Jessica St. Clair

Jessica St. Clair co-created USA’s critically-acclaimed comedy “Playing House” and co-starred as Emma Crawford, a strong-willed, passionate and career driven woman who moves back to her small hometown to help her best friend, Maggie (Lennon Parham) raise her first baby.

 A multi-talented actress and writer, St. Clair initially gained notoriety performing at the legendary Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in New York and Los Angeles. St. Clair has appeared in numerous features including the critically praised independent films “Afternoon Delight” and “Enough Said.”  Most recently, she can be seen in “Dog Days” and “The House.” One of her most memorable roles was in the blockbuster hit "Bridesmaids" in the unforgettable bridal salon food poisoning scene.  Other credits include Sacha Baron Cohen’s “The Dictator," “Wanderlust,” "She's Out of My League," "Life as We Know It" and Christopher Guest's "For Your Consideration."

In addition, St. Clair and Parham starred in and created “Best Friends Forever” for NBC in 2012.  St. Clair now recurs on “American Housewife” opposite Katy Mixon. She also starred opposite Megan Mullally and Cheryl Hines on "In the Motherhood" and has guest starred on “American Housewife,” “Veep,” “Marry Me,” “The McCarthys,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” "Weeds,” "United States of Tara," as well as  “Parks and Recreation” and “The Office.”