Marion Grodin is a both screenwriter and stand-up comedian. At the start of her career, Marion became a staff writer on It’s a Living, and Princesses, two network sitcoms. She landed a contract with Twentieth Century Fox, during which time she sold six separate screenplays. As she started her seventh script, she realized that she wanted to deliver the funny lines she was writing out loud, so she turned to stand-up comedy. Since this decision , Marion has become one of the biggest comedy acts in the country. She appears regularly at the top New York clubs, including Stand Up NY and the Gotham Comedy Club. Marion has toured with big names such as Lewis Black, Robert Klein, and Judy Gold. She has appeared on NBC’s Late Night with Conan O’Brien, ABC’s The View, and makes regular guest appearances on various MSNBC programs. Marion also had a stint working as the comedy producer for The Charles Grodin Show. Recently, Marion produced a series of fundraising events, which have featured Lewis Black, Martin Short, Regis Philbin, and Paul Shaffer. A breast cancer survivor and divorcee, Marion knows how to turn even the darkest subjects into comedy.