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The Starter Wife 

The ex-wife of a Hollywood studio boss restarts her life after their divorce.
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Series cast summary:
Debra Messing ...  Molly Kagan 6 episodes, 2007
Judy Davis ...  Joan McAllister 6 episodes, 2007
Chris Diamantopoulos ...  Rodney 6 episodes, 2007
Peter Jacobson ...  Kenny Kagan 6 episodes, 2007
Stephen Moyer ...  Sam 6 episodes, 2007
Anika Noni Rose ...  Lavender 6 episodes, 2007
Novella Nelson ...  Nana 6 episodes, 2007
Aden Young ...  Jorge Stewart 6 episodes, 2007
Joe Mantegna ...  Lou Manahan 6 episodes, 2007
Bethany Whitmore ...  Jaden 6 episodes, 2007
Brielle Barbusca ...  Jaden Kagan 6 episodes, 2007
Miranda Otto ...  Cricket Stewart 5 episodes, 2007
Trilby Glover ...  Shoshanna 5 episodes, 2007
Gigi Edgley ...  Chloe 5 episodes, 2007
Paul Gleeson ...  Aaron 4 episodes, 2007
John Atkinson John Atkinson ...  Detective Parks 3 episodes, 2007
Julia Blake ...  Mrs. Caldecott 3 episodes, 2007
Jane Hall Jane Hall ...  Sharon 3 episodes, 2007
Kate Kendall ...  Lisa 3 episodes, 2007
Madeleine West ...  Katy 3 episodes, 2007
Rodger Corser ...  Larry Hamill 2 episodes, 2007
Barry Langrishe Barry Langrishe ...  Pappy 2 episodes, 2007
Leah Purcell ...  Hannah Sprints 2 episodes, 2007
Robert Mammone ...  Bob 2 episodes, 2007
Dasi Ruz Dasi Ruz ...  Ana 2 episodes, 2007
Christopher Kirby ...  Detective Smith 2 episodes, 2007
Ursula Brooks ...  Country Club Administrator 2 episodes, 2007
Jerome Ehlers Jerome Ehlers ...  Director 2 episodes, 2007
Bryan Probets Bryan Probets ...  Vernon 2 episodes, 2007
Matthew Scully Matthew Scully ...  Clarity Harbor Valet 2 episodes, 2007
Leeanna Walsman ...  Sasha 2 episodes, 2007
David Webb David Webb ...  Dr. Peter Hexton 2 episodes, 2007
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The ex-wife of a Hollywood studio boss restarts her life after their divorce.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Official Sites:

USA Network

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USA | Australia

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English | German

Release Date:

31 May 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Ex See more »

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Australia See more »

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Did You Know?

Goofs

When Molly and Sam take Jaiden into the surf at the end of the mini series, Sam's shorts are already soaking wet. See more »

Quotes

Molly Kagan: Of course I'm cranky, I haven't eaten in 12 years!
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Connections

References American Idol (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

I Wanna Play
Composed by Anthony Martin and Andrew Cochrane
Lyrics by Josann McGibbon and Sara Parriott
Performed by Rebecca Leigh Lucas
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Love it!!!! Debra at her best!
6 June 2007 | by misssarah91See all my reviews

Definitely watch this one!

I've already watched it two times. Great acting, great storyline. Just sit down and enjoy it! It's more than just a comedy. I couldn't help but feel empathy towards the characters.

Already, after the first episode, I am hooked. Counting down happily to Thursday nights! It is grade-A quality and has the feel of a movie, not a mini-series. At the end of the episode, you'll be hungry for more.

Debra Messing sheds her Grace persona and takes on Molly Kagan, a Hollywood cast-off wife. She really shines and proves herself as a well-rounded, talented actor.

Don't miss the Starter Wife!


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