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Debra Messing


Messing was born in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, the daughter of Jewish American parents, Sandra (née Simons), who has worked as a professional singer, banker, travel and real estate agent, and Brian Messing, a sales executive for a jewelry manufacturer. When Messing was three, she moved with her parents and her older brother, Brett, to ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 8 Golden Globes. Another 7 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013 It Could Be Worse (TV Mini-Series)
Ann
- I Forgive You! (2013) ... Ann
- Him, I Want Him (2013) ... Ann
 2013 Mother's Day (TV Movie)
Ella
 2011 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Alicia Harding
- Pursuit (2011) ... Alicia Harding
 2010 Wright vs. Wrong (TV Movie)
Evelyn Wright
 2007 The Starter Wife (TV Mini-Series)
Molly Kagan
- Hour 6 (2007) ... Molly Kagan
- Hour 5 (2007) ... Molly Kagan
- Hour 4 (2007) ... Molly Kagan
- Hour 3 (2007) ... Molly Kagan
- Hour 2 (2007) ... Molly Kagan
 1999 Jesus (TV Movie)
Mary Magdalene
 1996-1997 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Beth
- The Yada Yada (1997) ... Beth
- The Wait Out (1996) ... Beth
 1995 Partners (TV Series)
Stacey
- City Hall (1995) ... Stacey
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TV commercial: Clairol Herbal Essence Shampoo See more »

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5 Interviews | 6 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 35 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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[on her childhood] I did feel different being Jewish. I felt like an outcast throughout elementary school. See more »

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Her family is Ashkenazi Jewish (her ancestors immigrated from Poland and Russia). See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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