Nora Kirkpatrick (born December 6, 1984) is an American actress, writer and musician.
Nora is an American actress, writer and musician (accordion for "Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros").
Kirkpatrick graduated from UCLA with a degree in Theatre Film and Television. She is probably best known for her role as Katherine, the stern president of Panhellenic, on the ABC Family TV series Greek, or for her recurring role on the ninth season of The Office as "Esther Bruegger", a neighboring farmer's daughter who becomes Dwight's girlfriend. Nora starred in the 2015 film Pink Grapefruit, which won the SXSW Grand Jury Award, and has played many other roles in film and TV, including Men at Work, Jennifer Falls, Don't Trust the B, and Chasing Life. She was also one of the leads of the popular mockumentary web series called Dorm Life, where she played Courtney Cloverlock.
in 2016, Kirkpatrick created a TV show for Comedy Central entitled, Best-Seller, that she wrote with SNL alum, Dennis McNicholas. The show was produced by Olivia Wilde, Jessica Elbaum, Will Ferrell, and Adam McKay from Gloria Sanchez Productions.
In 2017, Kirkpatrick created, wrote and directed Virtually Mike and Nora, the first ever Virtual Reality comedy series for Hulu, with collaborator Mike O'Brien. The first two episodes of the series played at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. In a 2017 Forbes article, Kirkpatrick cites Virtual Reality's ability to cause "spatial un-comfortability," and her aim to make the viewer the lead character of the story.
Nora studies and performs at the Upright Citizens Brigade theater in Los Angeles.
She is also a founding member and accordion player for the band Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, with whom she won a Grammy in 2013.
In 2017, Nora will be seen in Adam Sandler's upcoming film Sandy Wexler as well as Paul Lieberstein's debut feature Song of Back and Neck.
Kirkpatrick was born in Peru, Illinois, and attended high school in La Quinta, California. After High School, she went on to UCLA, studying theater and film. Upon graduation, Kirkpatrick went to Africa to volunteer and teach in Nakuru, Kenya.
|2005||What's Bugging Seth||Nora Green|
|2008||Man Stroke Woman||Various||TV film|
|2010||Long Story Short||Georgia||Short film|
|2010||How to Make Love to a Woman||Carla|
|2011||Happy Place||Margaret||Short film|
|2011||Mime Apples||Mime||Short film|
|2012||Peter at the End||Lucy||Short film|
|2013||Sexy Evil Genius||Abby|
|2013||All Together Now||Kylie|
|2007||John from Cincinnati||Hotel Bartender||"His Visit: Day Four" (season 1: episode 5)
"His Visit: Day Seven" (season 1: episode 8)
|2008–2009||Dorm Life||Courtney Cloverlock||37 episodes|
|2009–2011||Greek||Katherine Parker||19 episodes|
|2010||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Jane Lewis||"Cold Blooded" (season 11: episode 6)|
|2011||Breaking In||Patty Boggs||"21.0 Jump Street" (season 1: episode 7)|
|2012–2013||Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23||Chrissy||"The Wedding" (season 1: episode 4)
"Monday June..." (season 2: episode 9)
|2012||Men at Work||Nora||"Milo Full of Grace" (season 1: episode 2)|
|2013||The Office||Esther Bruegger||"The Farm" (season 9: episode 17)
"Promos" (season 9: episode 18)
"Paper Airplane" (season 9: episode 20)
"Livin' the Dream" (season 9: episode 21)
"A.A.R.M." (season 9: episode 22)
|2014||Jennifer Falls||Stephanie||Series Regular|
|2015||Chasing Life||Jaclyn||"Model Behavior" (season 1: episode 17)
"First Person" (season 2: episode 11)
|2016||Riders||Mary||"Love and Lust" (season 1: episode 1)
"Life on Mars" (season 1: episode 2 )
"A Trip At A Wedding" (season 1: episode 3)