Bio

Buzzfeed AkronRhea Butcher is a Los Angeles-based standup comic, actor and writer. Originally from the Midwest, Rhea grew up skateboarding the mean streets of Akron, Ohio. Her blue collar brand of cool has endeared her to audiences nationwide, as she performs standup and appears on shows such as @Midnight and Conan. Rhea’s first television series, “Take My Wife” premiered on August 11th on Seeso and her debut standup album, “Butcher” is available now through Kill Rock Stars Records and iTunes. Additionally this year, Rhea will be a recurring performer on the TruTv series “Adam Ruins Everything,” and continue to host the popular web series “She Said” on Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls Network.

Press

Paste Magazine: Rhea Butcher Defies Labels on Her Great Debut Comedy Album Butcher

Vanity Fair: Meet the Hilarious Women Defying TV’s Most Toxic Trend

New York Times: In ‘Take My Wife,’ Two Comics Seek the Punch Lines in Life

Vulture: Seinfeld, Take My Wife and The Rise of Comedies About Comedies

New York Times: What You Should Watch

Playboy: The Real-Life Lovebirds of ‘Take My Wife’ Talk Marriage, Ambition and Love Scenes

Podcasts
You can find her talkin’ movies on Wham Bam Pow (Archives) and talkin’ jokes on Put Your Hands Together.

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