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Noël Wells      

Actress & Director; Known for "Master of None" and "Saturday Night Live"

Noël Kristi Wells is an American actress, director, rapper, and writer. She is known for her television roles on Master of None and Saturday Night Live, as well as writing, directing and starring in the film Mr. Roosevelt.

In 2010, Wells moved to Los Angeles and performed at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre with the sketch team "New Money". She has appeared in numerous Cracked.com and CollegeHumor videos, and is also known for her own sketch and parody videos which have over 15 million views on YouTube.

In 2013, Wells joined the cast of Saturday Night Live during its 39th season as a featured player along with fellow Upright Citizens Brigade performers John Milhiser, Kyle Mooney, and Beck Bennett, as well as writer Mike O'Brien and stand-up Brooks Wheelan. On July 15, 2014, it was announced that Wells would not be returning for a second season.

Wells has made guest appearances on television programs such as The Aquabats! Super Show! and Comedy Bang! Bang!, as well as doing recurring voice work on Hulu's The Awesomes and Disney XD's Wander Over Yonder. In 2013, Wells starred in the independent film Forev which premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival.

In 2015, she co-starred on the critically acclaimed Netflix comedy Master of None, created by Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang. Wells played Rachel, the love-interest of Ansari's character. All 10 episodes premiered on November 6, 2015 and it won the 2016 Critics' Choice Award for Best Comedy.

As of August 2015, Wells and partner Flint Wainess are developing a sitcom pilot for Comedy Central titled Bad Couple, which Wells would star in if ordered to series. Wells and Wainess are also consulting writers on the upcoming Netflix animated children's series Green Eggs and Ham, based on the popular Dr. Seuss book.

In March 2017, Wells wrote, directed, and starred in the feature film Mr. Roosevelt which premiered at the SXSW film festival in Narrative Spotlight and won the Audience Award and Louis Black Lone Star Jury Award.

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Saturday Night Live Adds Six New Castmembers—Check 'Em Out ...

They are Beck Bennett, Brooks Wheelan, Noël Wells, John Milhiser, Kyle Mooney , ... Noël Wells: This funnylady is an Upright Citizens Brigade member in Los ...

Stamp of approval: Noël Wells might be joining 'SNL'

Here we are again, all talking about “Saturday Night Live” like it's 1999. The New York Times posted a story Thursday on how terrifying it is to audition for Lorne ...

Noël Wells on 'Master of None' and Her Plan B - The New York Times

“Nobody gets into comedy because they feel like they're cool and funny,” said Noël Wells, who was named class clown in her Texas kindergarten. “If they do ...

'Bad Couple': Comedy Central Orders Pilot from Noël Wells & Flint ...

Comedy Central has ordered a pilot for "Bad Couple," a comedy written and exec produced by "SNL" alum Noël Wells and Flint Wainess.

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