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Debra Messing    

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

She is known for her television roles in Will & Grace, The Starter Wife, Smash and The Mysteries of Laura.

Following her graduation from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, Messing had short-lived tenures on the Fox sitcom Ned & Stacey and the ABC sci-fi Prey. She rose to prominence in her role as Jewish interior designer Grace Adler on the NBC sitcom Will & Grace, earning both commercial and critical success throughout the series' eight season run. She also received critical acclaim for her work as Molly Kagan in the USA Network series The Starter Wife. She also played the lead role of Julia Houston in the musical-drama series Smash, before it was cancelled by NBC after two seasons.

Her film roles have included an unfaithful bride in Along Came Polly, followed by a more sympathetic role in The Wedding Date, and then Nothing like the Holidays. She has also voiced roles in several animated films such as Garfield and Open Season.

In 2017 she will star in the reboot of Will & Grace.

Messing has received a total of six Emmy nominations, winning one, eight Screen Actors Guild nominations, winning one, and eight Golden Globe nominations.


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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