Actress and comedian June Diane Raphael stops by to talk all things GIRL POWER with Robin! June is the Co-Founder of The Jane Club, an online community for women to grow, learn, and socialize, so she knows a thing or two about how to tap into your feminine superpowers. Listen to an empowering conversation about how women can build each other up and support one another. June and Robin talk about why so many women feel the need to compete with each other, and Robin offers crucial action items on stopping this. June opens up about her experience as a working mother, and how the concept of "having it all" seemed nearly impossible with a newborn baby and her dream career. Robin shares her experiences with friendships, grief, mom guilt, and putting yourself first. This podcast will remind you why being a woman is a SUPERPOWER! Stay until the end for a fun quiz game on women in film.
June Diane Raphael, Comedian, Actress, Co-Founder of The Jane Club:
June Diane Raphael is an actress, comedian, screenwriter, and producer. June currently co-stars in the hit Netflix series Grace and Frankie as Brianna, Jane Fonda’s bold entrepreneurial daughter, which is going into its seventh and final season. Season six of the award-winning series premiered on January 15, 2020. She was recently seen opposite Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen in Lionsgate’s comedy, Long Shot. In addition, June co-authored a book to help women get into politics titled, Represent The Woman’s Guide to Running for Office and Changing the World, which was released in September 2019.
Other notable achievements include the 2013 Sundance Film, Ass Backwards, which she co-wrote and starred in with her creative partner, Casey Wilson. Her guest star appearances bring in some of the seasons’ highest ratings thanks to her perfect comedic timing. Her extensive television credits include I'm Sorry, Fresh Off the Boat, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Lady Dynamite, New Girl as Dr. Sadie (the lesbian gynecologist and friend of Jess and CeCe), The League as Pam, Flight of the Conchords, American Dad! and The Muppets as Lucy Royce, Head of ABC.
She has also appeared in films including The Disaster Artist, Blockers, Zodiac, Bachelorette, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, and Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues. June found her niche and love of comedy after college when she went to work for UCB, first in New York and later in Los Angeles. It was in New York where Raphael and Wilson wrote their two-woman sketch show, Rode Hard and Put Away Wet, that went on to run for 3 years at UCB.
She was recently seen in the Casey Wilson directed short, “Daddio”, and reprises her role on the Netflix hit series Big Mouth. Additionally, she co-stars opposite Tracee Ellis Ross and Dakota Johnson in the Focus Features/Working Title film, The High Note directed by Nisha Ganatra which was released in 2020.
June founded The Jane Club, a shared workspace for women in Los Angeles and the first of its kind to offer professional, on-site childcare for working mothers. June resides in Los Angeles along with her husband Paul Scheer and their two children.
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The Jane Club: www.janeclub.com