Desi Lydic

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Desi Lydic

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Desi Lydic
Born Lani Desmonet Lydic
(1981-06-30) June 30, 1981 (age 36)
Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.
Occupation Comedian, actress
Years active 2001–present
Spouse(s) Gannon Brousseau
Children 1

Lani Desmonet “Desi” Lydic[1] (born June 30, 1981) is an American comedian and actress who is currently a correspondent on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. She also stars as guidance counselor Valerie Marks on the MTV comedy-drama series Awkward.[2] She got her start in the 2001 parody film Not Another Teen Movie.[3] She also starred in the Spike mini-series Invasion Iowa alongside William Shatner, and the parody series The Real Wedding Crashers.[4] She appeared as Shea Seger in the 2011 film We Bought a Zoo alongside Matt Damon and Scarlett Johansson, and in the 2013 film The Babymakers with Olivia Munn.[3] Lydic also appeared as one half of a lesbian couple on an episode of the Disney Channel series Good Luck Charlie in 2014. She joined Trevor Noah’s lineup of correspondents for The Daily Show on September 29, 2015.

Early life[edit]

Lydic was born in Louisville, Kentucky. As a child, she enrolled in the Young Actors Institute at the Youth Performing Arts School and starred in a Kroger commercial. She later moved to Los Angeles, California, and became an improvisational actor, performing at The Groundlings and Improv Olympic.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Lydic has one son with husband Gannon Brousseau.[6]


Year Title Role Notes
2001 Not Another Teen Movie Cutie Uncredited
2003 Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde Delta Nu Sister
2004 Adventures in Vegas Desi/Skyler Short film
2007 Stand Up Veronica
2007 Out at the Wedding Jeannie
2008 Screw Cupid Betty
2008 Big Heart City Rita/Jane
2009 As Advertised Ronnie TV film
2009 Stan Helsing Mia
2010 Darnell Dawkins: Mouth Guitar Legend Helena
2011 Poolboy: Drowning Out the Fury Diana Torres
2011 We Bought a Zoo Shea Seger (Lasagna Mom)
2012 The Babymakers Julie
2012 Something Like a Butterfly Joyce Humphrey Short film
Year Title Role Notes
2003 What I Like About You Becky Episode: “No More Mr. Nice Guy”
2004 Complete Savages Woman #1 Episode: “Savage XXX-mas”
2005 CSI: NY Elaine Curtis Episode: “Recycling”
2005 Invasion Iowa Gryffyn Greene 5 episodes
2006 Pepper Dennis Melinda Episode: “Poker Clubs and Boob Cams – Film at Eleven”
2010 The League Waitress Episode: “The Marathon”
2010 Two and a Half Men Veronica Episode: “Chocolate Diddlers or My Puppy’s Dead”
2011 Traffic Light Renee Episode: “Where the Heart Is”
2011–2015, 2016 Awkward Valerie Marks Main role(guest appearance)
2012 Raising Hope Uma Episode: “Sabrina’s New Jimmy”
2012 The Client List Dee Ann 7 episodes
2012 How to Be a Gentleman Chelsea Episode: “How to Be Shallow”
2013 Dads Joan Episode: “Dad Abuse”
2014 Good Luck Charlie Susan Episode: “Down a Tree”
2014 Friends with Better Lives Jess Episode: “Window Pain”
2015–present The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Herself Correspondent

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