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Bridget McManus is a Sundance Institute 2021 Episodic Lab Fellow. She created and hosted BRUNCH WITH BRIDGET and BRIDGET MCMANUS PRESENTS: THAT TIME OF THE MONTH (Logo), she is also recognized from her recurring roles on TRANSPARENT (Amazon) and THE QUEEN LATIFAH SHOW (CBS).


She has written for the kid series MERMAID MERMAZE (MGA) and two seasons of the mockmentary series MCMANUSLAND.


Bridget has toured internationally as a standup comedian and starred in four comedy specials: LAUGHING MATTERS: THE NEXT GENERATION (Logo), ONE NIGHT STAND UP (Logo), BRIDGET MCMANUS: LIVE IN CHICAGO, and BRIDGET MCMANUS: LIVE AT THE TROPICANA IN LAS VEGAS.  She was a correspondent for the 8th INTERNATIONAL GAY GAMES in Cologne, Germany and hosted the 2021 ADVERTISING WEEK EUROPE Live Stream.


Bridget is currently working alongside Showrunner/Executive Producer Melanie Marnich (THE AFFAIR, THE OA) on the upcoming Peacock series APPLES NEVER FALL, starring Annette Being and Sam Neill. 

She received her BFA from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and is an alum of The Second City Conservatory Program in Los Angeles. Bridget is represented by Industry Entertainment.

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