Lennon Parham stars as Lennon, a devoted friend who finds herself taking in her distraught best friend Jessica, as she tries to adjust to her new unexpected single life, in NBC’s new comedy “Best Friends Forever.”
Lennon co-created and serves as Executive Producer of the series with her writing partner and co-star, Jessica St. Clair.
Parham is perhaps best known for playing the supporting role of Abby Chase, alongside Jenna Elfman on the television series “Accidentally On Purpose.” Additional television credits include a guest role on NBC’s popular comedy “Parks and Recreation” as well as “How I Met Your Mother.” Parham also starred in “Lady Refs” for HBO’s “Funny or Die Presents...”
Her film credits include “Confessions of a Shopaholic,” “Splinterheads” and the comedy-horror film by Dan Fogler “Hysterical Psycho.”
Parham is an alumna of the UCB theater where she performed for 9 years. She still performs there as often as she can.
Her one-woman character show, “She Tried to be Normal,” ran in New York and Los Angeles and was selected for the Montreal “Just For Laughs” festival in 2009.
A graduate of the University of Evansville with a B.S. in theatre, Parham taught French in the Mississippi Delta with Teach For America for two years before she began performing with UCB.
Parham currently resides in Los Angeles.
Jessica St. Clair stars as Jessica, Lennon’s (Lennon Parham) fun-loving best friend and former roommate whose husband recently served her with divorce papers in the new comedy “Best Friends Forever.” Adjusting to this new change in her life, she moves cross-country and back in with her dearest friend. Jessica co-created "BFF" and serves as Executive Producer with her writing partner and co-star, Lennon Parham.
A multi-talented actress and writer, St. Clair has gained notoriety performing at the legendary Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in New York and Los Angeles.
This past summer, St. Clair could be seen in the film “Bridesmaids” and will next be seen in the Paramount feature, “Wanderlust.” Additional feature-film credits include “She’s Out of My League,” “Life as We Know It” and Christopher Guest’s “For Your Consideration.”
She starred opposite Megan Mullally and Cheryl Hines in ABC’s “In the Motherhood” and has had guest starring appearances on “Weeds,” “United States of Tara” and NBC’s “Parks and Recreation,”
A graduate of Middlebury College in Vermont, St. Clair can also currently be seen as the spokesperson for the retail chain Marshall’s.
St. Clair currently resides in Los Angeles.