recently starred in the comedy The Haunted Mansion
, with Eddie Murphy
. She also co-starred with Jamie Lee Curtis
and Lindsay Lohan
in the remake of the comedy Freaky Friday
, under the direction of her husband, Mark Waters
. Her other film credits include Full Frontal
, John Q
, Isn't She Great
, The First Wives Club
and Big Night
On television, Waters had a recurring role as the persistent Tracy Montrose Blair on the award-winning HBO series Six Feet Under. She had earlier won a 1993 Daytime Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Performer in a Children's Special for her performance as Becky Bell in HBO's Lifestories: Families in Crisis. She later starred in the acclaimed series Remember WENN, for which she and the rest of the cast were honored with a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series. She has also had regular roles on the series Greg the Bunny, Cold Feet and Men Behaving Badly, and has guest starred on such shows as Just Shoot Me!, Stark Raving Mad and, most recently, Joey.
Waters earned a B.F.A. in Acting from Ohio State University and an M.F.A. from Rutgers University before beginning her career on the stage. She has appeared in numerous Broadway and off-Broadway plays, including Alan Ball's Five Women Wearing the Same Dress, for which she earned a Theatre World Award; Blue Light and The Shawl, both directed by Sidney Lumet; Don Juan in Chicago; and The Iceman Cometh, opposite Kevin Spacey.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.
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