Riki Lindhome (UPDATE)

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Riki Lindhome

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Riki Lindhome
Riki Lindhome 2013 WonderCon (cropped).jpg

Lindhome at the 2013 WonderCon
Born Erika Lindhome
(1979-03-05) March 5, 1979 (age 38)
Coudersport, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Occupation Actress, musician, comedian
Years active 2001–present

ErikaRikiLindhome[1] (born March 5, 1979) is an American actress, comedian, and musician. She is best known for roles in television shows including Garfunkel and Oates, Gilmore Girls, House, The Big Bang Theory, and United States of Tara, and for the comedy music duo Garfunkel and Oates, which she formed with Kate Micucci. She also hosts the Nerdist podcast Making It.[2] She currently stars alongside Natasha Leggero in the Comedy Central series Another Period.

Early life[edit]

Lindhome was born on March 5, 1979 in Coudersport, Pennsylvania,[3] and grew up in Portville, New York.[4] She is primarily of Swedish ancestry.[5] She studied at Syracuse University and was part of the sketch comedy group known as Syracuse Live. After graduating in 2000, she embarked on an acting career.

Career[edit]

Lindhome performing as Garfunkel and Oates with Kate Micucci in 2009

Lindhome in February 2010

After graduating from university, despite not having an agent, Lindhome was able to land a small role on the sitcom Titus and a minor role in the popular television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. In 2003, Lindhome got her first big break, earning a spot in Tim RobbinsActor’s Gang theater group and appearing in the play Embedded. She was one of four actors from the play to then be cast in the Academy Award-winning film Million Dollar Baby, where she played Mardell Fitzgerald, the sister of the main character.

In 2005, Lindhome had a recurring role on Gilmore Girls as Juliet, a friend and classmate of Logan Huntzberger and then Rory. In 2006, she wrote, produced, and co-directed the award-winning short film Life is Short, starring herself, Alexis Bledel, Samm Levine, and Seth MacFarlane. She also appeared in the 2006 film Pulse and in 2007 was one of many public figures to appear in the music video for Nickelback‘s “Rockstar“.

In 2008, Lindhome had a minor role in the film Changeling, playing an examination nurse. She continued to guest star on several popular television series including The Big Bang Theory, Criminal Minds, and Pushing Daisies. In 2009, she starred in the feature film remake of the Wes Craven classic The Last House on the Left.[6]

During the 2007 writer’s strike, Lindhome pursued more writing and directing opportunities.[7] She performs as “Garfunkel” in the comedy-folk duo Garfunkel and Oates,[8] with her friend and fellow songwriter Kate Micucci.[8] In 2011, she co-wrote a video with Glee cast member Heather Morris for Funny or Die called Nuthin’ But a Glee Thang, a parody of the Dr. Dre song “Nuthin’ but a ‘G’ Thang“.[9] She also hosts a Nerdist Industries podcast called “Making It”.[2]

In 2012, Lindhome turned her hand to Shakespeare, appearing as a villain in Joss Whedon‘s adaptation of Much Ado About Nothing.

In 2015, Lindhome and Natasha Leggero created the Comedy Central series Another Period, which they also star in together. She also played the girlfriend of Fozzie Bear on the series The Muppets.

In 2017, Lindhome had a supporting role in The Lego Batman Movie, voicing supervillain Poison Ivy and The Wicked Witch of the West, though she did not receive billing for the latter role.[10]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2001 Backseat Detour Catie Short film
2004 Seeing Other People Girl Kissing Ed Uncredited
2004 Million Dollar Baby Mardell Fitzgerald
2005 All In Marsha
2005 Embedded Gondola / Journalist Video
2005 Berkeley Fighting Girl
2006 Pulse Janelle
2006 Life is Short Lilly Short film
2007 Girltrash! LouAnne Dubois Video
2008 Wednesday Again Carli
2008 Changeling Examination Nurse
2008 My Best Friend’s Girl Hilary
2009 The Last House on the Left Sadie
2009 Powder Blue Nicole
2009 Say Hello to Stan Talmadge Polly Talmadge
2009 Imaginary Larry Betsy Short film
2011 A Good Funeral Polly
2012 Much Ado About Nothing Conrade
2012 Fun Size Denise
2013 Hell Baby Marjorie
2014 Search Party Singer at Weddings
2015 The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water Popsicle (voice) Cameo
2016 Nerdland Linda (voice)
2017 The Lego Batman Movie Pamela Isley / Poison Ivy (voice)
Wicked Witch of the West (voice) Uncredited
2017 Under the Silver Lake

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2002 Titus Charlie Episode “Errrr”
2002 Buffy the Vampire Slayer Cheryl Episode: “Him
2002–2006 Gilmore Girls Girl #2 / Juliet 5 episodes
2006 Heroes Car Rental Girl Episode: “Chapter Three: ‘One Giant Leap’
2007 The Minister of Divine Sally Episode: “Pilot”
2007 Raines Tammy Episode: “Reconstructing Alice”
2008 Pushing Daisies Jeanine Episode: “Dummy”
2008, 2017 The Big Bang Theory Ramona Nowitzki 2 episodes
2008 Criminal Minds Vanessa Holden Episode: “52 Pickup”
2009 Bones Mandy Summers Episode: “The Bond in the Boot”
2009 Three Rivers Beth Episode: “The Kindness of Strangers”
2009 Nip/Tuck McKenzie Episode: “Willow Banks”
2010 House Sarah Episode: “Lockdown
2010 Drop Dead Diva Marjorie Little Episode: “Begin Again”
2011 $h*! My Dad Says Laura Griffin Episode: “Who’s Your Daddy?”
2011 United States of Tara Daisy Episode: “Dr. Hatteras’ Miracle Elixir”
2011 Traffic Light Amy Episode: “Credit Balance”
2011 Happy Endings Angie Episode: “The Code War”
2011 Enlightened Harper 5 episodes
2012 Garfunkel and Oates Riki Episode: “Pilot”
2012 Sketchy Female Announcer Episode: “Junk Pump”
2012 Staged Ryda Episode: “Flo Rida”
2013 King of the Nerds Herself Episode: “Nerdy Dancing”
2013 House of Lies: Flight Club Melanie Episode: “Rom Com”
2013, 2015 Adventure Time Island Lady / Ice Cream (voices) 2 episodes
2013 New Girl Kylie Episode: “The Captain”
2013–2014 Super Fun Night Hayley 3 episodes
2013–2014 Monsters vs. Aliens Susan Murphy / Ginormica Voice
2014 Garfunkel and Oates Garfunkel Also creator
2014–2015 @midnight Herself 4 episodes (1 win)
2015 The Muppets Becky 3 episodes
2015 Fresh Off the Boat Arielle Episode: “Family Business Trip”
2015 Brooklyn Nine-Nine Agneta Episode: “The Swedes”
2015–present Another Period Beatrice Also creator
2016 House of Lies Joy Episode: “One-Eighty”
2016 Ask the StoryBots The Molecules Episode: “Why Is the Sky Blue?”

Discography[edit]

  • Yell At Me From Your Car EP (2011)
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