Debra Monk

  • Birth Place: Middletown, Ohio, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Singer

Fast Facts

  • Was voted "Best Personality" in her high-school graduating class.
  • Has worked extensively in theater, starting with cowriting, codirecting and costarring in Pump Boys and Dinettes, which was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Musical in 1982.
  • Appeared as Mrs. Boyle in Prelude to a Kiss on Broadway in 1990. Two years later, she made her film debut in the movie version, playing Aunt Dorothy.
  • Played the role of Gerald Ford's would-be assassin Sara Jane Moore in Stephen Sondheim's 1990 off-Broadway musical Assassins.


  • 1993, Tony — Actress (Featured Role--Play): Winner
  • 1999, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series: Winner
  • 1997, Tony — Actress (Featured Role--Musical): Nominee
  • 2007, Tony — Actress (Musical): Nominee
  • 1994, Tony — Actress (Featured Role--Play): Nominee


  • John Miller — Ex-husband


  • Frostburg State University, Frostburg, Maryland, United States (1973)