| Jena Friedman|
| Stand up, writer, director|
Jena Friedman is an American stand up comedian, writer and filmmaker. She has been a field producer at The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and has written for Late Show with David Letterman.
Friedman was born in Haddonfield, New Jersey. She studied anthropology at Northwestern University. After graduation, she worked as a healthcare consultant for consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton.
In 2010, she received a cease and desist letter from The New York Times for parodying their wedding videos. The parody, entitled "Ted and Gracie", has since become a popular web series. In 2007, she wrote The Refugee Girls Revue, a satire inspired by American Girl dolls. The play earned critical acclaim in the 2008 New York International Fringe Festival and had a successful run Off-Broadway.
In 2015, Friedman's solo show "American Cunt," premiered in the Edinburgh Festival Fringe to critical acclaim.
Friedman is a registered Democrat. She resides in New York City.
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