Famous folks from Cambridge
The actress, writer, and director grew up in Cambridge, where her mom was a medical resident and her father drove hours to New Haven every day where he was an architect.
She graduated from the local Buckingham Browne & Nichols.
She moved to New York and got her first break after writing and starring in a play about two other famous Cambridge residents-- "Matt & Ben."
A producer recruited her to write and star in NBC's remake of "The Office."