Janet Varney

Janet Varney

The Legend of Korra

Janet Varney is an Emmy-Nominated actor, comedian, writer and producer. She can be heard as the voice of Korra on “The Legend of Korra” on Netflix, where she can also be seen as Summer in the comedy series “Country Comfort.” On HULU, she fights dark forces starring opposite John C. McGinley on “Stan Against Evil” and appears as Becca on FXX’s “You’re the Worst.”  Over on Apple TV, she recurs on “Platonic” opposite Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne. In the voiceover world, she can be seen as Wonder Woman in “Injustice,” as Mera on “Harley Quinn” and as Vilya in “The Legend of Vox Machina.”

Janet also created, wrote, produced and starred in the critically-acclaimed IFC online series “Fortune Rookie” with James Roday, Fred Armisen and more. Onstage in improv-type-settings, Janet performs with Rachel Dratch, John Michael Higgins, Michael Hitchcock, Oscar Nunez and more in their improv supergroup Theme Park, and with Paul F. Tompkins, Eugene Cordero and Tawny Newsome as SponTourCo. Janet co-created/wrote/produced “Neil’s Puppet Dreams” starring Neil Patrick Harris. You can also find Janet on YouTube for Geek & Sundry’s “Escape!” which she co-wrote, produced and hosted. She also hosts/co-hosts three great podcasts: The JV Club with Janet Varney; Avatar: Braving The Elements; and Truth and Justice with Bob Ruff. She’s even the elusive 4th Host of Hey, Riddle Riddle!

She’s also Co-Founder/Creative Director of one of the largest and most acclaimed comedy festivals in North America, SF Sketchfest: the San Francisco Comedy Festival, now in its 21st year.

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