18 Facts About Abbi Jacobson


Abbi Jacobson is an American comedian, writer, actress, illustrator and producer.

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Abbi Jacobson is a writer and co-creator of the Amazon Prime series A League of Their Own, in which she stars as Carson Shaw, an aspiring baseball player in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.

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Abbi Jacobson is the daughter of Susan Komm, an artist, and Alan Jacobson, a graphic designer.

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Abbi Jacobson was raised in Wayne, Pennsylvania, where she attended Valley Forge Middle School and Conestoga High School.

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Abbi Jacobson began taking classes with the Atlantic Theater Company and the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, where she met Ilana Glazer.

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Glazer and Abbi Jacobson then approached Comedy Central, who agreed to purchase the script from FX and order a pilot.

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Abbi Jacobson was a fan of bands like Phish growing up and would often spoof her jamband fandom on Broad City.

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In 2011, Abbi Jacobson wrote and performed in a solo show called Welcome to Camp, which ran in New York and Los Angeles.

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In December 2015, Abbi Jacobson was cast in the film Person to Person, opposite Michael Cera and Phillip Baker Hall, written and directed by Dustin Guy Defa.

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Abbi Jacobson starred in The Lego Ninjago Movie, released on September 22,2017.

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In 2017, Abbi Jacobson hosted a 10-episode podcast about modern and contemporary art called A Piece of Work co-produced by The Museum of Modern Art and WNYC Studios.

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Abbi Jacobson appeared in a March 2020 episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm.

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In 2021, Abbi Jacobson voiced Katie Mitchell in the Sony Pictures Animation film The Mitchells vs the Machines.

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In 2013, Abbi Jacobson published two coloring books with Chronicle Books: Color This Book: New York City and Color This Book: San Francisco.

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Abbi Jacobson illustrated a book titled Carry This Book, published October 2016 by Viking Press.

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Abbi Jacobson published another book, I Might Regret This: Essays, Drawings, Vulnerabilities, and Other Stuff.

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The 320 pages of personal essays and various short stories, although some are comical in nature, largely focus on Abbi Jacobson getting over her first love, first relationship with a woman, and general issues of identity.

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Abbi Jacobson has been in a relationship with Jodi Balfour since October 2020.

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