Amy Sedaris is a writer and actress. She first started out appearing on the Comedy Central sketch show Exit 57 in 1995, where she met frequent collaborators Paul Dinello and Stephen Colbert. The trio later created the series Strangers with Candy, which lasted from 1999 to 2000 and led to a 2005 feature film. As a guest star, Sedaris has appeared on countless TV shows, including Sex and the City, Rescue Me and Broad City. Her film credits include School of Rock, Elf, Shrek the Third and Chef. In addition, Sedaris has also published two books, I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence and Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People.