Sophie Zucker is a comedian, living in Brooklyn. She stars as Abby on Apple TV's Dickinson, opposite Hailee Steinfeld. She is also a staff writer on the show. Sophie has performed original work at Joe's Pub, Union Hall, The Duplex, Littlefield, Brooklyn Comedy Collective, Second City, UCB, Vital Joint, and Annoyance NY and trained at most of those places, too. Other favorite TV/Film credits include The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel; the Mindy Kaling feature Late Night, and Comedy Central's The Other Two. She performs monthly with her all-female comedy collective Ladies Who Ranch at Union Hall. She also hosts the monthly variety show Sophie & Ian Show at Brooklyn Comedy Collective, with her friend and frequent collaborator Ian Lockwood. This year, she wrote and starred in Mistressbate,'a pop musical about a masturbation scandal set at an all-girls private school. She currently has a show in development with Tiny Reparations. Sophie grew up in New York and attended Hunter College High School. She went on to graduate from Oberlin College with a BA in Religion and Creative Writing. She is down to hang out.
"While Steinfeld is an accomplished sarcastic firebrand, I kept imagining comedian Sophie Zucker in the role [of Emily Dickinson] instead. Zucker plays Abby, a local popular girls' sycophant with dorky-cool glasses, and even in the few minutes of her screen time, her comic dry wit and timing invokes the otherworldly tone [Alena] Smith is going for..." - The Hollywood Reporter on Dickinson