Susan Aiko "Suzy" Nakamura (born December 2, 1968; height 5' 4" (1,63 m)) is an American actress. She starred opposite Ted Danson in the ABC sitcom Help Me Help You. Nakamura has also had many guest appearances on American sitcoms such as According to Jim, Half and Half, 8 Simple Rules, Curb Your Enthusiasm and How I Met Your Mother and had a recurring role in the early seasons of the drama The West Wing as assistant to the Sam Seaborn character. She is an alumna of The Second City improvisational comedy troupe. Her first film role was as a troubled teen in Rea Tajiri's Strawberry Fields, shot in her hometown of Chicago in 1994.