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Christine Ebersole

Christine Ebersole was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Marian Esther (Goodley) and Robert Amos Ebersole, a steel company president. She won the 2007 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her work in "Grey Gardens". Previously, she was awarded the Drama Desk Award, the Outer Critics Circle Award, the Drama League awarded her both a citation and... See full bio »
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 2015 The Way I Remember It (Short) (completed)
 2015 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (TV Series)
- Kimmy's in a Love Triangle! (2015) ... Helene
 2014 Emoticon ;)
 2011 Retired at 35 (TV Series)
- Secrets and Lies (2011) ... Susan
- Workin' Man (2011) ... Susan
- Gate Gate (2011) ... Susan
- Pilot (2011) ... Susan
 2010 Ugly Betty (TV Series)
- The Passion of the Betty (2010) ... Frances
 2009 Samantha Who? (TV Series)
- The Sister (2009) ... Amy
 2009 Confessions of a Shopaholic
TV Show Host
 2008 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Hilary Regnier
- Smut (2008) ... Hilary Regnier
 2008 Lipstick Jungle (TV Series)
 2008 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Sunny Fields
- Indecent Proposals (2008) ... Sunny Fields
 2008 Libertyville (TV Movie)
 2004 Crossing Jordan (TV Series)
Mrs. Maguire
- Fire in the Sky (2004) ... Mrs. Maguire
 2004 Wild Card (TV Series)
Myra Hudson
- Tick Tock, Writer's Block (2004) ... Myra Hudson
 2003 The Mayor (TV Movie)
Ruth Winterhalter
 2003 An Unexpected Love (TV Movie)
 2003 The Electric Piper (TV Movie)
Pat Dixon (voice)
 2002 Breaking News (TV Series)
- Pilot (2002) ... Helen
 2001 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Candy Pruitt
- Poker? I Don't Even Like Her (2001) ... Candy Pruitt
 2000 Mary and Rhoda (TV Movie)
Cecile Andrews
 1999 Pros & Cons
Kathy Stanford
 1999 Double Platinum (TV Movie)
 1998 Just Shoot Me! (TV Series)
Margo Langhorne
- How Nina Got Her Groove Back (1998) ... Margo Langhorne
 1998 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
Marie Stokes
- Just Looking (1998) ... Marie Stokes
 1998 An Unexpected Life (TV Movie)
Ruth Whitney
 1998 Love Boat: The Next Wave (TV Series)
- Remember? (1998) ... Norma
 1997 'Til There Was You
Beebee Moss
 1996 Hey Arnold! (TV Series)
Lana Vail
- Heat/Snow (1996) ... Lana Vail (voice)
 1996 Ink (TV Series)
Belinda Carhardt
 1996 Pie in the Sky
Mom Dunlap
 1994 My Girl 2
Rose Zsigmond
 1993 Gypsy (TV Movie)
Tessie Tura
 1993 Dying to Love You (TV Movie)
Cheryl New
 1992 The Lounge People
Cynthia Lewis
 1992 Folks!
Arlene Aldrich
 1992 Rachel Gunn, R.N. (TV Series)
Rachel Gunn
- Rachel Sees Red (1992) ... Rachel Gunn
- I Dream of Squidhead (1992) ... Rachel Gunn
- Come Ona My House (1992) ... Rachel Gunn
- Love Is Here to Stray (1992) ... Rachel Gunn
- Who's That Knockin' on My Head? (1992) ... Rachel Gunn
 1991 Miss Jones (TV Movie)
Thea Jones
 1991 Empty Nest (TV Series)
- All About Harry (1991) ... Laura
 1990 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
- The Bummer of 42 (1990) ... Maddy
 1990 American Dreamer (TV Series)
- In from the Cold: Part 2 (1990) ... Kathleen
- In from the Cold: Part 1 (1990) ... Kathleen
 1990 Ghost Dad
 1988 Mac and Me
Janet Cruise
 1986 Valerie (TV Series)
Barbara Goodwin
- Executive Material (1986) ... Barbara Goodwin
- This Son for Hire (1986) ... Barbara Goodwin
- Happy Anniversary (1986) ... Barbara Goodwin
- Dog Day Afternoon (1986) ... Barbara Goodwin
- Benefit of the Doubt (1986) ... Barbara Goodwin
 1986 Acceptable Risks (TV Movie)
Lee Snyder
 1984 Thief of Hearts
Janie Pointer
 1984 The Dollmaker (TV Movie)
Miss Vashinski
 1982 Tootsie
 1982 Love, Sidney (TV Series)
Nurse Loring
- The Accident (1982) ... Nurse Loring
 1977-1980 Ryan's Hope (TV Series)
Lily Darnell / Pearl Miller
- Episode #1.1291 (1980) ... Lily Darnell
- Episode #1.1290 (1980) ... Lily Darnell
- Episode #1.1289 (1980) ... Lily Darnell
- Episode #1.1284 (1980) ... Lily Darnell
- Episode #1.1283 (1980) ... Lily Darnell
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Maxie McDermott (1983-1985)
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Appeared on Broadway in Gore Vidal's "The Best Man" and will star in the Broadway revival of "42nd Street" as Dorothy Brock. See more »

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5' 10" (1.78 m)

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My father started out as a riveter, but he had the soul of an artist. He worshiped Shakespeare and had aspirations to be an actor. He claimed that from the first day he laid eyes on me, I was going to be this great dramatic actress. See more »


Spring, 2006: Starred off-Broadway in the demanding dual role of Edith Bouvier Beale and her daughter "Little Edie" in the new musical Grey Gardens (based on the notorious Maysles Brothers documentary) for which she won the Obie, Drama Desk and Drama League Awards and overwhelming critical acclaim. The show will open on Broadway at the Walter Kerr Theatre in October, 2006. See more »

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