Megan Mullally Biography

Megan Mullally Biography
Megan Mullally (born November 12, 1958, in Los Angeles, California, USA) is an Emmy Award-winning American actress.



Megan Mullally grew up in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Her father, Carter Mullally, Jr., was a contract player with Paramount Pictures during the 1950s and her mother was a model. She studied ballet from the age of six and performed in a ballet company during high school. Following her high school graduation from Casady High School, she attended Northwestern University where she majored in English literature and Art History. She became active in local theater and eventually left college without graduating. She worked in Chicago theater for six years.

Megan Mullally moved to Los Angeles in 1981 and began appearing in bit parts in films and television. She made her series debut in The Ellen Burstyn Show and guest starred in popular sitcoms such as Seinfeld, Frasier, Wings, and Mad About You.

In 1998, Megan Mullally landed the role of Karen Walker, Grace's shrill-voiced, pill-popping, eccentric assistant in the NBC sitcom Will & Grace. She won an Emmy Award in 2000 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (and was nominated again in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005), and she has also won three Screen Actors Guild Awards. Although she did not win the Emmy in 2005, she did, based on votes from viewers, win the "Emmy Idol" award for singing the Green Acres theme in character as Karen, alongside Donald Trump.

With the announcement that Will & Grace' will end in May 2006, Megan Mullally has signed a talk show deal to begin in Fall 2006.

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