Kathryn Felicia Day|
Huntsville, Alabama, U.S.
|Residence||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Occupation||Actress, producer, singer, writer|
Felicia Day (born Kathryn Felicia Day) is an American actress, comedian, writer, and web series creator. She is the star, writer, and producer of the original web series The Guild, a show loosely based on her life as a gamer. She also wrote and starred in the Dragon Age web series Dragon Age: Redemption. Day was a member of the board of directors of the International Academy of Web Television beginning December 2009 until the end of July 2012.
On TV, she has played Vi in the series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Dr. Holly Marten in Eureka, and had a recurring role as Charlie Bradbury on Supernatural. She has acted in movies such as Bring It On Again and June, as well as the Internet musical Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog.
Day was born in Huntsville, Alabama. She began her acting career at the age of 8 when she starred as Scout in a local production of To Kill a Mockingbird. She studied operatic singing and ballet professionally, performing at concerts and competitions nationwide. Home-schooled throughout much of her childhood, she began college at the age of 16.
She was a National Merit Scholar (1995) and graduated as valedictorian of her class. An accomplished violinist, Day was accepted to the Juilliard School of Music but chose to attend the University of Texas at Austin on a full scholarship in violin performance. She double majored in mathematics and music performance, and graduated at the age of 19 in the top 4% of her class. She is also an avid player of a wide variety of video game genres. Much of her work on The Guild web series was based on her personal experience with video games, especially when she played World of Warcraft.
After graduation, Day moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting. She landed several roles in various short and independent films as well as commercials and guest spots on television shows, including Undeclared and Maybe It's Me. These parts propelled her to larger roles: a part in the film Bring It On Again, the starring role in June, and a recurring guest spot as potential Slayer Vi on television's Buffy the Vampire Slayer, a recurring role that is still occasionally used in that show's eighth season comic book series. In HBO's 2005 biopic of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Warm Springs, Day's singing was featured when her wheelchair-using character serenaded a dinner group with "I Won't Dance".
Day is the creator, writer, and star of The Guild, a web series which aired from 2007 to 2013 and explored the MMORPG gaming subculture. The first season was primarily hosted on YouTube where it garnered millions of views. Its second season premiered on Microsoft's three major video channels Xbox Live, MSN Video and The Zune Marketplace after Microsoft made a deal with The Guild, allowing Day, her cast, and her crew to be paid for their work. Day also created a song and music video called "(Do You Wanna Date My) Avatar", featuring the cast dressed up as their in-game personae. The final moments of the music video itself also detailed that the release date for the third season of Day's The Guild would be August 25, 2009. A second song and Bollywood style video "Game On" was released prior to the premiere of the fourth season of The Guild. A third and final music video, called "I'm the One That's Cool", features the members of the cast in the guise of an alternative band performing at a local venue, intercut with scenes of the cast as younger versions of their characters experiencing bullying at the hands of "cooler" and more popular kids while at school.
The Guild has won multiple awards, including the Greenlight Award for Best Original Digital Series Production at the South by Southwest festivals, the YouTube Video Award for Best Series, the Yahoo! Video Award for Best Series, and 2009 Streamy Awards for Best Comedy Web Series, Best Female Actor in a Comedy Web Series, and Best Ensemble Cast in a Web Series.
Geek & Sundry
Geek and Sundry took over production of The Guild for Season 6. Day hosts several shows on Geek & Sundry, most notably The Flog, Vaginal Fantasy, Felicia's Ark, and Co-Optitude (which co-stars Felicia's brother Ryon Day.)
In July 2008, Day starred as Penny in the three-part web-based musical Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (created by Joss Whedon, who also created Dollhouse and Buffy the Vampire Slayer, in which Day had parts). Day was featured as a patient in the episode "Not Cancer" of the medical drama House, and had a guest starring role in the sci-fi drama Dollhouse's unaired episode "Epitaph One", as well as its series finale "Epitaph Two." In 2008, Day was featured in a series of commercials for Sears Blue Crew. She also appeared in the first of the revitalized Cheetos commercials. In the series Lie to Me, on the episode called "Tractor Man," airing December 14, 2009, Day sang a song called "White Lie" alongside Brendan Hines. Day starred with Kavan Smith in the Syfy film adaption of the Little Red Riding Hood saga, called Red, produced by Angela Mancuso. Day also played the continuing role of Dr. Holly Marten in the Syfy channel's original series, Eureka, appearing in 18 episodes during the last two seasons of the show. Day has also played the role of 'Gorgol' in the web series MyMusic directed by The Fine Brothers.
Day lent her voice to the character Veronica Santangelo in the video game Fallout: New Vegas.
In February 2011, Day announced that she would be starring in a new web miniseries. Called Dragon Age: Redemption, it is based on the Dragon Age video games made by BioWare and aired on October 10, 2011. Day plays an elf named Tallis, and returns as the voice and model for the character in the Dragon Age II downloadable content "Mark of the Assassin."
In January 2012, Day announced that she would be hosting a Google+ Hangout called Vaginal Fantasy. The Hangout features Day along with Kiala Kazebee, Veronica Belmont, and Bonnie Burton. Every month they discuss lady-leaning paranormal and historical adventure books.
In April 2012, it was announced that Day would host the 2012 IndieCade Awards Ceremony on October 4, 2012.
On April 29, 2012, she also appeared on the YouTube show MyMusic as a Norwegian Black Metal singer named Gorgol. She guest starred in the second season of the Jane Espenson scripted web series, Husbands.
In October 2012, she guest starred on The Game Station podcast and appeared in an episode of My Drunk Kitchen.
On November 23, 2015, Mystery Science Theater 3000 creator Joel Hodgson announced that Felicia would star in the upcoming Kickstarter-funded MST3K revival as mad scientist Kinga Forrester. The character will be a descendent of original Mad Dr. Clayton Forrester, who was played by Trace Beaulieu in the original show. Day and Hodgson had met earlier in the year at the Salt Lake City ComicCon, and Hodgson quickly offered her the role.
Felicia Day Board Game Promo Cards
In September 2008, TV Week included her in their list of Top 10 Web Video Creators.
During the inaugural Streamy Awards held in Los Angeles on March 28, 2009, Day received the award for the "Best Female Actor in a Comedy" for her work as protagonist Cyd Sherman in The Guild, and won the same award again in 2010.
|2009||1st Streamy Awards||Best Female Actor in a Comedy Web Series||The Guild||Won|
|Best Ensemble Cast in a Web Series (shared with the rest of the cast)||Won|
|Best Writing in a Comedy Web Series||Nominated|
|2010||2nd Streamy Awards||Best Female Actor in a Comedy Web Series||Won|
|Best Ensemble Cast in a Web Series (shared with the rest of the cast)||Nominated|
|Best Writing in a Comedy Web Series||Nominated|
|2012||Inaugural IAWTV Awards||Best Writing (Comedy)||Won|
|Best Female Performance (Comedy)||Won|
|2013||2nd Annual IAWTV Awards||Best Writing (Non-Fiction)||The Flog||Won|
|3rd Streamy Awards||Best Writing – Comedy||The Guild||Nominated|
|Best Guest Appearance||MyMusic||Nominated|
Filmography and other works
|2002||They Shoot Divas, Don't They?||Call Girl||TV movie|
|House Blend||Pam||TV movie|
|2004||The Mortician's Hobby||Tiffany|
|Bring It On Again||Penelope|
|June||June Marie Jacobs||TV movie|
|2005||Mystery Woman: Vision of a Murder||Emily||TV movie|
|Warm Springs||Eloise Hutchinson||TV movie|
|Short Story Time||Felicia|
|2006||God's Waiting List||Trixie|
|2007||Splitting Hairs||Sugar Girl|
|2010||Red: Werewolf Hunter||Virginia Sullivan|
|2014||Lust for Love||Mary|
|2001||Emeril||Cherie||Episode: "Whose Life Is It Anyway?"|
|2002||Maybe It's Me||Cookie||Episode: "The Crazy-Girl Episode"|
|2003||Buffy the Vampire Slayer||Vi||Eight episodes|
|For the People||Nicole||Episode: "Nexus"|
|Undeclared||Sheila||Episode: "God Visits"|
|2004||One on One||Sarah||Episode: "We'll Take Manhattan"|
|Century City||Sheryl||Episode: "The Haunting"|
|Strong Medicine||Jesse's Friend||Episode: "Positive Results"|
|2005||Monk||Heidi Gefsky||Episode: "Mr. Monk Gets Drunk"|
"Crash Into You"
|Love, Inc.||Natalie||Episode: "Hello, Larry"|
|2007–2013||The Guild||Cyd Sherman/Codex|| Web series|
|2008–2010||The Legend of Neil||Fairy|| Web series|
|2008||House||Apple||Episode: "Not Cancer"|
|Retarded Policeman #7.5: Fish||Herself|
|Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog||Penny||Joss Whedon web series|
|My Boys||Heather||One episode|
"Epitaph Two: Return"
|IRrelevant Astronomy||Felicia Day||Episode: "Behind the Scenes: When Galaxies Collide"|
|Lie to Me||Ms. Angela||Episode: "Tractor Man"|
|Three Rivers||Jeni||Episode: "A Roll of the Dice"|
|2010||A Comicbook Orange||Herself||Episode: "Felicia Day & Viking"|
|The Webventures of Justin & Alden||Herself|
|Generator Rex||Annie||Episode: "Operation: Wingman"|
|2011||Dragon Age: Redemption||Tallis||Writer & co-producer|
|Generator Rex||Annie||One episode: "Haunted"|
|The Big Chew||Marjorie||YouTube production|
|Eureka||Dr. Holly Marten||18 episodes|
|2012–2015||Supernatural||Charlie Bradbury/Celeste Middleton|| Episodes:|
7x20: "The Girl with the Dungeons and Dragons Tattoo"
8x11: "LARP and the Real Girl"
8x20: "Pac-Man Fever"
9x04: "Slumber Party"
10x11: "There's No Place Like Home"
10x18: "Book of the Damned"
10x21: "Dark Dynasty"
|The Flog||Herself||Weekly vlog on Geek & Sundry|
|Vaginal Fantasy||Herself||Monthly hangout on Geek & Sundry|
"Last Night on Earth"
"Lords of Waterdeep"
"Fortune and Glory"
YouTube Internet series.
|2012||Fish Hooks||Angela|| Episodes:|
"Send Me an Angel Fish"
"Guys' Night Out"
"Oscar is a Playa"
|MyMusic||Gorgol|| One episode: "INVISIBLE!"|
YouTube Internet series
|Dan Vs.||The Boss||One episode: "Dan vs. The Boss"|
|The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange||Ginger/Peach|| Episodes:|
"Sir Juice Alot"
"Girls vs. Boys"
|Husbands||Sexy Pizza Girl||Web series|
|My Gimpy Life||Felicia|| Two episodes: "Inspirational" and "Crowd""|
YouTube Internet series
|YOMYOMF||Herself|| One episode: "KevJumba Takes the SAT w/ Felicia Day"|
YouTube Internet series
|The Game Station Podcast||Herself|| One episode: "Episode 27"|
YouTube Internet series
|Rewind YouTube Style 2012||Carly Rae Jepsen||Single video|
|2013||Felicia's Ark||Herself|| Weekly series running from 2013-04-01 to 2013-05-13.|
YouTube Internet series.
|Co-Optitude||Herself||YouTube Internet series|
"Day vs. Felicia Day"
"Day vs. Alan Tudyk, Felicia Day, and Ryon Day"
YouTube Internet series
|Outlands||84||YouTube Internet series|
|Rooster Teeth Podcast||#337||YouTube Internet series|
|2015||Critical Role||Lyra||Episodes 18 & 19: Trial of the Take: Part 1 & 2|
|Con Man||Karen|| Webseries|
|2016||We Bare Bears||Karla||Episode: The Island|
|2010||Rock of the Dead||Mary Beth|
|Fallout: New Vegas||Veronica Santangelo|
|2011||Dragon Age II: Mark of the Assassin||Tallis|
|2012||Guild Wars 2||Zojja|
|2014||Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff||Herself|
Day is the author of the memoir You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost), as well as numerous works relating to the Guild web series.
- Felicia's College Resume, Archive of "utexas.edu/~felicia/personal.html"
- "International Academy of Web Television Names Inaugural chairman and board of directors" (PDF) (Press release). IAWTV. December 14, 2009. Retrieved January 10, 2010.
- "International Academy of Web Television Announces New Members of the board of directors" (Press release). IAWTV. July 27, 2011. Retrieved August 18, 2012.
- "Cover Girl Felicia Day (Part I) with Melissa A. Bartell". Archived from the original on 2012-05-06. Retrieved October 26, 2012.
- "Scholars You May Know". National Merit Scholarship Corp. Archived from the original on June 12, 2010. Retrieved August 3, 2009.
- Hryb, Larry (January 25, 2009). "Major Nelson: Show #306 : Felicia Day, RE5 and enforcement on Xbox LIVE". Felicia Day interview. MajorNelson.com. Retrieved January 27, 2009.
- Trapani, Gina."How Dr. Horrible's Felicia Day Gets Things Done", LifeHacker. August 4, 2008.
- "Degrees and Dates of Attendance". The University of Texas at Austin. Retrieved 25 May 2015.
- "Gaming Nexus Interview 2/18/2009". Retrieved December 24, 2009.
- Felicia Day’s memoir is fun but shallow Retrieved November 21, 2015.
- Monica Hesse (April 3, 2012). "Felicia Day: A rising star for the Internet geek". The Washington Post.
- Jøn, A. Asbjørn (2010). "The Development of MMORPG Culture and The Guild". Australian Folklore: A Yearly Journal of Folklore Studies. 25: 97–112.
- Daisy Whitney (March 2008). "Popular but Not Profitable". TelevisionWeek, 27(8), 3,28. Retrieved November 5, 2008, from ABI/INFORM Global database. (Document ID: 1454502881).
- Press Release. "The Guild And "Knock Off" Take Top Honors At The Greenlight Awards", ON Networks Inc. March 11, 2008. Retrieved on November 5, 2008.
- 2007 YouTube Video Awards, List of 2007 Winners. Retrieved on November 5, 2008.
- "The Yahoo! Video Awards: The Results!", Yahoo Video Blog. March 21, 2008. Retrieved on November 5, 2008.
- 2009 Streamy Awards Archived January 23, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
- Gaudiosi, John (March 17, 2012). "WonderCon 2012: Felicia Day Launches Geek & Sundry YouTube Channel". Forbes. Retrieved March 19, 2012.
- "Legendary Acquires Felicia Day's Geek & Sundry". Bleeding Cool. August 10, 2014. Retrieved August 11, 2014.
- Caroline van Oosten de Boer, Milo Vermeulen. "Comments on 15781: Neil Patrick Harris working with Joss Whedon?". Whedonesque.
- House Episode 5.02 – Not Cancer – Press Release, FoxFlash. September 23, 2008. Retrieved on November 5, 2008.
- 13 facts about 'Epitaph One,' the 'lost' episode of 'Dollhouse', The Watcher, Chicago Tribune, July 6, 2009.
- "Dollhouse Epitaph Two: Return".
- Clacked by Annie Wu on (October 17, 2008). "Dr. Horrible's Felicia Day moonlights for Sears | CliqueClack TV". Cliqueclack.com. Retrieved April 24, 2012.
- "blue". YouTube. September 30, 2008.
- YouTube of Cheetos Commercial, November 26, 2008.
- ""Lie to Me" Tractor Man (2009) – Soundtracks".
- "Felicia Day Sees Red When it Comes to Werewolves on Syfy". Dreadcentral.com. March 8, 2010.
- "New Syfy Saturday Original Movie To Star Felicia Day ("The Guild", "Dr. Horrible") in Re-Imagining of "Little Red Riding Hood"". Tvbythenumbers.com. March 8, 2010.
- "Felicia Day Blog Archive: Dragon Age: Redemption". Feliciaday.com. February 15, 2011.
- "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon – Dragon Age: Redemption Trailer". Latenightwithjimmyfallon.com.
- "Felicia Day Blog Archive: Vaginal Fantasy Book Hangout". Feliciaday.com.
- "Felicia Day and Day: Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning! Part 1".
- "Gamasutra: Felicia Day to Host Fifth Annual IndieCade Red Carpet Awards Ceremony". Gamasutra. April 19, 2012. Retrieved April 19, 2012.
- "MyMusic: INVISIBLE (Episode 3)". Youtube.com. April 29, 2012.
- Vary, Adam B (June 28, 2012). "'Husbands': EP and star on season 2 of their gay-marriage web series – EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved June 28, 2012.
- "iTunes - Podcasts - Dear Hank & John by Hank Green and John Green". iTunes. Retrieved August 11, 2015.
- "Gloom: TableTop Promo Expansion". Board Game Geek. Retrieved 16 August 2016.
- "Dead of Winter: Felicia Day". Board Game Geek. Retrieved 16 August 2016.
- "Poised to Leap". (September 2008). TelevisionWeek, 27(23), 1, 25–26. Retrieved November 5, 2008, from ABI/INFORM Global database. (Document ID: 1570740411).
- "2010 Winners – The Streamy Awards". Streamys.org. 2010. Archived from the original on November 14, 2010.
- "3RD ANNUAL NOMINEES". Streamys. Retrieved January 20, 2013.
- "Retarded Policeman #7.5: Fish – with Felicia Day of The Guild". YouTube. Retrieved April 24, 2012.
- Fowler, Matt (March 11, 2015). "Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion launch Indiegogo Campaign for Con Man". IGN. Retrieved March 13, 2015.
- Guild Wars 2 – Behind the Scenes: Giving Tyria a Voice (YouTube). December 16, 2009. Event occurs at 2:03.
- Day, Felicia (2015). You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost). Simon & Schuster. ISBN 9781476785653. OCLC 913517863.
- "Felicia Day (Author of The Guild)". Goodreads. Goodreads. Retrieved August 5, 2015.