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Megan Mullally

Megan Mullally is best known for her two-time Emmy and four-time SAG Award-winning role as Karen Walker on Will & Grace. Making her television series debut in 1986 with Elaine Stritch and Ellen Burstyn on The Ellen Burstyn Show, she has since appeared as Stanley Tucci's wife in Paul Mazursky's award-winning HBO bio-pic, Winchell, starred opposite Juliet Stevenson in Lifetime's The Pact, and recently guest starred on the 2008-09 season premiere of 30 Rock, episodes of The New Adventures of Old Christine and Boston Legal. She has also hosted her own syndicated daytime talk show, The Megan Mullally Show.

Mullally made her Broadway debut as Marty in the 1994 revival of Grease. She subsequently received a Drama League Award and an Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for her performance as Rosemary in the Broadway revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, opposite Matthew Broderick. She most recently starred as Elizabeth in Mel Brooks' hit Broadway musical, Young Frankenstein, for which she received the Broadway.com Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical. Her Los Angeles theater credits include The Berlin Circle at The Evidence Room Theater, for which she won the 2000 Backstage West Garland Award for Best Lead Actress in a Play and the L.A. Weekly Award for Best Leading Female Performance. She also appeared in Mayhem at The Evidence Room, as well as a variety of plays and musicals in Chicago, Los Angeles and New York.

On the big screen, Mullally appeared in Anywhere But Here, with Susan Sarandon, and starred in Marc Forster's Everything Put Together -- an entry in the 2000 Sundance Film Festival's main competition. She recently completed production on a remake of the 1980 film, Fame. Other feature film credits include Stealing Harvard, Speaking of Sex and Rebound.

Mullally's recent concert appearances include The Allen Room at The Lincoln Center, The Kennedy Center, The Seattle Symphony, Chicago's Goodman Theatre, SUNY -- Buffalo Performing Arts and the Orange County Performing Arts Center -- all with her long-time band, Supreme Music Program. She also appeared as a soloist at The Disney Concert Hall.

Mullally has made three CDs with Supreme Music Program -- Sweetheart, Big As a Berry and the recently recorded Free Again!


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Megan Mullally Facts

OccupationActress
BirthdayNovember 12, 1958 (58)
SignScorpio
BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA
Height5' 4" (1m63)  How tall is Megan Mullally compared to you?
Awards2006 Emmy Awards: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (for Will & Grace)
2004 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Best Female Actor in a Comedy Series (for Will & Grace)
2003 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Best Female Actor in a Comedy Series (for Will & Grace)
2002 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Best Female Actor in a Comedy Series (for Will & Grace)
2000 Emmy Awards: Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series (for Will & Grace)

Selected Filmography

Why Him?
Hotel Transylvania 2
Smashed
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
The Kings Of Summer
Rebound
G.B.F.
Will & Grace
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