Casey Wilson is an American actress, comedienne and screenwriter best known as a cast member on Saturday Night Live (2008–2009) and for her starring role as Penny Hartz in the television sitcom Happy Endings, from 2011-2013.
Her film credits include Christopher Guest's For Your Consideration, Nora Ephron's Julie and Julia, and the Lionsgate comedy Killers, starring Katherine Heigl and Ashton Kutcher, directed by Robert Luketic.
Wilson hails from Alexandria, Virginia and is a graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, the Stella Adler Studio of Acting.
After graduation she co-wrote and performed (along with best gal pal June Raphael) the two-woman sketch comedy show, Rode Hard and Put Away Wet, at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York and Los Angeles. The show ran for 11 months, was an official selection of HBO's U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, and was listed as a Critic's Pick in TimeOut NY.
Wilson and Raphael's writing partnership has branched out into the film world. They co-wrote the movie Bride Wars, starring Anne Hathaway and Kate Hudson, and were hired to write a new draft of The Bachelorette.
Wilson continues to perform live, most recently in Love, Loss and What I Wore, by Nora and Delia Ephron at New York's Westside Theatre. She's on stage frequently at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in Los Angeles, appearing in various comedy shows, including Worst Laid Plans (True Stories of Terrible Sex).
Her other TV credits include the Fox sketch comedy pilot, The Right Now Show, by Comedy Death Ray creators Scott Aukerman and B.J. Porter; and MTV's Human Giant, as well as voice work on the animated series Glenn Martin, DDS for Nick At Night.