At age 12, she made her stage debut playing a boy in a production of Amahl and the Night Visitors.
Studied acting at William Esper Studio in New York.
Made her feature-film debut in 1994's A Miracle on 34th Street.
Breakout movie performance was in 1997's Private Parts, playing Howard Stern's wife.
Performed for three New York theaters: the Atlantic Theatre Company, Alice's 4th Floor and Naked Angels.
Acted with her brother, Will McCormack, in the 1997 independent film comedy Colin Fitz.
Her Tony-nominated turn as Gretchen in the 2008 play Boeing-Boeing drew praise from the New York Times for her "glorious Olympian strut" and "take-no-prisoners stance."
During her run as Mary Shannon on the cable crime drama, In Plain Sight, her character's pregnancy was written into the story. "It's nice I think for women to see an actual pregnant person on TV," she explained; she gave birth to her third daugter in 2011.
2008, Tony — Actress (Featured Role--Play): Nominee
2004, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
2005, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
Michael Morris — Husband
Bridget — Sister
Rose Morris — Daughter
Lillian Morris — Daughter
William McCormack — Father
Will McCormack — Brother
Margaret Morris — Daughter
Norah McCormack — Mother
Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, United States (BA in Comparative Arts, 1991)