Vella Lovell

as Heather Davis

In The CW’s critically acclaimed comedy Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Vella Lovell plays Heather, Rebecca’s friend who is an incredibly smart and self-taught underachiever. She would have been an A+ student had she not been skipping most classes in high school. She is fascinated and appalled by Rebecca. 

A recent graduate from the Juilliard School, Lovell has a bachelor’s degree from New York University.   While at Julliard, she played Anna Mae in Lynn Nottages’  By The Way, Meet Vera Stark,  and Lady Macbeth in an adaptation of  Macbeth.

Lovell recently completed production on the short film  Bears Discover Fire.  She also starred in the short film Three Dates.  Her television credits include  Girls, Younger  and  CollegeHumor Originals.

Lovell can be seen in the feature film  The Big Sick  as well as independent films  Literally, Right Before Aaron  and  All These Small Moments.

Lovell has also acted in  The Bacchae  directed by JoAnne Akalaitis at Shakespeare in the Park and  The Great Recession  as well as Kaspar Hauser  at The Flea Theater. At Williamstown Theatre Festival, she was seen in  A Streetcar Named Desire  directed by David Cromer, When You’re Here  by Samuel Hunter, and  Camp Monster,  a new children’s musical. She is also a pianist, and enjoys playing classical music and composing silly songs. 

A native of New Mexico, Lovell resides in Los Angeles and New York.

Hometown: New Mexico, USA
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