More Maura Tierney Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Insomnia)One of the brightest acting talents to emerge in recent years, Maura Tierney is currently gracing television screens every week on the top rated NBC series ER, for which she just received her first Emmy nomination. Prior to joining the cast of ER, Tierney spent four years on the critically acclaimed NewsRadio.
Tierney has successfully managed to juggle both television and film careers, starring in such films as Instinct opposite Sir Anthony Hopkins and Cuba Gooding Jr. and Forces of Nature with Ben Affleck and Sandra Bullock. Additionally, she earned critical praise for her role in Primary Colors as well as for her work opposite Jim Carrey in the smash hit Liar Liar. Tierney was most recently seen in the independent dark comedy Scotland, PA opposite Christopher Walkin and James LeGros, which premiered at the 2001 Sundance Film Festival. Her additional film credits include Primal Fear, The Temp, White Sands and Oxygen.
On stage she has been seen in productions of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, and The Bald Soprano at the Boston Globe as well as Baby with The Bathwater, Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, Talking With and Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean at New York University.