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Kay Cannon


Kay Cannon graduated from Reed-Custer High School in Braidwood, Illinois. She received her BA in Theatre and MA in Education at Lewis University in Romeoville, Illinois. She trained in improvisation at The Second City and I.O. (ImprovOlympic) in Chicago. She married Saturday Night Live cast member and former 30 Rock guest star Jason Sudeikis in ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Pitch Perfect 2 (co-producer) (filming)
 2012-2014 New Girl (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 42 episodes)
- Sister II (2014) ... (co-executive producer)
- Sister (2014) ... (co-executive producer)
- Exes (2014) ... (co-executive producer)
- Prince (2014) ... (co-executive producer)
- Birthday (2014) ... (co-executive producer)
  30 Rock (TV Series) (co-producer - 22 episodes, 2009 - 2010) (supervising producer - 21 episodes, 2012) (producer - 17 episodes, 2010 - 2011)
- What Will Happen to the Gang Next Year? (2012) ... (supervising producer)
- The Return of Avery Jessup (2012) ... (supervising producer)
- Queen of Jordan 2: The Mystery of the Phantom Pooper (2012) ... (supervising producer)
- Live from Studio 6H (2012) ... (supervising producer)
- Murphy Brown Lied to Us (2012) ... (supervising producer)
 2008 Baby Mama (co-producer)
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 2015 Pitch Perfect 2 (screenplay) (filming)
 2012-2013 New Girl (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- Nerd (2013) ... (written by)
- Bachelorette Party (2013) ... (written by)
- Eggs (2012) ... (written by)
- Re-launch (2012) ... (written by)
 2012 Pitch Perfect (screenplay)
  30 Rock (TV Series) (executive story editor - 22 episodes, 2008 - 2009) (story editor - 15 episodes, 2007 - 2008) (written by - 12 episodes, 2007 - 2012)
- Hey, Baby, What's Wrong?: Part 2 (2012) ... (written by)
- Hey, Baby, What's Wrong?: Part 1 (2012) ... (written by)
- Everything Sunny All the Time Always (2011) ... (written by)
- Double-Edged Sword (2011) ... (written by)
- Chain Reaction of Mental Anguish (2010) ... (written by)
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  30 Rock (TV Series) (executive story editor - 22 episodes, 2008 - 2009) (story editor - 14 episodes, 2007 - 2008)
- Kidney Now! (2009) ... (executive story editor)
- Mamma Mia (2009) ... (executive story editor)
- The Natural Order (2009) ... (executive story editor)
- The Ones (2009) ... (executive story editor)
- Jackie Jormp-Jomp (2009) ... (executive story editor)
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 2013 The Little Tin Man
Miller
 2012 New Girl (TV Series)
Melissa
- Eggs (2012) ... Melissa
 2012 I'm Here. Where R U? (Short)
Candy
 2007-2009 30 Rock (TV Series)
Young Woman / Human Table / Wife
- Kidney Now! (2009) ... Young Woman
- Ludachristmas (2007) ... Human Table
- Fireworks (2007) ... Wife
 2001 The Shaft
Woman in elevator #2 (uncredited)
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 2011 Friends with Kids (thanks)

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Gave birth to her 1st child, a daughter Evelyn Rose Russell, with her 2nd husband Eben Russell. See more »

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