Angela is an American actress. She was born in Louisiana, but when she was two, her family moved to Jakarta, Indonesia, where her father worked as a drilling engineer. They lived there for twelve years, and she attended the Jakarta International School. During this time she learned the Indonesian language, which she still speaks. Her family then returned to the United States and settled in Archer City, Texas.; where her parents were originally from.
Angela attended Baylor University in Waco, Texas. She studied English and graduated in 1993. During her time there, she also participated in the Baylor in London program, which allowed her to experience theater in London, UK. She had been involved in theater throughout her schooling.
After college, she gained an internship on the Conan O'Brien show. She took acting classes in New York, and then moved on to LA. She got involved with The Groundlings and Improv Olympic.
She started out in commercials and got her first TV job on Step by Step (1991). Her breakthrough role came when she was cast as Angela in The Office (2005).
She most recently starred in Netflix's Original Series, Haters Back Off!