EXCLUSIVE: A3 Artists Agency has signed Mary Lynn Rajskub, the veteran comedian, actress and writer known for turns in Fox’s hit action drama 24, Paul Thomas Anderson’s Punch-Drunk Love and FX’s It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, for representation.
In 24, which ran for nine seasons, Rajskub played the fan-favorite character of Chloe O’Brian, the intelligence analyst who is protagonist Jack Bauer’s (Kiefer Sutherland) most trusted colleague. In Anderson’s classic, she portrayed Elizabeth, one of anxious entrepreneur Barry’s (Adam Sandler) seven domineering sisters, and in It’s Always Sunny, she portrays the hilariously bizarre recurring character Gail the Snail.
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Most recently seen in the Fox anthology series Accused and the Tim Story-directed Disney+ comedy Dashing Through The Snow, Rajskub has also had notable parts in recent years in Hulu’s award-winning Amanda Seyfried miniseries The Dropout and the Chris Pratt sci-fi film The Tomorrow War for Amazon. Other notable film credits include the hit comedy Night School, opposite Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish, as well as Julie & Julia, Little Miss Sunshine, Legally Blonde 2, Sweet Home Alabama, Magnolia, and Man on the Moon.
Previously, Rajskub has also crafted memorable characters for series like Brooklyn Nine-Nine, The Girlfriend Experience, Mr. Show with Bob and David, Californication, 2 Broke Girls, Grey’s Anatomy, Modern Family, Gilmore Girls, and The Larry Sanders Show. In her 20 years as a stand-up comic, she’s drawn on her life experiences to explore themes of modern womanhood through a personal, relatable, and revealing lens.
Rajskub released her first book, FAME-ISH: My Life At The Edge Of Stardom — a comedic look at her awkward and endearing missteps on the road to becoming fame-ish — in 2022. She continues to be managed by Christina Shams at Avesta Entertainment.