Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
Though trained in classical theater, actress Tymberlee Hill found her initial fame as a comic player in various television and Internet projects, including FunnyOrDie.com, "Drunk History" (Comedy Central, 2013- ) and others. The Virginia Beach native gave her first professional acting performances on the New York and Washington, D.C. stages before heading west to Los Angeles. There, she found steady work as a bit and supporting player on episodic television while performing improv comedy on stage and in short films. By 2010, her career had advanced to include minor roles in screen comedies like "Due Date" (2010), as well as series regular status on "Drunk History." Hill's slow but steady march to prominence underscored her talent and popularity in the comedy scene.Born in Virginia Beach, VA, Tymberlee Chanel Hill earned a bachelor's degree in theater from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, before gaining her master's degree from the Shakespeare Theatre's Academy for Classical Acting at George Washington University. Stage roles in New York and Washington preceded a move to Los Angeles, where she began performing with the Upright Citizens Brigade improvisational group in 2007. Hill was soon balancing appearances on the Los Angeles theater scene with regular work in small but notable roles on primetime series like "Brothers & Sisters" (NBC, 2006-2011) and Grey's Anatomy" (ABC, 2005- ). In 2010, she made her feature film debut in "Due Date" with Robert Downey Jr., She was also a staple of short comedy films for FunnyOrDie.com and Adult Swim, serving as both writer and star of 2012's "The Help Audition Tape" among several other. These and other appearances, including guest turns opposite her "Due Date" co-star, Zach Galifianakis, in "The Campaign" (2012), led to her joining Comedy Central's amusing "Drunk History," which asked comedians to recall various moments in history after a punishing round of alcoholic beverages.