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Kate Micucci
Cast Kate Micucci
Full Name Kate Micucci
Gender Female
Date of Birth March 31, 1980
Birthplace New Jersey, United States
Occupation Actress, comedian and singer-songwriter
Role Julie, Safe-T-Suit

Kate Micucci (pronounced /mɨˈkuːtʃi/; born March 31, 1980) is an American actress, comedian and singer-songwriter, whose first major television exposure was as Stephanie Gooch in Scrubs, and later as Shelly in Raising Hope. She is half of the musical comedy duo Garfunkel and Oates. She has voiced a character on Pendleton Ward's animated series Adventure Time

She provides the voice for Julie Kane in Motorcity, as well as a number of other minor voices.

Early life

Born in New Jersey of Italian descent, Micucci was raised in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, in the Lehigh Valley region of the state, where she first learned to play classical piano. Her mother taught both classical piano. She graduated alongside Jordan White in 1998 from Nazareth Area High School. She then received an A.A. in Fine Arts from Keystone College in La Plume, Pennsylvania, and a B.A. in Studio Art in 2003 from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. As of 2008, she resides in Los Angeles.


Her TV credits include numerous television commercials, as well as Toni the barista on NBC's Four Kings, and guest roles on Malcolm in the Middle, 'Til Death, How I Met Your Mother, Cory in the House, Campus Ladies, and recurring roles on Scrubs and Raising Hope. Her film credits include The Last Hurrah, Bart Got a Room and When in Rome. She plays "Lily the IT girl" on Elevator Show produced by HBO's Runawaybox, which can be seen on YouTube. In early 2009, she released a five-track EP entitled Songs.

Micucci appeared in five episodes of Scrubs — "My Lawyer's In Love", "My Absence", "My Chief Concern", "Our Histories", and "My Finale" — as Stephanie Gooch, a ukulele player with whom Ted Buckland begins a relationship. She performs her song "Mr. Moon" as well as an adapted version of "Fuck You" (retitled "Screw You" for ABC), a song she typically performs with Riki Lindhome as part of the musical duo Garfunkel and Oates.

In 2009 she starred in the short Imaginary Larry, co-written and co-directed by Riki Lindhome, her partner in Garfunkel and Oates. In August 2009, Micucci appeared in an advertising campaign for Hillshire Farms, and in January 2010, for H & R Block. [1][2]Performing as Garfunkel And Oates with Riki Lindhome at Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in 2009Micucci performs "Playin' with Micucci" on third Mondays at the Steve Allen Theater on Hollywood Boulevard, in Hollywood, California, most recently in August and October 2011. In the act, she presents "songs and stories in [a] musical variety show."

She can also frequently be seen performing with Lindhome in "An Evening with Garfunkel and Oates" at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in Los Angeles.

She performed with William H. Macy on the ukulele to promote the DVD release of the film Bart Got a Room. The video has been circulated around the Internet on sites such as YouTube and The Huffington Post.

In 2010, she appeared in the Kristen Bell film When in Rome and also in an episode in the 6th season of the TV show Weeds as a slightly sedated waitress. She appeared in some episodes of the HBO series, Bored to Death, and appeared as the babysitter/dogsitter/eldersitter Shelly in the series Raising Hope.

In February 2011 Kate appeared briefly in a Progressive Insurance ad as a waitress.

In July 2012, Kate appeared in Written by a Kid's production Scary Smash, a Geek and Sundry creation that was executive produced by Kim Evey, Felicia Day, and Sheri Byrant.


  • Songs - EP (Released: 25 January 2009)
  1. Walking in Los Angeles
  2. Out the Door
  3. Mr. Moon
  4. Dear Deer
  5. Just Say When
  • EP Phone Home - EP (Released: 22 November 2010)
  1. I Have a Crush on My Teacher
  2. The Happy Song
  3. For My Dog Jack
  4. Song for the Late Night People
  5. Soup in the Woods
  6. Taking Chances


Year Film Role Notes
2007 Beat the Street Roxy Short
2008 Husband for Hire Bubble TV film
Bart Got a Room Abby
Finding Amanda Thin girl Uncredited
2009 Imaginary Larry Kate Video short
The Last Hurrah Susan
2010 Lee Mathers Chelsea
When in Rome Stacy
2011 Smothered Susie TV film
2012 Decoding Annie Parker Rachel Post-production
Year Series                          Role                             Notes
2006 Malcolm in the Middle Heather 1 episode ("Morp")
How I Met Your Mother Registrar 1 episode ("Atlantic City")
Four Kings Toni 8 episodes ("Pilot", "Tale of the Tape", "Follow the Money", "Night of the Iguana", "Upper West Side Story", "Check, Please!", "Lobby Girl", and "Black Widow's Lair")
2007 Campus Ladies Less attractive girl 1 episode ("Foreign Policy")
Cory in the House Becky 2 episodes ("Mall of Confusion" and "No, No, Nanoosh")
2009 Rules of Engagement Tanya 1 episode ("Poaching Timmy")
Destined to Fail Lisa
Elevator Lily 2 episodes ("Enter the Matrix" and "Open Mic Night")
Scrubs Stephanie Gooch 4 episodes ("My Lawyer's in Love", "My Absence", "My Chief Concern", and "Our Histories")
2010 'Til Death Waitress/Ally 12 episodes
Laugh Track Mash-Ups Annie Gibbler 1 episodes ("Ralphie n' Me")
Weeds Waitress 1 episode ("A Shoe for a Shoe")
Bored to Death Sherri 2 episodes ("I've Been Living Like a Demented God!" and "The Case of the Grievous Clerical Error!")
2011 Suburgatory Cindy 1 episode ("Charity Case")
2012 Easy to Assemble Yolanda 1 episode ("This Side Up")
Garfunkel and Oates Kate 1 episode ("Pilot")
Psych Penny Chalmers 1 episode ("Autopsy Turvy")
Motorcity Julie Kane Voice


On December 30, 2009, G4TV named her the #1 Woman of Comedy.