Hubbert Peak," The West Wing, NBC, 2004.

Debbie Dangle, "Dangle's Ex Visits," Reno 911!, Comedy Central, 2004.

Joanne, "The Blind Date," Curb Your Enthusiasm, HBO, 2004.

Joanne, "Mel's Offer," Curb Your Enthusiasm, HBO, 2004.

Mindy, "Cheryl Sings," According to Jim, ABC, 2004.

Herself, "100 Most Outrageous Celebrity Moments," The Greatest (also known as 100 Greatest and VH1's "The Greatest"), VH1, 2004.

Margaret Brandenbauerbern, "Sleepover," Eight Simple Rules (also known as 8 Simple Rules ... for Dating My Teenage Daughter), ABC, 2005.

Ruby, "The Tea Episode," Committed, NBC, 2005.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Theresa, Weekends, NBC, 2004.

Television Additional Voices; Series:

(English version) Battle Athletes daiundokai (anime; also known as Battle Athletes Victory), [Japan], 1997–98.

Film Appearances:

Voice of Mama, Treehouse Trolls Forest of Fun and Wonder (musical), 1992.

Ava's Magical Adventure, Prism Pictures, 1994.

Il Fornaio waitress, The Disappearance of Kevin Johnson, 1997.

Honey, The Week That Girl Died, Silverline Pictures, 1998.

Winky's party guest, Best in Show, Warner Bros., 2000.

Mrs. Alden, The Gristle, 2001.

(As Rachel Harris) Teacher, Showtime, Warner Bros., 2002.

Coworker Elaine, Daddy Day Care, Columbia, 2003.

(As Rachel Harris) Mrs. Coleman, The Haunted Mansion (also known as Disney's "The Haunted Mansion"), Buena Vista, 2003.

Steinbloom's assistant, A Mighty Wind, Warner Bros., 2003.

June, After the Sunset, New Line Cinema, 2004.

(As Rachel Harris) Mrs. Feldman's other friend, Starsky

& Hutch, Warner Bros., 2004.

(As Rachel Harris) Ann Hogan, Kicking & Screaming, Universal, 2005.

Also appeared in The Drift.

Film Additional Voices:

(As Rachel Harris) Additional voices for English version, Armitage: Dual Matrix (animated), Pioneer Entertainment, 2002.

Stuart Little 2, Columbia, 2002.

Stage Appearances:

Mary, The Speed of Darkness, Tamarind Theatre, Hollywood, CA, 1994.

Inez, Tight Quarters (musical), Tiffany Theater, Los Angeles, 1996.

Susanna, Home Fires, The Road Theatre, Los Angeles area, 1996.

Marya, The Inspector, Gascon Center Theatre, Culver City, CA, 1997.

Appeared as Annie, Background Music, as Cecily, The Importance of Being Earnest, and as a member of the ensemble, 110 Degrees in the Shade (musical), all Interact Theatre, Los Angeles area; and as Froggy, The Country Club, Mojo Ensemble, Rancho Palo Verdes, CA.



Columbus Dispatch, November 5, 2000.

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