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Monica Wyche

Monica is a New York City actor, a native South Carolinian, and fully vaccinated.

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Monica Wyche is a New York-based actor for stage, film, and  TV.


Catch me in Episode  6 of SAINT X on Hulu!

I was flown to the Dominican Republic to do a scene with Betsy Brandt, and that's about as awesome as things get.

LET LIV is going to Tribeca!

Happy to be in this short film written by and starring  Olivia Levine. Directed by Erica Rose and featuring Christine Taylor, Rosaline Elbay, Jordan Carlos...and me!  Premieres June 12 at 8PM as part of Tribeca's  SHORTS: AL FRESCO program.

Monica plays M'LYNN in Steel Magnolias at Pittsburgh Public Theater

Directed my Marya Sea Kaminski, and starring the most incredible ensemble of women, this is a bucket-list experience.  Sold-out houses, roaring laughter, and inevitable tears. 


FIVE DAYS AT MEMORIAL now streaming on Apple TV+

August 12, 2022

The wait is over. Episodes 1-3 are now streaming. Catch me as "Sandra LeBlanc" in episodes 1-5 of this epic series.

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Monica attends L.A. premiere of FIVE DAYS AT MEMORIAL

August 8, 2022

What a night. Finally meeting the rest of the cast was a dream, and celebrating this gorgeous series together was something I'll never forget.

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SCAB at Premiere Stages 
September 18-25

July 19, 2022

It's been a while since I've done a play, and I'm really looking forward to playing Gilda in Gino Diiorio's two-hander, SCAB, running at Premiere Stages at Kean University.

Directed by John Wooten, SCAB tells the story of Gilda, a middle-aged American woman tasked with training Eduardo, a young Mexican man, how to be a shop foreman when her factory plant moves to Mexico. 


FIVE DAYS AT MEMORIAL Premieres August 12 on Apple +

June 23, 2022

Counting down until August 12th, when FIVE DAYS premieres.  Check out the just-released trailer! 


Five Days at Memorial wraps in New Orleans

November 20, 2021

Five Days at Memorial has wrapped.

What a treat it was to shoot in New Orleans (and Slidell, and Gretna, and Chalmette.)

Growing up, I visited family in New Orleans often- but those trips stopped after my aunt lost her home in Hurricane Katrina, and she moved to Houston.

More recently, my grandpa George lost his home in Lafitte, LA after 2021's Hurricane Ida. 

In both instances, I saw that Louisianans are resilient like nobody else. The support they show for one another, for neighbors in need, is unmatched. 

To play a strong, fiercely determined real Louisianan like Sandra LeBlanc was an honor. 

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That's a Wrap on Toronto!

September 12, 2021

My time shooting in Toronto has come to an end for now, and we will soon be headed to New Orleans to continue shooting Five Days at Memorial.

Recently, Hurricane Ida took its toll on Louisiana; in lieu of traditional wrap gifts, our production made a contribution to aid organizations in the greater New Orleans area. 


Monica joins cast of Apple TV's FIVE DAYS AT MEMORIAL

August 3. 2021

I'm joining John Ridley and Carson Cuse's limited series, FIVE DAYS AT MEMORIAL, and I am pinching myself. Based on Sheri Fink's book of the same name, the series chronicles the dire events at New Orleans' Memorial Hospital, in the days after Hurricane Katrina. Having family who rode out the storm and lost their home in Katrina, this project means the world to me.

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BED Premieres at Fantasia Festival

July 15, 2021

Emily Bennett's made-in-quarantine film is having its International Premiere at the Fantasia Festival, and I'm proud to be part of it, alongside Emily and fellow cast member Emma Myles (OITNB).


All Hail Carrot!

May 5, 2021

Staging this photo made me laugh and laugh today. That is all.


FOR LIFE premieres February 11th

February 10, 2020

The Big Day is finally here! ABC's new prison drama, FOR LIFE, premieres 2/11 at 10pm on ABC. While I'm not in the first episode, you can watch me as "Valerie Linwood" in episode 102, and four more episodes this season.


HOLY NIGHT Premieres at 57th NYFF

October 11, 2019

The interactive film I shot last year had its world premiere at the 57th NYFF this weekend, as part of the festival's new Convergence Series. Yours truly was even on the poster.


Booked Guest Role on CBS' FBI: MOST WANTED

October 1, 2019

Excited to work once again with director John Coles, this time on the new CBS series, FBI: MOST WANTED. Look for me around episode 4 of the new season.

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Recurring Role in upcoming ABC series, FOR LIFE

September 10, 2019

Happy to join the cast of the 50 Cent-produced ABC series, FOR LIFE as Valerie Thompson, working alongside the incomparable Boris McGiver.


Gearing up for FringeNYC

September 1, 2018

The new postcards are here!  The new postcards are here!  We are gearing up for FringeNYC, and getting the word out. Tickets go on sale today, via the link at


On Location Shooting Indie Horror Feature UNEARTH, with Adrienne Barbeau, Marc Blucas, PJ Marshall, and Allison McAtee

August 8, 2018

I'm outside Erie, Pennsylvania for most of August, working on the indie horror feature, UNEARTH. John Lyons directs, and the team is stellar. I'm pinching myself.


Monica Books Role on USA Network's THE SINNER

June 7, 2018

I'm looking forward to shooting a great scene today on THE SINNER, opposite Natalie Paul. Season 2 looks exciting!

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POEM Reviews are In

May 29, 2018

We got great reviews for POEM! The Charleston City Paper called the show "altogether brilliant," adding, "Wyche is especially compelling." Check out the full review here.

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THE LOOMING TOWER is now streaming on Hulu

March 29, 2018

Catch me in Episode 106 of THE LOOMING TOWER, "Boys at War." My shoulder pads and I hope you enjoy it.


Working alongside Freida Pinto in THE PATH

March 2, 2018

I'm proud of my scene in episode 309 of THE PATH (Hulu).  I was lucky to work with Freida Pinto, who was a kind and generous scene partner.

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Leading Role in HOLY NIGHT film

January 24, 2018

I just worked with director Casey Stein on HOLY NIGHT, a powerful film about opioid addiction in America. I play Nadine, a determined woman doing what's best for her family, in spite of debilitating pain and a life ruined by addiction to pain medication. 


Rita Returns for a Sixth Episode of THE PATH

November 17, 2017

It was such fun to return as Rita Laslen for the final episode of Season Two of THE PATH.  We froze our tushies off, but the night ended with hugs all around. (And don't let Aaron Paul get hold of your phone!)


The 5th Time's a charm. Back to THE PATH!

September 26, 2017

THE PATH keeps getting better and better.  "Rita Laslen" was back for a 5th episode, this time opposite Freida Pinto.  The whole cast and crew always makes me feel welcome.


MARS web series with Scott Adsit

September 1, 2017

That's a wrap on MARS, the hilarious web series from Nick Weiss-Richmond and Micah Paisner.  Largely improvised and completely hilarious! Working alongside Scott Adsit and Leslie Meisel was a treat.


PRETTY IS to screen at Lincoln Center

May 1, 2017

PRETTY IS (directed by Alan Scott Neal) will screen May 12th at 5pm as part of the Columbia University Film Festival. I play mom to Kristine Frøseth (LET THE RIGHT ONE IN), alongside a wonderful cast including Raoul Trujillo (SAINTS AND STRANGERS), Mark Jeffrey Miller (OUTISDERS), and Taylor Kowalski (HOMELAND) . 
Tickets and info available at

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Hanging with Super Heroes

November 2016

Shhhh. I got to work on a super-secret (that is, if you live under a rock) Netflix show about some beloved and well-known super heroes. S.J. Clarkson directed the episode, and she was great- strong and creative, kind and funny...just a wonderful model for women in the film and TV industry. My scene involved some intense work from the steadicam operator- he was the hero of the day, for sure. I'm looking forward to seeing the episode (Ep 101) sometime in 2017!


Recurring Role on Hulu's THE PATH

October 2016

It was a great surprise to book a recurring role on Season 2 of THE PATH. Aaron Paul is as wonderful and kind as you think he is, and made everyone, including newcomers like me, feel welcome. Season 2 of THE PATH premieres January 25th on Hulu. Look for me in episodes 212 and 213. And fingers crossed for Season 3!

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July 20, 2023

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For Life                                                  Recurring                        ABC/R. Fine/H. Steinberg, etc.

FBI:Most Wanted                                 Guest Star                      CBS/John Coles

The Sinner                                             Guest Star                     USA Network/John Coles

The Looming Tower                             CoStar                             Hulu/Michael Slovis

The Defenders                                     Guest Star                      Netflix/SJ Clarkson                     

The Path                                                Recurring                       Hulu/S. Heder, J. Goldberg, M. Weaver

Blindspot                                               Guest Star                      NBC/Marcos Siega

Law and Order:SVU                             Guest Star                      NBC/Jon Herron

Army Wives                                           Guest Star                      Lifetime/Joanna Kerns

(Blank) My Life                                      Guest Star                     Webseries/Kyle Wilson          

Unleashed by Garo                              Guest Star                      Sundance/Robert Palumbo


Shackled.                                              Supporting                      Luke Spears

Unearth                                                Supporting                     John Lyons             

Pretty Is…(w/Kristine Frøseth)           Supporting                     Alan Scott Neal

The Babysitter                                      Supporting                     Kleptograph Films/Greg Klepper

Magos                                                    Supporting                     Human Pictures/Juan Castañeda

Bears Discover Fire                              Supporting                     Columbia MFA/Ben Leonberg

Vacation Face                                       Supporting                     Columbia MFA/N. Weiss-Richmond

Time is the Longest Distance            Supporting                     City College MFA/Bryan Powers

Get Better                                             Supporting                     Paris Mtn Scout/Chris White

New York Theatre

My Old Man                                          Patty                             Dixon Place/Jess Barbagallo

An Inge Complex-Bad Breath            Mary                             Re:Group Theatre/Allie Mulholland

The Power of Emotion                        Ensemble                    Chashama/Katie Brook

For Unto Us                                           Mary                             Luna Stage/Stephen Kaplan

Future Anxiety (World Premiere)       Lillian                           The Flea Theater/Jim Simpson

Swimming with Tennessee                 Mother                        Primary Stages/Jessi D. Hill

Whales and Souls                                 All Characters            The Flea Theater/Chris Roe

Frosty/The Fizz Plays                            Melinda                       TerraNOVA/Dominic D’Andrea

The Dog(run) Diaries                            Mother                        Prospect Theatre/Chris Roe

Regional Theatre

The House of Blue Leaves                Bananas                       Trustus Theatre/Robin Gottlieb

Bug                                                       Agnes                            Trustus Theatre/Christian Thee

Frozen                                                  Nancy                            Trustus Theatre/Jim Thigpen

A Christmas Story                              Mother                          Atlantic Stage/Mindi Penn

A Midsummer Night’s Dream          Helena                           Theatre SC/Ethan McSweeney

Merchant of Venice                           Portia u/s, Ensemble   Milwaukee Rep/Joe Hanreddy

Macbeth                                              Lady Macbeth               SC Shakespeare/Linda Khoury

Richard III                                            Lady Anne                     SC Shakespeare/Linda Khoury

Education/ Skills

MFA in Acting, University of South Carolina

Scene Study: Jayd McCarty (NYC)  

On Camera: Bob Krakower (NYC) 

Improv: Ari Voukydis, UCB

Dialects: Standard British, American South, American Midwest

Skills: Downhill skiing, fly fishing, driving (manual), tap dancing, certified teacher, US Passport

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