Creator / Felicia Day

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She is your new god.

"I don't discuss my process."

Kathryn Felicia Day (born June 28, 1979) is an American actress, gamer, independent filmmaker, and total nerd. Her best known early television role was the Potential Slayer Vi on the final season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, though this may have been eclipsed by her recurring guest role of Charlie Bradbury in recent seasons of Supernatural; she appeared as Penny in Joss Whedon's Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog and starred as Cyd "Codex" Sherman in the popular web series The Guild (which she also created and wrote). In addition to being an actress and writer, she's also extremely smart; she was a National Merit scholar, began college at 16, and double-majored in mathematics and music at the University of Texas at Austin, graduating in the top 4% of her class. In 2012, she co-founded Geek & Sundry, which produces and publishes a wide variety of geeky web-videos. On August 11, 2015, she released her memoir, "You're Never Weird on The Internet (Almost)". Much to Felicia's surprise, the book was a notable success, reaching #4 on the U.K. bestsellers list, and #3 on the prestigious New York Times bestseller list.

On January 3, 2017, Felicia revealed a secret she'd kept for over thirty-seven weeks by posting a surprising announcement on Twitter: that she was pregnant with her first child. She gave birth on January 30, naming her daughter Calliope Maeve.

Notable Felicia Day roles:


Tropes:

  • Adorkable: She often plays this attitude up when presenting "as herself" to the camera, such as in The Flog segments of Geek and Sundry, or when playing characters she writes for herself, such as Codex in The Guild. Typically this takes the form awkward pauses, walking back lines, embarrassed laughter, and other such things that are left edited into an otherwise scripted sequence.
    • And as pointed out by Wil Wheaton on Tabletop, every single time she tries to speak with an accent, she does this weirdly endearing side-to-side body movement. Her brother also does this.
  • Bi the Way: Many of her characters are either this or just lesbians.
    Charlie: I can't. He's not my type.
    Dean: You're gonna have to play through that.
    Charlie: As in, he's not a girl.
  • Gamer Chick: Her two-year addiction to World of Warcraft was what inspired her to create The Guild. Since Geek & Sundry launched (and even moreso since her daughter was born) she doesn't have as much time to play anymore, but every time a new A-list RPG comes out, her Twitter feed fairly explodes with anticipation. And in May 2017, she revealed she's playing Cynder the dragoness, who originated in The Legend of Spyro games and is migrating to a new TV series.
  • Genki Girl: The vast majority of her roles.
  • Ink-Suit Actor: As Guest-Star Party Member Tallis in Dragon Age II DLC.
  • Squee!: Her response to discovering the website zooborns.com in this episode of the Flog.
  • That Came Out Wrong:
    • During a Flog segment where she was learning how to crochet, Felicia made the opening in the item she was crafting too small.
    "Whoa, I'm getting so narrow I can't even keep my finger in here. *realizes what she says and begins to lose it* That was not meant to be dirty!"
    • During the 2008 Comic Con panel for Dr. Horrible, when asked a question, she said she hadn't heard because, "I'm twittering under here." She didn't recognize the Double Entendre until the audience laughed and Neil Patrick Harris had some fun at her expense.
    • While reviewing her performance in Mark of the Assassin, she called it "Playing with herself" and while it was meant to be a deliberate Double Entendre, she couldn't stop cracking up during delivery.
    • While doing a Lets Play of Marble Madness with her brother Ryon, Ryon misspelled the player name he was trying to type and had to erase some letters. Except in Marble Madness the erase button is labeled "RUB". Felicia then advised her brother to "Rub it out". Cue a spit-take by Felicia and a giggling fit from Ryon.
    Felicia: I didn't mean that! Fuck you! Who would put "rub" there?! Have you — in the history — in the history of video games, have you ever seen —
    Ryon: *laughing* Look, Milton Bradley was new at this, okay?
  • Toilet Humor: The woman LOVES fart jokes.

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