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Born in Middletown, Ohio, USA

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Debra Monk was born on February 27, 1949 in Middletown, Ohio, USA. She is an actress, known for The Devil's Advocate (1997), One for the Money (2012) and NYPD Blue (1993).

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Voted best personality by graduating class at Wheaton High School in Silver Spring, Maryland.
A former waitress and rockabilly singer in her salad days, she co-wrote and starred in the musical Pump Boys and Dinettes, based on her earlier experiences. It started off-off Broadway and ended up winning a Tony nomination for Best Musical in 1982.
Won 1993 Tony Award as best actress (featured role - play) for Redwood Curtain. She also received Tony nominations two other times: in 1994 in the same category in a revival of William Inge's Picnic; and in 1997 as best actress (featured role - musical) for Steel Pier.
Graduate of Frostburg State University.
appearing in Lincoln Center's production of "Thou Shalt Not" by Harry Connick, Jr. [October 2001]
Starring in Curtains on Broadway. Playing Carmen Bernstein. Nominated for a Tony [June 2007]
Playing Matron Mama Morton in Chicago on Broadway. [January 2006]
She was nominated for the 2007 Antoinette Perry (Tony) Award for Best Actress in a Musical for "Curtains" on Broadway in New York City.
She was awarded the 2006 Back Stage Garland Award for Performance in a Musical for "Curtains" at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California.

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