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A multi-faceted performer and writer, Lennon Parham is the co-creator and co-star of USA's first foray into half-hour comedy, Playing House.
This is the second collaborative series from Parham and her writing partner and co-star Jessica St. Clair. Their first, NBC's Best Friends Forever aired in 2012. Parham was in the cast of CBS' Accidentally On Purpose opposite Jenna Elfman and has put in memorable guest appearances on critically acclaimed series including NBC's Parks and Recreation, Netflix's Arrested Development, AMC's Mad Men, CBS' How I Met Your Mother, HBO's Funny Or Die Presents (in the recurring "Lady Refs") as well as on the popular Adult Swim's comedies Children's Hospital and NTSF:SD:SUV.
Parham has also appeared in the features Confessions of a Shopaholic, and the independent films Splinterheads and Hysterical Psycho, a comedy-horror film by Dan Fogler.
The seeds for Parham's comedy career were sown on the stage of Parkview High School in Lilburn, Georgia, and got her start when she moved to New York and joined the New York offshoot of Chicago's venerable comedy institution The Second City, where she performed in their revue: "We Built This City On Rent Control". Her breakout came while trained and performed at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater at the UCB Theaters in both New York and LA, where she performed in the popular Showgirls: The Best Movie Ever Made. still appears in the theater's signature "A.S.S.S.S.C.A.T. 3000" show as often as her schedule will allow.
Her one-woman show, She Tried to Be Normal, ran in NY and LA and was selected for the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival in 2009.
A graduate of the University of Evansville in Indiana, Parham taught French for 2 years in Mississippi with Teach for America before starting her comedy career.
Lennon lives with her husband and daughter in Los Angeles.