Arden Myrin: Not Exactly 'Fresh Off the Boat'

Arden Myrin plays a real estate agent in ‘Fresh Off The Boat'. Here she talks with her new hire Constance Wu, who plays the tough-as-nails mother of the show's lead character.

Fun facts about Arden Myrin (Source: Wikipedia)

Arden is an American actress and comedian, best known for her work on the television show MADtv.

Myrin has appeared in many films, including Kinsey and What Women Want. Notable television credits include the regular role of Abby on Working and guest roles on Friends andReno 911!.

Myrin has been a frequent panelist on E!'s Chelsea Lately roundtable. She has also appeared twice as a guest on internet podcast Two Jacks in the Hole and twice appeared on the USA Network show Psych as a stalker with an attraction for older men

Soon after graduation, Myrin briefly moved to Chicago when she became a member of the Improv Olympic and later re-located to Los Angeles where she was part of the same group. One of her memorable standup comedianacts included a section of her own life experiences called "Straight Outta Lil' Compton". Myrin also trained with the L.A. Comedy troupe The Groundlings.

Myrin returned to New York and appeared in commercials while working as a waitress and taking acting classes. She caught a break when two casting directors sent an agent to see her newly minted stand-up comedy act, which netted her an agency contract.

Myrin officially joined the cast of MADtv in 2005 as a repertory performer for the eleventh season and remained with the show until it was canceled in 2009. Her characters included "Crafty Gal Kendra" and Alana from "Holly Meadow Estates".

Her impersonations included Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jillian Barberie, Katherine Heigl, Tara Reid, Cindy McCain, Alex Borstein (as Lois Griffin from Family Guy), Goldie Hawn, Ali Lohan, Avril Lavigne, Mayim Bialik, Lily Allen, Jamie Lynn Spears, Emily Osment, and Portia de Rossi.

"Fresh Off The Boat" airs Tuesday nights at 8:00pm on ABC.

Follow Arden Myrin on Twitter: @ArdenMyrin

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