actress, director, writer, comedian, mental health advocate, Disney/Marvel's She - Hulk: Attorney At Law
Ginger Gonzaga is an actor, writer, improvisor and director, whose career continues to evolve with exciting and challenging projects. Ginger currently stars as Nikki in the Disney/Marvel series “She- Hulk: Attorney at Law” and with her comedic timing and improvisation, she turned Nikki into a beloved new MCU character. A favorite of fans and critics, the show quickly landed at the top of the streaming charts and has been ’certified fresh’ by Rotten Tomatoes.
Ginger leads the new CBS series “True Lies” and reimagines the role played by Jamie Lee Curtis in the action-comedy feature film of the same name. “True Lies” is about an unfulfilled suburban housewife who discovers her husband is a skilled international spy. She is propelled into a life of danger and adventure when she’s recruited to work alongside him to save the the world as they try to revitalize their passionless marriage.
Ginger starred in memorable performances for HBO’s groundbreaking original series “Togetherness” from The Duplass Brothers and their musical for “Room 104.” After playing Maggie, the impressionable free spirit on Showtime’s “I’m Dying Up Here” she joined the Michel Gondry directed series “Kidding” as Vivian, a sardonic but soulful cancer patient.
For Hulu’s “Chance,” she played the bilingual coyote Lorena (opposite Hugh Laurie and Ethan Suplee) and for Netflix’s “Spaceforce,” a satirical version of AOC dubbed “AYC” (opposite Steve Carrel and John Malkovich). Ginger was a regular on ABC’s “Mixology” and TBS’s “Wrecked,” as well as the host of Hulu’s comedic daily pop culture recap show, “The Morning Show,” for which she also wrote. Other television credits include recurring roles on Tad Quill’s Jane Lynch comedy “Angel from Hell,” FX’s “Legit,” Netflix’s “Grace and Frankie,” and “Blindspotting” for Starz.
Ginger’s film debut was in Seth MacFarlane’s popular 2012 comedy “Ted,” followed by Demetri Martin’s dramedy and Tribeca Film Festival Winner ”Dean” (opposite Demetri Martin and Gillian Jacobs), and Henry Phillips’s And Punching the Clown, (opposite J.K Simmons and Jim Jefferies).
As a writer she has sold shows to Warner Brothers, HBO, and made her directorial debut with the short film 'Your Day' starring herself and Jason Ritter, which she also wrote.
Ginger, a Filipino-American, received a B.A in Political Science/International Relations and a minor in Chinese from the University of California, Santa Barbara She moved to LA to pursue a career in comedy, trained at The Groundlings and went on to study improv at Second City and the Upright Citizen Brigade.