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Maura Tierney

On the viewing horizon since the late 1980s, actress Maura Tierney has been a steady product of independent features, some hits and some misses, for close to a decade and a half. An odd and compelling beauty, she came from an upperscale Bostonian family and was raised in the Hyde Park district. Born February 3, 1965, the eldest child of three to a ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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 2012 Ruth & Erica (TV Series)
- January (2012) ... Erica
- December (2012) ... Erica
- September (2012) ... Erica
- August (2012) ... Erica
- July (2012) ... Erica
 2011 The Office (TV Series)
Mrs. California
- Mrs. California (2011) ... Mrs. California
 2009-2011 Rescue Me (TV Series)
Kelly McPhee
- Brownies (2011) ... Kelly McPhee
- Press (2011) ... Kelly McPhee
- Menses (2011) ... Kelly McPhee
- Drink (2009) ... Kelly McPhee
- Jump (2009) ... Kelly McPhee
 2009 Stuck (TV Movie)
 2008 Semi-Pro
 2007 The Go-Getter
 2006 Diggers
 2002 The Nazi (Short)
 2002 Rooftop Kisses (Short)
 2000 Mexico City
Pam on Phone (voice)
 2000 Sammy (TV Series)
Kathy Kelly (voice)
 2000 King of the Hill (TV Series)
- Movin' on Up (2000) ... Tanya (voice)
 1999 Oxygen
Madeline Foster
 1995-1999 NewsRadio (TV Series)
Lisa Miller
- New Hampshire (1999) ... Lisa Miller
- Retirement (1999) ... Lisa Miller
- Freaky Friday (1999) ... Lisa Miller
- Padded Suit (1999) ... Lisa Miller
- Ploy (1999) ... Lisa Miller
 1996 Primal Fear
Naomi Chance
 1995 Mercy
 1994 Out of Darkness (TV Movie)
 1994 704 Hauser (TV Series)
Cherlyn Markowitz
- Revelations (1994) ... Cherlyn Markowitz
- All That Jasmine (1994) ... Cherlyn Markowitz
- Triskaidekaphobia (1994) ... Cherlyn Markowitz
- Ernie Live on Tape (1994) ... Cherlyn Markowitz
- Here's Why Ernie Should Never Be Left Home Alone (1994) ... Cherlyn Markowitz
 1993 The Temp
Sharon Derns
 1992 Fly by Night
 1992 White Sands
 1991 Dead Women in Lingerie
Molly Field
 1991 The Linguini Incident
 1991 Law & Order (TV Series)
Patricia 'Patti' Blaine
- Aria (1991) ... Patricia 'Patti' Blaine
 1990 Booker (TV Series)
Donna Cofax
- Reunion (1990) ... Donna Cofax
 1989 Family Ties (TV Series)
- My Best Friend's Girl (1989) ... Darlene
 1989 Flying Blind (TV Movie)
 1988 Crossing the Mob (TV Movie)
 1988 The Van Dyke Show (TV Series)
Jillian Ryan
- The Revival (1988) ... Jillian Ryan
- Dick Burgess: Between the Sheets (1988) ... Jillian Ryan
- Chris' Old Flame (1988) ... Jillian Ryan
- A Dark and Stormy Night (1988) ... Jillian Ryan
- The Benefit (1988) ... Jillian Ryan
 1987 Student Exchange (TV Movie)
Kathy Maltby
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Other Works:

: Played "Bobbi" in "Some Girl(s)", a play by Neil LaBute (MCC Theater at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York City, New York, USA). See more »

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2 Interviews | 10 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 2" (1.57 m)

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I mean, I'm always wary about saying there's no great roles for women. I guess it's true and it's not true. It is the marketplace. Which is a little bit sad, in terms of what studios decide people will think is funny. I think the decisions about what entertains people are made before they know what entertains people. Now it seems really, really about the bottom line. But there is also new media! ... See more »


In the NewsRadio (1995) episode "Presence", her character "Lisa Miller" is a math whiz who learns to play poker to win back Bill (Phil Hartman) after their boss "Jimmy James" (Stephen Root) loses Bill in an inter-station poker game. In real life, Tierney won the 2004 (Season 2) Celebrity Poker Showdown (2003), hosted by Dave Foley. Tierney defeated Lauren Graham at the final table. Foley, Graham ... See more »

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