Cathy Ladman appeared on “The Tonight Show” nine times. Appeared on the last two of Johnny Carson’s “Tonight Show Anniversary” shows. Multiple appearances on “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” HBO “One Night Stand” comedy special awarded the American Comedy Award for Best Female Stand Up Comic. film credits include “Charlie Wilson’s War,” “The Aristocrats,” “White Oleander,” “What Planet Are You From?” “My Fellow Americans,” and “Don’t Tell Mom The Babysitter’s Dead.” Guest-starring TV roles include a recurring role on “Modern Family,” “How to Get Away with Murder,” “Scandal,” “Pretty Little Liars,” “NCIS: LA,” “Mad Men,” “Brothers and Sisters,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Everybody Loves Raymond.” TV pilots include “Caroline in the City,” in which she had a recurring role – and “Carlos,” “American Nuclear,” and “Hot Prospects,” which you’ve likely never heard of. A regular panelist on Bill Maher and Scott Carter’s “Politically Incorrect,” repeat guest on Comedy Central classic, “Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist.” (She was in the pilot for that). Writes original projects, essays, stories, wrote on “The Caroline Rhea Show” (2002), “The Wayne Brady Show” (2001), “Caroline in the City” (different Caroline altogether – 1997), and “Roseanne” (1996). She also wrote an episode of “King of Queens.” Starred in LA premiere of “Jews, Christians, and Screwing Stalin” at the Matrix Theatre a successful run Off-Broadway in, “The JAP Show: The Princesses of Comedy;” she was in the 25th Anniversary Production of “Last Summer at Bluefish Cove” in Los Angeles, which was nominated for several GLAAD awards; she and HBO developed her solo show, “Scaredypants,” and took it to the Aspen Comedy Festival; and she’s currently opening in a new solo show, “Does This Show Make Me Look Fat?” did a TEDMED talk, which excerpted her show.
Cathy’s comedy focuses on family, growing up, relationships, and real-life from a very personal perspective. The Los Angeles Times put it best: “… Ladman has such clever, well-written material and such a breezy, unassuming delivery that it would be easy to overlook just how good she is: Her act seems effortless.”
Cathy Ladman appears on the album Valentine’s Day is for Suckers.