Lilian Tanner was born in the hot dog capital of the world. That's right, New Castle, Pennsylvania. She then left behind a world of tubed meat and glamour to attend New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, where she earned her BFA in Drama.
She has studied improv and sketch comedy at the Upright Citizen's Brigade. She performs with her improv team Stranded. Her work has been featured on WhoHaHa. She is a host of the podcast No One Will Watch TV With Us.