Casey Rose Wilson - biography

Actor from United States of America

Casey Rose Wilson Cathryn Rose "Casey" Wilson (born October 24, 1980) is an American actress, comedienne, and screenwriter, most widely known for starring as Penny Hartz in the ABC comedy series Happy Endings. She made her first major television appearances as a cast member on Saturday Night Live, spending two seasons on the show from 2008–2009. Casey Wilson was born and raised in Alexandria, Virginia. She graduated from T. C. Williams High School in 1998 and studied theater at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting. She is of Irish and Italian heritage. Her younger brother, Fletcher Todd Wilson, is an engineer. Wilson's parents both worked in politics. Her father, Paul O. Wilson, is a political consultant who helps run campaigns for Republican politicians. Her mother, Kathleen Anne "Kathy" Wilson (née Higdon), was a women's rights advocate and served as the chairwoman of the National Women's Political Caucus (NWPC) throughout the 1980s. Under Kathy's leadership, the NWPC endorsed Walter Mondale in the 1984 presidential election. Kathy retired from politics in the late 1980s, switching to a career in early childhood education, she served as the  ( Wikipedia article )


Personal facts

Known as
Casey Wilson
Date of birth
Place of birth
United States of America
Actor, Screenwriter, Comedian


Institution From To
New York University
T. C. Williams High School
Tisch School of the Arts
Stella Adler Conservatory


Year Performance Character
2012 My Mother's Curse
2010 Killers Kristen
2009 Julie & Julia Regina
2008 The Great Buck Howard
2007 The Brothers Solomon

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