Sophie Zucker is a comedian, living in Brooklyn. She's currently the youngest writer at The Daily Show. Prior to that, she wrote and starred as Abby on Apple TV's Dickinson. She can be seen in the upcoming New Line/Picturestart movie Sweethearts, directed by Jordan Weiss. Sophie has performed original work at Joe's Pub, Union Hall, The Bell House, Littlefield, Brooklyn Comedy Collective, Second City, UCB, Vital Joint, and Lifeworld and trained at some 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. Her pilot 'Sisters Do' recently premiered in the SONY x BCC Pitch Festval. You can watch the staged reading here. She performs monthly with her all-female comedy collective Ladies Who Ranch at Union Hall. She's also currently workshopping her one woman musical about incest Sophie Sucks Face all over the city. 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