Tess Paras is an Actress and Writer known for her viral videos “Typecast” and “What If Catcalls Were Cheeseburgers?” Her satirical and musical sketches on Youtube have been featured on: Glamour.com, MTV News, Jezebel, Buzzfeed, Slate, The Wrap, The Huffington Post, Angry Asian Man, and The A.V. Club. Recent acting credits include: her role as "Jayma Chan" on The CW's “Crazy-Ex Girlfriend,” and her recurring role on Disney’s "Girl Meets World," but she is most recognized for her role as “Dana Tomas” on NBC’s hit drama, Grimm (introducing the first Filipino-American storyline on primetime television). Currently, Tess is co-executive producing "How We Felt," a pilot presentation that she co-created and wrote for F*Comedy, a division of Fusion. Previously, Tess was a cast member and writer for the 2014 CBS Diversity Sketch Comedy Showcase. With a background in musical theater, Tess performed on stages across the country and as a singer/dancer. She studied improv at UCB New York and is now happy to call LA her home. Visit www.tessparas.com for more!

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