Kulap Vilaysack is the child of Lao refugees. Her debut documentary, ORIGIN STORY, chronicles a road trip into her complicated past to meet her biological father and understand her mother. Vilaysack was also the creator, showrunner and sometimes director of the 4-season semi-scripted comedy series BAJILLION DOLLAR PROPERTIE$. She served as showrunner and co-executive producer of the NBC special, A LEGENDARY CHRISTMAS WITH JOHN & CHRISSY. Kulap also recently directed the Emily Heller Comedy Special, ICE THICKENERS, for Comedy Central Digital.
Her acting credits include:"The Office," "Parks and Recreation," "Children's Hospital," "Garfunkel and Oates," "Comedy Bang Bang," "Reno 911," "Happy Endings," "Bob's Burgers," "The Sarah Silverman Program," "I Love You Man," "Peep World," and "Welcome To Me" starring Kristen Wiig.