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Debra Monk

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Debra Monk (born February 27, 1949) is an American actress, singer, and writer, best known for her performances on the Broadway stage. Monk has received a Tony Award and Emmy Awards. Monk was born in Middletown, Ohio. She was voted "best personality" by the graduating class at Wheaton High School in Silver Spring,Maryland. She graduated from Frostburg State University in 1973. In 1975, Monk received a Master of Fine Arts degree from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Monk garnered first attention in theatrical circles as one of the co-writers and co-stars of the 1982 musical Pump Boys and Dinettes. She has won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for performance in Redwood Curtain (1993). She also was nominated an Tony Award for roles in Picnic (1994), Steel Pier (1997), and Curtains (2007). In 2000, she has won Obie Award for The Time of the Cuckoo. Monk has appeared in over 30 films as of early 1990s. She made her film debut in the movie version of Prelude to a Kiss, playing Aunt Dorothy. She later appeared in The Bridges of Madison County and The Devil's Advocate. On television, she has won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for recurring performance as Katie Sipowicz in the ABC series, NYPD Blue. She also guest-starred on Law & Order, Desperate Housewives, The Closer, and Girls. Monk had a recurring roles in A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2001-2002), Grey's Anatomy (2006-2011), and Damages (2007-2012).

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Feb 27, 1949 In Middletown - Ohio - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Movie Demolición 2016-04-06
Known For
Poster of LadrĂ³n de guante blanco
Poster of Mujeres desesperadas
Poster of Quiz Show (El dilema)
Poster of Frasier
Movie Demolición Davis' Mom 2016-04-06
Series Crowded Linda 2016-03-15
Series Blindspot Colonel Powers 2015-09-21
Movie Ahí os quedáis Linda Callen 2014-09-10
Movie Amor por conveniencia Trudy 2012-09-08
Movie La cazarrecompensas Mrs. Plum 2012-01-26
Movie El amor y otras cosas imposibles Laura Greenleaf 2010-10-28
Series Ladrón de guante blanco Mrs. Mitchell 2009-10-23
Series Glee Will's Mother 2009-05-19
Movie El gran Buck Howard Doreen 2008-01-18
Series Daños y perjuicios (Damages) Unknown 2007-07-24
Movie La familia Savages Nancy Lachman 2007-01-19
Series Cinco hermanos Alexandra Kirby 2006-09-24
Movie Los productores Lick Me-Bite Me 2005-12-25
Series Entre fantasmas Unknown 2005-09-23
Movie Dark Water (La huella) Young Dahlia's Teacher 2005-07-08
Series The Closer Unknown 2005-06-13
Series Anatomía de Grey Unknown 2005-03-27
Series Mujeres desesperadas Unknown 2004-10-03
Movie Eloise at the Plaza 2003-01-01
Movie Plain Dirty Officer Avon 2003-01-20
Movie Milwaukee, Minnesota Edna Burroghs 2003-01-21
Movie Eloise at Christmastime Maggie 2003-11-23
Movie The Music Man Mrs. Paroo 2003-02-16
Series Ley y orden: Acción criminal Unknown 2001-09-30
Series A Nero Wolfe Mystery 2001-04-22
Movie El ritmo del éxito Nancy 2000-05-12
Movie Bulworth Helen 1998-05-15
Series LateLine Unknown 1998-03-17
Movie Pactar con el diablo Pam Garrety 1997-10-17
Movie Con cariño desde el cielo Lieutenant Ambrose 1996-04-19
Movie Mil ramos de rosas Lewis' Mom 1996-01-26
Movie La esencia del fuego Martha Hackett 1996-09-11
Movie Al cruzar el límite Dr. Judith Gruszynski 1996-09-27
Series New York News Unknown 1995-09-28
Movie Jeffrey Mom 1995-08-18
Movie Los puentes de Madison Madge 1995-05-28
Movie Redwood Curtain Geneva, Laird's Sister 1995-01-01
Movie Quiz Show (El dilema) Kintner's Secretary 1994-08-25
Movie Sin miedo a la vida Alison 1993-10-15
Movie Conserje a su medida Mrs. Wegman 1993-10-01
Series Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
Movie Prelude to a Kiss Aunt Dorothy 1992-07-10
Series Ley y orden Unknown 1990-09-13
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24