59 years old (Born on March 26, 1961)
American, Actress; She is famous from Strangers With Candy.Is of Greek descent. Of all her relatives, she was closest to her father. She is best known for her grotesque yet strangely endearing character "Jerri" from "Strangers with Candy" (1999). Idolized her brother David Sedaris when she was a child. Collects decorative cupcake picks.
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Fun Facts About Amy Sedaris
Occasionally works as a waitress at Mary's Fish Camp in the West Village.
Raised Greek Orthodox.
Runs a cupcake and cheeseball business out of her Greenwich Village apartment when she is not acting.
Enjoys playing characters who "like themselves".
Failed first grade.
An alumna of the Second City and Annoyance Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
Amy keeps a free-roaming mini-rex rabbit named Dusty, whom she adopted from a rabbit rescue. Dusty's "bunny condo" was designed by her friend, designer Todd Oldham. Amy named her baked goods business after her first rabbit, Tattletail, a Netherlandish dwarf. ("Tattletail Industries" has since become "Amy's Cupcakes".) She is active in a NYC rabbit rescue and shelter, and is an honorary educator of the House Rabbit Society.
Wrote the play, "The Book of Liz", with her brother David Sedaris.
She uses the money she gets for appearing on "Late Show with David Letterman" (1993) to buy a new pair of shoes for her next appearance.