Moon Aparna Nancherla The Great North

Aparna Nancherla

Aparna Nancherla voices the character Moon Tobin in The Great North on FOX.

Aparna Nancherla started out doing comedy in her hometown of Washington, D.C., and now resides in New York City. Elle Magazine’s 2016 Women in Comedy issue featured her as one of the most exciting new voices to hit the comedy scene. She is a series regular on “Corporate,” and reprised her role on Season Three of “Crashing.” Nancherla also is featured on the second season of “The Standups.” Other television credits include “Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet,” “Master of None,” “Love,” “High Maintenance,” “Inside Amy Schumer,” “I Love You, America, with Sarah Silverman,” and “Unspun with Matt Forde.” She is the voice of “Meena” on “Mira, Royal Detective” and “Hollyhock” on “BoJack Horseman.”

In 2018, Nancherla made her feature debut in director Paul Feig’s “A Simple Favor.” Her TV stand-up appearances include the streaming series “Night Train with Wyatt Cenac,” Season Two of “Meltdown” and “Adam Devine’s House Party.” In 2013, she made her late-night stand-up debut on “Conan,” and was one of the breakout New Faces at the prestigious Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. Her TV writing credits include “Late Night with Seth Meyers” and “Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell,” on which she also is a regular correspondent.

Nancherla is an alumna of the NBC Stand Up for Diversity program and currently headlines throughout the world. She has been seen at a number of comedy festivals, including Comedy Central’s Clusterfest, Portland’s Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Moontower, SF Sketchfest, DC’s Bentzen Ball, Outside Lands, Bonnaroo and Dublin’s Vodaphone Comedy Festival. She has been featured on NPR, XM Radio and Slate V, as well as in Reader’s Digest, The Huffington Post and The Washington Post Magazine.