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Ilana Glazer Biography

Ilana Glazer opened her eyes on 12th April 1987 in New York. She is the daughter of Sandi and Larry Glazer. His parents both work in an insurance & finance company. Ilana Glazer grew up in St James, New York. She started his education journey at Smithtown high school. After that Ilana Glazer got admission to New York University to study Psychology. After completing her study she started his comedy & Acting career in 2010 with the TV series Acting Real Master Database’.

Ilana Glazer is an American actress and American comedian. She also was part of the “Upright Citizen Brigade Theater” in 2006 while studying at New York University. She performs in many theaters around New York at the start of his acting career. Ilana Glazer got famous as the co-creator of the Comedy Central series “Broad City” in New York. She starts this film with her co-showrunner and co-star Abbi Jacobson. 

Ilana Glazer

The premium of the “Broad City” in January 2014. Five seasons of Broad City were released. Broad City ended in 2019. Ilana Glazer starts his big-screen debut in the 2013 film “how To Follow Strangers”. Her comedy career is an instant success for her. Her most well-known roles are Ilana Glazer in “Rough Night,” Ilana Wexler in “Broad City” and “Hack Into Broad City,” Ellie in “How to Follow Strangers,” Rebecca Grinch in “The Night Before,” Sharee in “Time Traveling Bong,” and Penny Carson in “BoJack Horseman.” In “Green Eggs and Ham,” she plays EB.

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In 2006, Ilana Glazer enrolled in Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. After a lot of effort, she became an active actress in theatre around New York. She started her acting career in Sitcom “Broad City” with Jacobson in 2009. Before this, she had made her first on-screen appearance in the TV show “Acting Reel Master Database” in 2010. Originally “Broad City” is a web series from 2010 to 2011 with Ilana Glazer and Jacobson. 

This series gained a positive response from comedian and actress Amy Poehler. Amy Poehler is a person who reached out to offer them her assistance in securing a network deal for the series. FX is a cable network and it become interested in making the show and bought a script commitment for it, but they eventually backed out of the deal. After that Ilana Glazer and Jacobson went to the comedy center to acquire the rights to the show from FX

Ilana Glazer

“Broad City” journey is from January 22, 2014, to March 28, 2019. Besides the Critics, Ilana Glazer is also nominated for the Writers’ Guild of America Award and also for an MTV Movie & TV Award for the show. The web series “Hack into Broad City” is also broadcast from 2014 to 2019. Ilana Glazer also appeared in short web series as an actress. Including ‘Guess’ (2011), ‘Little Horribles’ (2013), and ‘Nature Boys’ (2012). 

She is also a voice artist and lent her voice to a character named Penny Carson in two episodes of Netflix’s adult animated comedy-drama series “BoJack Horseman”. Ilana Glazer made her film debut as an actor in ‘How to Follow Strangers,’ a 2013 mystery-romance thriller. A year later, she starred as an animal shelter worker in the episode ‘High and Dry’ in the anthology film ‘Intimate Semaphores.’ She next appeared on the big screen in the 2015 comic fantasy ‘The Night Before,’ in which she collaborated with fellow comedians Seth Rogen and Mindy Kaling.


Sandy (née Wexler) and Larry Glazer. Her parents are employed in both the insurance and finance industries. He has a brother named Elliott, and his family is Reform Jewish. He attended Smith Town High School in Smith Town, New York. After graduating from there, he began studying at New York University, where he earned a degree in psychology in 2009. She spent most of his life in Brooklyn after college. 

During this time, she shared an apartment with actress and comedian Rachel Bloom, best known for co-creating and co-starring in The CW comedy-drama series Crazy X Girlfriend.


  • High School: Ilana went to Smithtown High School, West Campus located in Smithtown Smithtown, New York
  • Graduation: Ilana attended New York University for her degree, She graduated in 2009 with a major in Psychology & Child psychology.


Ilana Glazer & David Rooklin

Ilana married her long-time boyfriend, computational biologist David Rocklin on 25th February 2017 at the City Hall, New York City. The couple had been dating since 2014.

Oberlin College graduates and works at New York University as a teaching assistant. He often posts pics of Ilana & himself on his Instagram profile, with a lot of biology science pics.


  • As a child using a video camera, she wrote, produced, and performed sketches on two “channels” they dubbed GBS (Glazer Broadcasting System) and KRAP-TV.
  • In college, studied comedy with Eliot at New York City’s Upright Citizens Brigade, where they collaborated on the variety show High School Talent Show (2007-10)
  • Met Abbi Jacobson in 2007 while attending comedy lessons at UCB, and began the Web series Broad City in 2009.
  • Amy Poehler, a founder of UCB and a fan of Broad City, appeared in the last episode, and Poehler ended up as the series’ executive producer when it aired on Comedy Central in January 2014; it was renewed for a second season in February.


  • Nominated for a Writers Guild Award in the Comedy Series category in started2016.
  • 2015
  • Critics’ Choice Television Awards: Nominated for Best Actress in a Comedy Series
  • 2014
  • Critics’ Choice Television Awards: Nominated for Best Actress in a Comedy Series

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Personal Information
Residence Manhattan, New York, United States
Religion Judaism (reformed Jewish)
Language English
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Complexion White
Trademarks curly hair, Wide mouth smile
Body Features & Measurements
Height 155 CM5 Feet 1 Inch
Eye color Dark Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Weight 52 KG115 lbs
Shoe Size 9 (US)
Figure Measurements 33-22-34
Figure Type Hourglass
Body Type Average
Hair type Curly
Family Information
Father Larry Glazer( (insurance and finance worker)
Mother Sandi Wexler (insurance and finance; Sandi Wexler Glazerrker)
Brother Eliot Glazer (Writer, Performer)
Cousin Alex Godin (Founder of Lemontree)
Education Qualifications
Education (Graduation) Bachelor of Arts (Major in Psychology)
Education (High School) Smithtown High School
Alma Mater New York University
Love, Romance, Marriage
Husband David Rocklin (married on 25th February 2017)
Career Information
Debut (Movie) How to Follow Strangers (2013)
Years Active 2006–
Debut(Short movie) Nature Boys (2012)
Debut (TV series) Broad City (2010)
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
Favorite Foods Bagel (Street food)Doughnuts (Junk food)
Favorite Music Band The Beatles
Likes Wanda SykesDon Cheadle (Actor)Amy PoehlerBarbequeVeggie skewersNicki MinajNicholas Cage (Actor)Kevin BarnettFrank Ocean (Artist)
Favorite sports person Rafael Nadal (Tennis player)
Favorite Beverage Tea
Social Networks, Web links
Facebook Profile Ilana Glazer Facebook Profile
Twitter Profile Ilana Glazer Twitter Profile
Instagram Profile Ilana Glazer Instagram Profile
YouTube Channel Ilana Glazer YouTube Channel
Merchandise Link Ilana Glazer Merchandise Link
Contact (Email)
Talent Agent United Talent Agency
Net Worth
Friends Abbi Jacobson (BFF)Natasha LyonneLucia AnielloPaul W. Downs
Inspiration Martin Luther King Jr.
Net worth $1 Million- $5 Million

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