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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 Standing Up, Falling Down 2020-02-21
Known For
Poster of Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas!
Poster of Milwaukee, Minnesota
Poster of The Devil's Advocate
Poster of The Bridges of Madison County
Movie Standing Up, Falling Down Jeanie Rollins 2020-02-21
Series New Amsterdam Karen Brantley 2018-09-25
Series Tell Me a Story Esther Thorn 2018-10-31
Series Crowded Linda 2016-03-15
Series Bull Sandy Harper 2016-09-20
Movie Demolition Davis' Mom 2016-04-06
Series Sneaky Pete Connie Persikof 2015-08-07
Series Blindspot Colonel Powers 2015-09-21
Movie This Is Where I Leave You Linda Callen 2014-09-10
Series Mozart in the Jungle Betty Cragdale 2014-02-06
Movie One for the Money Mrs. Plum 2012-01-26
Movie The Brass Teapot Trudy 2012-09-08
Movie Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas! Petunia 2011-12-04
Series Hot in Cleveland Loretta 2010-06-16
Movie The Other Woman Laura Greenleaf 2010-10-28
Series Glee Mrs. Schuester 2009-05-19
Series White Collar Mrs. Mitchell 2009-10-23
Movie The Great Buck Howard Doreen 2008-01-18
Movie The Savages Nancy Lachman 2007-01-19
Series Damages Unknown 2007-07-24
Series Brothers and Sisters Alexandra Kirby 2006-09-24
Series Grey's Anatomy Unknown 2005-03-27
Series The Closer Mary Summers 2005-06-13
Movie The Producers Lick Me-Bite Me 2005-12-25
Movie Dark Water Young Dahlia's Teacher 2005-07-08
Series Ghost Whisperer Unknown 2005-09-23
Movie Palindromes Mama Sunshine 2004-09-03
Series Desperate Housewives Unknown 2004-10-03
Movie Plain Dirty Officer Avon 2003-01-20
Movie Eloise at the Plaza 2003-01-01
Movie The Music Man Mrs. Paroo 2003-02-16
Movie Eloise at Christmastime Maggie 2003-11-23
Movie Milwaukee, Minnesota Edna Burroghs 2003-01-21
Series A Nero Wolfe Mystery Mrs. Rachel Bruner 2001-04-22
Series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
Movie Center Stage Nancy 2000-05-12
Movie My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies Self - Performer 1999-12-01
Series LateLine Unknown 1998-03-17
Movie Bulworth Helen 1998-05-15
Movie Ellen Foster Aunt Nadine 1997-12-14
Movie In & Out Mrs. Lester 1997-09-10
Movie The Devil's Advocate Pam Garrety 1997-10-17
Movie Mrs. Winterbourne Lieutenant Ambrose 1996-04-19
Movie Bed of Roses Lewis' Mom 1996-01-26
Movie The Substance of Fire Martha Hackett 1996-09-11
Movie The First Wives Club Jilted Lover 1996-09-20
Movie Extreme Measures Dr. Judith Gruszynski 1996-09-27
Movie The Bridges of Madison County Madge 1995-05-28
Movie Jeffrey Mom 1995-08-18
Movie Redwood Curtain Geneva, Laird's Sister 1995-01-01
Series New York News Unknown 1995-09-28
Movie Reckless Therapist 1995-11-17
Movie Quiz Show Kintner's Secretary 1994-08-25
Series Frasier Nurse Karen 1993-09-16
Movie For Love or Money Mrs. Wegman 1993-10-01
Movie Fearless Alison 1993-10-15
Movie Prelude to a Kiss Aunt Dorothy 1992-07-10
Series Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24