Fast Facts

  • Got her start performing on her father Jim O'Brien's radio show. He was a popular weatherman and radio personality in Philadelphia during the 1970s and early '80s, until his untimely death in a skydiving accident in 1983.
  • Worked as an apprentice at the Williamstown Theater Festival in Williamstown, MA; landed roles in several regional theater and off-off Broadway productions.
  • Best-known for playing acid-tongued, man-hunting producer Roz Doyle to radio psychologist Frasier Crane on Frasier.
  • Formed Bristol Cities Productions with best friend (and Frasier costar) Jane Leeves and Leeves' sister, Kathryn.
  • Is an advocate for and a member of the National Breast Cancer Coalition.

Awards

  • 2003, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1994, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2000, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1998, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1996, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1997, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1995, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1999, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Winner
  • 2002, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2001, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Stella May Vincent — Daughter
  • Wes Gilpin — Stepfather
  • Ava Vincent — Daughter
  • Isabella Coben — Godchild
  • Jim O'Brien — Father
  • Christian Vincent — Husband
  • Sandra Gilpin — Mother
  • Patti Jo Oldham — Sister
  • Marc Gilpin — Stepbrother
  • April Gilpin — Stepsister

College

  • Attended University of Texas, Austin, TX; attended British-American Academy, London, England

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  • Birth Name: Peri Kay Oldham
  • Birth Place: Waco, TX
  • Birthday: May 27, 1961, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor
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