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Molly Shannon has successfully become one of Hollywood's most sought-after talents on television and the silver screen. Shannon was born in Shaker Heights, Ohio, to Mary Margaret (Keating), a teacher, and James Francis Shannon, a sales manager. Her parents were both of Irish descent. She earned a BFA in drama from New York University's prestigious ... See full bio »

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 2015 Divorce (TV Series) (pre-production)
Diane
- Episode #1.5 (2015) ... Diane
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... Diane
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... Diane
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Diane
- Pilot (2015) ... Diane
 2015 Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp (TV Series)
Gail
- Day Is Done (2015) ... Gail
- Staff Party (2015) ... Gail
- Electro/City (2015) ... Gail
- Dinner (2015) ... Gail
- Auditions (2015) ... Gail
 2015 The Spoils Before Dying (TV Mini-Series)
Tricksy
- The Biscuit Eaters (2015) ... Tricksy
- That's Jazz (2015) ... Tricksy
 2014-2015 The Millers (TV Series)
Miss Pam
- Diggin' Up Bones (2015) ... Miss Pam
- Con-Troversy (2014) ... Miss Pam
 2013-2015 Bob's Burgers (TV Series)
Millie
- The Millie-churian Candiate (2015) ... Millie (voice)
- Fort Night (2013) ... Millie (voice)
 2015 Mulaney (TV Series)
Markie
- Worlds Collide (2015) ... Markie
 2014 Benched (TV Series)
Judge Conner
- Solitary Refinement (2014) ... Judge Conner
 2013-2014 Raising Hope (TV Series)
Maxine
 2014 Bambi Cottages (TV Movie)
Cathleen Burke
 2013 Super Fun Night (TV Series)
Jane Spencer
- The Love Lioness (2013) ... Jane Spencer
 2013 Jessie (TV Series)
Col. Beverly Shannon
- G.I. Jessie (2013) ... Col. Beverly Shannon
 2013 Ghost Ghirls (TV Series)
Joy Button
- I Believe in Mira-ghouls (2013) ... Joy Button
- Spirits of '76: Part 2 (2013) ... Joy Button
- Spirits of '76: Part 1 (2013) ... Joy Button
 2013 Hannibal (TV Series)
Kidnapper
- Oeuf (2013) ... Kidnapper
 2011-2013 The Middle (TV Series)
Janet
- The Name (2013) ... Janet
- Thanksgiving III (2011) ... Janet
 2013 Enlightened (TV Series)
Eileen
- Agent of Change (2013) ... Eileen
- No Doubt (2013) ... Eileen
- All I Ever Wanted (2013) ... Eileen
- The Ghost Is Seen (2013) ... Eileen
 2013 Happily Divorced (TV Series)
Peggy
- I Object (2013) ... Peggy
 2013 Doc McStuffins (TV Series)
Rita
- The Big Sleepover/No Sweetah Cheetah (2013) ... Rita (voice)
 2012 Partners (TV Series)
Cassandra
 2012 Web Therapy (TV Series)
Kirsten Noble
- Adaptation (2012) ... Kirsten Noble
 2011-2012 Up All Night (TV Series)
Nancy
- First Birthday (2012) ... Nancy
- Hiring and Firing (2011) ... Nancy
 2010 Neighbors from Hell (TV Series)
Tina Hellman
- Fantastic 15 (2010) ... Tina Hellman (voice)
- Wolf Power (2010) ... Tina Hellman (voice)
- Attila the Rascal (2010) ... Tina Hellman (voice)
- Guns for Mutts (2010) ... Tina Hellman (voice)
 2010 Glee (TV Series)
Brenda Castle
- Dream On (2010) ... Brenda Castle
 1995-2010 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Mary Katherine Gallagher / Courtney Love / ...
- Betty White/Jay-Z (2010) ... Various
- Pierce Brosnan/Destiny's Child (2001) ... Various
- Jennifer Lopez (2001) ... Various
- Mena Suvari/Lenny Kravitz (2001) ... Various
 2008-2009 Kath & Kim (TV Series)
Kath Day
- Home (2009) ... Kath Day
- Bachelorette (2009) ... Kath Day
- Desire (2009) ... Kath Day
- Competition (2009) ... Kath Day
- Celebrity (2009) ... Kath Day
 2007 The Mastersons of Manhattan (TV Movie)
Amanda Masterson
 2007 Pushing Daisies (TV Series)
Dilly Balsam
 2007 More of Me (TV Movie)
Alice
 2005-2007 American Dad! (TV Series)
Kristy
- Meter Made (2007) ... Kristy (voice)
- Deacon Stan, Jesus Man (2005) ... Kristy (voice)
 2006 My Gym Partner's a Monkey (TV Series)
Pretties
- I Fear Pretties/The Magic Fish (2006) ... Pretties
 2004-2006 Cracking Up (TV Series)
Lesley Shackleton
- The Fixer (2006) ... Lesley Shackleton
- Pilot (2004) ... Lesley Shackleton
- Daddy's Home (2004) ... Lesley Shackleton
- Learning Disability (2004) ... Lesley Shackleton
- Prom Night (2004) ... Lesley Shackleton
 2004 The Twelve Days of Christmas Eve (TV Movie)
Angie
 2004 Scrubs (TV Series)
Denise Lemmon
- My Last Chance (2004) ... Denise Lemmon
 2003 Ed (TV Series)
Linda Berringer
- Babysitting (2003) ... Linda Berringer
 2002 Sex and the City (TV Series)
Lily Martin
- The Big Journey (2002) ... Lily Martin
- Cover Girl (2002) ... Lily Martin
- Unoriginal Sin (2002) ... Lily Martin
 2000 SNL Fanatic (TV Short)
Anna Nicole Smith
 1997 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Sam
- The Summer of George (1997) ... Sam
 1997 The Single Guy (TV Series)
Melody Pugh
- Macho Men (1997) ... Melody Pugh
 1994 Ellen (TV Series)
Woman
- The Houseguest (1994) ... Woman
 1994 Sister, Sister (TV Series)
Checker
- Out Alone (1994) ... Checker
 1994 The John Larroquette Show (TV Series)
 1992-1993 In Living Color (TV Series)
Officer Trainee / Various
- Stacy Koon's Police Academy (1993) ... Officer Trainee
- Bunny Clive (1993)
 1993 General Hospital (TV Series)
Surrogate Mother #2
- Episode dated 1 April 1993 (1993) ... Surrogate Mother #2
 1991 Twin Peaks (TV Series)
Judy Swain
- Episode #2.12 (1991) ... Judy Swain
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Depends (2001). See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 8 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

I feel great about it. I did six full years, and I loved it. I just felt like it was time. Not everything is going to be a perfect decision. Sometimes you hit, sometimes you miss, and that's the way it goes - about leaving Saturday Night Live (1975) to pursue a film career. See more »

Trivia:

Wore an off-white "garden dress" designed by SNL wardrobe department head Dale Richards in her May 2004 wedding to Fritz Chestnut. See more »

Trademark:

Known for her characters on Saturday Night Live (1975): Mary Katherine Gallagher (the nerdy Catholic school girl) and Helen Madden (the licensed joyologist).

Star Sign:

Virgo

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