Nora Kirkpatrick

Writer & Dir

In 2017 Nora created, wrote and directed the first ever choose-your-own-adventure, live-action VR comedy series, starring Snoop Dogg, Steve Little, and Ravi Patel. This series, 'Door No. 1,' will air on Hulu early 2018, and is executive produced by Lee Eisenberg, Jarrad Paul, and Ryot studios. Also in 2017, Nora sold her TV show, 'Assisted Living' to CBS, executive produced by Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Jessica Elbaum at Gary Sanchez, with Chris Harris show running. In 2016, Nora created a VR comedy series, 'Virtually Mike and Nora' for Hulu with SNL alum Mike O’Brien, which is currently airing on Hulu. In 2015, Nora starred in the film Pink Grapefruit, which won the Grand Jury Prize at SXSW 2015, and sold her TV show, 'Best- Seller,' to Comedy Central, produced by Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Jessica Elbaum, and Olivia Wilde. She was a founding member and accordion player for the band Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, with whom she won a Grammy in 2013. Nora is a theater graduate from UCLA, and has played many roles in film and TV, including on The Office, Greek, Jennifer Falls, Chasing Life, and Men at Work.

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