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Bridget McManus is a Sundance Institute 2021 Episodic Lab Fellow. Her writing credits include the children’s animated series Mermaze Mermaidz (MGA), two seasons of the mockumentary series McManusland, the award-winning original series Maybelle, and the short film Alice and Iza. 

She has had recurring roles on Transparent (Prime Video) and The Queen Latifah Show (CBS) and was the creator and host of two variety shows for MTV’s Logo network, Brunch with Bridget and Bridget McManus Presents: That Time of the Month.

Bridget has toured internationally as a standup comedian and starred in four comedy specials: Laughing Matters: The Next Generation (Logo TV), One Night Stand Up (Logo TV), Bridget McManus: Live in Chicago (Tello Films) and Bridget McManus: Live at The Tropicana in Las Vegas(Tello Films).  She was a correspondent for the 8th International Gay Games in Cologne, Germany and hosted the 2021 Advertising Week Livestream. 

Bridget is currently working alongside Showrunner and Executive Producer Melanie Marnich (Murder at the End of the World, The Affair, The OA) on the upcoming Peacock series Apples Never Fall, starring Annette Bening 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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