Alyse Kenny is an accomplished actress, comedian, writer and Emmy Award-winning television producer. Her new book, Unmasked - An Inspiring Guide To Surviving Our "New Normal" was just released on Amazon, receiving rave reviews. 10% of proceeds are being donated to Direct Relief.
Alyse has performed standup up across the country in premier comedy clubs and created Gotham Comedy Club's successful fundraising program, It’s A Charity Thing! using comedy to raise money for a different charity each month.
She also created and hosted Gotham's hip storytelling show, Storytalks, a top comedy pick by The New York Times.
In addition to her many acting roles on television and film, including recurring stints on ABC’s What Would You Do? and the new Netflix show Halston, Alyse has been an in-demand actress by major consumer products’ companies for their advertising campaigns. She has starred in national commercials for popular brands including Dannon, Zelle, Jersey Mike’s Subs, Payless, Nestea, Wyndham, Shout and others.
Her production company, Quirky Girl Productions, recently produced the award-winning television pilot that Alyse wrote, produced and stars in, titled Happily Ever Ally. The pilot is currently making the worldwide film festival circuit, earning Alyse numerous awards for her writing and acting, including Best TV Comedy and Best Actress in a Comedy at the NYC TV Festival, Best Scripted Comedy at Westfield International Film Festival, Best Pilot and Best Actress at La Jolla Indie Fest and others . Alyse currently lives on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.