Angela Kinsey

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Angela Kinsey
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Angela Kinsey in 2007
Born Angela Faye Kinsey
(1971-06-25) June 25, 1971 (age 47)
Lafayette, Louisiana, U.S.
Alma mater Baylor University
Occupation Actress
Years active 1997–present
Notable work The Office, Haters Back Off
Children 1

Angela Faye Kinsey (born June 25, 1971) is an American actress known for her role as the uptight, religious, cat-loving accountant Angela Martin in the NBC television series The Office from April 2005 until the show’s finale in 2013. Kinsey had a recurring role on the TBS comedy Your Family or Mine. More recently, Kinsey has appeared as Bethany in the Netflix Original Series Haters Back Off.

Early years[edit]

Kinsey was born in Lafayette, Louisiana. When she was two years old, her family moved to Jakarta, Indonesia, where her father worked as a drilling engineer. They lived there for twelve years, and she attended the Jakarta Intercultural School. During this time she learned Indonesian, a language she still occasionally speaks. Her family returned to the United States and settled in Archer City, Texas.[when?][1][2]

Kinsey studied English at Baylor University, where she became a member of the Chi Omega sorority, “took as many theatre classes as possible”, and participated in the “Baylor in London” program. In a 2007 interview with the Baylor student newspaper, she discussed the influence of her years at the university: “It was the perfect place for me to grow into who I am and take the belief system that I had and incorporate it into my life. It was a great place to go to school.”[3]

After graduating from Baylor University in 1993,[3] Kinsey served as an intern on the NBC late night talk show Late Night with Conan O’Brien, which she described as an “awesome” experience.[4] She worked for the show’s band leader, drummer Max Weinberg. The experience inspired Kinsey to take a coast-to-coast road trip with a friend from New York City to California.[5]


Kinsey moved to Los Angeles and took improvisation classes with The Groundlings and at iO WEST (formerly known as “Improv Olympic West”).[1] Following a two-woman show at iO, she was an operator at 1-800-Dentist and made small one-episode appearances in various sitcoms. She voiced the character “Angela” on two episodes of King of the Hill. In early 2005, she auditioned for the role of receptionist Pam Beesly for the American version of The Office. After producers told her she was “a little too feisty for Pam” she was called back to audition for the role of Angela Martin, which she won.[1] She also appeared on Monk as a murderer named Arlene Boras in “Mr. Monk and the Naked Man” (2007) and “Mr. Monk’s 100th Case” (2008).

In June 2007, Kinsey shared in the Daytime Emmy Award “Outstanding Broadband Program – Comedy”, for her work on The Office: Accountants, which is a series of webisodes.[6]

Kinsey is one of several cast members of The Office to have a role in License to Wed, a film directed by Ken Kwapis, who often directed episodes of The Office. Kinsey updated her MySpace blog with behind-the-scenes anecdotes of upcoming episodes of the series. She has also taken to organizing The Office cast outings: “I remember watching Friends and thinking, ‘They really enjoy each other.’ We, in fact, hang out.”[7]

In summer 2011, she became the new spokesperson for Clairol hair products, appearing in television ads for Clairol Nice ‘n Easy.[citation needed] Since 2014, Kinsey has starred in the Hulu comedy series The Hotwives, returning for season two in August 18, 2015.[8]

Kinsey stars in the Netflix Original Series Haters Back Off as Bethany, the mother of the main character Miranda Sings. She appears alongside YouTube star Colleen Ballinger, as Miranda, and Steve Little, as Miranda’s uncle Jim.[9] While the first season was met with relatively mixed reviews, Kinsey received critical acclaim for her performance.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

On June 18, 2000, she married writer and producer Warren Lieberstein. He is the brother of Paul Lieberstein, who played Toby Flenderson on The Office. She gave birth to their child, Isabel Ruby Lieberstein, on May 3, 2008.[10] On February 18, 2009, Us Weekly reported that Kinsey and her husband had separated. Her representative stated that the two continue to be friends.[11] In June 2010, it was announced that Kinsey had filed for divorce,[12] citing “irreconcilable differences.”[13] The pair remain on good terms.[14]

On August 4, 2016, Kinsey announced her engagement with her boyfriend on Instagram with a detailed summary of the proposal.[15] On November 13, 2016, Kinsey married her long-time boyfriend Joshua Snyder.[16]

Kinsey is Presbyterian and attends Bel-Air Presbyterian Church.[17] Kinsey said her grandmother does not watch The Office because she feels the protagonist Michael Scott is too “vulgar”. Kinsey said, “She’ll say to me, ‘Baby, we’re so proud of you, I’m proud of you, but I do not care for the show and I do not watch it.'”[5]

Kinsey supports Alley Cat Allies,[18] a nonprofit advocacy organization dedicated to transforming communities to protect and improve the lives of cats.



Year Title Role Notes
2004 Career Suicide Tammy Short film
2007 License to Wed Judith the Jewelry Clerk N/A
2009 Tripping Forward Jennifer N/A
2010 Furry Vengeance Felder N/A
2012 Struck by Lightning Counselor N/A
The Bluegrass Brainwash Conspiracy Hillbilly Short film
2014 All Stars Debbie Shipman N/A
2015 Hot Bot Candy Huffington N/A
2016 Laid in America Lisa N/A
Slash Anglaxia Supremacy IV N/A
2018 Half Magic Eva N/A
Andover Helen N/A
Extracurricular Activities Mrs. Wallace Post-production


Year Title Role Notes
19972002 King of the Hill Angela (voice) 3 episodes
1998 Step by Step Simone Episode: “Goin’ to the Chapel”
2003 Run of the House Maxine Episode: “The Party”
All of Us Blanche Whitefish Episode: “Tia Moves In”
20052013 The Office Angela Martin Main role (188 episodes)
2006 The Office: The Accountants Angela Martin Main role (10 episodes)
Monk Arlene Boras “Mr. Monk and the Naked Man”,
Mr. Monk’s 100th Case
2008 The Office: The Outburst Angela Martin Episode: “The Explanation”
2009 A Temporary Life Rachel Movie
2010 The Office: The Mentor Angela Martin Series regular (4 episodes)
American Dad! Mia (voice) Episode: “Merlot Down Dirty Shame”
The Office: The 3rd Floor Angela Martin Episode: “Lights, Camera, Action!”
Yo Gabba Gabba! Teacher / Herself Episode: “School”
2012 First Dates with Toby Harris April Episode: “Foreplay”
2013 Wilfred Heather Williger Episode: “Uncertainty”
The Gabriels Gail Gabriel Series pilot
2013–2016 Hollywood Game Night Herself 3 episodes
2013–2014 New Girl Rose 4 episodes
2014 Hot in Cleveland Mrs. Carson Episode: “Dr. Who?”
The Hotwives of Orlando Crystal Hulu series (14 episodes)
Bad Judge Michelle 4 episodes
2014–2016 Celebrity Name Game Herself 8 episodes
2015 Your Family or Mine Claire Series regular (6 episodes)
2016–2017 Haters Back Off Bethany Series regular (16 episodes)
The Real O’Neals Shelia DeMars 2 episodes
2017 Life in Pieces Ruth Episode: “Chef Rescue Negotiator Necklace”
2018 The 5th Quarter Tia Cantari Episode: “Selling Out: The Frank Cushman Story”
Fresh Off the Boat Amy Chestnut Episode: “We Need to Talk About Evan
TBD How May We Hate You? Dana Movie, Pre-production

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Group Category Work Result
2007 Screen Actors Guild Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series The Office Won
2008 Screen Actors Guild Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Won
TV Land Awards Future Classic Won

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