Rachel Bloom starred in the network musical comedy Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, which she co-created and executive produced alongside Aline Brosh McKenna. The series debuted on The CW Network on October 12, 2015 to positive reviews. For her performance, Rachel won both the 2016 Golden Globe for Best Actress in a TV Series – Musical or Comedy and Critics’ Choice Award for Best Actress in a TV Comedy.
Her past acting work includes How I Met Your Mother and The Fuzz; voice work includes Bojack Horseman, Robot Chicken, and the CW web-series Very Mallory. Bloom co-starred in the film Most Likely to Murder, opposite Adam Pally and Vincent Kartheiser. The film was directed by Dan Gregor, and premiered at the SXSW Film Festival in March 2018. She has written and starred in two live musical sketch comedy shows at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in Los Angeles and New York: Rachel Bloom is a Triple Threat!!! and Sing Out, Louise! Her writing credits include Adult Swim's Robot Chicken, Fox's Allen Gregory, and Lucasfilm's upcoming Star Wars Detours. She has also released two albums: Please Love Me (a compilation of old/new hits) and Suck It, Christmas!!! (A Chanukah Album).
After attending NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts for theater, where she served as head writer and director of the prestigious Hammerkatz sketch group, Bloom studied improv and sketch at Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in New York. She has been named one of Variety’s “10 Scribes To Watch”, as well as a “Comic to Watch” by Cosmopolitan, Time Out LA and other publications.