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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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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2015 Fresno (post-production)
Margaret
 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 Bob's Burgers (TV Series)
Millie
- Fort Night (2013) ... Millie (voice)
 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
 2013 Trust Me
Janice
 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
 2012 Partners (TV Series)
Cassandra
 2012 Hotel Transylvania
Wanda (voice)
 2012 Web Therapy (TV Series)
Kirsten Noble
- Adaptation (2012) ... Kirsten Noble
 2012 The Five-Year Engagement
Onion Chef
 2012 Casa de mi Padre
Sheila
 2011-2012 Up All Night (TV Series)
Nancy
- First Birthday (2012) ... Nancy
- Hiring and Firing (2011) ... Nancy
 2011 Bad Teacher
Melody (Garrett's Mom)
 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
- Sean Hayes/Shaggy (2001) ... Teri Rialto / Sally O'Malley / Mary Katherine Gallagher / ...
- 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
 2008 Igor
Eva (voice)
 2008 Snow Buddies (Video)
Molly (voice)
 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 Air Buddies (Video)
Molly (voice)
 2006/I Gray Matters
Carrie
 2006 The Amazing Screw-On Head (TV Movie)
Patience the Vampire (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
 2005 Here Comes Peter Cottontail: The Movie (Video)
Jackie Frost (voice)
 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
 2003 American Splendor
Stage Actor Joyce
 2002 The Santa Clause 2
Tracy
 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
 2001 Shallow Hal
Mrs. Mary Larson (uncredited)
 2001 Serendipity
Eve
 2001 Wet Hot American Summer
Gail von Kleinenstein
 2000 SNL Fanatic (TV Short)
Anna Nicole Smith
 1999 My Neighbors the Yamadas
Matsuko Yamada (English version, voice)
 1998 Happiness
Nancy
 1997 Dinner and Driving
Arguing Woman in Cafe
 1997 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Sam
- The Summer of George (1997) ... Sam
 1997 The Single Guy (TV Series)
Melody Pugh
- Macho Men (1997) ... Melody Pugh
 1996 Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace
Homeless Lady
 1994 Sister, Sister (TV Series)
Cashier / Checker
- Wedding Bells & Box Boys (1994) ... Cashier
- Out Alone (1994) ... Checker
 1994 Ellen (TV Series)
Woman
- The Houseguest (1994) ... Woman
 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
 1989 The Phantom of the Opera
Meg (New York)
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Other Works:

Presented at "VH-1 Divas Live '2000: A Tribute to Diana Ross" See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 8 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

I used to get painful crushes on really unavailable guys. 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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