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Molly Shannon spent six seasons as a member of the repertory company on Saturday Night Live (1995 - 2001), primarily known for the eclectic characters she created, such as Mary Katherine Gallagher, Sally O'Malley, Helen Madden: Licensed Joyologist, and Terry Rialto, the National Public Radio host for The Delicious Dish. In 2000, she received an ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 7 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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Superstar Mary Katherine Gallagher
(1999)
(1999)
Other People Joanne
(2016)
Scary Movie 4 Marilyn
(2006)

Filmography

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  I Love This for You (TV Series) (pre-production)
Jackie Stilton
- Episode #1.1 ... Jackie Stilton
 2022 Hotel Transylvania: Transformania
Wanda (voice)
 2013-2021 Bob's Burgers (TV Series)
Millie
- Manic Pixie Crap Show (2021) ... Millie (voice)
- Fingers-Loose (2021) ... Millie (voice)
- The Silence of the Louise (2017) ... Millie (voice)
- Mom, Lies and Videotapes (2017) ... Millie (voice)
- The Millie-churian Candiate (2015) ... Millie (voice)
 2019-2021 The Other Two (TV Series)
Pat Dubek
- Chase & Pat Are Killing It (2021) ... Pat Dubek
- Brooke & Cary Go to a Fashion Show (2021) ... Pat Dubek
- Chase Becomes Co-Owner of the Nets (2021) ... Pat Dubek
- Chase Gets Baptized (2021) ... Pat Dubek
 2021 The White Lotus (TV Series)
Kitty Patton
- The Lotus-Eaters (2021) ... Kitty Patton
- Recentering (2021) ... Kitty Patton
 2020 The Pack Podcast (Video short)
Evie
 2020 Better Things (TV Series)
Molly Shannon
- New Orleans (2020) ... Molly Shannon
 1999-2020 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Val Bassett
- The Favourite (2020) ... Val Bassett
- The Real McCoy (2019) ... Val Bassett
- There's Something About Larry (2018) ... Val Bassett
- One Gay at a Time (2004) ... Val Bassett
- Fagel Attraction (2002) ... Val Bassett
 2020/I Horse Girl
Joan
 2020 Promising Young Woman
Mrs. Fisher
 2019 Jay and Silent Bob Reboot
SouthBest Airlines Lady
 2019 Sextuplets
Linda
 2016-2019 Divorce (TV Series)
Diane
- Knock Knock (2019) ... Diane
- Away Games (2019) ... Diane
- Bad Manners (2019) ... Diane
- Gaps & Bunches (2019) ... Diane
- Miami (2019) ... Diane
 2018 Spy Kids: Mission Critical (TV Series)
Murna
- Flip-Flooped (2018) ... Murna (voice)
- Family Unfriendly (2018) ... Murna (voice)
- Stakeout Burrito (2018) ... Murna (voice)
- Ace Off (2018) ... Murna (voice)
- Thumb Kind of Wonderful (2018) ... Murna (voice)
 2018 Wild Nights with Emily
Emily Dickinson
 2018 Half Magic
Mistress Valesca
 2018 Private Life
Cynthia Grimes
 2017 Katy Perry Feat. Nicki Minaj: Swish Swish (Video short)
Coach Molly
 2017 Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later (TV Mini Series)
Gail
- End Summer Night's Dream (2017) ... Gail
- Dance (2017) ... Gail
- Rain (2017) ... Gail
 2017/I The Layover
Nancy
 2017 We Don't Belong Here
Deborah
 2017 Life in Pieces (TV Series)
Allie
- Chef Rescue Negotiator Necklace (2017) ... Allie
 2017 Fun Mom Dinner
Jamie
 2017 The Little Hours
Sister Maria
 2016 Rhett and Link's Buddy System (TV Series)
Rhonda
- Rolling on Turds (2016) ... Rhonda
 2016 Miles
Pam Walton
 2016 Nerdland
Business Woman (voice)
 2016 Childrens Hospital (TV Series)
Paula Reilly
- Through the Eyes of a Falcon (2016) ... Paula Reilly
 2016 Animals. (TV Series)
Olivia
- Cats (2016) ... Olivia (voice)
 2016/I Other People
Joanne
 2015 Hotel Transylvania 2
Wanda (voice)
 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
 2015 Addicted to Fresno
Margaret Lipka
 2015 Come Simi
Go Pilot (voice)
 2014-2015 The Millers (TV Series)
Miss Pam
- Diggin' Up Bones (2015) ... Miss Pam
- Con-Troversy (2014) ... Miss Pam
 2015 Mulaney (TV Series)
Markie
- Worlds Collide (2015) ... Markie
 2014 Bambi Cottages (TV Movie)
Cathleen Burke
 2014 Benched (TV Series)
Judge Conner
- Solitary Refinement (2014) ... Judge Conner
 2013-2014 Raising Hope (TV Series)
Maxine
- Thrilla in Natesvilla (2014) ... Maxine
- Extreme Howdy's Makeover (2013) ... Maxine
 2014 The Spoils of Babylon (TV Series)
Meredith Sennheiser
- The Rise of the Empire (2014) ... Meredith Sennheiser
- The Foundling (2014) ... Meredith Sennheiser (credit only)
 2014 Life After Beth
Geenie Slocum
 2014 Doc McStuffins (TV Series)
Rita
- The Big Sleepover/No Sweetah Cheetah (2014) ... Rita (voice)
 2013 Getting On (TV Series)
Phyllis Marmatan
- The Concert (2013) ... Phyllis Marmatan
- Nightshift (2013) ... Phyllis Marmatan
- Dumped (2013) ... Phyllis Marmatan
 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
 2013 Trust Me
Janice
 2013 Scary Movie V
Heather Daltry
 2011-2013 The Middle (TV Series)
Janet
- The Name (2013) ... Janet
- Thanksgiving III (2011) ... Janet
 2013 Enlightened (TV Series)
Eileen Farino
- Agent of Change (2013) ... Eileen Farino
- No Doubt (2013) ... Eileen Farino
- All I Ever Wanted (2013) ... Eileen Farino
- The Ghost Is Seen (2013) ... Eileen Farino
 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
- National Exposure (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)
- Robert the Insult Weight Loss Robot (2010) ... Tina Hellman (voice)
- Guns for Mutts (2010) ... Tina Hellman (voice)
 2010 Glee (TV Series)
Brenda Castle
- Dream On (2010) ... Brenda Castle
- Bad Reputation (2010) ... Brenda Castle
 1995-2010 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Mary Katherine Gallagher / Terry Rialto / ...
- Betty White/Jay-Z (2010) ... Various (uncredited)
- Pierce Brosnan/Destiny's Child (2001) ... Various (uncredited)
- Sean Hayes/Shaggy (2001) ... Teri Rialto / Sally O'Malley / Mary Katherine Gallagher / ...
- Jennifer Lopez (2001) ... Various
- Mena Suvari/Lenny Kravitz (2001) ... Various
 2010 Web Therapy (TV Series)
Kirsten Noble
- Mistress of the Web (2010) ... Kirsten Noble
- Dream Girl (2010) ... Kirsten Noble
- Meet the Press (2010) ... Kirsten Noble
 2009 What Goes Up
Penelope Little
 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
- Bitter Sweets (2007) ... Dilly Balsam
 2007 More of Me (TV Movie)
Alice McGowan
 2005-2007 American Dad! (TV Series)
Kristy
- Meter Made (2007) ... Kristy (voice)
- Not Particularly Desperate Housewife (2005) ... Kristy (voice)
- Deacon Stan, Jesus Man (2005) ... Kristy (voice)
 2007 Evan Almighty
Eve Adams
 2007 30 Rock (TV Series)
Katherine Catherine
- The Fighting Irish (2007) ... Katherine Catherine
 2007/I Year of the Dog
Peggy
 2006 Air Buddies (Video)
Molly (voice)
 2006/I Gray Matters
Carrie
 2006 The Amazing Screw-On Head (TV Short)
Patience the Vampire (voice)
 2006 My Gym Partner's a Monkey (TV Series short)
Pretties
- I Fear Pretties/The Magic Fish (2006) ... Pretties
 2006/III Little Man
Soccer Mom
 2006 Marie Antoinette
Aunt Victoire
 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
 2006 Scary Movie 4
Marilyn
 2006 The Wedding Weekend
Trish
 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
- My Last Chance (2004) ... Denise
 2003 Good Boy
Mrs. Baker
 2003 My Boss's Daughter
Audrey Bennett
 2003 Ed (TV Series)
Linda Berringer
- Babysitting (2003) ... Linda Berringer
 2003 The Music Man (TV Movie)
Mrs. Eulalie Mackechnie Shinn
 2003 Johnny Bravo (TV Series)
Heather Asplund / Woman / Hequia
- It's Valentine's Day, Johnny Bravo! (2003) ... Heather Asplund / Woman / Hequia (voice)
 2003 American Splendor
Stage Actor Joyce
 2002 It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (TV Movie)
Molly Shannon
 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 Osmosis Jones
Mrs. Boyd
 2001 Saturday Night Live Primetime Extra 1 (TV Short)
Elizabeth Taylor
 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Betty Lou Who
 2000 My 5 Wives
Barbara Van Dyke
 2000 SNL Fanatic (TV Short)
Anna Nicole Smith
 1999 Superstar
Mary Katherine Gallagher
 1999 My Neighbors the Yamadas
Matsuko (English version, voice)
 1999 Never Been Kissed
Anita
 1999 Analyze This
Caroline
 1998 The Thin Pink Line
Aanl
 1998 A Night at the Roxbury
Emily Sanderson
 1998 Happiness
Nancy
 1997 Dinner and Driving
Arguing Woman in Cafe
 1997 Sheryl Crow: A Change Would Do You Good, Version 2 (Video short)
The Secretary
 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)
Checker
- Wedding Bells & Box Boys (1994) ... Checker
 1994 Ellen (TV Series)
Woman
- The Houseguest (1994) ... Woman
 1994 The John Larroquette Show (TV Series)
Vivian
- Another Average Night (1994) ... Vivian
 1992-1993 In Living Color (TV Series)
Various / Officer Trainee
- In Living Color's Feedback Line (1993) ... Various
- Stacy Koon's Police Academy (1993) ... Officer Trainee
- Bunny Clive (1993) ... Various
- Handi-Man Returns (1992) ... Various
 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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Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (8 credits)
Show Show Thanks (4 credits)
Show Show Self (104 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (32 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 9 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)

Spouse:

Fritz Chestnut  (2 children)

Children:

Stella Chestnut | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I used to get painful crushes on really unavailable guys. See more »

Trivia:

Became engaged to Fritz Chestnut, an artist. 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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