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Megan Mullally

Megan MullallyBorn: 12-Nov-1958
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Bisexual
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Karen Walker on Will & Grace

Mullally's father was a longtime bit-player in dozens of movies, rarely receiving on-screen credit. Her mother was a model, and young Megan grew up in Oklahoma City, where she was a singer of some local renown, peaking as soloist with Ballet Oklahoma, the local dance troupe. Bolstered by good reviews for her performances in a few college musicals, she dropped out of school in 1985 to pursue an acting career. She was able to earn a living as a stage actress in Chicago, and in the mid-1990s she starred in two Broadway revivals, Grease with Rosie O'Donnell, and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying with Matthew Broderick. She also played a hooker in Risky Business.

Will & Grace was Mullally's fourth prime time series. Earlier, she had played Ellen Burstyn's daughter on the mid-'80s sitcom The Ellen Burstyn Show, and she was a regular on Michael Apted's little-seen My Life and Times, and on Rachel Gunn, R.N..

At the 2005 Emmy Awards, she sang the theme from Green Acres in duet with Donald Trump. Earlier that year at the Women in Film Awards, co-star Debra Messing and Mullally were introduced as the new Lucy and Ethel, and fondled each other's breasts on stage (and on live TV).

Following the demise of Will & Grace, Mullally hosted a daytime talk show, The Megan Mullally Show, which was quickly cancelled.

Father: Carter Mullally, Jr. (actor, worked for Paramount Pictures, d. 1992)
Mother: Martha (former model)
Husband: Michael A. Katcher (talent agent, Creative Artists Agency, div.)
Husband: Nick Offerman (actor, m. 20-Sep-2003)

    High School: Casady High School, Oklahoma City, OK
    University: Northwestern University (dropped out)

    Endorsement of Unilever I Can't Believe It's Not Butter (2009-)

    Breaking In Veronica Mann (2012)
    Bob's Burgers Gayle (voice, 2011-)
    Childrens Hospital The Chief (2010-)
    Party Down Lydia Dunfree (2010)
    Parks and Recreation Tammy Swanson II (2009-15)
    30 Rock Bev (2008-13)
    Will & Grace Karen Walker (1998-2006)
    Rachel Gunn, R.N. Becky Jo (1992)
    The Ellen Burstyn Show Molly Brewer Ross (1986-87)

    The Disaster Artist (11-Sep-2017)
    Why Him? (17-Dec-2016)
    Hotel Transylvania 2 (21-Sep-2015) [VOICE]
    Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (9-Oct-2014)
    Date and Switch (14-Feb-2014)
    G.B.F. (19-Apr-2013)
    The Kings of Summer (19-Jan-2013)
    Ernest & Celestine (23-May-2012) [VOICE]
    What to Expect When You're Expecting (17-May-2012) · Herself
    Somebody Up There Likes Me (11-Mar-2012)
    Smashed (22-Jan-2012)
    Fame (23-Sep-2009) · Ms. Fran Rowan
    Bee Movie (28-Oct-2007) [VOICE]
    Rebound (1-Jul-2005)
    Teacher's Pet (16-Jan-2004) [VOICE]
    The Pact (4-Nov-2002)
    Stealing Harvard (13-Sep-2002) · Patty
    Monkeybone (23-Feb-2001)
    Speaking of Sex (2001)
    Everything Put Together (24-Jan-2000)
    Anywhere But Here (17-Sep-1999) · Woman Buying Car
    Winchell (11-Nov-1998)
    Queens Logic (1-Feb-1991)
    Rainbow Drive (8-Sep-1990)
    About Last Night... (2-Jul-1986)
    Last Resort (Apr-1986)
    Once Bitten (15-Nov-1985) · Suzette
    Risky Business (5-Aug-1983) · Call Girl

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