Jess Lane is a comedian, writer and actor currently based out of Los Angeles. She has recently appeared in episodes of Comedy Central's Mash Up and IFC's Comedy Bang Bang, and her puppets (yes, puppets!) have appeared on HBO's Flight of the Conchords multiple times. She has written for Team Coco, Comedy Central, and Break.com
An improviser with 8 years of experience, she performs weekly with the UCB Theater Harold Team “Mister Town City.” While in New York, she improvised with “Featherweight” at the Magnet Theater, under the direction of Armando Diaz.
Jess has created and starred in several web series featured on the website Channel101.com, including Teen Homicide, The Jon and Jess Variety Hour, Chicks In The City, Punks, and My Dead Lesbian Ex-Girlfriend. She has also appeared in series directed by Dan Harmon, Dave Seger, and Mitch Magee. She was awarded Best Actress at the Channel 101 NY Awards two years in a row in 2008 and 2009.
Most recently, Jess directed, wrote, and starred in the web series Queer Bones, which was featured on the Nerdist website. She also recently completed producing The Brothers Sisters, an original 22-minute sitcom pilot. She is currently working on Hungry Man, a 15-minute animated pilot about a blue-collar superhero who can grotesquely mutate into whatever food he eats.