Tess Paras is an actress and writer. She’s just wrapped filming a series regular role on an Amazon Studios show and is also in development for a show that she’s created with Discount Sushi Productions. Tess also recurs as “Jayma Chan” on the CW’s Crazy-Ex Girlfriend, “Miranda” on Take My Wife (Seeso/NBC Universal), and she is most recognized for her role as “Dana Tomas” on NBC’s hit drama, Grimm. As a writer/producer, Tess has created digital comedy content for Fusion, including the viral sketch “Trumping Makeup Tutorial” with over 6 million views. Additionally, Tess’ satirical videos on her YouTube Channel -- “Typecast” and “What If Catcalls Were Cheeseburgers” -- have also gone viral and were featured on: Glamour, BuzzFeed, Perez Hilton, Refinery29, NBC Asian America, MTV News, Jezebel, Slate, The Wrap, Angry Asian Man, and The A.V. Club. Tess Paras was a cast member and writer for the 2014 CBS Diversity Sketch Comedy Showcase. She performs with Asian AF, Filipino AF, and Quick & Funny Musicals at UCB. Tess graduated magna cum laude from NYU and is represented by Gersh.

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