Rachael Elaine Harris (born January 12, 1968) is an American actress and comedian.
Harris was born in Worthington, Ohio. She graduated from Worthington High School. She went on to graduate from Otterbein College, in 1989, majoring in theatre.
Harris performed with the Los Angeles, California, improvisational comedy troupe the Groundlings, and taught for a time with the Groundlings school. She debuted on television in a 1993 episode of SeaQuest DSV.
After an appearance on Star Trek: Voyager in 1997, Harris went on to a recurring role in The WB's Sister, Sister. Other television credits include a stint as a correspondent for The Daily Show's 2002–2003 season, as well as roles on The Sarah Silverman Program, Reno 911!, The West Wing, The Good Guys, Friends, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Monk, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and in November 2008, Desperate Housewives. She also appears in Suits as Sheila, Louis Litt's on-and-off again love interest.
On ABC's Cougar Town, she played Shanna, a woman that the network describes as being the "nemesis" of Jules. Also on ABC, she made a guest appearance in the Modern Family episode "Caught in the Act" as a restaurateur.