WESTPORT, Conn. -- Happy Birthday To Westport’s Kerri Kenney-Silver!
Kerri Kenney-Silver, who has owned a home in Westport, turns 44 on Monday. The actress, comedian, singer and writer was born January 20, 1970, in Westport, CT.
During the early 1990s, Kenney-Silver joined with the sketch comedy group The State. The group was picked up for a self-titled sketch comedy show on MTV, The State and lasted for three seasons between 1993 and 1995.
In 1996, she co-wrote and starred in Viva Variety, a parody of variety shows that aired on Comedy Central for two seasons.
In 2000, she voiced the character of "Gravitina" in the children's cartoon Buzz Lightyear of Star Command and has since done a number of voices on the Nickelodeon series Invader Zim.
She later found success with Reno 911!, a series on Comedy Central that parodied police reality shows like COPS.
In July 2008, she made her debut as "Dame Delilah", the title character in the web series Dame Delilah's Fantasy Ranch & Gift Shoppe.
She has appeared in films such as All About Steve, Reno 911!: Miami, National Lampoon's Pledge This!, Balls of Fury, The Ten, Role Models, and Wanderlust.
In March 2012 she was cast for a lead role in the ABC comedy pilot Counter Culture.