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Missi Pyle

Missi Pyle co-starred in the recent feature films Bringing Down the House, Galaxy Quest, Josie and the Pussycats, Big Fish, Along Came Polly, Meet Market, 50 First Kisses and Soul Plane.

Born in Texas and raised in Tennessee, Pyle developed a passion for acting and comedy at the prestigious North Carolina School of the Arts, and after graduation, she moved to New York to pursue a theater career. One of her first roles was opposite John Malkovich in Steppenwolf Theater Company's The Libertine.

After moving to Los Angeles, Pyle guest starred on television shows such as Mad About You, The Drew Carey Show and Friends, and then she landed a featured role in the film As Good as It Gets. In 1999, Pyle played the comic role of an alien in the sleeper hit Galaxy Quest opposite Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver and Tony Shalhoub. She also starred in Snow Days before landing the role of the scheming villain Alexandra Cabot in Josie and the Pussycats in 2001.

She was a series regular on the ABC variety show, The Wayne Brady Show and has since guest starred on Ally MCBeal, Roswell, Philly and Frasier.

Pyle continues to be a member of the all-female comedy sketch group, Bitches Funny and regularly performs stand-up at such venues as The Comedy Store, The Improv and Area 51.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.
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Missi Pyle Facts

Birth NameAndrea Kay Pyle
BirthdayNovember 16, 1972 (50)
BirthplaceHouston, Texas, USA
Height5' 11" (1m80)  How tall is Missi Pyle compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Not available.