Jillian Leigh Bell is an American comedian, actress, and screenwriter. She had recurring roles as Jillian Belk on Workaholics and as Dixie on the final season of Eastbound & Down. She also appeared in 22 Jump Street and Fist Fight, and she stars in the 2019 film Brittany Runs a Marathon. Bell is currently playing the main role of Violet Hart in Bless the Harts.
Bell was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada, the daughter of Tanzy and Ron Bell. Her grandmother was Romanian. Bell began studying improv at the age of eight. She graduated from Bishop Gorman High School in 2002. After high school, she moved to Los Angeles, California, and became a member of the Groundlings.