Lori Hammel Actor / Instructor  lori.hammel@gmail.com

Lori Hammel
Actor / Instructor

Lori Hammel is a NYC based actor and writer.  She has worked on Broadway, Off Broadway, national tours, films, TV, commercials and voice-overs. Film work includes Puzzle (Sundance), the Coen brother's feature Burn After Reading and the lead in Coney Island Queen (Cannes Shorts Corner). TV includes Jessica Jones, Master of None, 30 Rock, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj and The Colbert Show.  She played recurring political pundit Leslie Hillerman on the Onion News series In The Know and created and starred in Margo Rose Reports as the clueless yet relentless NY2 reporter, Margo Rose Ferderer. She is the recipient of an Excellence in Acting Award at the New York International Fringe Festival, a Jeff Award, two Jeff nominations, two After Dark Awards and the 2014 SAG-AFTRA Joseph C. Riley Service Award.  Lori co-authored the critically acclaimed guidebook Minding the Edge – Strategies for a Fulfilling, Successful Career as an Actor and is a contributing writer for Acting for the Stage.  www.lorihammel.com