Debra Messing

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  • Birth Name: Debra Lynn Messing
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/15/1968, Leo
  • Profession: Actor
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VIDEO: See Why Debra Messing Calls Her Mysteries of Laura Character a Badass

Like the song she belts out in the pilot, Debra Messing says her Mysteries of Laura character is a warrior.

"She's a badass," Messing tells us in the video below. "I love that she is the top of her game at work, she doesn't care what she looks like, she is deeply in love with her sons [and] no matter what kind of torture they do on the school or the babysitter or whatever, she always has their back."

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The Mysteries of Laura Books Switched at Birth's Gilles Marini

Gilles Marini has booked his first post-Switched at Birth gig! The actor will guest-star on NBC's...read more

The Mysteries of Laura Promises Drama, Comedy and ... Barf!

Debra Messing has done sitcoms (Will & Grace) and dramas (the scarf-happy Smash), which is exactly why her upcoming series, NBC's The Mysteries of Laura, appealed to her.

"I didn't have to choose: 'Do I want to do a comedy or do I want to do a drama?'" she told reporters Sunday at the Television Critics Association fall previews. "It does feel like...read more

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Shiny Badge, Short On Patience
Extended Judging of Christopher Palu
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The Women (2008)
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The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Keith Richards, Debra Messing, the Replacements
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The Mysteries of Laura: Trailer
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Smash: The Tonys
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Smash: The Nominations

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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 66th Primetime Emmy Awards TV Show Series, Appearing
2014 The Mysteries of Laura TV Show Series, Actor - Laura Diamond
2012 Smash TV Show Series, Actor - Julia Houston
2008 The Women Movie, Actor - Edie Cohen
2008 Screen Actors Guild Awards TV Show Series, Appearing

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News

VIDEO: Your First Look at NBC’s New Casey Wilson Comedy, the Comic Book Series Constantine

NBC has released trailers for its new fall series, including Marry Me, starring Casey Wilson, and Constantine, based on the Hellblazer comics. Check them out below.

Based on the popular comic book series HellblazerConstantine stars Matt Ryan as the titular demon hunter and master of the occult. He struggles with his faith as he is haunted by the sins of his past, but he is suddenly thrust into the role of defending humanity from the gathering forces of darkness... read more

NBC Orders DC Comics' Constantine, Debra Messing's Mysteries of Laura and More

NBC has given series orders to DC Comics drama Constantine, Debra Messing cop dramedy The Mysteries of Laura, rom-com A to Z, NASA comedy Mission Control, Kate Walsh's Bad Judge and midseason entry One Big Happy, TVGuide.com has learned.

Based on... read more

Exclusive: USA, Mariska Hargitay Team Up for an SVU Marathon with a Cause

USA Network, the longtime home to those addictive Law & Order: SVU marathons, is teaming up with series star Mariska Hargitay for a new marathon to raise awareness of and to help stop domestic violence and sexual assault, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.

To commemorate National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention month, and in partnership with ... read more

Pilot Scoop: Josh Lucas to Star Opposite Debra Messing in NBC's Mysteries of Laura

Josh Lucas has been tapped to star opposite Debra Messing in NBC's The Mysteries of Laura pilot, TVGuide.com has learned.

The Mysteries of Laura is a procedural dramedy featuring a quirky female homicide detective (Messing) who juggles high-stakes crime with... read more

How Harry Connick Jr. Saved American Idol

Season 13 of American Idol sure caught a lucky break in new judge Harry Connick Jr. Since his debut in January, Connick has received rave reviews from both the show's fans and television critics — but he hasn't paid attention to any of them. "There's just a lot of noise that I don't listen to," Connick says. "I've heard some incredibly nice things, but it stops there. I've got a job to do."

That job would be to... read more

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