Julie Brister is a performer, director and teacher living in Los Angeles. She's appeared in and directed dozens of shows including: her solo-show Fatparts, which she also performed at SF Sketchfest and at Out of Bounds in Austin. Other shows include Showgirls! The Best Movie Ever Made! Ever!, Laid Up, and Put it in You! The Sex-Ed Musical. Her short "Book It" was selected as a finalist for Oxygen's Create-A-Series contest. Julie plays Marva Jefferson on Goliath on Amazon. Other TV credits include Review, Transparent, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Scandal, Marry Me, Playing House, Parks and Recreation, The New Normal, Comedy Bang Bang, Newsreaders, Conan, Onion News Network, Happy Endings, New Girl, Good Luck Charlie, Rules of Engagement, Children's Hospital, Reno 911, Little Britain USA and Late Night with Conan O'Brien. She has an alarming collection of owls and clowns.