Carla Gallo

Kate, The Ways of Necessity

CARLA GALLO: Born and raised in Brooklyn, Carla Gallo graduated from Cornell University with a degree in Theatre Arts. Carla’s first major film role was in David O. Russell’s feature Spanking the Monkey. This breakout performance garnered Carla an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress, and the film won the Audience Award in Sundance. This caught the attention of the emerging comedic force, Judd Apatow who cast her as the female lead in the cult favorite Undeclared. Carla went on to work consistently with Apatow in such features as, The 40 Year Old Virgin, Knocked Up, Super Bad, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Funny People and Get Him to the Greek.  Carla played dynamic roles in the iconic series, “Carnivale”, “Californication” and “Mad Men”. Her recent television credits include “Burning Love”, “2 Broke Girls”, “Workaholics”, a major recurring role on “Bones”, and “Sneaky Pete”. In both Universal’s Neighbors and Neighbors, Carla gives a scene stealing performance as Seth Rogen’s and Rose Bryne’s loveably unglued friend.  Carla has completed work on two Netflix features, A Futile & Stupid Gesture directed by David Wain, and Little Evil directed by Eli Craig.  Her other feature credits include, I Love You Man, We Bought a Zoo, and Mother and Child.