Below is a compiled list of the most interesting facts about Rachel Bloom. Check it out!
Rachel Bloom is best known for co-creating and starring in the tv series “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” for which she has won a Golden Globe, Critics’ Choice and TCA Award. She was born in 1987 and hails from Manhattan Beach, California. Rachel attended NYU, Tisch School of the Arts in New York City for theater. After graduating from NYU in 2009 with a B.F.A. in drama, Rachel continued to study improv and sketch at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in NY. In 2010, Rachel released her first Internet music video, “F*ck Me, Ray Bradbury”, which went viral and was nominated for a Hugo Award for “Best Dramatic Presentation: Short Form.” While working as a tv writer in Los Angeles she continued to make Internet music videos which eventually caught the eye of Rachel’s “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” co-creator, Aline Brosh McKenna.
Interesting Facts about Rachel Bloom
- Her college roommate was Ilana Glazer.
- She has been diagnosed with and spoken openly about her experiences with Depression, Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
- (April 1, 2020) Has given birth to a daughter with husband Dan Gregor.
- Her favorite book by Ray Bradbury is “The Martian Chronicles”.
- Attended NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.
- (September 14, 2019) After winning an Emmy for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (2015), Bloom announced she is 3 months pregnant with her first child with husband Dan Gregor.
- She is of Ukrainian Jewish, Russian Jewish, and Austrian Jewish descent.
Personal Quotes by Rachel Bloom
I was doing these music videos online for a couple years, and they’d be doing well to varying degrees. And I released an album, and with the album, I released three new music videos, and one of them was featured on Jezebel.– Rachel Bloom
When I graduated, I was director of my school’s sketch comedy group, and I knew that I wanted to be writing and performing my own sketch comedy. It kind of made me want to do my own one-person sketch group.– Rachel Bloom
Jewish, black, Filipino, whatever the specificity is, it’s specificity that makes a good story. And I think people are tired of seeing the same old shtick on network television. It’s just a group of white people hanging out talking about their jobs. Who cares? We’ve seen that.– Rachel Bloom
I’m a comedian, and I have my share of anxiety and depression; so do most of my friends. My humor tends to lie in the juxtaposition of extreme lightness – I’m a huge musical-theater fan – and extreme darkness. And so I really like playing with those because that’s how I feel.– Rachel Bloom
I feel like a lot of serious music lives in generalizations – ‘Love is a flower,’ ‘The sky is so dark’ – but comedy lives in specifics.– Rachel Bloom