Corey Podell emerged from the swamplands of South Florida and attended Boston College before putting her expensive History degree to good use as a comedian. Besides for being a teacher Corey is a writer, actor, and private coach. She plays Cousin Gail on the critically acclaimed series, Transparent, and has acted on The Comeback, 2 Broke Girls, Mixology, and Jimmy Kimmel Live! among others. Corey frequently collaborates with fellow Groundlings teacher, Kate Frisbee, on various writing projects for HBO, Netflix and Conde Nast.