Rachel Susan Dratch (born February 22, 1966) is an American actress, comedian and writer who broke out on the scene playing a number of memorable characters on Saturday Night Live (Seasons 25-31), the most famous being the perpetually frowning Debbie Downer.
Her autobiography Girl Walks into a Bar . . .: Comedy Calamities, Dating Disasters, and a Midlife Miracle was published in 2012.
Tropes which apply to Rachel Dratch:
- "Sesame Street" Cred: Played the security guard in the Sesame Street special The Cookie Thief.
- What Could Have Been: Originally played Jenna for the Pilot of 30 Rock before NBC executives forced Tina Fey to cast Jane Krakowski. Dratch famously appears as various characters across the series as part of a Writer Revolt by Fey.