ILANA GLAZER is an EMMY nominated actor and the co-creator, writer, director, executive producer and star of the critically-acclaimed show Broad City. The show, which ran for five seasons, was nominated by the Writers Guild of America for ‘Best Comedy Series’ and garnered a Critics Choice nomination.
Ilana can currently be seen in her debut comedy special The Planet is Burning, which premiered on Amazon Prime the beginning of this year. Recently, llana voiced the character of EB, in Ellen DeGeneres’ Netflix Series Green Eggs and Ham. The series is based on the classic Dr. Seuss book, which also stars Adam Devine, Michael Douglas, and Keegan-Michael Key, released on November 8, 2019. Glazer just completed filming the A24 psychological horror film she also co-wrote and produced titled False Positive, in which she stars alongside Justin Theroux and Pierce Brosnan.
Ilana is also now working on the Generator Collective series, which she co-founded with Glennis Meagher in 2016, with the mission to gather, talk, and learn more about politics and government ‘without feeling dumb.’ Ilana plans to host a number of Generator Live events this spring with ‘Genny Social’ dance parties in particular to get the public involved.
Ilana, along with Abbi Jacobson, signed a first look deal with Comedy Central and Viacom Television networks and currently have two projects already in development at Comedy Central under the new pact including: Mall Town USA and Young Professionals, as well as Young Professionals alongside her brother, Eliot Glazer.
On the big screen, Ilana starred opposite Scarlett Johansson in Sony Pictures’ comedy, Rough Night, directed by Lucia Aniello. In addition, Glazer was previously seen in the film The Night Before opposite Seth Rogan and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Glazer is executive producing the upcoming Warner Bros. and BuzzFeed motion picture Brother Orange along with Ellen DeGeneres and Jeff Kleeman, and starring Jim Parsons.
In 2017, Ilana and 2 Dope Queens star Phoebe Robinson toured across North America with an 11-city stop for their ‘YQY’ (Yaaas Queen Yaaas) tour.
Ilana trained at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater where she and Abbi Jacobson met. She currently resides in New York City.