Felicia Day was born in Huntsville, Alabama and grew up all over the South, part of a military family. She was home-schooled her whole life and started participating in theatrical productions when she was very young as an actor and a dancer. She attended college at the age of 16, and subsequently graduated as Valedictorian of her class, completing degrees in Mathematics and Violin Performance at the University of Texas at Austin. Shortly thereafter she moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting, her dream.
As an actress, she has appeared on TV shows such as “House”, “Lie to Me”, “Monk”, and in films such as “Bring it on Again” and the Emmy award-winning “Warm Springs”. She had a recurring role as “Vi” in the last season of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”, and also recurred on the ABC Family sitcom “Roommates”, and on the Fox drama “Dollhouse.” Most recently she filmed the leading role in the SyFy movie “Red”, a modern adaptation of Red Riding Hood, and is recurring in the upcoming season 4 of the Syfy series Eureka.
Currently, Felicia is most widely known for her work in web video, and co-starred in Joss Whedon’s Internet musical “Dr. Horrible’s Sing-a-long Blog,” Voted the Best TV of 2008 by Time Magazine, Entertainment Weekly and People Magazine just to name a few. She also can be seen in the web series “The Guild”, which she created, writes and stars in. “The Guild” was the winner of the YouTube, Yahoo and SXSW Best Web Series Awards for 2008 and for the first season alone collected over 80 million hits web-wide. “The Guild” partnered with Xbox and Sprint to produce and release Seasons 2, 3 and 4 on the Xbox Marketplace as well as other Microsoft distribution platforms and has, to date, garnered over 80 million views. Felicia retained complete creative rights and control of the show.
In her downtime, Felicia’s hobbies include video games, reading (particularly science fiction/fantasy), writing and performing sketch comedy and improv comedy.