A multi-talented performer, Ali Wentworth brings a wealth of experience to all her endeavors, including writing movie scripts, her column in Marie Claire magazine, and acting and in notable movies and television shows. Ms. Wentworth made a name for herself as a regular on two seasons of In Living Color. She also had a starring role in the Fox series, Hardball, and guest hosted for the late night talk show Later.
She has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno over a hundred times. Other television credits include her memorable role as Jerry Seinfeld’s girlfriend, Schmoopie, in the series’ classic “Soup Nazi” episode. She is the creator, star and executive-producer of the critically acclaimed Starz series HEAD CASE. Ali is currently a regular on “THE OPRAH WINFREY SHOW.”
Ms. Wentworth appeared in the 20th Century Fox feature, Office Space, and starred in the Wonderful World of Disney’s remake of the classic film, The Love Bug. Her other movie credits include Trial & Error, Jerry Maguire, Meeting Daddy, The Real Blonde and currently as Meryl Streep’s best friend in the Nancy Meyer film, It’s Complicated.
Also an author, Ms. Wentworth’s first book, The Wasp Cookbook (Warner Books), details the culinary the lack of taste in the puritanical culinary history with hilarious commentary on WASP culture. Ali is currently at work on her latest book, a comedic look at bad advice her mother has given her, for Harper Collins.
A Washington, D.C. native, Ms. Wentworth is the daughter of a political journalist and former President Ronald Reagan’s social secretary. She honed the craft of acting at New York University and The Groundlings Theater in Los Angeles. She resides in New York City with her husband George Stephanopoulos, and their two daughters.