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Debra Messing    

Emmy Award-Winning Actress & Global Ambassador for PSI/Youth AIDS

Debra Messing is an American actress. After graduating from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, Messing received short-lived roles on television series such as "Ned and Stacey" and "Prey". She achieved her breakthrough role as Grace Adler, an interior designer, on the NBC sitcom "Will & Grace", for which she was critically acclaimed, receiving six Golden Globe Award nominations and five Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, winning once in 2003.

From 2007 to 2008, Messing starred as Molly Kagan, the ex-wife of a Hollywood film mogul, on the television miniseries "The Starter Wife", for which she received two Golden Globe nominations, a Primetime Emmy Award nomination and a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for her performance. Thereafter, she appeared as Broadway playwright Julia Houston on the NBC musical drama "Smash" and as homicide detective Laura Diamond on the NBC police-procedural comedy "The Mysteries of Laura". From 2017 to 2020, Messing reprised her role as Grace Adler on NBC's three season revival of "Will & Grace", garnering a ninth Golden Globe nomination for her performance.

Messing's film work includes A Walk in the Clouds, Jesus, The Mothman Prophecies, Hollywood Ending, Along Came Polly, The Wedding Date, Lucky You, The Women, Nothing like the Holidays, Searching, and Irresistible. She has also lent her voice to animated films such as Garfield and Open Season.

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Debra Messing "terribly anxious" about Broadway debut - CBS News

The former "Smash" star opens up about her role in the play "Outside Mullingar" and looks back on her time in "Will & Grace"

'Smash's' Debra Messing to Star in CBS Comedy Pilot

With Smash relegated to Saturdays, star Debra Messing already has moved on. The Will & Grace Emmy winner has landed the starring role in CBS' untitled ...

Actress Debra Messing: “Heaven On Earth”
Debra Messing on "Mysteries of Laura," "Will and Grace" and single motherhood
Debra Messing set to play Baby's mama in 'Dirty Dancing' TV movie ...

Well, kinda: Messing has confirmed that she is joining the cast of ABC's "Dirty Dancing" TV movie, in which she will play the mother of lead character Baby ...

Debra Messing On Filming “Dirty Dancing” In North Carolina: ‘I Wish Production Stopped’

Debra Messing is traveling to North Carolina on Thursday to film the Dirty Dancing remake, but she would prefer it if the production was moved to a different location in light of the state’s controversial anti-LGBT law.

Debra Messing Apologizes to Blake Shelton For Political-Driven ...

Shelton and Messing quickly put an end to their feud.

'Will & Grace' Star Debra Messing "Regrets" 'Today' Appearance ...

The actress took to Instagram to share her "dismay" over the former Fox News host's comments to a homosexual fan of the show.

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