Suzy Nakamura is an American actress known for her many guest appearances on sitcoms such as According to Jim, Half & Half, 8 Simple Rules, Help Me Help You, Curb Your Enthusiasm and How I Met Your Mother; and for her recurring role in the early seasons of the drama The West Wing as assistant to the Sam Seaborn character.
She also had a starring role as Yolanda, a sycophant to support group leader, Lauren (Laura Benanti), in the television sitcom Go On, from 2012-2013.
Born and raised in Chicago, Nakamura began her career in the touring company of The Second City, and later opened the first two shows at The Second City Detroit.
After moving to Los Angeles, she began guest starring on television, eventually landing recurring roles on The West Wing and Curb Your Enthusiasm.
Nakamura has appeared in over 100 television episodes. Guest star credits include In Plain Sight, How I Met Your Mother, Castle and Bones, as well as recurring roles on Modern Family and Men of a Certain Age.
Her film credits include the notable independents Timecode, Sundance Special Jury Prize winner Treasure Island and Harmony and Me. She can be seen in the films Free Samples and Judd Apatow's This Is 40.
In her spare time, she makes regular appearances in various improvisational and sketch comedy shows around Los Angeles.