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Cathryn Michon

Director, Writer, Actress

Cathryn Michon is an award-winning comic, actress, improviser, screenwriter and book author who got her start in the touring company of Chicago's famed The Second City. She has been a writer for Emmy Award-winning TV series like China Beach and Designing Women and is, with her writing partner W. Bruce Cameron, a screenwriter of the Universal film, A Dog's Purpose. As a stand-up comic, she has appeared in clubs and in major festivals like The Montreal Comedy Festival and The Toyota Comedy Festival and was a regular guest on NBC's The Today Show. She was the host for three seasons of AMC's cult hit Grrl Genius at the Movies, where she showed some of the greatest chick flicks of all time. She was the Co-Writer/Director and star of the award winning film Muffin Top: A Love Story, with David Arquette, Retta and Maria Bamford, adapted from her novel The Grrl Genius Guide to Sex (With Other People). She co-wrote, directed, produced and starred in the upcoming Liongate feature film Cook Off! (which was adapted from her book The Grrl Genius Guide to Life.)