Comedian and actress who played Joan on Kickin' It. She was also a part of the sketch comedy show Blue Collar TV, in which she typically played the motherly type.
After studying at the University of Missouri, she began performing a comedy show on stage in Chicago, and then moved to Los Angeles to start her television career.
After establishing her comedy bona fides with a regular role on The Wayne Brady Show, she guest starred in The Office, Six Feet Under, and in the film Superbad.
She was born in Kansas City, Missouri.